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April 25th, 2012

SPPA hosts reception for retiring Chief Kelley

April 25, 2012

Shown is retiring Sweetwater Chief of Police Jim Kelley with his wife, Scharles Kelley, accepting plaques at a retirement party hosted by the Sweetwater Police Patrol Association. Plaques were also made for the couple’s two sons, Paxton and Tanner.
Many members of the community and many agencies who work closely with the Sweetwater Police Department were in attendance at the reception held at Fourth and Elm Church of Christ.

Sheriff gives input on jail project

April 25, 2012

The Nolan County Commissioner’s Court met on Monday morning, April 23, and Item #5 on their agenda was to consider approval of the architects’ plans for the new Sheriff’s Offices and Jail.

Anytime Fitness offers club to chamber members

April 25, 2012

Anytime Fitness is inviting Chamber Members (owners, staff and employees) a brief opportunity to use their club for a few days, at no cost.
"At Anytime Fitness, we believe in the success and growth of our community. We also believe that to obtain great success, we must be healthy and active," said local management. "To stand by that belief, we are offering a very special benefit to all Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Members."

Blotters for April 23, 2012

April 25, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 55 calls for service, issued 11 citations and made two arrests on April 23, 2012.

The SPD received 26, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Assault by threats — Sweetwater.
• Trespassing — 1000 block of W. Third.

Arrested by SPD:
• Adam Muñoz, 26 — Warrant.
• Christopher Boyd, 17 — Possession of marijuana.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 15 calls for service, served three civil papers and made six arrests on April 23, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

April 24th

Scholarship deadline approaches

April 24, 2012

The Nolan County Board of Realtors is offering to all interested Nolan County graduating seniors, of the Class of 2012, an opportunity to apply for the NCBR annual scholarship. If you are planning to continue your educational experience beyond high school, the NCBR is offering four $500 college scholarships to help you with your expenses.

Street dance in Roscoe

April 24, 2012

Many enjoyed the street dance in Roscoe "on the bricks" this past Saturday, April 21, 2012, with Eleven Hundred Springs (shown) providing the entertainment. The 1st Annual Screw Terlinquin Chili Cook-off took place earlier that day at The Lumberyard. All proceeds went toward the Open Door Child Development at the First United Methodist Church in Roscoe, a non-profit organization. A fireworks show was also displayed at the event.

Relay For Life to host new event, Idol

April 24, 2012

Come show off your singing ability at this year's Relay For Life event, planned for Friday, May 18, 2012, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. at Sweetwater High School track.
Relay Idol will be held the night of the event (be prepared to stay all night) and will consist of three judges and three heats. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded. The event must have a minimum of 10 sign up to take place. All ages are welcome to enter the event.
Registration will be $10 and all proceeds will be given to the American Cancer Society.

Architect’s plan approved for new jail

April 24, 2012

In a three-to-one vote, the burn ban in Nolan County was reinstated for the next two weeks during the county commissioners' meeting on Monday morning, April 23, 2012 at the Nolan County Courthouse.
The burn ban was just one of several action items presented at the meeting. Approval was also given on the architect's plan for the sheriff's office and jail pending the overall costs of the project.

Blotters for April 20-22, 2012

April 24, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 127 calls for service, issued 25 citations and made 13 arrests from April 20-22, 2012.

The SPD received 68, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 3000 block of E. Broadway.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 2000 block of E. Broadway.
• Sexual assault — 100 block of Oak.
• Information only — 800 block of Bowie.
• Assault — 200 block of Frank Williams.
• Burglary of a habitation — 1300 block of Grand.
• Forgery — 400 block of NE Georgia.
• Burglary of a habitation — 1200 block of Hickory.
• Burglary of a vehicle — Coral Cove.

April 23rd

Jaycee Roosters host rally, cook-off

April 23, 2012

Campers, trailers, tents and barbecue pits could be seen all around the camp grounds at Lake Sweetwater this past weekend, April 20-22, 2012, for the 11th Annual Jaycee Roosters Motorcycle Rally and Cook-Off.
Cooks entered in several different categories including brisket, pork spare ribs, chicken and beans.
The results are as follows:

Brisket
1. Justin Jones
2. Gary Watson
3. Dana Reed
4. Mike Calvio
5. Bobby McMorris
6. Riley Sawyers
7. Tony Terry
8. Dewayne Bowen
9. Michael Jones
10. Stewart Williams

Pork Spare Ribs
1. Riley Sawyers
2. Wayne Jones, Jr.
3. Jim Bailey

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