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June 12th, 2012
Sweetwater Animal Control currently has one dog available for adoption.
Available for adoption is a male mixed breed dog. According to Sweetwaterâ€™s animal control officer, Don Kite, animals that are picked up are kept for a minimum of three days, but he tries to keep them from a week to 10 days.
Dogs and cats are available for adoption for a $15 fee and the cost of getting the pet vaccinated for rabies.
The pets are required to have their vaccination before they leave to their new homes.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 131 calls for service, issued 28 citations and made eight arrests from June 10-12, 2012.
The SPD received 52, 911 calls.
â€˘ 200 block of SE Georgia.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Assault â€”Â Sweetwater.
â€˘Â Theft â€”Â 1400 block of Hailey.
â€˘ Theft â€”Â 1400 block of Grand.
â€˘Â Burglary of a habitation â€”Â Coral cove.
â€˘ Failure to register as a sex offender â€”Â Sweetwater.
â€˘Â Criminal mischief â€”Â 600 block of W. 12th.
â€˘Â Burglary of a habitation â€”Â Coral Cove.
â€˘Â Burglary of a habitation â€” 400 block of Orange.
Music students of Noreen CarsonÂ from first through fourth grade participated in the annual Spring Awards Recitals. Pictured (left to right, first row) are Sully Templeton, Hunter Heady, Reese Kiser, Bethanee Rodriguez, Trinity McGee, Paytin Pinder, (second row) Katie Reed, Angel Vaughn, Caleb Reed, Jade Pinkerton, Faith Santiago, Ruger Duniven, Sydni Jackson, (top row) Kyrsten Smith, Isabella Alden, Kaitlyn Chance, Zoe Cornett, Garrison Eaker and Hayden Wehba.
Piano and guitar students of Noreen Carson performed solos during the annual Spring Awards Recitals on Sunday, May 27 in the First Baptist sanctuary. Students were presented awards in recognition of their accomplishments throughout the 2011-2012 school year.
Financial services firm Edward Jones was named the Advisory Solutions Firm of the Year by the Money Management Institute as the firm that most exemplified overall excellence and contributed to the long-term success and sustainability of the wealth management industry, according to Jason Blake in Sweetwater.
On June 8, 2012, the 2011 Texas Law Enforcement Achievement Awards were presented at the Texas Capitol in Austin. The ceremony was conducted by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE).
CLEAT would like to congratulate the winners for their dedicated and heroic service to the citizens of Texas. "We would like to give special recognition to our members from Amarillo, Kilgore, Lancaster and Snyder who received awards."
Detective Haywood W. Sawyer, Jr. â€“ Bellmead PD
The Nolan County Commissionerâ€™s Court will meet on Monday morning, June 25, at 9 a.m. and will be voting to award certificates of obligation to fund the courthouse repairs and construction of the new Nolan County Sheriffâ€™s Office and Jail, provided that there is not a valid petition submitted that will force the issues to a November bond election.
The 4th Annual df Ranch Triathlon was held on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at the Lake Sweetwater public boat ramp and was the USA Triathlon Texas State Sprint Championships.
The triathlon was be a timed race that includes a 500-meter swim in the lake, 14 mile bike on a rolling hills course on FM 2035 and a 3.1-mile run on County Road 252.
The SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Board of Trustees met for their regular meeting at noon on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at the Administration Building.
Two public meetings were held during the meeting--one regarding the 2012-13 tax rate and the other for the district's technology plan. While no input was given for both open forums, action was taken on both matters.
Rookie free agent Joseph Banyard, a running back who starred at Sweetwater and the University of Texas-El Paso, inked a three-year contract this past week with his second National Football League team, the New Orleans Saints.
Banyard also participated on a tryout basis in the Saintsâ€™ minicamp that was held from June 5-7 in New Orleans.
Following his transfer from Texas Christian where he initially committed, Banyard spent his final two years of college eligibility at Texas-El Paso where he rushed for a total of 1,490 yards with 14 touchdowns.