The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 48 calls for service, issued five citations and made six arrests on July 7, 2011.
The SPD received 31, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Family violence assault â€”Â 700 block of E. 12th.
â€˘ Family violence assault â€”Â 200 block of W. Avenue D.
â€˘ Family violence assault â€”Â 700 block of Hill.
Arrested by SPD
â€˘ Female Juvenile, 14 â€”Â Family violence assault and resisting arrest.
â€˘ Victoria Coffman, 21 â€”Â Theft.
â€˘Â Jeffrey Williams, 32 â€”Â Theft.
â€˘Â Meighan Elliott, 23 â€”Â Warrants.
â€˘Â Frenchesca Rico, 18 â€”Â Warrant.
Sweetwater ISD recently named their 2010-2011 Campus Teachers of the Year, along with the Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year for the district. The following are the recipients of this very high honor:
â€˘ Amy Hernandez â€“ J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center
â€˘ Amy Nixon â€“ Southeast Elementary
â€˘ Tracy Holmes â€“ East Ridge Elementary
â€˘ Irene Armstrong â€“ Sweetwater Middle School
â€˘ Brandie Gee â€“ Sweetwater High School
â€˘ Teresa Slaton â€“ Sweetwater Intermediate School & SISD Elementary Teacher of the Year
â€˘ John Cox â€“ HOBBS Alternative School & SISD Secondary Teacher of the Year
Any students looking to apply to the University of Texas at Austin in the future may have another outlet of financial assistance for college from a local source.
Billy Roy Mathews has lived in Sweetwater his entire life and is a graduate from the Austin school. In 2010, a scholarship program was started as a tribute to Mathews to award one honor student accepted to the university a $2,000 scholarship.