Archive - Mar 2011 - News Article

Kampfer: Hailey may be deceased

March 31, 2011

A somber conclusion regarding missing Colorado City teenager Hailey Dunn was presented to the media at a press conference held Wednesday morning, March 30 at City Hall.
"Hailey may be deceased," said Pete Kampfer, city manager of Colorado City. He did also state, however, that there was a possibility that Hailey could be under duress or even held against her own will.

Sweetwater Feed to host Spring Fling

March 31, 2011

Even though the weather may not be proof, spring has definitely sprung, and a seasonal celebration for the whole family is coming up this weekend.
Sweetwater Feed will be hosting their first annual "Spring Fling" Day on Saturday, April 2. It will begin at 8:00 a.m. and continue throughout the day until 2:00 p.m. at the Sweetwater Feed & Supply building, located at 907 West Broadway.

TxDOT approves super-heavy permits to haul transformers across Texas

March 31, 2011

AUSTIN—Three long-haul rigs, each loaded with a transformer, are journeying across the state to meet a shipping deadline at the Port of Houston.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) approved super-heavy permits for a Texas company to haul the loads at gross vehicle weights of 510,000, 430,000 and 420,000 pounds. The transformers are headed to Japan to aid in disaster relief in the aftermath of a destructive earthquake and tsunami.

Blotters 3-31-2011

March 31, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 40 calls for service, issued no citations and made no arrests on March 29, 2011.

The SPD received 17, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Family violence assault — 1200 block of Elm.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served one civil paper and made two arrests on March 29, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Kevin Alan Rayson, 22 of Sweetwater — Warrant/driving while intoxicated.

Arrested by DPS:

March 30th

Notorious crack cocaine distribution house demolished

March 30, 2011

Tuesday, March 29, 2011, marked the end of an era for a south Sweetwater neighborhood. Neighbors watched as a notorious crack cocaine distribution house was completely demolished at 1110 Runnels Street in Sweetwater. Sheriff David Warren called this the location of one of the most prolific crack cocaine selling operations he has seen.

RPMH honors doctors on a special day

March 30, 2011

Each day, the doctors at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) go to work to make the community a healthier place. In commemoration of National Doctor’s Day on March 30, RPMH wants to recognize the doctors who dedicate their lives to ensure the people of the community are in the best health possible.
“Doctors are more than caregivers—they’re heroes,” said Donna Boatright, chief executive officer of RPMH. “These men and women dedicate their lives to the practice of medicine, and our community continues to thrive as a result.”

Masons host dinner benefitting WTCAC

March 30, 2011

Sweetwater Masonic Lodge #571 hosted its third dinner benefitting the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.
Along with the dinner was the silent auction held before and during the dinner. The dinner consisted of barbecue sausage and chicken with all the trimmings, all cooked by Masons and served by WTCAC board members. Entertainment was provided at the dinner by cowboy poet Charlie Davis and Rodger Lister. Flags were presented by Sweetwater commanders.

Blotters 3-30-2011

March 30, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 46 calls for service, issued three citations and made one arrest on March 28, 2011.

The SPD received 15, 911 calls.

Calls on Accidents:
• CR 119/Blue Bonnet.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 100 block of S. Hopkins.
• Theft — 500 block of NE Georgia.
Arrested by SPD:
• Bobby Lee Cantu, 37 — Driving while intoxicated.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served seven civil papers and made no arrests from March 28, 2011.
Calls for service:
• Prisoner transport — Taylor County.

March 29th

Drug house demolished

March 29, 2011

A few months ago, the Nolan County Sheriff’s Office and the 32nd Judicial District Attorney’s Office conducted a raid of a residence addressed as 1110 Runnels Street in Sweetwater. Numerous arrests were made as a result of an investigation that lasted several months. This address was very well known in Sweetwater and Nolan County for the large amount of drug trafficking (primarily crack cocaine) that took place at this house. As a result, the house was seized and subsequently forfeited in 32nd District Court. District Attorney Ann Reed handled the forfeiture proceedings and the house was award

Grand Opening planned for Family Dollar

March 29, 2011

Family Dollar in Sweetwater is currently going through some major changes inside the store and customers will get to see the finished product this weekend during the store's Customer Appreciation Weekend.

Several Sweetwater High School football players will be spending Thursday and Friday in College...
James Clift, a 2014 grad-uate of Sweetwater High School and former SHS athlete, has been named by...
A Mustang Golf Camp was held this past week at Sweetwater Country Club for ages 5 and up. Seated...

 

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