Archive - May 24, 2012 - News Article

Dr. Seibel leads lunch seminar

May 24, 2012

A "Lunch and Learn Seminar" highlighting osteoporosis was held at noon on Monday, May 21, 2012 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, with orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Seibel leading the discussion and answering questions of those in attendance.
Osteoporosis is a silent disease which increases in incidence as the population ages. The cost of treatment is increased and while significant long term functional consequences can occur, mortality rates can be increased as well.

TSTC West Texas appoints new Vice President of Student Learning

May 24, 2012

TSTC West Texas announced that Kyle Smith will join the team as Vice President of Student Learning on June 18. Smith succeeds William W. Thompson whom moved to the TSTC Systems office in December. 
Smith is no stranger to TSTC West Texas having served as counselor for three years. Most recently, Smith served as the Dean of Instruction and Chief Academic Officer for Western Texas College. Prior to this post, he served WTC as Assistant Professor of Political Science and Psychology, Associate Dean of Instruction and Dean of Instruction. 

NCF awards 30 scholarships

May 24, 2012

Thirty Nolan County high school and home schooled spring graduates were honored by the Nolan County Foundation with $1,000 scholarships on Wednesday, May 16, 2012.
Nolan County Foundation (NCF) president, Jerry Riggs addressed the students and their parents at a reception at the Sweetwater Country Club.  NCF has awarded a total of 163 scholarships with proceeds from an annual golf scramble held each spring. 
This year’s recipients were from:
--Blackwell High School — Kelsey Holland (Angelo State University) and Brittany Frizzell (TSTC West Texas);

Blotters for May 22, 2012

May 24, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 43 calls for service, issued five citations and made three arrests on May 22, 2012.

The SPD received 13, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a vehicle — 500 block of NW Georgia.
• Burglary of a building — 700 block of Third.
• Burglary of a building — 1700 block of Lou.

Arrested by SPD:
• Brenda Mendez, 29 — Warrant.
• Female juvenile, 14 — Directive to apprehend/resisting arrest.
• Kenneth Acorn, 22 — Possession of controlled substance.

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