Archive - Jun 26, 2012 - News Article

BGC Manufacturing announces additions to Red Diamond Tea product line

June 26, 2012

Brookshire Grocery Co. has announced Red Diamond Sweet Peach Tea is now available in half-gallon and pint sizes at all Brookshire’s and Super 1 Foods stores in Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas.
Also, Red Diamond will be available in the half-gallon size in Sweet, Unsweet and Sugar Free beginning June 29.
“Flavored teas have become very popular, and we’re excited about adding Red Diamond Peach Tea to our lineup—just in time for summer,” said BGC Manufacturing Vice President Mike Giles. “The tea is fresh brewed right here at our plant in Tyler.”

Veteran readjustment counseling services offered through Nolan County

June 26, 2012

The Veterans Readjustment Counseling Services are the community-based professionals within the VA who welcome home the war veteran by providing top-quality compassionate readjustment assistance to the veteran and their family in order to facilitate a successful return to civilian life within their community.
They offer individual, group, marital and family counseling to Combat Veterans of all wars and their families. Counseling is also available to any Veteran who experienced any form of sexual harassment or sexual assault while serving in the military.

Petition delays jail construction

June 26, 2012

Nolan County Commissioners accepted a petition Monday following the commissioners’ meeting, which will take county jail construction and fixing of the courthouse facade to the voters in November. Dr. Loren Bryant presented a petition of 446 signatures asking the issue to go to a bond election. This number meets the required 5% of registered voters, which equals 420 voters.

Cancer Services Network announces Stogsdill as social worker

June 26, 2012

Cancer Services Network, a not-for-profit agency in Abilene, serving underserved cancer patients and their families in 19 counties in West Central Texas — including Nolan County — has announced the addition of Mendy Stogsdill, LCSW, to their staff.
Mendy began her duties as CSN social worker in November 2011. She has over 20 years of experience as a social worker in hospital and hospice settings.
Mrs. Stogsdill holds a Masters in Science of Social Work from University of Texas in Arlington. Mendy and her husband, Steve, have a daughter, Emily, 9, and a son, Alex 3.

Abilene man killed in Callahan County crash

June 26, 2012

One person was killed in a one vehicle crash occurring in Callahan County.
On Monday, June 25, at 10:10 a.m., Dr. Thomas Allan Woodward was driving his 2004 Cadillac south bound on Texas 36 in Callahan County. The vehicle traveled off of the roadway and struck a tree.
This crash occurred about 1.3 miles north of U.S. Highway 283. There were no braking or evasive action marks prior to impact with a tree on the side of the roadway.

Blotters for June 22-24, 2012

June 26, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 118 calls for service, issued nine citations and made seven arrests from June 22-24, 2012.

The SPD received 60, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1300 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Runaway— 900 block of E. Avenue B.
• Theft — 800 block of E. New Mexico.
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.
• Criminal mischief — Sweetwater area.
• Information — Sweetwater area.
• Burglary of a habitation— 1300 block of Avondale.
• Unauthorized use of a vehicle— 1700 block of Hailey.
• Unauthorized use of a vehicle— 500 block of E. Avenue C.

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