The 2013 Southwest Energy Summit kicked off on Wednesday, highlighting the magnitude, innovation and scope of various industries such as oil, natural gas, wind, solar, nuclear and coal.
Following a welcome by Sweetwater Mayor Greg Wortham, the first speaker of the event was introduced. Ben Shepperd, the president of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association (PBPA) discussed the opportunities and innovations within the oil and natural gas industry.
A retirement party for SGT Robert Clark of the Sweetwater Police Department will take place from 3-5 p.m. on Friday at Fourth and Elm Church of Christ, located at 400 Elm Street.
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce, Ambassadors and members of the community joined in celebrating Emmanuel Fellowship Church's new Salvage Yard youth facility with a ribbon cutting. An open house was also held for the expanded Sanctuary and renovated childrenâ€™s wing.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 34 calls for service, issued no citations and made three arrests on Mar. 19, 2013.
The SPD received 25, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Runaway â€”Â 1400 block of McCauley.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Kenneth Acorn, 23 â€”Â Possession of controlled substance in drug free zone/warrants.
â€˘Â Ricky Amaya, 18 â€”Â Minor in consumption.
â€˘Â Estan Rosales, 19 â€”Â City warrants.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had six calls for service, served three civil papers and made four arrests on Mar. 19, 2013.
Arrested by NCSO:
Expect partly sunny skies today with a high near 86. We'll see breezy conditions with southern winds at 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 50 and west-southwest winds at 15 to 20 mph. After midnight, they will change to western winds at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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