Archive - Jan 24, 2013 - News Article

Mammoth information sought

January 24, 2013

"If he had a toothache with a tooth that size, he probably just laid down and died."
This was one of several comments about the prehistoric animal tusks uncovered in May 1967 on Vergil Redden's land north of the Nolan County Coliseum, as dirt contractors were digging out an area near the stock pond so the pond could be drained.
Workers uncovered one tusk that crumbled easily when touched. Redden decided to wait for more expert help before doing more digging.

Hospital board approves new wrist bands, policy

January 24, 2013

The Nolan County Hospital District Board of Directors met on Monday night at the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH), in which they approved a policy regarding the new condition alert wrist bands.
According to state requirements, hospitals must have three different color-coded wristbands that alert medical staff on a patient's allergies, fall risk and their desire to not be resuscitated. The hospital will also be adding two additional bracelets that will alert medical staff on latex allergies and restricted extremities.

Region 14 ESC Head Start annual report to the public now available for viewing

January 24, 2013

Region 14 Education Service Center Head Start announces that its Annual Report to the Public for 2011-2012 is available for viewing. This report is part of the federal standards for providing an annual report each year for school districts, parents, community members and any other interested agencies.
This report includes data on children served, curriculum, funding information, results from the 2009 Federal review and governance.

Blotters for January 22, 2013

January 24, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 54 calls for service, issued five citations and made two arrests on Jan. 22, 2013.

The SPD received 26, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 100 block of S. Hopkins.
• Theft — 100 block of S. Hopkins.
• Theft — 1300 block of W. Broadway.
• Unattended death — 500 block of E. Louisiana.
• Minor in possession of tobacco — 1200 block of Ragland.
• Disruption of classroom — 300 block of Lamar.
• Family violence assault — 600 block of E. Arkansas.
• Family violence assault — 1000 block of Crane.

Arrested by SPD:

Thursday's local forecast

January 24, 2013

It will be unseasonably warm today, with mostly sunny skies and a high near 73. Winds will be from the southwest at 5 to 10 mph, shifting to the north in the afternoon.
Expect mostly cloudy skies tonight, with a low around 41 and light and variable winds. After midnight, they will be southwestern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
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