Archive - Nov 13, 2012 - News Article
The West Texas Art Guild is presenting "A Return to the Big Country Art Show" on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Colorado City Civic Center, located at 157 West Second Street in Colorado City.
Guests are invited to bring their art work and spend the day enjoying an art demonstration by Leada Woods of Colorado City. In addition, attendees can tour the city's museum and walk through the "Railhead Days" arts and crafts displays. At the end of the day, everyone may pick up their work.
The National WASP WWII Museum Board of Directors recently hosted a celebration of the arrival of the 1940 Boeing Stearman PT-17 on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the WASP Museum on Avenger Field Road. Wine, cheese and refreshments were served as the Stearman flew over the museum.
Veterans who reside at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater were honored with an appreciation plaque ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012. Pictured is Steve Allen, Horace Hoskins, Mark Bolton and Billy Brice. Veterans who were unable to attendÂ theÂ ceremony were John Jordan and Willie Hanley.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently hosted its annual Safety Awards Banquet to recognize employees for outstanding efforts in vehicle, equipment and personal safety. Employees from the Nolan County maintenance section were recognized for their years of service as safe operators (no vehicle or equipment incidents) and no injury. Employees receiving awards included Joe Ashley, Danny Escobar, Elmer Green Jr., Randy Griffith, Cammy Guelker, Melissa Hinckley, Jeffery Lay, Pio MuÃ±oz, Virgil Pruitt, Mike Rosas, Sergio Ruiz, John Scifres and Kenneth Terry.
Team includes 96 employees in Abilene, Snyder and Sweetwater
Suddenlinkâ€™s Abilene-Snyder-Sweetwater team has won an award for the highest customer satisfaction scores of any Suddenlink cable system, based on company surveys conducted the past year.Â
Chairman and CEO Jerry Kent, Chief Operating Officer Tom McMillin and West Region Senior Vice President of Operations Dave Gilles recently visited Abilene to present the award to Suddenlinkâ€™s local team, led by Director of Operations Jason Gebhart.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 120 calls for service, issued four citations and made five arrests from Nov. 9-11, 2012.
The SPD received 63, 911 calls.
â€¢ 1100 block of E. Broadway.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Family violence assault â€” 1600 block of Grand.
â€¢ Burglary of a vehicle â€” 100 block of E. Louisiana.
â€¢ Theft â€” 200 block of E. New Mexico.
â€¢ Unattended death â€” 1300 block of Tonkawa.
â€¢ Interfere with emergency call â€” 700 block of E. Avenue D.
â€¢ Theft â€” 300 block of NE Georgia.
â€¢ Theft â€” 400 block of NE Georgia.
â€¢ Theft â€” 1200 block of Lubbock.