Archive - Apr 2011 - News Article

April 12th

Jere Lawrence golf scramble set

April 12, 2011

Members of the Nolan County Foundations have been stressing the number 101. As reported by Homer Taylor, Executive Director of the NCF, the number represents the number of Nolan County high school graduates who have been awarded $1,000 scholarships to attend any Texas College since the NCF started the Scholarship Golf Classic in 2005.

Three enter pleas

April 12, 2011

Three people entered pleas to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, April 11, 2011.

Burn ban remains in effect

April 12, 2011

On Monday morning, April 11, the Nolan County Commissioners' Court met for its regular meeting at the Nolan County Courthouse.
At the meeting, a bid was received for approximately 70,000 tons of Grade 3 crushed rock for this summer's seal coating project. Vulcan Materials Company in Abilene offered the only bid to the commissioners which was accepted and approved.

First Financial donates to BCMRC

April 12, 2011

Rodney Foster of First Financial Bank (center) receives a Certificate of Appreciation for the bank's sponsorship of the Big Country Medical Reserve Corps. Shown left to right is Dr. Jerry Smola, Don Ware, Lita McEachern, Rodney Foster, Ray Browning and Charles Roberson.

Blotters April 12, 2011

April 12, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 161 calls for service, issued 13 citations and made 10 arrests from April 8-10, 2011.

The SPD received 66, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1600 block of E. Broadway.
• 200 block of SE Georgia.
• 700 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1500 block of Lubbock.
• Criminal mischief — 1300 block of Lamar.
• Theft — 9400 block of I-20.
• Theft — 700 block of W. 10th.
• Theft — 1500 block of E. Broadway.
• Hit and run — 400 block of E. Twelfth Street.
• Family violence assault — 1200 block of Hickory.

April 11th

No injuries reported in wreck

April 11, 2011

A small vehicle was totaled when it collided with an 18-wheeler on Interstate 20 and Highway 84 on Friday. No injuries were reported in the wreck and the 18-wheeler sustained minimal damage to its side.

Annual book sale this weekend

April 11, 2011

The annual County-City Library book sale will be held at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16.
Friday they will be selling hard back books for one dollar, and paperbacks for fifty cents. Friday only, they will have collectible and coffee table style books, ranging from five dollars a book to twenty-five dollars a book.
On Saturday they will be selling books by the bag. Three dollars will buy a bag of hard back or paperback books, and one dollar will buy a bag of magazines.

Local leadership program featured at seminar

April 11, 2011

Texas Midwest Community Network (TMCN) recently held a seminar for TMCN member cities. The seminar “How to Create a Local Leadership Program” was attended by representatives from 12 communities throughout the region.
Leadership Sweetwater and Leadership Hamilton were selected as examples to emulate. Instruction and information shared at the seminar was provided by Jacque McCoy of Sweetwater and Jane Crouch of Hamilton.

Blotters for April 7, 2011

April 11, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 51 calls for service, issued eight citations and made two arrests on April 7, 2011.

The SPD received 17, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1800 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Missing person — Sweetwater area.

Arrested by SPD:
• Male juvenile, 12 — Terroristic threat.
• Jeremiah Heuton, 25 — Driving while intoxicated.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served four civil papers and made one arrest on April 7, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:

Only frame damaged at Taco Bell

April 11, 2011

No injuries were reported in a Taco Bell drive in accident that occurred on Friday morning. According to Barbara Utley, her mother-in-law, Fannie Utley told her that she had blacked out when she drove her Buick Park Avenue into the side of Taco Bell. There was only a bit of frame damage done to the east side of an outer wall at Taco Bell in Sweetwater.

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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