Archive - Apr 2011 - News Article

April 1st

Blotters: March 25, 2011 and March 30, 2011

April 1, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 66 calls for service, issued six citations and made three arrest on March 25, 2011.

The SPD received 35, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Assault — 1200 block of Ragland.

Arrested by SPD:
• Brandon Bugarin, 20 — Driving while intoxicated.
• Robert Scott Plemons, 27 — Public intoxication and Class C assault.
• Dalton Dunnagan, 21 — Public intoxication.

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 51 calls for service, issued six citations and made two arrest on March 30, 2011.

The SPD received 30, 911 calls.

Optimistic financial outlook for RPMH

April 1, 2011

The Nolan County Hospital District (NCHD) Board of Directors met for its regular monthly meeting on Monday evening, March 28, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
At the meeting, the board opted to cancel the 2011 NCHD Board of Directors election. Because the candidates were unopposed in three positions — in Districts 3, 4 and 7, the board approved the cancellation.

EFC sending mission team to Haiti

April 1, 2011

On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the nation of Haiti, killing thousands of men, women and children and leaving more than 3 million lives in need of immediate assistance. Many children have lost their parents. Families are torn apart. A city of over 1 million is left in shambles. Though a year has come and gone since the incident, relief work is far from over. Many homes remain piles of rubble. Hundreds of thousands of families live in tents made of tarp and scrap metal. Food is still scarce, jobs are even more difficult to find, and there doesn’t seem to be any way out.

FBC students score Superior in Bible Drill

April 1, 2011

First Baptist Church held its church's Bible Drill on Sunday, March 27, after the morning service. Cheyanna and Brooklynn Petty, daughters of Rolan and Leigh Petty, both scored Superior. On Sunday, April 3, at 4 p.m., they will drill in Rolling Plains Network Drill. It will be held at First Baptist Church on the second floor conference room. Shown are Cheyanna Petty, Natile Woodrow (leader) and Brooklynn Petty.

April Fool’s Day surprise

April 1, 2011

Instead of seeing bunnies and chicks for the beginning of April, Sweetwater Reporter’s Managing Editor Tatiana Rodriguez found a special surprise on April Fool’s Day at around 5:30 a.m. on Friday morning. Flying around in the editorial department of the Sweetwater Reporter building was a small bat. The bat landed and Rodriguez managed to get the bat safely out of the building.

The Sweetwater High School tennis team members are, standing from left, Colt Bewley, Brandon...
Two of the four Sweetwater Middle School football teams came away with wins in season-opening games...
All three of Sweetwater High School’s volleyball teams played dual matches Saturday at Lubbock...

 

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