According to emergency authorities, a man walked out of his house on 102 Fisher Street on Wednesday morning, November 16, 2011 when he was apparently shot with what authorities believe was a shotgun. The shot came from a distance. The man is in stable condition and is being transported to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
November is American Diabetes Month, and to acknowledge this Alice Velez from the Diabetic Outreach Program at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital will be at the health department on Thursday, November 17, from 8 a.m. until noon to check blood glucose and answer any questions you may have regarding diabetes. Pamphlets and materials will be available.
As of Nov. 14, 2011, the City of Sweetwater Public Works Department will be winterizing all Parks, Sweetwater Cemetery and Lake Sweetwater Campground restrooms by turning off the water to these facilities for the remainder of the cold season.
For information concerning the use of Park facilities, please contact the Sweetwater City Service Center at 325-235-1297 or 325-235-5003.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 47 calls for service, issued zero citations and made two arrests on Nov. 14, 2011.
The SPD received 19, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Criminal trespass â€” 1900 block of Chester.
â€˘ Harassment â€” 400 block of E Fourth.
â€˘ Cruelty to animals â€” 1200 block of Towncreek.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Rosie Pena, 35 â€”Â Warrant.
â€˘ Jarvis McCann, 19 â€”Â Warrant.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had six calls for service, served zero civil papers and made one arrest on Nov. 14, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO: