Archive - 2013 - News Article

June 4th

Stringer pleads guilty to indecency with a child

June 4, 2013

Ethan Charles Stringer pled guilty to indecency with a child by contact, a second degree felony. Stringer engaged in sexual contact with a child under 17 years of age by touching the victim's genitals on March 17, 2012.
The victim, the victim's mother and the victim’s father each gave impact statements at the court proceedings on Monday.

No serious injuries in wreck

June 4, 2013

A wreck occurred on Interstate 20 on Monday afternoon on the Cemetery Road bridge in the east bound lane in Nolan County.
The truck with the trailer (front) had broken down and was already on the phone with 911 when he was hit from behind by the red pickup, according to emergency authorities. Traffic was reportedly heavy at the time and the driver was not able to see very far ahead of him.
A tractor trailer was unable to avoid the truck that hit the trailer and clipped the back of the Ford truck. The tractor trailer went past the wreck and stopped farther down the interstate.

Arevalo pleads guilty in home invasion case

June 4, 2013

Alfonso Arevalo of Sweetwater pled guilty to three counts during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday.
Arevalo pled guilty to theft under $1,500, enhanced to a state jail felony with two prior theft convictions, both in the Nolan County Court at Law. On April 16, 2012, Arevalo took Budweiser beer from Brenda Roman. For that plea, Arevalo received a sentence of 18 months confinement in the State Jail Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He was also ordered to pay $343 in court costs and $27 in restitution to Skinny's in Sweetwater.

Sweetwater Healthcare to host Chamber Coffee

June 4, 2013

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 5 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center, located at 1600 Josephine.
The business is owned by Senior Living Properties, LLC and is operated by the Sweetwater Healthcare Center. Leslie Lane serves as the administrator.

Sweetwater Healthcare to host Chamber Coffee

June 4, 2013

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m., Wednesday, June 5 at Sweetwater Healthcare Center, located at 1600 Josephine.
The business is owned by Senior Living Properties, LLC and is operated by the Sweetwater Healthcare Center. Leslie Lane serves as the administrator.

Local weather for today

June 4, 2013

There's no other way to say it--it's going to be HOT today!
Expect a high near 104 with mostly sunny skies and breezy conditions. Winds will be from the south at 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with a low around 74 and south-southeast winds around 20 mph. Gusts will be as high as 25 mph.
Learn more by visiting weather.gov.

June 3rd

Chamber Coffee today

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce monthly coffee event will be hosted by Sweetwater Healthcare Center, located at 1600 Josephine at 10 a.m. today.

Ribbon cutting today

June 3, 2013

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors will host a ribbon cutting for Errand Solutions at 10 a.m. today in the parking lot where Anytime Fitness is located in the Nolan County Plaza.

Engineer: US 84 bridge project going well

June 3, 2013

According to Jesse Mendoza, Big Spring Area Engineer, the project to replace the US 84 eastbound overpass at westbound I-20 in Nolan County is going well. 
The overpass was severely damaged after a collision in late September and was demolished in November to allow for a replacement.

RPMH renewed, passed as a certified mammography facility

June 3, 2013

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital has recently renewed and passed the Texas Department of State Health Services as a Certified Mammography Facility as well as the Texas Mammography Accreditation Program again for three more years.
The Mammography Department has complied with the requirements of the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 and the Texas Administrative Code Chapter 289.
The Mammography Department has a full field digital mammography unit. Contact the RPMH mammography department to schedule a screening exam by calling 325-235-1701 ext. 286 or 284.

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