Archive - Feb 15, 2012 - News Article
Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital employees strive to be the number one contributor to the Nolan County United Way with a donation of $13,946. Pictured in no particular order are Rhonda Guelker, Kristie Young, Sherma Barham, Natalie Rubio, Janice Juarez, Brenda Green, Misty Austerman, Erica MuÃ±oz, Carla Wilkinson, Kelly Hester, Wes Stafford, Leigh White, T.J. Wilson, Jenny Dodd and Chavela MuÃ±oz.
Wes Sims was re-elected to a ninth consecutive two year term as President of the Texas Farmers Union (TFU) during the organizationâ€™s 110th annual convention in San Antonio. Sims, a family farmer and cattle producer from Sweetwater, was first elected in 1996 to lead the Texas family farm and ranch group.
Jason S. Blake, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Sweetwater, qualified for the firm's 2012 Financial Advisor Leaders Conference.
This conference recognizes financial advisors who are among the leaders in the financial-services firm.
Blake was one of only 570 financial advisors who qualified out of the firm's more than 11,000 financial advisors.
The 2012 conference will be held in May at the firm's headquarters in St. Louis, Mo.
February is American Heart Month. To observe this occasion Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital will be at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E. 12th, on Thursday, Feb. 23 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. to offer free cholesterol screening. There will be pamphlets and information available on cholesterol. SNCHD stresses the importance of good health and encourages the community to take advantage of the monthly events that are sponsored each month.
The health department will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20 for Presidentâ€™s Day.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 44 calls for service, issued four citations and made two arrests on Feb. 13, 2012.
The SPD received 89, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon â€”Â 200 block of E. Fourth.
â€¢ Criminal mischief â€”Â 500 block of W. New Mexico.
â€¢ Information only â€”Â 1500 block of McCaulley.
â€¢ Theft â€”Â 2000 block of E. Broadway.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Israel Salazar, 21 â€” Family violence assault.
â€¢ Eloy Gomez, 32 â€” Warrant.