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January 17th, 2012

Star Search finals set for Jan. 21

January 17, 2012

The 2012 Star Search Finals will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Sweetwater High School Auditorium.
The show’s director, Billie Berry, would like to remind performers of these important items:

Blotters for January 13-15, 2012

January 17, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 130 calls for service, issued nine citations and made four arrests from Jan. 13-15, 2012.

The SPD received 51, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 700 block of W. 10th.
• Criminal mischief — 400 block of Robert Lee.
• Criminal mischief — 1400 block of Hughes.
• Theft — 1100 block of Elm.
• Information — 600 block of E. New Mexico.
• Burglary of a habitation — 1200 block of Towncreek.

Arrested by SPD:
• Rick Gale, 44 — Driving while intoxicated.
• John Johnson, 18 — Unauthorized carrying of weapon/theft.

January 16th

Promotions at Sweetwater Healthcare Center

January 16, 2012

Debi Cory D.O.N (Director of Nurses) is seen congratulating Brandie Howard, who has been recently promoted to the position of A.D.O.N. (Assistant Director of Nursing) at Sweetwater Healthcare Center.
Howard is a Sweetwater graduate both from Sweetwater High School and from Texas State Technical College. She has three children, and credits her father and grandfather as being her role models. She has been employed since 2007 with Sweetwater Healthcare Center as an LVN/charge nurse.

Road to close due to construction

January 16, 2012

Starting on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, the ongoing construction at the Nolan County Courthouse will prompt some traffic changes.
Locust Street, from Broadway to Third, will be closed off. However, the north and south parking lots of the Courthouse will be open, as well as both parking lots at First Financial Bank.

TSTC to host Veteran’s Discovery Day

January 16, 2012

Texas State Technical College Sweetwater will host a special discovery day on Friday, Jan. 27 for Veterans and their families.
VA support personnel, Veterans Services Officers, employers and TSTC faculty and staff will be on hand to answer questions. Tours of the Sweetwater campus will also be available. Food will be provided.
All active duty military, National Guard, reserve forces, military personnel that are separated, discharged or retired and military families are encouraged to attend. 

Book donations sought for annual library sale

January 16, 2012

The County-City Library is currently accepting donations of both adult and children hardback and paperback books, magazines and videos for the annual book sale which will be held Aug. 27 and 28 at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex.
Come to the garage door in the alley behind the library to unload the donations during business hours. Call 235-4978 a few minutes before arriving at the library to enable staff to be ready to help.
The hours of the library are Monday from 1-6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

$3 million in grants available from the Texas Veterans Commission

January 16, 2012

AUSTIN – The Texas Veterans Commission announces the availability of $3 million in grants to be awarded from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance.
Grant funds will be awarded to qualified charitable organizations, Veterans Service Organizations and local government agencies to address issues affecting Veterans and their families. Services funded to date include transportation to medical facilities, counseling for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), housing assistance, short-term emergency financial needs, Veteran courts, legal assistance and career training.

January 14th

EQIP ranking period ends soon

January 14, 2012

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) District Conservationist Mandi M. Ligon reminds agriculture producers that the ranking period cut-off date for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is Feb. 3, 2012. Producers interested in EQIP should submit applications to the Nolan County NRCS office by the deadline so their applications can be considered during the first ranking period of 2012.

Nolan County Livestock Show begins Tuesday

January 14, 2012

The Nolan County Livestock Show will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 through Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012. The schedule of events is as follows.
Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012
5-7 p.m. — Steers and Heifers Weigh-In
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012
1-7 p.m. — Swine Weigh-In
4-7 p.m. — All Other Animals Weigh-In
6 p.m. — Steer Show
Heifer Show following Steer Show
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012
4 p.m. — Goat Show
Lamb Show following Goat Show
5 p.m. — Rabbit Show
Broiler Show following Rabbits
Broiler Show following Rabbit Show
Friday, Jan. 20, 2012
3:30 p.m. — Swine Show
Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012

SISD celebrates School Board Recognition Month

January 14, 2012

Texans benefit every day from the tireless work and countless hours dedicated by a group of more than 7,300 men and women in communities across the state. These public servants are elected to serve by local constituents and receive no compensation for their efforts. These men and women are the school board members of Texas. January is School Board Recognition Month and Sweetwater ISD will take this opportunity to thank these local leaders for devoting time to support public education and serve our local schools.

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