Archive - Jul 27, 2011 - News Article
The Sweetwater City Commission met for its second regular meeting of the month on Tuesday morning, July 26, 2011 at the City Hall. The two main topics of the brief meeting were on the budget for the upcoming fiscal year and the continued process of redistricting.
Sweetwater City Manager Eddie Brown presented the review of the proposed budget for 2011-2012. Brown highlighted several facets of the budget, including the recommended 3.3% cost of living raise for city employees.
Shown are all of the are fire departments that received $500 checks from the Lions Club of Sweetwater on Tuesday July 26, 2011. Those fire departments included Maryneal Volunteer Fire Department, Nolan Volunteer Fire Department, Roscoe Volunteer Fire Department, Lake Sweetwater Volunteer Fire Department, Blackwell Volunteer Fire Department and Sweetwater Fire Department.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E.12th, will giveaway a MarioKart Wii. Everyone who receives immunizations during immunization clinics the month of August, will have their name put in the drawing to win the MarioKart Wii. The drawing will be Aug. 31.
Sweetwater Independent School District has recently announced upcoming new student registration for the coming school year.
â€¢ New student registration begins Monday, Aug. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the campus offices: J. P. Cowen, 700 West Fourth Street for Pre-K; Southeast Elementary, 1201 Mustang DriveÂ for all Kindergarten and first grade students; East Ridge Elementary, 1700 East 12th Street for all second and third grade students; and Sweetwater Middle School, 305 Lamar, Â for all sixth, seventh and eighth graders.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 28 calls for service, issued no citations and made one arrest on July 25, 2011.
The SPD received 12, 911 calls.
Arrested by SPD
â€¢ Londa Bussey, 44 â€” Public intoxication.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served one civil paper and made three arrests on July 25, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
â€¢ Arthur Ray Johns, 41, of Roscoe â€” Family violence assault causes bodily injury to a house member two or more times within 12 months.