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August 23rd, 2011

Blotters for August 19-21, 2011

August 23, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 128 calls for service, issued eight citations and made seven arrests from Aug. 19-21, 2011.

The SPD received 99, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 900 block of W. Alabama.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1000 block of East Broadway.
• Assault — 900 block of Pecan.
• Theft — 1000 block of Bowie.
• Theft — 500 block of Crane.
• Theft — 1100 block of Elm.
• Burglary — 900 block of Locust.

Arrested by SPD
• Jane Howe, 46 — Warrants.
• Lindsey Jackson, 21 — Assault.
• Rosie Boiles, 66 — Warrants.
• Ricky Lopez, 22 — Warrant.

Gerald F. Scott 

August 23, 2011

Gerald F. Scott of Littleton, Colo. passed away Aug. 19, 2011 at home. He was 85 years old. Mr.

Lady Stangs 3rd at SA

August 23, 2011

After a third-place Silver Bracket finish at a San Angelo tournament over the weekend, Sweetwater’s volleyball team will take a 9-6 record into a three-way match today at Water Valley against both Water Valley and San Angelo Lake View.
Sweetwater finished the tournament with a 4-2 record, ending the event with a 25-14, 25-19 win over Lamesa in the Silver Bracket third-place match on Saturday.

August 22nd

Chase ends in shooting of suspect

August 22, 2011

On Saturday evening, Aug. 20, 2011, the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report that a Ford F-350 pickup had been stolen at gunpoint from Runnels County. The pickup was last seen traveling north on Texas Highway 153 near the community of Wingate in northern Runnels County.

Tracking records through ImmTrac

August 22, 2011

In last week’s article it stated, “There is no central repository of vaccination records;” that is no longer true due to ImmTrac, the Texas immunization registry.
ImmTrac is a free service from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). It is a secure, confidential registry that stores children’s, Texas first responders’ and first responder family members’ vaccine information electronically in one centralized system.

Ready to learn

August 22, 2011

Students within the Sweetwater Independent School District were ready to learn on Monday, Aug. 22, the first day of school for the 2011-2012 school year. Shown are Kindergarten and first grade students at Southeast Elementary School, waiting in the gym to be taken to their classes.

Danny and Jenie Bell

August 22, 2011

Danny Bell, 56, and Jenie Bell, 56, passed away Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, south of Snyder, Texas. Funeral services for Danny and Jenie Bell will be Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Colorado City, TX . Rev. Jackie Brem will be officiating services, and will be assisted by Christian Motorcycle Association Chaplin, Tony Clifton. There will be a family visitation on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 from 6-8 p.m. Interment will be at Dorn Cemetery.

Robert Keith Bowen

August 22, 2011

Memorial services for Robert Keith Bowen, 54, of San Angelo, will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. James Baker officiating. He was cremated at McCoy Funeral Home.
Bowen died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, in Austin.
He was born Feb. 24, 1957, in Hamlin. He was a Baptist. He graduated from Sweetwater High School in 1975. Keith became a rancher and worked in Tucson, Ariz. for 16 months and New Mexico several years and also in Wyoming. He also lived in San Angelo the past couple of years and drove a truck for Jones Brothers Trucking in San Angelo.

Bernice Mae (Williams) Branson

August 22, 2011

Funeral services for Bernice Mae (Williams) Branson, 82, of Plainview, (formerly of Sweetwater and Snyder), will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Deacon Bill Butler officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Branson died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 at her home in Plainview, Texas.

F. Nadine Gillespie

August 22, 2011

F. Nadine Gillespie, age 76,  of Abilene, Texas passed away on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011 at her residence. 
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at Sweetwater Cemetery with Rev. Toby Patrick officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home. 
F. Nadine Gillespie was born on June 13, 1935, in Pain Springs, Texas to John and Carrie Irene (Anderson) Gandy. She was a homemaker. 

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