Archive - Nov 29, 2011 - News Article
Casey Joe Campbell, along with attorney John S. Young, pled guilty to online solicitation of a minor, a second degree felony, to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. District Attorney Ann Reed and Assistant District Attorney Barrett Thomas prosecuted the case.
Campbell was indicted in June 2011, on two counts of online solicitation of a minor, second and third degree felonies, enhanced to second and first degree felonies with a prior conviction. Count two was abandoned by the state.
Nolan County hosted its first of five public hearings Monday night in Roscoe to inform citizens about the needs of the county jail and some issues regarding repair to the outside of the courthouse.
Sheriff David Warren was on hand to make a presentation about the current conditions of the Nolan County jail and why he said he believes the county needs to build a new jail. His presentation included a slide show of pictures of the inside of the jail.
The Sweetwater committee of Ducks Unlimited will host its annual banquet at the Sweetwater Elks Lodge on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at 6 p.m.
"We are looking forward to a great crowd at this year's banquet," said committee chairman Jackie Rose. "Everyone is welcome at the banquet, which will feature auctions and raffles of wildlife and sporting art as well as goods and services donated by area businesses. Proceeds from the event will go to support DU's wetlands and waterfowl habitat conservation efforts in Texas, the U.S., Canada and Mexico."
The Nolan County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Monday morning, Nov. 28, 2011 at the Nolan County Courthouse.
Two presentations were given regarding county capital improvement financing from Specialized Public Finance Inc. and Coastal Securities.
Two representatives with Specialized Public Finance Inc. gave a walk through of the financing process. Several parties are involved in the matter, including a financial advisor, bond counsel, an underwriter, paying agent, credit rating agency and credit enhancement companies.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 101 calls for service, issued 39 citations and made seven arrests from Nov. 25-27, 2011.
The SPD received 33, 911 calls.
â€˘ 600 block of Grape.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Indecency with a child â€” Sweetwater.
â€˘ Criminal mischief â€” 300 block of Patterson.
â€˘ Theft â€” 200 block of NE Georgia.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Jane Howe, 46 â€” Making alcohol available to minors.
â€˘ James Tollison, 33 â€” Family violence assault.
â€˘ Female juvenile, 15 â€” Order for apprehension.
â€˘ Sarah Hernandez, 33 â€” Warrants/manufacturing/delivery of marijuana.