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County lifts burn ban

October 11, 2011

Following the much-needed rainfall received over the weekend, the burn ban in Nolan County was lifted at the Nolan County Commissioners' meeting on Monday morning, Oct. 10, 2011.
The burn ban will remain lifted until the next appointed meeting in two weeks, in which it will be considered once again at that time.

DA’s office sees positive changes

October 11, 2011

The 32nd Judicial District Attorney's office has announced a couple of changes, but both appear to be beneficial to the residents of Nolan, Fisher and Mitchell counties.
Chief Investigator Phillip Gill recently earned his Master Peace Officer certificate after working for more than 20 years in law enforcement and Barrett Thomas was hired as the new Assistant District Attorney (ADA) on Sept. 1, to serve under the District Attorney, Ann Reed. Ms. Reed thinks both of these events will greatly benefit the counties of her district.

Health department continues to administer flu vaccine

October 11, 2011

The Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD) will be administering flu vaccine on Wednesdays during regular immunization clinic. A special flu clinic will be on Friday, Oct. 21, from 8-11:30 a.m.; the cost for the flu vaccine is $20. Medicare patients are reminded to bring their Medicare (Part B) cards, and any Medicare supplement insurance. Pneumonia shots are available for $60. Children are eligible to receive the flu vaccine through the Texas Vaccine for Children Program for $6. Regular immunization hours at the SNCHD are 8-11:30 a.m.

Voter registration deadline today

October 11, 2011

The deadline to register to vote in the November election is Tuesday, Oct. 11.
Pat McGowan, Nolan County Clerk, wants to remind Nolan County citizens the last day to register to vote in the Texas Constitutional Amendment Election is today.
There are several amendments scheduled for the Nov. 8 election seeking voter approval. Those amendments are:

Blotters for October 7-9, 2011

October 11, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 165 calls for service, issued 15 citations and made 12 arrests from Oct. 7-9, 2011.

The SPD received 104, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 2000 block of Lamar.
• 2000 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1200 block of Fowler.
• Criminal mischief — 500 block of Robert Lee.
• Theft/burglary of vehicle — 1100 block of Josephine.
• Information only — 200 block of SE Georgia.
• Missing person — 1600 block of San Carlos.
• Information only — 500 block of Alexander.
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.

Arrested by SPD:

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