Shown from left to right are Joni Coons, Beverly Campbell, Helen Manroe (Director of Development for Tenaska), Lloyd Harris (Tenaska Community Representative), Austin Mullins and Terry Blankenship. Tenaska recently gave a $2,500 donation to the BEST robotics program. The program kicked off at Texas State Technical College on Saturday. Participants were introduced to the game where rules were reviewed and a demonstration was provided before entry kits were distributed to each school. Area schools involved include Sweetwater, Roscoe and Highland.
The Snyder police officer and former Sweetwater police officer recovering from a gunshot wound to the head is making steady progress.
Corporal Darryl Campbell is still in a Lubbock rehab center. Friends and family say his recovery has been miraculous. Snyder Police Chief Terry Luecke says members of the police force visit him often and it lifts everyone's spirits to see him doing better.
Campbell was able to make an appearance at an August concert held in his honor. He has been slowly regaining speech and motor skills.
September is National Cholesterol Education Month and to acknowledge this occasion Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Lab will be at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E. 12th, on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to offer free cholesterol screening.
Aida Pantoja and State Representative Susan King are pictured together at Mexico Lindo Family Restaurant in Roscoe. A luncheon was held at the restaurant on Thursday, Sept. 8, in honor of King.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 150 calls for service, issued 23 citations and made nine arrests from Sept. 9-11, 2011.
The SPD received 26, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Burglary of a building â€”Â 400 block of E. New Mexico.
â€¢ Theft â€”Â 600 block of Jack Lambert.
â€¢ Family violence assault/failure to report felony â€”Â 500 block of Newman.
Arrested by SPD
â€¢ Male juvenile, 13 â€”Â Assault, class A.
â€¢ Ashley Lopez, 25 â€”Â Warrant.
â€¢ Tabatha Decker, 18 â€”Â Warrant.
â€¢ Mary DeLeon, 33 â€”Â Warrant.
â€¢ Fernando Ramirez, 22 â€”Â Warrant.