Archive - Jun 19, 2013

Grand Jury indicts 15

June 19, 2013

A Nolan County Grand Jury indicted 15 people this past week. Ten of those indictments were sealed. The following cases were true-billed:
Michael Ray Smith was indicted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a second degree felony. According to court documents, Smith threatened his victim with imminent bodily injury by trying to stab the victim with a knife. His bond was set at $20,000.
Ittticha Kay Taylor was indicted for family violence assault, a third degree felony. According to court documents, Taylor hit her victim in the nose. Her bond was set at $12,000.

Driver identified in fatal wreck

June 19, 2013

One person was killed in a one vehicle crash in Nolan County on Monday.  The crash occurred at 8:53 p.m. on Interstate 20 westbound lane near mile marker 237.
Mensur Osmic, 54 years of age from Phoenix, Ariz. was  driving a 1999 Freightliner truck tractor semi-trailer westbound on Interstate 20 at mile marker 237 in Nolan County. Osmic failed to negotiate a curve, struck a guardrail and concrete retaining wall. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Judge Fambrough. The body was taken to McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.

Mobile office hours event hosted by office of Congressman Neugebauer

June 19, 2013

On Tuesday morning, the office of Congressman Randy Neugebauer hosted Mobile Office Hours at the Roscoe City Hall.
Although Congressman Neugebauer has permanent offices in Abilene, Big Spring and Lubbock, the event gives citizens an opportunity to meet with his staff in a nearby, local setting. Attendees are able to share ideas, concerns and feedback in regards to problems with a particular federal agency or issues affecting District 19, such as the IRS (Internal Revenue Service), veterans' benefits or social security concerns.

McDonald’s hiring event continues

June 19, 2013

McDonald's of Sweetwater hosted an all day hiring day event held at the Holiday Inn Express on Tuesday and the event will continue today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those interested in applying for a job can go by the event and fill out an application. They will also be holding on-site interviews.

David "Jets" Gonzales

June 19, 2013

David “Jets” Gonzales, 50, of Sweetwater, passed away at his home. Graveside services for David will be Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Hermleigh Cemetery in Hermleigh. Father Roy Badilles will be officiating services. Family and friends will be meeting Saturday, June 22, 2013 at McCoy Funeral Home at 9 a.m. for visitation.
David was born July 21, 1962 to parents Faustino Gonzales and Elida Bernal in Snyder. He worked at Pepsi Bottling Company in Abilene for last three years and previously worked for Stroman’s Exxon in Sweetwater.

Local weather for Wednesday

June 19, 2013

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 95, although heat index values will make it feel like 98. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Expect partly cloudy conditions tonight, with a low around 72 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph. Gusts could be as high as 20 mph.
Learn more about this week's forecast by visiting weather.gov.

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