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November 11th

State rests in Childers case

November 11, 2011

The state rested their case against Aubrey Phillip Childers shortly before 3 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 10, 2011 at the Nolan County Courthouse. Mr. Childers is on trial in regards to a male-on-male sexual assault which occurred in the southwest part of Sweetwater on or around Aug. 15, 2010.
The fourth day of the trial allowed the jury — comprised of nine women and three men — to hear testimony from involved law enforcement, witnesses from the night in question and scientific experts who analyzed evidence.

Blotters for November 9, 2011

November 11, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 35 calls for service, issued two citations and made one arrest on Nov. 9, 2011.

The SPD received 29, 911 calls.

Arrested by SPD:
• Mendon Kill, 24 — Driving while intoxicated.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on Nov. 9, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
• Jeremiah Joel Heuton, 25, of Brownwood — Warrant/motion to revoke probation.

Calls for service:
• Reckless driver — I-20 MM 223 east bound.
• Medical emergency — Hickory Street, Roscoe.

November 10th

Police interview video shown

November 10, 2011

Day three of the Aubrey Phillip Childers case continued on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at the Nolan County Courthouse.
Testimony was heard from three local law enforcement who were involved in the case in the early morning. The jury also saw two video interviews of Mr. Childers with Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) Detective Sam Cunningham, which spanned most of the day.
Mr. Childers is on trail for an incident occurring on or around Aug. 15, 2010, regarding a male-on-male sexual assault which took place around the southwest part of Sweetwater.

Burn remained controlled

November 10, 2011

Many stopped near a large cloud of smoke between Sweetwater and Roscoe on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 and many in town wondered what caused the smoke cloud. A local landowner had permission from Nolan County to create a controlled burn once winds from the north stopped. Part of the burn was near an abandoned house and members of the Sweetwater Fire Department were called and stood by for good measure. The burn remained under control.

Local church helps with Pass Program

November 10, 2011

On Oct. 15, members from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sweetwater went to Brownwood to take part in their town's Pride for Areas Surrounding Schools (PASS) program. Over 250 came from the churches in Abilene, Brownwood, San Angelo, Eastland, Sweetwater and Brady. Donning yellow slipover tops which read "Mormon Helping Hands," they scraped and painted eight homes near the Brownwood Intermediate School. The purpose was to beautify the neighborhood around the school and to make it a safer environment through which the students walk each day.

Hochheim Prairie Insurance unveils new logo

November 10, 2011

In celebration of its upcoming 120 year anniversary, Hochheim Prairie Insurance unveiled a new corporate logo during its annual agent conference on Oct. 9 and 10 in San Antonio, Texas. The agent conference was attended by 225 representatives of agencies appointed with Hochheim Prairie Insurance across the state including Russell High from High Agency of Sweetwater.
"The new design proudly embraces the company's unique name, connecting it to 120 years of history and heritage. The addition of the lone star emphasizes the company's exclusively Texas focus," says Dave Talbert, president.

Blotters for Nov. 8, 2011

November 10, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 29 calls for service, issued one citation and made two arrests on Nov. 8, 2011.

The SPD received 17, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1800 block of Lamar.

Arrested by SPD:
• Leopaldo Vera, 28 — Warrants.
• Braxton Walker, 20 — Driving while license invalid.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served no civil papers and made one arrest on Nov. 8, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Julio Juanito Cuellar, 35, of Sweetwater — Warrant/motion to revoke probation.

Calls for service:

November 9th

UPDATE — Victim takes the stand

November 9, 2011

4 p.m. Update:
Day three of the Aubrey Phillip Childers case continued on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 at the Nolan County Courthouse. Testimony was heard from three local law enforcement officers who were involved in the case, and the jury saw the video interview of Mr. Childers with Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) Detective Sam Cunningham.

The second day of the Aubrey Phillip Childers case continued on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at the Nolan County Courthouse with 32nd Judicial District Court Judge Glen Harrison presiding.

Nolan County voting results announced

November 9, 2011

The Nolan County Election results are in and totals have been announced. The totals are as follows:
Proposition 1
For: 446
Against: 105
Proposition 2
For: 294
Against: 352
Proposition 3
For: 299
Against: 251
Proposition 4
For: 177
Against: 355
Proposition 5
For: 340
Against: 207
Proposition 6
For: 249
Against: 300
Proposition 7
For: 225
Against: 309
Proposition 8
For: 206
Against: 327
Proposition 9
For: 287
Against: 257
Proposition 10
For: 304
Against: 233
Mail In Votes
Proposition 1
For: 2
Against: 0
Proposition 2
For: 2
Against: 0
Proposition 3
For: 2

Sisters take Veterans Day trip

November 9, 2011

Pre Veterans Day activities for sisters from Sweetwater included a trip to Washington, D.C., meeting celebrity chef Paula Dean, touring Wounded Warrior facilities and assisting with a donation for the WASP Museum.
This past Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, “Butter Queen” Paula Deen hosted a VIP event that included sisters Boo Nemir and Caroline Chorn. 
Nemir and Chorn met with Deen after she appeared in the Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show of D.C.
The ladies talked about the show and Deen’s new book, The Paula Deen Southern Cooking BIBLE.

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