Archive - Aug 9, 2011 - News Article
Rachel Fowler, Hayley Fowler, Natalie Barela, Katie Pantoja and Audrey Mink are shown with the badges they received at the recent American Heritage Girls Court of Honor. American Heritage Girls is a Christ-centered scouting program for girls ages 5-18.
The Nolan County Commissioners met for its regular meeting on Monday morning, Aug. 8, 2011 at the Nolan County Courthouse to discuss a variety of issues.
The proposed tax rate for the next fiscal year was discussed following recent department hearings from the budget workshops that have been taking place. The proposed tax rate presented was at .423023, equaling an increase of about three cents.
The art display at the County-City Library is the pencil drawings of Terry and Bayli Greer. Bayli is the granddaughter of Terry and Gayle Greer. Terry Greer passed away in August of 2003. He began drawing in 2000 as a hobby and had no formal training. Bayli began drawing after seeing her grandfatherâ€™s work. Shown is Terryâ€™s wife, Gayle Greer, next to some of his work currently on display at the library. The library is open Monday from 1-6 p.m.; Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
State Representative Susan L. King would like to invite the residents of District 71 to a Public Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at the Abilene Public Library, located at 202 Cedar in Abilene, beginning at 6 p.m.Â
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 164 calls for service, issued 11 citations and made nine arrests from Aug. 5-7, 2011.
The SPD received 131, 911 calls.
â€¢ 1000 block of E. Broadway.
â€¢ 200 block of NE Georgia.
â€¢Â 900 block of E. 17th.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Criminal mischief â€”Â 800 block of Lemon.
â€¢ Criminal mischief â€”Â 600 block of Hill.
â€¢ Information only â€”Â Sweetwater area.
â€¢Â Family violence assault â€”Â 800 block of Circle Drive.
â€¢Â Theft â€”Â 900 block of E. Third.
â€¢ Information only â€”Â 300 block of SE Georgia.
Arrested by SPD