Archive - Jul 24, 2012

Chamber donates to WTRA

July 24, 2012

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Bureau recently gave a donation of $16,500 to the West Texas Rodeo Association.
Several rodeos were held in April through July leading up to the Finals, July 20-22, 2012, at the Nolan County Coliseum.
Shown is Gil Cherry (far left) giving the donation to WTRA President Rusty Allen (far right), along with the eight and under and five and under rodeo participants.

One plea entered in court

July 24, 2012

One person entered a plea to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, July 23, 2012.
Henry William Shelton, along with his attorney Paul Hanneman, pled true to revoking his probation. He was originally put on probation on July 21, 2009, for possession of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine, a state jail felony.

Burn ban remains in effect

July 24, 2012

The Nolan County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Monday morning, July 23, 2012 at the Nolan County Courthouse.
Among the action items presented, approval was given toward the renewal of their health insurance with Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) for 2012-2013. Tommy Morris and Nancy Johnson with the company discussed the various rates and credits from the health, dental and life policies.

USDA FSA reminds producers to report crop losses

July 24, 2012

Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dennis Cumbie, reminds producers to report crop losses resulting from a weather-related disaster event within 15 days of the disaster or when the loss first becomes apparent; this includes crops covered by crop insurance, the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) and crops without insurance coverage.

Blotters for July 20-22, 2012

July 24, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 121 calls for service, issued 38 citations and made four arrests from July 20-22, 2012.

The SPD received 71, 911 calls.

Arrested by SPD:
• Michael Amos, 49 — Public intoxication.
• Donald Hill, 20 — Deadly conduct.
• Daniel Luera, 39 — Driving while license invalid.
• Rodolfo Garza, 45 — Possession of a controlled substance.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 19 calls for service, served no civil papers and made four arrests from July 20-22, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

Janet Renee Roland

July 24, 2012

Funeral services for Janet Renee Roland, 52, of Blackwell, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 27, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Blackwell with Rev. Daniel Dotson officiating. Interment will follow at Blackwell Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Roland died Monday, July 23, 2012, in San Angelo.

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