Archive - Feb 16, 2012 - News Article
A bake sale is a sweet way to support any charitable cause, whether itâ€™s raising money for new uniforms or donating to a local animal shelter. These tips and recipes from the celebration experts at Wilton will make bake sale treats that stand out among the rest â€” itâ€™s a piece of cake.
n Baking delicious goodies is just the start to a sucÂcessful bake sale. Add some dazzling details. The eye-catching finishes on Bake-Sale Ready Cupcakes â€” swirls of colorful icing topped with jumbo sprinkles and butterfly decorations, complete with vibrant wraps â€” will ensure they sell out fast.
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce hosted a 50th anniversary celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at the Sweetwater Country Club for Ludlum Measurements. Many members of the community attended the reception and several presentations were made to founder Don Ludlum.
During their meeting on Monday morning, Feb. 13, the Nolan County Commissioners approved two contracts with Wigington, Hooker and Jeffrey Architects toward repairs and reconstruction of the Nolan County Courthouse and construction of a jail and possible offices for the county sheriff.
The contracts include--for both projects--the estimated budgets, services and responsibilities of the parties. A timeline of both projects was presented, which consisted of evaluating proposed constructions.
The regular monthly meeting of the City Commission was scheduled for Tuesday morning, Feb. 14, 2012 at City Hall. However, travel and unforeseen circumstances led to the lack of a quorum, resulting in the postponement of the meeting.
Nonetheless, a few non-deliberating items were briefly presented. Commissioner Jerod Peek read a resolution which recognized the economic contributions of the Ludlum family to Sweetwater as the company bearing the family's name is celebrating 50 years of business this year.
Sweetwater Animal Control currently has three dogs available for adoption.
One of the adoptable pets is a female basset hound mix shown on Tuesday. Also available are a female mixed breed puppy, a male mixed breed dog (brown) and a male terrier mix (white).
According to Sweetwaterâ€™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 Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 50 calls for service, issued five citations and made six arrests on Feb. 14, 2012.
The SPD received 89, 911 calls.
â€¢ 1800 block of Lamar.
â€¢ 800 block of E. Arizona.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Forgery â€”Â Sweetwater area.
â€¢ Criminal mischief â€”Â 1200 block of Towncreek.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Michael Diggs, 26 â€” Disorderly conduct/fighting.
â€¢ Stacee Diggs, 24 â€” Disorderly conduct/fighting.
â€¢ Sammy Soto, 17 â€” Disorderly conduct/fighting/failure to identify.
â€¢ Ricky Rodriguez, 21 â€” Disorderly conduct/fighting.