Archive - Jun 16, 2011 - News Article

BNSF special rolls through town

June 16, 2011

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway began operating the 2011 BNSF Special in Emporia, Kan., Friday, June 3, 2011, beginning a three-week, 7,000-mile journey through portions of Kansas, Texas, New Mexico and Colorado, visiting 11 cities along the route. The passenger train stopped in Sweetwater on Tuesday, June 14.
“The BNSF Special is a great way to share the excitement of the railroad with these special passengers and to say thank you to our employees, their families, and the communities we serve”

Immunization Fun Day set for June 22

June 16, 2011

The Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E.12th, will have their annual immunization fun day event on Wednesday, June 22 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m. This is a normal day for immunization clinic but they have set this day to emphasis the importance of making sure children’s immunizations are up-to-date. They plan to make it a special day for the children; each child receiving immunizations will receive a balloon, stickers and more. Also, parents will have a chance to win a $50 gas card.

City dam upkeep begins

June 16, 2011

The City Commissioners met for a regular meeting on Tuesday morning, June 14, 2011 at City Hall.
The minutes from the monthly meeting held on May 17 and the Budget Retreat on May 12 were both approved, as well as the Mid-Year Agreed Upon Procedures report presented by Certified Public Accountant Cathrine Wilks. The report covered the fiscal period which ended on March 31 of this year, and out of six areas, all were reported as good with no exceptions.

Blotters for June 16, 2011

June 16, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 58 calls for service, issued two citations and made two arrests on June 14, 2011.

The SPD received 27, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 600 block of W. 6th.
• Information only — 200 block of E. Ave. B.
• Unattended death — Lakewood Drive.
Arrested by SPD:
• Elva Lopez-Soto, 46 — Warrants.
• Jerry Meeks, 49 — Warrants.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served four civil papers and made no arrests on June 14, 2011.

Calls for service:
• Close patrol — CR 234.

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