Archive - Dec 1, 2011 - News Article
In July of this year, Abilene radio station Power 103 announced that ProScout, a talent scouting company, would be visiting Abilene looking for models, actors and good talent. Company reps go from state to state looking for talent.
The Nolan County Hospital District Board of Directors met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday evening, Nov. 28, 2011 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH).
The board meeting opened with a discussion of a possible change to the May uniform election date to November. RPMH Administrator Donna Boatright, along with the Nolan County Clerk Pat McGowan, led the discussion on what potential possibilities and options were available.
Pio MuÃ±oz, right, was the top finalist in the Nolan County Truck Roadeo for TxDOTâ€™s Abilene District and was recognized by District Engineer Lauren GarduÃ±o, P.E. MuÃ±oz, a maintenance section assistant, earned the right to represent his maintenance section in the district-wide Roadeo held recently in Abilene and competed against 33 other drivers. The Texas Department of Transportation sponsors the annual Roadeo as part of the fleet safety training. The drivers are tested on several skills involving vehicle inspection, backing, stopping, docking and other safe driving habits.
Jerod Peek, Sweetwater Rotary Club President, presented a check for $500 to Sweetwater Goodfellows Vice President Ken Becker.Â Donations to the Sweetwater Goodfellows will help local children and families during the Christmas season.Â Sweetwater Goodfellows provides food and toys to local families in need with children and food to needy individuals during the Christmas season. The schedule for this year includes a toy drive at Wal-Mart on Saturday, Dec. 3, with distribution of the toys and food on Wednesday, Dec. 9.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 50 calls for service, issued 16 citations and made no arrests on Nov. 29, 2011.
The SPD received 14, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Sexual assault â€” Sweetwater area.
â€¢ Consumption of alcohol by a minor â€” 1000 block of Locust.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had two calls for service, served two civil papers and made one arrest on Nov. 29, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€¢ Robert Galdiano Hernandez, Jr., 60, of Fort Worth â€” Warrant/motion to revoke probation.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Inmate transport/MHMR â€”Â Big Spring.