Texas Senator Robert Duncan met with local community leaders on Thursday morning, Aug. 18, 2011 for a Roundtable Discussion hosted by the Sweetwater campus of TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas. The meeting took place at the campus in the President's Board Room in the Sears Building.
The Senator not only offered some oversight into the 82nd Legislative Session but also allowed for the audience to discuss important matters that impact the community.
The City of Sweetwater and Nolan County have combined forces to keep the Pioneer Museum looking its best. The two entities have agreed to work together to work on upkeep for the County-City Museum. Shown is city employee Jamie Allred keeping the sidewalk clean. City employees Randy Teel, Ramiro Betancourt and Angel Garcia helped clear brush from the Museum's front lawn. Also working that day was Casey Wooten.
The West Texas VA Health Care System is hosting a welcome home event to honor veterans who have served in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the historic Fort Concho in San Angelo.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 74 calls for service, issued no citations and made five arrests on Aug. 17, 2011.
The SPD received 28, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Theft â€”Â 400 block of NE Georgia.
â€¢ Theft â€”Â 1400 block of Hailey.
â€¢ Theft â€”Â 200 block of NE Georgia.
â€¢ Burglary â€”Â 100 block of S. Hopkins.
Arrested by SPD
â€¢ Lauren Hardin, 19 â€”Â Warrant.
â€¢Â Shirley Baker, 21 â€”Â Warrant.
â€¢Â Derick Byram, 20 â€”Â Warrant.
â€¢ Jennifer Arispe, 29 â€”Â Warrant.
â€¢Â Machele Flores, 30 â€”Â Warrant.