Archive - Oct 5, 2011 - News Article
Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Farm Loan Manager Justin B. Holland announced that the loan limit for the Guaranteed Loan Program will increase to $1,214,000. The limit is adjusted annually based on the "Prices Paid to Farmers Index," compiled by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
For the second year in a row, there will be two back-to-back fundraising events associated with the Round-Up for Rehab in Sweetwater to raise dollars for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center. A Shrimp Peel dinner and auction will be held at the Nolan County Annex on Tuesday evening, Oct. 25, the night before the sale at Sweetwater Auction which will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 26.
A Firefighter's and First Responder's Appreciation Dinner and Silent Auction will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex starting at 6 p.m. It will be sponsored by the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce.
The event will serve two purposes: to honor all area firefighters and first responders for their tireless efforts in protecting the community and to raise funds for the groups as well.
"We are honoring all first responders in Nolan County with a complimentary dinner for them, their spouse and the children living at their home," said event coordinators.
Ken Becker, Executive Director of SEED, has been appointed as an Economic Development representative to the West Central Texas Workforce Development Board (WCTWDB). â€œCongratulations on your appointment as an Economic Development representative to the West Central Texas Workforce Development Board. The time you will contribute to your community while serving on the Local Workforce Development Board is of extreme importance to the overall economic success of the State of Texas.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 52 calls for service, issued no citations and made three arrests on Oct. 3, 2011.
The SPD received 17, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Burglary of a vehicle x6 â€” 1700 block of Hailey.
â€¢ Burglary of a vehicle â€” 1500 block of E. 12th.
â€¢ Burglary of a vehicle x2 â€” 1400 block of James.
â€¢ Burglary of a vehicle x4 â€” 1600 block of Grand.
â€¢ Arson â€” 1000 block of Jennie Street.
Arrested by SPD
â€¢ Eric Brown, 23 â€”Â Warrant.
â€¢ Elida Sims, 30 â€”Â Warrant.
â€¢ Chainey Cagle, 27 â€”Â Warrant.