Archive - Jun 2013

June 12th

Nolan County Jail inmate dies in custody

June 12, 2013

On Tuesday night, June 11, 2013, at approximately 9:46 p.m., a jailer in the Nolan County Jail was performing routine duties in the main population area of the facility when the jailer was notified of an inmate that appeared to be in some form of medical distress. The inmate was in fact observed to be in distress and the jailer had emergency medical personnel notified immediately.
An ambulance and emergency medical personnel from the Sweetwater Fire Department were dispatched and jail personnel immediately began performing CPR life saving measures.

Five jailed after true pleas in district court

June 12, 2013

Five people were jailed on Tuesday after pleading true to revoking their probation during 32nd Judicial District Court.

Lake Sweetwater bait shop lease agreement approved

June 12, 2013

Following continual negotiations, the Sweetwater City Commission approved a lease agreement on the Lake Sweetwater Bait Shop during their meeting held Tuesday morning at City Hall.
As stated by City Manager Eddie Brown at the meeting, the negotiations between G.M. Morgan, doing business as the Sweetwater Lake Marina, and the city continued after last month's regular meeting by request of the commissioners. Brown mentioned some of the amendments made to the agreement prior to its approval.

Castro sworn in to office

June 12, 2013

Shown is Ricky Castro (right), Precinct 3 City Commissioner, being sworn into office during Tuesday's City Commission meeting held at City Hall.
Administering the oath of office is city attorney Pete Sheridan (left). Also pictured is Precinct 4 City Commissioner Dr. Jerod Peek (seated).

Car seat check event helps local families

June 12, 2013

A partnership between Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Passenger Safety, Nolan County Extension Service, Sweetwater Fire Department, Stanley Ford, State Farm Insurance and the Texas Department of Transportation made for a successful child safety seat event in Sweetwater.

B’ball campers are recognized

June 12, 2013

These students at the Lady Mustang Basketball Camp were recognized at an award ceremony this past Thursday:
Free throw contest win-ners — Sydni Jacques, Jessica Poe.
Best ballhandler — Amber Knox.
Dribble knockout con-test winners — Amber Knox, Gretchen Sweek, Michaela Currie.
Overall Hot Shot total points — Eva Ornelas, Sonora Medellin.
Most improved — Han-nah Cauthen, Riley Dodd.
Heart of a Champion — Jessica Poe.
Lady Colt award — Sonora Medellin.
Little Lady Colt — Zoee Jeffrey.
Best layup — Zoee Jeffrey.
Hustle awards — Bri Moriel, Lati Burnett.

Local weather for Wednesday

June 12, 2013

We'll see sunny skies today, with a high near 95 and southern winds around 15 mph. Gusts will be as high as 20 mph.
Tonight, expect mostly clear skies with a low around 72. Winds will be from the south-southeast at 10 to 15 mph.
Learn all you need to know about the weekly forecast by heading on over to weather.gov.

June 11th

Computers to be replaced in county jail offices

June 11, 2013

During the Nolan County Commissioners meeting on Monday morning, approval was given to replace seven outdated desktop computers in the county jail offices and upgrade other computers by using funds from the jail maintenance repairs budget.
Nolan County Sheriff David Warren made the presentation to the commissioners, in which he explained that the Your Way Computer Tech Team evaluated the computers. As previously mentioned in commissioners court, Microsoft will stop offering support to Windows XP by April 2014.

Many attend Cline Shale Consortium meeting

June 11, 2013

At the inaugural meeting of the Cline Shale Consortium, speakers gave presentations at McMurry University.

Local students, company volunteer in Moore, Okla.

June 11, 2013

With the assistance of local company Shermco Industries, several local individuals including students from a local baseball travel team and one of their coaches and Shermco employee Josh Gilbert delivered trash bags, water, shovels, rakes, gloves, and also assisted in clean up of debris in Moore, Okla. after the town was devastated by a tornado. Students that went included Kaegan Jeffrey, J.P. Poe, Chris Figueroa, Bray Amos and Izzy McGee.

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