Archive - Sep 1, 2011 - News Article

Local 4-H students honored at annual banquet

September 1, 2011

Nolan County 4-H held their annual banquet to honor members and adults for their participation in 4-H for the 2010-2011 year. Shown are Nolan County 4-H students honored at the banquet. They are (back row) Yates Cypert, Parker Scott, Colton Scott, (front row) Cameron Lujan, Katie Pantoja and Kevin Pantoja. Not Pictured are Ryan Lujan, Dylan Miles and Julia Rees.

SISD holds public hearing on budget

September 1, 2011

The SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Board of Trustees met for a special-called meeting on Tuesday evening, Aug. 30, 2011 at the Administration Building.
The brief meeting took place to offer a public hearing regarding the 2011-2012 budget, though no one was in attendance to offer input.

Annual Jamaica slated for this weekend

September 1, 2011

If you're looking for something fun to do in town this Labor Day weekend, an event sponsored by a group of local churches might be the ticket.
The Roman Catholic Churches of Nolan County will be hosting the 2011 Jamaica Fall Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church beginning at noon until 9 p.m.
Live entertainment will be presented throughout the day with hour-long performances starting at 2:15 p.m. with local Mexican folk dancer Aida Pantoja. Grupo Silverio will take the stage at 3:30 p.m., with Prodigio following at 4:45 p.m.

New Texas traffic laws go into effect today

September 1, 2011

New Texas traffic, criminal laws are set to go into effect today, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011.
Below is a list of selected changes to traffic and criminal statutes. Unless otherwise listed, all laws below take effect Sept. 1, 2011. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all new laws passed by the Texas Legislature.

Criminal Laws

Blotters for August 30, 2011

September 1, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 48 calls for service, issued two citations and made three arrests on Aug. 30, 2011.

The SPD received 23, 911 calls.

Arrested by SPD
• Joshua White, 18 — Warrant.
• Female Juvenile, 15 — Criminal trespass/runaway.
• Female juvenile, 14 — Criminal trespass/runaway.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had six calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on Aug. 30, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Johnathan Deshun McDonald, 22, of Snyder — Warrant/motion to revoke probation.

Calls for service:

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