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April 30th

Proclamation signed for Soil Stewardship Week

April 30, 2012

Each day people take a spoon of food and put it in their mouth. Where does all of that food come from? How does it get from the soil to the spoon? It is a long process that depends on many people across the country and sometimes around the world.
Responsible land management and care of our soil makes it possible to feed a population that is increasing, while agricultural land is decreasing.

SNCHD celebrates NIIW

April 30, 2012

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities. This year’s NIIW was April 21-28. Infants are particularly vulnerable to infectious diseases; that is why it is critical to protect them through immunizations. Each day, nearly 12,000 babies are born in the United States who will need to be immunized against 14-vaccine-preventable diseases before age two.

Cisco College offers Rural Leadership Program

April 30, 2012

Cisco College offers their second annual Rural Leadership Program for people from the Big Country who are interested in becoming more proactive in today’s changing world.

April 28th

Leuder’s men’s retreat held this weekend

April 28, 2012

AVONDALE BAPTIST CHURCH
Greetings to everyone, from the Avondale Baptist Church family! If you are looking for a loving church family we invite you to come and visit us and worship our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We are located at 1405 Hoyt Street.
We are having High Attendance Day in Sunday school this Sunday. Please try to be here for Sunday school.

Blotters for April 26, 2012

April 28, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 41 calls for service, issued 11 citations and made four arrests on April 26, 2012.

The SPD received 22, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 100 block of NE Georgia.

Calls for service:
• Violate protective order — 800 block of Lamar.
• Unattended death — 500 block of Newman.
• Sexual assault — Sweetwater.

Arrested by SPD:
• Carla Councilman, 58 — Driving while intoxicated, 2nd.
• Kelly Hanks, 34 — Public intoxication.
• Machele Light Flores, 31 — Possession of dangerous drug.

Roscoe State Bank announces promotions

April 28, 2012

Bryan Studdard
Bryan Studdard has recently been promoted to Executive Vice President/Senior Loan Officer of the Roscoe State Bank along with being elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Bank.

Deadline May 1 for NCBR scholarships

April 28, 2012

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.

Hulcy to run for Nolan County Commissioner, Pct. 1

April 28, 2012

Jerry Hulcy, local businessman, has filed to run as a Republican in the upcoming election for Nolan County Commissioner Precinct 1. Jerry and his was Sara own the Dairy Queen in Sweetwater. Jerry has 39 years of business experience. Jerry has lived in Nolan County for 34 years. Jerry and Sara have three children; Renee Carey and husband Clay in Sweetwater, Craig and wife Laurie in La Porte, Texas and Chad and his wife Jennifer in Abilene, Texas. They have six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Jerry attends Lamar Street Baptist Church.

Neugebauer, King to host local meetings

April 28, 2012

Congressman Randy Neugebauer invites the public to have coffee with him from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at JavaJax, located at 325 Oak Street.
State Representative Susan L. King would like to invite the residents of District 71 to a public town hall meeting on Monday, April 30, at the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Board Room located at 810 East Broadway in Sweetwater, Texas beginning at 10 a.m. 

Three wrecks within 30 minutes

April 28, 2012

Sweetwater Emergency Services personnel responded to three wrecks, all within 30 minutes of each other, in Nolan County on Friday afternoon, April 27, 2012. According to Sweetwater Assistant Fire chief Chris Kiser, one person was transported to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital via ambulance after a two car accident occurred on the corner of Broadway and Elm Streets (shown above). One person was in each vehicle.

 

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