Archive - 2013

April 19th

Man indicted for intoxicated manslaughter

April 19, 2013

A Nolan County Grand Jury indicted 12 people this past week. Four of those indictments were sealed. The following cases were true-billed:
Gustavo Lopez Cervantes, 36, from Wichita Falls, was indicted for intoxicated manslaughter, a second degree felony. Court documents state that Cervantes operated a motor vehicle while intoxicated on Nov. 23, 2012.
Cervantes was driving a 2002 Dodge Ram eastbound in the westbound passing lane of IH-20. He was wearing a seat belt.

Cline Shale counties hope to learn from Eagleford Shale

April 19, 2013

As Nolan, Fisher and the surrounding counties — who are part of the Cline Shale — continue to prepare for and take part in the development, their hope is to learn from another major oil play in Texas: the Eagleford Shale.
During the quarterly luncheon of the Cline Shale Alliance, recently held at the Sweetwater TSTC (Texas State Technical College) campus, a presentation was given by Dwain Rogers from the Sustainable Energy Research Institute at the University of Texas-San Antonio.

Richard Davison

April 19, 2013

Richard Davison, age 63, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
His body was cremated. No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

Mustangs can claim title with a victory over Wylie

April 19, 2013

Sweetwater’s 10-5 victory at Monahans clinched the baseball team’s first playoff berth in nine years.
The Mustangs can reach another goal — winning a district championship — with a victory over Wylie on Saturday afternoon.

SHS athletes try for regional berths at Pecos

April 19, 2013

Regional berths will be sought today by 15 Sweet-water High School athletes — nine girls and six boys — who are competing in the area track meet at Pecos.
Their goals are to secure a top-four finish and advance to the Region I-3A meet set for April 26-27 in Lubbock.
The boys will be led by Nick Nemir, who has qualified to compete in four events for the Mustangs — the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles, long jump and as a member of the 400-meter relay — and is trying for his third straight trip to the regional meet.

Emmanuel Fellowship Church to host evening for women

April 19, 2013

Broadway Baptist Church

Blotters for April 17, 2013

April 19, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 60 calls for service, issued one citation and made no arrests on April 17, 2013.

The SPD received 38, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1500 block of Elm.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1100 block of Crane.
• Burglary of a building — 800 block of E. 17th.
• Possession of drug paraphernalia — 900 block of Mulberry.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had three calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on April 17, 2013.

Arrested by DPS:

April 18th

Several jailed after guilty pleas

April 18, 2013

Several people were jailed and some were put on community supervision after entering pleas to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings this week.

Local representatives attend TSTC Day in Austin

April 18, 2013

Sweetwater was well represented at the capital in Austin on Wednesday. Texas State Technical College was holding its "day" at the capital to promote TSTC and technical training. TSTC is also promoting a "Downhole Tool Technician" program for the oil and gas industry. The Downhole Tool Technician program length is only 15 weeks. On hand from left to right were Mike Reeser, TSTC System Chancellor; J.V.

Proposed pipeline, power plant discussed

April 18, 2013

Presentations on two upcoming projects in the area were discussed during the Cline Shale Alliance's quarterly luncheon, held recently at TSTC (Texas State Technical College) in Sweetwater.
Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham examined the BridgeTex Pipeline and oil storage terminal, which is coming about through the joint efforts of Magellan Midstream Partners and Occidental Petroleum (OXY) in 2014. The latter company will lead oil expertise services, while Magellan will assist in the construction.

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