Archive - Jul 18, 2012 - News Article

SNAP beats the heat with TXU

July 18, 2012

On Tuesday, July 17, 2012, TXU Energy's Lacy Sperry teamed up with Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham, along with officials from SNAP (Senior Nutrition Activities Program) to provide heat safety guidance and energy conservation tips to about 180 homebound senior citizens with their daily Meals on Wheels lunch deliveries. Each resident who received a visit also received a compact florescent light bulb, night light, koozie and beat the heat tip card inside of an insulated lunch bag.

RISD employee pleads guilty to sexual assault

July 18, 2012

A Roscoe Independent School District employee pled guilty to second degree sexual assault on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings with Judge Glen Harrison presiding.
Felix Abrigo, who has been a custodian and bus driver at RISD, was sentenced to 10 years of community supervision and will have to register as a sex offender for the alleged incident that occurred June 12, 2011. He will also have to pay a $5,000 fine, $743 in court costs and serve 240 hours of community service. School authorities were not available for comment as of press time.

Sweetwater school lunch prices increase

July 18, 2012

The SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Launch Pad Initiative was the main topic of discussion at the school district's Board of Trustees meeting held on Monday evening, July 16, 2012 at the Administration Building.
Presented by SISD's Educational Technology Director, Mike Marlett, the board learned about the highlights of the program--which will allow this year's eighth graders to use Apple iPads--while also going over the handbook that will be presented to both students and parents.

Blotters for July 16, 2012

July 18, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 56 calls for service, issued two citations and made two arrests on July 16, 2012.

The SPD received 20, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Assault — 600 block of Josephine.

Arrested by SPD:
• Carolyn McGinley, 31 — Warrants.
• Kari Southern, 34 — Public intoxication

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served no civil papers and made no arrests on July 16, 2012.

Calls for service:
• Stranded motorist — I-20 MM 251 west bound.
• Medical emergency — Bois D'Arc.

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