Archive - Jul 24, 2012 - News Article
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Bureau recently gave a donation of $16,500 to the West Texas Rodeo Association.
Several rodeos were held in April through July leading up to the Finals, July 20-22, 2012, at the Nolan County Coliseum.
Shown is Gil Cherry (far left) giving the donation to WTRA President Rusty Allen (far right), along with the eight and under and five and under rodeo participants.
One person entered a plea to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, July 23, 2012.
Henry William Shelton, along with his attorney Paul Hanneman, pled true to revoking his probation. He was originally put on probation on July 21, 2009, for possession of a controlled substance, namely methamphetamine, a state jail felony.
The Nolan County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Monday morning, July 23, 2012 at the Nolan County Courthouse.
Among the action items presented, approval was given toward the renewal of their health insurance with Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) for 2012-2013. Tommy Morris and Nancy Johnson with the company discussed the various rates and credits from the health, dental and life policies.
Nolan County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Dennis Cumbie, reminds producers to report crop losses resulting from a weather-related disaster event within 15 days of the disaster or when the loss first becomes apparent; this includes crops covered by crop insurance, the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) and crops without insurance coverage.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 121 calls for service, issued 38 citations and made four arrests from July 20-22, 2012.
The SPD received 71, 911 calls.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Michael Amos, 49 â€”Â Public intoxication.
â€¢Â Donald Hill, 20 â€”Â Deadly conduct.
â€¢Â Daniel Luera, 39 â€”Â Driving while license invalid.
â€¢ Rodolfo Garza, 45 â€”Â Possession of a controlled substance.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 19 calls for service, served no civil papers and made four arrests from July 20-22, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO: