The West Texas Childrenâ€™s Advocacy Center hosted this monthâ€™s Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Coffee at their building located at 317 Oak Street. Shown are WTCAC board treasurer Glynis Gotcher, WTCAC executive director Teresa Zarate, Nolan County Judge Tim Fambrough and WTCAC family advocate Ericka Dowds.
Sometimes parents may feel overwhelmed with the many demands in their lives while trying to raise children, fulfill their employment requirements and take care of all of their other responsibilities. Children's Connections, Inc. is pleased to announce a new parenting program designed to strengthen families.
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has recently announced that three schools in the SISD â€” East Ridge Elementary, Southeast Elementary, and Sweetwater Intermediate â€” have been named National Title I Distinguished Performance Schools.
This prestigious honor is awarded for outstanding academic performance and the schools will take part in a recognition ceremony for their high accomplishments this spring.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 42 calls for service, issued two citations and made no arrests on April 6, 2011.
The SPD received 29, 911 calls.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 11 calls for service, served three civil papers and made three arrests on April 6, 2011.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Damaged property â€” 500 block Yucca Lane.
â€¢ Medical emergency â€” 300 block of Blanco, Blackwell.
â€¢ Medical emergency â€”Â 1100 block of Main Street, Roscoe.
â€¢ Grass fire â€”Â Highway 84.
â€¢ Grass fire â€” Highway 84 and CR 2143.
â€¢ Stray livestock â€” Mesquite Lane.