Archive - Jul 3, 2012 - News Article

AAA Texas offers free tipsy tow service in Texas during the Fourth of July holiday

July 3, 2012

If you’re a driver who has too much to drink at a Fourth of July barbecue, or you’re a party host, restaurant or bar owner who’s concerned about a guest who’s overindulged and want to make sure that person gets home safely, AAA Texas is offering members and non-members alike our Tipsy Tow program. It’s a program designed to make sure everyone who needs a ride home during the holiday gets home safely.

Two blood drive locations on July 5

July 3, 2012

Two blood drives will take place in Sweetwater on Thursday, July 5, from noon until 6 p.m. One blood drive will take place inside the Lions Club building at 1501 Lamar, and a bloodmobile will be parked at the Nolan County Courthouse. Blood shortages occur most often during the summer months, especially around holidays.

Immunization Fun Day is here

July 3, 2012

Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department (SNCHD), located at 301 E.12th, will have their annual immunization fun day event on Wednesday, July 11 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-6 p.m. This is a normal day for immunization clinic but the health department has set this day to emphasis the importance of making sure your child’s immunizations are up-to-date. The health department plans to make it a special day for the children; each child receiving immunizations will receive rewards. Also, parents will have a chance to win a $50 gas card.

Drama camp concludes with performance

July 3, 2012

Many local students in grades second through eighth attended a drama camp at Sweetwater High School, led by Sweetwater High School drama students and SHS drama teacher Melody Copeland. A show of Copeland's adaptation of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe took place at on Friday, June 29, 2012, at the SHS Auditorium.

One plea entered at district court

July 3, 2012

One person entered a plea to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, July 2, 2012. District Attorney Ann Reed and Assistant District Attorney Barrett Thomas prosecuted the case.
Jared Seth Davis, with attorney Peter Lopez, pled true to revoking his probation. Davis was originally put on probation on Feb. 25, 2011, for forgery, a state jail felony.

Blotters for June 29-July 1, 2012

July 3, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 150 calls for service, issued three citations and made 10 arrests from June 29 through July 1, 2012.

The SPD received 92, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 100 block of Elm.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a vehicle— 400 block of Hailey.
• Family violence assault/impede breath — 1400 block of Hughes.
• Burglary of a habitation— 500 block of W. Texas.
• Information— 500 block of Pecan.
• Information— Sweetwater area.

Arrested by SPD:
• Brenda Mendez, 30 — Warrant/false report.
• Timothy Cantu, 19 — Warrant.

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