Archive - Oct 4, 2011 - News Article
Several winners were announced for cruise packages at Brookshire's grocery store in Sweetwater as part of the Cruises, Cars and Cash Sweepstakes. The package includes a four-day Carnival cruise for two with $75 fun cash. The package is worth $1,044. Shown above are Sweetwater Brookshire's Store Director Charlie Peek with one cruise winner, Rodney Isom. Other winners included Janie Tolbert, Billy Brock and Jason Kittleson.
The Fifth Annual West Texas Wind Festival is expected to be another event in which families from the surrounding areas can gather for many activities on the streets of Roscoe. The free event will feature headline act The Bellamy Brothers. Local band Lawless Flatz will also perform during the event. Other attractions this year include the Plowboy Mud Bog at George Parks Field, food and craft vendors downtown, The Roscoe Volunteer Fire Department barbecue cook-off and a fireworks show. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday. Oct.
Abilene Regional Airport will be this month's host for the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event to take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, at the Sweetwater Reporter, located at 112 W. Third Street. The City of Abilene operates Abilene Regional Airport, which provides economic development opportunities to both the private and public sectors. American Eagle services the airport and provides competitive airfares from Abilene to many places around the United States and the world.
Snyder, Texas â€” The Capital Farm Credit Board of Directors recently approved a $50 million cash distribution by retiring a portion of previously-allocated equities to be paid this fall.
This amount represents more than three times, or $35 million, more than the 2010 retirement. Capital Farm Credit, a customer-owned cooperative, continues to demonstrate its financial strength and stability and longstanding tradition of sharing earnings with its customers.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 167 calls for service, issued 24 citations and made 16 arrests from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, 2011.
The SPD received 71, 911 calls.
â€¢ 800 block of Lamar.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Theft â€” 1400 block of Poplar.
â€¢ Theft â€” 2000 block of Lamar.
Arrested by SPD
â€¢ Steven Johnston, 22 â€”Â Theft.
â€¢ Magan Riley, 22 â€”Â Theft.
â€¢ Adam Pauley, 22 â€”Â Possession of marijuana.
â€¢ Jennifer Jones, 30 â€”Â Theft.
â€¢ Henry Payne, 26 â€”Â Warrants.
â€¢ Victor Fields, 28 â€”Â Warrants.
â€¢ Eric Brown, 23 â€”Â Possession of a controlled substance/warrant.