The West Texas Rehabilitation Centerâ€™s Round-Up for Rehab events in Sweetwater were again a big success. The Shrimp Peel/Auction and the sale at Sweetwater Cattle Auction this year raised over $33,000 according to Dan Huggins, Director of Donor Relations at the West Texas Rehab Center. Huggins said â€śWe truly appreciate the support of the Sweetwater community. Once again, everyone, including many businesses and individuals, came through in a special way for our patients and our organization, we cannot do what we do without you.â€ť
Conditions are expected mild and breezy this Wednesday morning ahead of a strong cold front which will move through during the early afternoon hours. Expect highs today in the lower 70s before the front works into the area shortly after noon.
Winds will shift from the south to the northwest at 20-30 miles per hour. A Wind Advisory is in effect for portions of the area from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. this evening.
Winds will subside a bit overnight, as high pressure builds into the area. Expect clear skies and lows in the low to mid 30s.
The Nolan County Farm Service Agency (FSA) will have a sign-up for Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) that began on Oct. 17, 2011 and will continue through Nov. 16, 2011.
Producers that had fences damaged or destroyed due to wildfires may be eligible for cost-share assistance to rebuild or repair their fences. ECP payments are subject to FSA eligibility regulations and funding availability.
For more information or to make an appointment to sign-up, please call your local Farm Service Agency at 325-235-8693.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 45 calls for service, issued no citations and made no arrests on Oct. 31, 2011.
The SPD received 23, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Information only â€”Â 1000 block of W. Third.
â€˘ Criminal mischief â€”Â 500 block of Orange Street.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Kori Southern, 33 â€”Â Public intoxication.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served two civil papers and made one arrest on Oct. 31, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO: