Archive - May 2011 - News Article
A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal, it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. From providing treatment and comfort to the sick, to welcoming new life into the world, hospitals are central to a healthy and optimistic community. Thatâ€™s the message organizers are touting with the 2011 National Hospital Week theme, â€śChampions of Careâ€ť.
The event theme, announced this week, is the centerpiece of a promotional campaign aimed at uniting health care facilities across the country during the May 8-14 celebration.
SAN ANGELO â€“ The Texas AgriLife Extension Service will conduct three ACRE (Average Crop Revenue Election) workshops in Colorado City, Roscoe and Eden during May.
Workshop particulars are:
â€“ May 11, 8:30 a.m. City National Bankâ€™s Thompson Room located in Colorado City; $5 registration fee due on arrival. Those planning to attend should RSVP by May 10 by calling 325-728-3111.
â€“ May 11, 1 p.m., Roscoe Community Center.
â€“ May 17, 6:30 p.m. Eden Multi-Purpose Center.
The Roscoe and Eden meetings will each have a $10 registration fee due upon arrival. Â Â Â
On Dec. 11, 2010 Eric Thomas Martinez Jr. tested for his recommend black belt. He is under the instruction of his grandpa, Lonnie Mendez. of Team Chip TKD Sweetwater. Eric has been training for four years, having started at the age of 2. He is a veryÂ active member of Team Chip; he is in the Weapons Club, Black Belt Club, Tournament Team and Demo Team. He has competed in over a dozen tournaments competing against people from all over the U.S., Korea and Mexico.
About 40 ladies from the Lubbock area traveled for the concert at Trinity Baptist in Sweetwater last Sunday evening. Nolan County friends and family filled the sanctuary for the concert.Â Shown are four Nolan County residents in the Singing Women of West Texas choir including Judy Arthur, Charlene Killgore, Nancy Althof and Judy Suggs.
First Financial Bank employees are shown at their Cinco de Mayo celebration on Thursday preparing fajitas on the grill. Shown are Kirby Andrews, Matt Weaver (customer), Eddie Mitchell, Rodney Foster and Britt Stuart.
First Financial Bank celebrated Cinco de Mayo on Thursday with fajitas and beverages being served on the bank's lawn. Entertainment was provided by Aida Pantoja, performing a traditional Mexican dance.
Whether they wrap a bandage around a wound or calm us before surgery, nurses provide more than care when we are illâ€”they provide comfort. In recognition of the compassionate service nurses provide to our community, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is joining the American Nursing Association in commemorating National Nurses Week.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 47 calls for service, issued three citations and made no arrests on May 4, 2011.
The SPD received 27, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘Â Criminal mischief â€”Â 1100 block of Campbell.
â€˘Â Theft â€”Â 2700 block of W. Broadway.
â€˘Â Burglary of a vehicle â€”Â 1600 block of San Carlos.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had seven calls for service, served two civil papers and made two arrests on May 4, 2011.
Arrested by DPS:
â€˘ Raven Javon Weaver, 28, of Oklahoma City, Okla. â€”Â Possession of marijuana.
Many attended a special Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce coffee event honoring volunteers at the Pioneer Museum on Wednesday. Terry Locklar made homemade breakfast burritos cooked on the spot outside of the museum.
Is Cinco de Mayo the Mexican version of Independence Day? If your answer is yes, then let's offer a brief history lesson.
Frequently confused with the nation's day of independence â€” which is on September 16 â€” the Mexican holiday is in observance of the Mexican army's victory in the 1862 battle of the Battle of Puebla against France in the French-Mexican War.