Archive - Jun 19, 2012 - News Article

Deadline to apply for RSLSP extended

June 19, 2012

The deadline for eligible service members, veterans and their beneficiaries to apply for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay (RSLSP) has been extended to Oct. 21, 2012, providing those eligible more time to apply for the pay under the program guidelines.

Hospital track closed for new construction

June 19, 2012

Due to the construction of a new medical office building at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, the walking track and related areas will be closed beginning June 18, 2012. Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital apologizes for any inconvenience and looks forward to the reopening of this area to the public at the completion of construction.

SEED board discusses preliminary budget

June 19, 2012

The SEED (Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development) Board of Directors met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday morning, June 18, 2012 at the Chamber of Commerce.
Kirstin Smith, the Asst. Marketing/Admin. Director, gave an update, recapping SEED's recent trip to the 2012 Windpower Conference that was held in Atlanta, Georgia. The show went well, with around 12,000 in attendance. While attendance was cited as lower than usual, the quality of the show was one of the best in recent years.

FSA County Committee nominations begin

June 19, 2012

Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dennis Cumbie, announced that county committee election nominations began June 15, 2012. Farmers, ranchers and landowners are encouraged to nominate farmer and rancher candidates to serve on their local FSA county committee by the August 1, 2012 deadline.
Elected county committee members serve a three-year term and are responsible for making decisions on FSA disaster, conservation, commodity, and price support programs, as well as other important federal farm program issues.

Blotters for June 15-17, 2012

June 19, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 149 calls for service, issued eight citations and made nine arrests from June 15-17, 2012.

The SPD received 62, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 900 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1700 block of Marvin.
• Possession of drug paraphernalia — 900 block of W. Arizona.
• Burglary of a habitation — 800 block of E. 14th.
• Burglary of a habitation — 800 block of Lubbock.
• Aggravated assault — 200 block of FK Williams.
• Burglary of a habitation — 800 block of E. 16th.
• Unattended death — 1500 block of Runnels.

PECOS — Five boys and two girls will advance to the Region I-3A track meet after top-four finishes...
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