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Java Jax hosts Miss Snake Charmer Tea

February 14, 2012

The 2012 Miss Snake Charmer Tea was held at Java Jax on Sunday, Feb. 12. Thirteen contestants will be competing for the title of Miss Snake Charmer 2012. Pictured left to right (top) are Heidi Taylor, Laura Duclos, Jennifer Shaw, Lindsey Heidenheiner, (middle) Tori Adams, Alyssa Leverton, Brittany Jenkins, Kathleen Campbell, Leigha Armstrong, Monica Sherman, (seated) Lauren Meeks, Laney Wallace 2011 Miss Snake Charmer and Tara Higgins. Not pictured is Kayla Chowning. The 2012 Miss Snake Charmer Scholarship Pageant will be held Thursday, March 8, 2012, at the Sweetwater Municipal Auditorium.

RPMH to promote heart wellness through 24-Hour Treadmill Walkathon

February 14, 2012

SWEETWATER, Texas — While heart-shaped candy and decorations can be seen everywhere for upcoming Valentine’s Day, February is also designated as American Heart Month, an effort to raise awareness of cardiovascular diseases. Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is joining the nationwide awareness program with a 24-hour treadmill walkathon that will begin at 5 p.m. on Feb. 17, at the RPMH Cardiac Rehabilitation Center.

Three dogs available for adoption

February 14, 2012

Sweetwater Animal Control currently has three dogs available for adoption.
One of the adoptable pets is a female basset hound mix. Also available are a female Irish Setter and her male puppy.
According to Sweetwater’s animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.
The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.

CARR, Chamber to furnish shuttle at Round-Up

February 14, 2012

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will again be furnishing a shuttle bus that will travel to the Nolan County Coliseum from the hotels and motels, Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11 during the Rattlesnake Round-Up.
City and Rural Rides (CARR) will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday and continue every hour until the last pick up is made at the Coliseum at 5 p.m. On Sunday, the shuttle will start at 9 a.m. and run every hour until the last pick up at the Coliseum at 4 p.m. There is no charge for riding the shuttle.

Blotters for February 10-12, 2012

February 14, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 133 calls for service, issued seven citations and made three arrests from Feb. 10-12, 2012.

The SPD received 89, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a habitation — 1000 block of W. Sixth.

Arrested by SPD:
• Kathryn Gray, 58 — Driving while intoxicated.
• Myshella Henderson, 20 — Warrant.
• Eric Martinez, 25 — Warrant.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 48 calls for service, served seven civil papers and made two arrests from Feb. 10-12, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

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