Archive - Jan 2013

January 17th

Nolan County stock show kicks off

January 17, 2013

Kaegan Jeffrey is shown during the steer show at the Nolan County Livestock Show that kicked off Wednesday.
The show continues tonight and runs through this weekend.

Second bond issued for county projects

January 17, 2013

On Monday morning at the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting, action was taken to approve an order authorizing the issuance of the second bond for the county projects.
This general obligation (GO) bond is for the 2013 year and was approved at $5,730,000. On the agenda, the amount was not to exceed $5,870,000.
Vince Viaille from Specialized Public Finance, Inc. and Tom Pollan from Austin were in attendance at the meeting to present the information to the commissioners.

Blotters for January 15, 2013

January 17, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 60 calls for service, issued nine citations and made five arrests on Jan. 15, 2013.

The SPD received 32, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a vehicle — 1600 block of San Carlos.
• Credit/debit card abuse — 1600 block of Bristol.
• Family violence assault — 700 block of Pease.

Arrested by SPD:
• Male juvenile, 12 — Assault.
• Jacob Aguilar, 17 — Warrant.
• Patrick Gonzales, 17 — Warrant.
• Whitney Byram, 25 — Driving while license invalid/warrant.
• Levi Cockrill, 21 — Theft.

SW-Snyder boys action

January 17, 2013

Sweetwater’s Isaiah McGee (4) is guarded by Snyder’s Malik Davis during the teams’ district game in Snyder on Tuesday.
Sweetwater goes to Wylie on Friday.

B’well girls get 1st win in 14-A

January 17, 2013

The Blackwell girls bask-etball team got its first win in District 14-A, Division II play Tuesday by defeating Veribest 35-25. Stephanie Metcalf had 11 points while Brooklyn Harris had eight, Bethany Breaux and Hailey Bennett seven and Eliza-beth Rozzlle two for the Lady Hornets, who are 1-7 in district and 2-15 overall.
Blackwell led by just two points, 21-19, until outscor-ing Veribest 14-6 in the fourth quarter as it avenged a district-opening loss when the teams played Dec. 11.

Mobley, Miller are FCA coaches

January 17, 2013

Sweetwater’s Shane Mob-ley and Liz Miller have been chosen to serve as assistant coaches for Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) all-star games that will be held in Abilene on June 8.
Mobley, Sweetwater High School’s head football coach and athletic director, will be an assistant for the North team in the football game at Shotwell Stadium.

Thursday's local forecast

January 17, 2013

Today we will have sunny skies with a high near 52, along with northern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight, expect clear skies with a low around 30 and north-northeast winds at 5 to 10 mph. After midnight, they will become south-southeast winds.
Get an early weekend preview at weather.gov now.

January 16th

Cook this heart-warming meal during the cold weather season

January 16, 2013

Pumpkin Black Bean Tortilla Soup:
A hearty soup plus nutritious! Pumpkin adds extra flavor, fiber and Vitamin A. Black beans are very high in fiber, folate, protein and iron and don’t forget the tomatoes, which are loaded with Vitamin A and C. Enjoy making this soup by adding more or less of the ingredients. I do encourage you not to leave out the cumin. The cumin gives a subtle smoky flavor. 

12 (6 inch) corn tortillas 
1/4 cup olive oil
1 medium white or yellow onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoons ground cumin

Business park filled to capacity

January 16, 2013

The SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) board of directors met on Monday morning at the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce.
Opening the meeting was an executive session. The 80-minute meeting, according to the agenda, addressed economic development, real property negotiations and personnel matters.
While no action was taken in the closed meeting, several action items were presented in regular session. Approval was given for the sale of five acres in the Sweetwater Business Park to Jet Specialty, Inc. at the cost of $4,000 per acre.

County service awards presented

January 16, 2013

Six county employees were honored with service awards during the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting on Monday morning.
In attendance to receive their award were four of the recipients, which included David Brazelton, who has served as the Precinct 1 foreman for 20 years and Bridger Anglin, who has spent the past 10 years as the Court Collections office administrator.
Also commended for their five years of service to the county were Elizabeth Vera and Annelle Hill for serving as the Extension Office secretary and a Sheriff's Office jailer, respectively.

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