The Kiwanis Club of Sweetwater opened the latest school board meeting with a check presentation.Â Annually the club honors local talent with an opportunity to participate in Star Search and the proceeds benefit the Aâ€™s R Us program.Â The Kiwanis Club began and continually support both programs for the local students.Â Pictured are Kiwanis Club members Bill Haley and Billie Berry representing a check in the amount of $1,500 to SISD School Board President Jeanie McPherson.
Four people entered pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Tuesday, April 12, 2011.
National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is celebrated every year the second full week of April. It is to honor the men and women who work as dispatchers or 9-1-1 operators and the endless hours of service they provide to the residents of our county. This year's week of appreciation began April 11 and will continue until April 17.
Highland High School's One-act play sf The Fastest Woman Alive advanced from District Competition on March 29.Â The play by Karen Sunde is published by Dramatic Publishing and tells of the WASP (Womenâ€™s Air Corp Service Pilots) who were stationed in Sweetwater during WWll. The story highlights the accomplishments and heartaches of these brave women and of one of their primary leaders, Jackie Cochran.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 41 calls for service, issued one citation and made four arrests on April 12, 2011.
The SPD received 11, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Criminal mischief â€” 400 block of E. Ave. B.
â€¢ Forgery â€” 1600 block of Josephine.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on April 12, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€¢ Kaitlin Veronika Diaz, 21, of Loraine, Taylor County warrant/bond forfeiture.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Information only â€” I-20 MM 240 west bound.