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March 22nd

Spotlight on Kristie Young, RPMH medical social worker

March 22, 2013

Kristie Young received her Bachelor's degree in Rehabilitation Science from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas in 1989. She became a Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker in 1992.
Young is currently the Medical Social Worker at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater. Since joining the hospital in October of 2011, she began the hospital's first Caregiver Support Group. She arranges for monthly speakers for the group and facilitates a time for family caregivers to find needed support and encouragement.

Guilty pleas entered in court

March 22, 2013

Several recently entered guilty pleas during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings.

Blotters for March 20, 2013

March 22, 2013

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 38 calls for service, issued four citations and made seven arrests on Mar. 20, 2013.

The SPD received 23, 911 calls.

Arrested by SPD:
• James Jones, 25 — Public intoxication/resisting arrest.
• Male juvenile, 15 — Criminal mischief/terroristic threat.
• Josan Blythe, 46 — Criminal trespass.
• Maxine Montes, 28 — Theft/drug paraphernalia.
• Male juvenile, 15 — Runaway.
• Terry Amos, 46 — Criminal trespass.
• Ricardo Canales, 41 — Warrant.

Weekend weather forecast

March 22, 2013

Friday's forecast is shaping up to be mostly sunny with a high near 68. Winds will be cooler--from the north at 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight, expect partly cloudy skies with a low around 49. Winds will be from the east at 5 to 10 mph.
This weekend will be sunny, with breezy conditions on Saturday with highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 30s. Northern winds will result in highs near 50 and lows right around the freezing mark on Sunday.
Visit weather.gov to learn more.

March 21st

Cline Shale discussions kick off energy summit

March 21, 2013

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.

OC to retire

March 21, 2013

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.

New Salvage Yard and expanded Sanctuary receive ribbon cutting

March 21, 2013

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 children’s wing.

Blotters for March 19, 2013

March 21, 2013

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:
• Runaway — 1400 block of McCauley.

Arrested by SPD:
• Kenneth Acorn, 23 — Possession of controlled substance in drug free zone/warrants.
• Ricky Amaya, 18 — Minor in consumption.
• Estan Rosales, 19 — 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:

Thursday's local forecast

March 21, 2013

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.
Learn all you need to know now at weather.gov.

March 20th

Celebrate with an Egg-cellent Outdoor Brunch

March 20, 2013

Take advantage of warmer weather by hosting an outdoor brunch serving an egg-tastic recipe that's sure to please your friends and family. Eggs Benedict Casserole is a do-it-yourself version of the restaurant classic, combining traditional ingredients with a spicy twist. Requiring only one dish for baking and serving, this recipe is perfect for special occasions and celebrations, or casual weekend brunches at home.
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Here's a list of items to consider when preparing for your outdoor brunch:

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