Texas Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the Department of Defense, announced that the Ranch House Motel in Sweetwater will be honored with the Patriotic Employer Award in recognition of extraordinary support of its employee who serves in the National Guard and Reserve.
Sweetwater Animal Control currently has eight dogs available for adoption.
One of the adoptable pets is a male Chihuahua from last week. Also available are three female Chihuahuas, one male wire-haired mixed breed dog and one female mixed breed dog. Newly available are two male wired haired, terriers mixes.
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.
First Financial bank's new motor bank is now open to customers as of Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. The new motor bank addition is located on the north side of the existing bank building on the corner of Broadway and Elm Street. There are six drive up lanes, a commercial lane, a night depository and a new state-of-the-art, deposit taking ATM.
One person entered a plea to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings this week.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 38 calls for service, issued one citation and made three arrests on Feb. 6, 2012.
The SPD received 20, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Assault by threat â€”Â 200 block of E. Fourth St.
â€˘ Burglary of a vehicle â€”Â 1900 block of Avalon.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Beatrice Vera, 40 â€” City warrants.
â€˘ Everett Center, 27 â€” NCSO warrant.
â€˘ Joyce Ammons, 31 â€” Telephone harassment.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had four calls for service, served no civil papers and made four arrests on Feb. 6, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO: