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April 21st, 2011

Blotters for April 21, 2011

April 21, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 40 calls for service, issued two citations and made four arrests on April 19, 2011.

The SPD received 13, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 200 block of E. Arizona.
• Burglary of building — 500 block of Lamar.
Arrested by SPD:
• Aaron Treviño, 21 — Warrants.
• Justin Tollison, 19 — Warrants.
• Arturo Treviño, 52 — Public intoxication.
• Stephen Getty, 55 — Public intoxication.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had six calls for service, served five civil papers and made no arrests on April 19, 2011.

Lori Lynn McKenzie

April 21, 2011

JOSHUA — Lori Lynn McKenzie, 36, of Joshua, an Ellis County deputy sheriff, left this life to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, in Fort Worth.
Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 22, 2011, at First United Methodist Church in Joshua.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ellis County Sheriff Officer’s Association or First United Methodist Church of Joshua Food Pantry.

Mercer one shot back at regionals

April 21, 2011

Ryan Mercer of Sweetwa-ter is a single shot out of the lead at the Region I-3A golf tournament in Lubbock after the first round of play.
Mercer shot 72 Wednes-day at Meadowbrook Can-yon Course and trails only Perryton’s Hunter Wade. The tournament wraps up today and if Mercer puts together another solid round, he has a chance to advance to the Class 3A state tournament in Austin that is set for May 12-13.
This is Mercer’s third straight trip to regionals. The top two teams and the top two individuals not on a qualifying team advance to the state tournament.

Highland JV tennis, JH track squads compete at district

April 21, 2011

Highland’s Ron Covington and Ethan Wilson teamed up to place fourth in JV boys doubles at the district tennis tournament.
After a first-round bye, they lost to Enriquez-McEl-rath of Santa Anna 8-0 before falling to Lopez-Sor-rells of Hermleigh, 8-5, in the third-place match.
Highland JH girls
are 1st, JH boys 3rd at district track meet
Highland’s junior high girls were district champs and the boys placed third at their season-ending meet held in Roby. Individual results for the Highland athletes who placed follow:
HIGHLAND BOYS

April 20th

Indictments given for drug ring, stabbing

April 20, 2011

The Nolan County Grand Jury handed down 10 indictments on Tuesday , April 19, 2011, with eight of those indictments sealed. One of those indictments stemmed from a crack cocaine distribution house being busted in Sweetwater on Oct. 6, 2010.
Indicted for engaging in organized criminal activity was Robert Larry Williams. The offense is classified as a first degree felony, enhanced with two prior convictions, which could get him 25 years to life in prison. His bond was set at $25,000.
Williams' prior convictions included forgery in 1985 and aggravated assault in 1991.

Winners announced at Spring Fling

April 20, 2011

The first annual Spring Fling Coloring Contest and Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest was held in downtown Roscoe at the Roscoe Emporium on April 16. Local students turned in coloring sheets prior to the contest and created sidewalk chalk art for the day's art contest. Winners of the contest are shown above including Temy Teel, John Robert O'Callaghan, Rhonda Stratton, Joseph Collins, Gabriel Alcala, Celinda Alcala, Kristina Rando, K'Den Stone, Larkyn O'Callaghan, Adison Torres and Alison Torres. Not shown are other winners, Hoyt Mulanax, Luke Wilson and Jake Wilson.

Confederate history on display at library

April 20, 2011

Mike Briggs will have a special history display at the County-City Library during the month of April which is Confederate History Month. He will be displaying the history of Texas as a Confederate state. The display will be set up on the bulletin board in the front of the library. The hours for the library are Monday from 1-6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Blotters for April 20, 2011

April 20, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 35 calls for service, issued six citations and made one arrest on April 18, 2011.

The SPD received 13, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 400 block of E. Broadway.

Calls for service:
• Credit/debit card abuse — 100 block of NW Georgia.
• Criminal mischief — 500 block of E. Broadway.
• Assault — 600 block of E. New Mexico.
• Aggravated sexual assault — Sweetwater area.
• Unattended death — 300 block of Hightower.

Arrested by SPD:
• Bennie Walker, 47 — Warrants.

J. Vaughn Brown

April 20, 2011

J. Vaughn Brown, 86, of Colorado City passed away, Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Midland Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20,2011, at Kiker-Seale Chapel, with Rev. Jerry Moore officiating. Family visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at the funeral home. All arrangements are under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.

Robert “Bob” Gordon Campbell

April 20, 2011

Funeral services for Robert “Bob” Gordon Campbell, 80, of Roscoe, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 22, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Roscoe with Rev. Adam Davis officiating. Interment will follow at Roscoe Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2011, at McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.
Campbell died Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.

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