Archive - 2013
The Permian Basin Petroleum Association (PBPA) held their monthly informational luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 19 at the Petroleum Club in Midland.Â Mr. Jeffery Tillery, Director of Research for Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Company, gave an overview of the oil and gas industry.Â He projected that by 2020, the Permian Basin and the Eagle Ford could reach 4.5 million barrels of oil per day which would be approximately one-third of the total global crude supply.Â Mr.
Texas State Technical College West Texas will host a Sweetwater Area College Fair on Monday from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Student Center Gym on the Sweetwater campus. This event is open to all area high school students, counselors and parents. This event is co-sponsored by Sweetwater High School and sanctioned by the Texas Association of Collegiate Registrarâ€™s and Admissions Officers.
Students, parents and counselors will have the opportunity to visit with representatives from more than 30 colleges, universities and armed forces.
A Nolan County Grand Jury indicted 13 people this week. Seven of those indictments were sealed. The following cases were true-billed:
Zachary Dearen Coe was indicted for possession of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine, a state jail felony. According to court documents, Coe possessed less than one gram of the controlled substance on Nov. 5, 2012. His bond was set at $7,500.
Adam Jacob Aguilar was indicted for harassment a by person in a correctional facility, a third degree felony. His bond was set at $25,000.
Southeast Elementary held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new stage curtains on Thursday morning.
Principal Peggy Elliott cut the ribbon surrounded by Chamber Red Coats, several Southeast students, PTO President Jana Hall, Annie Miles, and contributors Dr. Larry May and wife Debbie.
A projector screen will be installed on stage in the coming weeks as well.
The Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development, or SEED, hosted the fall meeting of the Nolan County Forward Planning committee on Wednesday at the Sweetwater Country Club.
The gathering allowed community leaders from various fields to converge and discuss the impact and consequences from the incoming Cline Shale oil development.
Among the opening discussion was an update on the public forum held on June 27, which featured speakers Jeff Labenz-Hough, Robert Reyes and Vanessa Zientek. Overall, the committee felt that the forum was very informative.
RPMH took the next step in considering future renovations to the campus by action of the board during Monday nightâ€™s meeting.
After obtaining some direction from the board at the August meeting, David White with McKinstry gave an update on potential Phase 4 upgrades of the 37 year old facility which would include, but not be limited to Surgery, Intensive Care and Obstetrics. Consideration of an outpatient dialysis center and in house MRI was also included.
Funeral services for Zula E. Hunt, 91, of Sweetwater, will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Donald Hunt and Rev. Danny Cook officiating. Interment will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater.
Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2013 at McCoy Funeral Home.
Hunt died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater.
Arthur Vernon Sager, Jr., age 87, of Sweetwater, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 at Resthaven Memorial Park in Shawnee, Okla. with Brother Tim Emmons officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home in Shawnee, Okla. Local arrangements by Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 27
Sweetwater varsity hosts Brownwood, 7:30 p.m.
Roscoe varsity at Baird (district opener and Roscoe Mum Night), 7:30 p.m.
Highland varsity will play at Trent, 7:30 p.m.
Blackwell varsity plays at Blanket, 7:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 28
Sweetwater and Highland runners at Hardin-Simmons meet, Abilene.
Sweetwater varsity will play at Midland Greenwood starting at 9 a.m.
Sweetwater freshman, JV and varsity teams play at Monahans (district openers) starting at noon.