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April 26th, 2012

Owl fledgling rescued

April 26, 2012

An owl fledgling was rescued on Wednesday morning after Danielle Sargeant — an employee of the Hall Law Firm in Downtown Sweetwater — found the owl near the Hall Law Firm in front of a glass door. Another employee called the Sweetwater Animal Hospital.
Veterinary Technician Brenda Stevens with Sweetwater Veterinary Hospital came to the rescue along with Animal Control Officer Donald Kite to take the fledgling back to the animal hospital.

Blotters for April 24, 2012

April 26, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 57 calls for service, issued 27 citations and made five arrests on April 24, 2012.

The SPD received 26, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1200 block of Stanley.

Arrested by SPD:
• Angel Aguilar, 18 — Warrant.
• Timothy McGinnis, 51 — Public intoxication.
• Adam Muñoz, 25 — Warrant/possession of marijuana.
• Tyler Polk, 22 — Warrant.
• Ricky Rivera, 21 — Criminal mischief.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served two civil papers and made three arrests on April 24, 2012.

Billy Joe "Bill" Tucker

April 26, 2012

Billy Joe “Bill” Tucker, 81, of Sweetwater, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, in Sweetwater. He will be cremated under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home and no further services are planned at this time.
Billy was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Sweetwater. He married Rosemary Jones on May 12, 1972, in Sweetwater. He was a Baptist. Billy owned and operated Big State Roustabout for several years. He was a member of Sweetwater Masonic Lodge #571 and was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a member of Suez Shrine Temple in San Angelo.

Sweetwater regional track qualifiers

April 26, 2012

These Sweetwater High School athletes will compete Friday and Saturday in the Region I-3A track meet being held at Texas Tech University. Standing from left are Claire Williams (girls shot put), Kaleb Hoover (boys 800 relay), Nick Nemir (boys 100 dash, 300 hurdles and 800 relay), Sam Nemir (boys 800 relay), Ryan Linebaugh (boys 800 relay) and Destiny Osteen (girls shot put). Kneeling is Kyle Lambert (boys 800 relay alternate).

Area runners compete Friday

April 26, 2012

Several Nolan County high school runners will be competing at regional track meets on Friday.

April 25th

SPPA hosts reception for retiring Chief Kelley

April 25, 2012

Shown is retiring Sweetwater Chief of Police Jim Kelley with his wife, Scharles Kelley, accepting plaques at a retirement party hosted by the Sweetwater Police Patrol Association. Plaques were also made for the couple’s two sons, Paxton and Tanner.
Many members of the community and many agencies who work closely with the Sweetwater Police Department were in attendance at the reception held at Fourth and Elm Church of Christ.

Sheriff gives input on jail project

April 25, 2012

The Nolan County Commissioner’s Court met on Monday morning, April 23, and Item #5 on their agenda was to consider approval of the architects’ plans for the new Sheriff’s Offices and Jail.

Anytime Fitness offers club to chamber members

April 25, 2012

Anytime Fitness is inviting Chamber Members (owners, staff and employees) a brief opportunity to use their club for a few days, at no cost.
"At Anytime Fitness, we believe in the success and growth of our community. We also believe that to obtain great success, we must be healthy and active," said local management. "To stand by that belief, we are offering a very special benefit to all Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Members."

Blotters for April 23, 2012

April 25, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 55 calls for service, issued 11 citations and made two arrests on April 23, 2012.

The SPD received 26, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Assault by threats — Sweetwater.
• Trespassing — 1000 block of W. Third.

Arrested by SPD:
• Adam Muñoz, 26 — Warrant.
• Christopher Boyd, 17 — Possession of marijuana.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 15 calls for service, served three civil papers and made six arrests on April 23, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

John Everett Walton, Jr.

April 25, 2012

Private family memorial services will be held at a later date for John Everett Walton, Jr., 72, of Sweetwater. He died on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at his residence.
Services will be directed by McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater. Mr. Walton’s body will be cremated.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater.
He was born in Fisher County on July 8, 1939 and married Wanda Kay Jones on Sept. 19, 1961 in Grapevine. He was a lifelong Sweetwater resident and a member of the Sweetwater Elks Club. He also loved ranching and cooking.

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