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Weather mostly clear for Sweetwater

April 3, 2012

Tonight in Nolan County, weather will be mostly clear, with a low around 49 with west southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
On Wednesday, expect mostly sunny weather, with a high near 79 and orth northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Warmest March ever for cities in more than 25 states

April 3, 2012

Live Reports:

2:20 p.m. CST: "Traffic advisory issued -- highway near Dallas, Texas shut down due to tornado, 'numerous' vehicles damaged," @ProducerMatthew

2:13 p.m. CST: @jimwxgator: DFW airport is sending terminal passengers into storm shelters due to tornadoes tracking towards the airport

2:11 p.m. CST: "A house completely demolished, gas leak in the area" Arlington Police scanner #tornado

2:08 p.m. CST: "Lots of debris and damage to multiple houses in this area," Arlington scanner #Dallas #Tornado

Library to host chamber coffee

April 3, 2012

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, at the County-City Library located at 206 Elm Street. The library is owned by Nolan County and the City of Sweetwater and is under the management of Becky Brock.

TSTC to host college preview

April 3, 2012

The Sweetwater Campus of Texas State Technical College West Texas will host a College Preview and Open House on Saturday, April 14. The event, held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., is open to the public. TSTC West Texas advisors will lead prospective students on a campus tour where they will meet the college's top-notch faculty and have the opportunity to check out first-hand the brand-new automotive alternative fuel trainers current students are using, as well as the wind turbine drive train the Wind Technology students train on.

SEED Presents at Regional Economic Development Meeting

April 3, 2012

The Texas Midwest Economic Development Alliance met in Anson on March 7, for their spring meeting. One of the purposes of the Alliance is to bring educational topics and information to Alliance members. Approximately 35 cities were in attendance.
A featured topic of the day was presented by Kirstin Smith and Ken Becker, with Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development (SEED) who explained the Speakers Bureau and Senior Interview Day conducted in Nolan County to prepare the future workforce.

Blotters for March 30-April 1, 2012

April 3, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 130 calls for service, issued seven citations and made seven arrests from March 30 - April 1, 2012.

The SPD received 67, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 2000 block of Hailey.
• 1900 block of Lamar.
• 1600 block of Bell.
• 100 block of W. Avenue B.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a residence — 400 block of Canfil.
• Duty upon striking an unattended vehicle — 2000 block of Hailey.
• Theft of vehicle — 1300 block of Pease.
• Theft — 1100 block of E. Broadway.
• Theft — 1700 block of Hailey.
• Indecency with a child — Sweetwater.

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