Archive - Apr 24, 2012 - News Article
The Nolan County Board of Realtors is offering to all interested Nolan County graduating seniors, of the Class of 2012, an opportunity to apply for the NCBR annual scholarship. If you are planning to continue your educational experience beyond high school, the NCBR is offering four $500 college scholarships to help you with your expenses.
Many enjoyed the street dance in Roscoe "on the bricks" this past Saturday, April 21, 2012, with Eleven Hundred Springs (shown) providing the entertainment. The 1st Annual Screw Terlinquin Chili Cook-off took place earlier that day at The Lumberyard. All proceeds went toward the Open Door Child Development at the First United Methodist Church in Roscoe, a non-profit organization. A fireworks show was also displayed at the event.
Come show off your singing ability at this year's Relay For Life event, planned for Friday, May 18, 2012, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. at Sweetwater High School track.
Relay Idol will be held the night of the event (be prepared to stay all night) and will consist of three judges and three heats. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded. The event must have a minimum of 10 sign up to take place. All ages are welcome to enter the event.
Registration will be $10 and all proceeds will be given to the American Cancer Society.
In a three-to-one vote, the burn ban in Nolan County was reinstated for the next two weeks during the county commissioners' meeting on Monday morning, April 23, 2012 at the Nolan County Courthouse.
The burn ban was just one of several action items presented at the meeting. Approval was also given on the architect's plan for the sheriff's office and jail pending the overall costs of the project.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 127 calls for service, issued 25 citations and made 13 arrests from April 20-22, 2012.
The SPD received 68, 911 calls.
â€¢ 3000 block of E. Broadway.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Criminal mischief â€” 2000 block of E. Broadway.
â€¢ Sexual assault â€” 100 block of Oak.
â€¢ Information only â€” 800 block of Bowie.
â€¢ Assault â€” 200 block of Frank Williams.
â€¢ Burglary of a habitation â€” 1300 block of Grand.
â€¢ Forgery â€” 400 block of NE Georgia.
â€¢ Burglary of a habitation â€” 1200 block of Hickory.
â€¢ Burglary of a vehicle â€” Coral Cove.