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June 6th, 2012

SNCHD welcomes “Buzzy the Bee”

June 6, 2012

The Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department welcomes “Buzzy the Bee” to the staff. Buzzy will help promote the health department's immunization program. Children will have an opportunity to meet him during Immunization Fun Days this summer.
SNCHD will be at the library on Wednesday, June 13 at 10 a.m. to do story time for Kindergarten through third grade children.

Sweetwater, wind energy represented at AWEA conference

June 6, 2012

Shown from left to right are Ken Becker, Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development; Kirstin Smith, Sweetwater Enterprise for Economic Development; and Jacque McCoy, Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce at a booth representing Sweetwater at the AWEA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

Blotters for June 4, 2012

June 6, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 49 calls for service, issued nine citations and made one arrest on June 4, 2012.

The SPD received 75, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1600 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1300 block of E. Broadway.
• Burglary of a habitation — 800 block of E. 14th.

Arrested by SPD:
• Freddie Decker, 43 — Public intoxication.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served no civil papers and made no arrests on June 4, 2012.
Calls for service:
• Domestic disturbance — CR 249.
• Theft — Main Street, Roscoe.

June 5th

Advantage to host Chamber Coffee

June 5, 2012

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its monthly Chamber Coffee at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at Advantage Office Products, located at 1116 E. Broadway.
Advantage Office Products is owned by Advantage Office Products, LLC, with Erin Gomez as the store's manager. Advantage is a full service office supply and furniture store.
The store was founded in May of 2005 by Stewart Spencer and Dennis George and serves Nolan and surrounding counties. Advantage opened in May of 2006 in Sweetwater and is the second Advantage Office Products store to open.

Dudensing retires after 39 years

June 5, 2012

Many area residents showed their appreciation and support on Sunday, June 3, 2012, for Kenneth Dudensing, longtime Sweetwater FFA Agriculture Science teacher.
After almost four decades with Sweetwater Independent School District — 39 years — Dudensing is retiring. He has taught everything from welding in shop class, to hunter safety in wildlife management class, to animal protein requirements in advanced animal science class. He has even been a math tutor for students that have struggled with their math TAKS tests.

Three enter pleas, two jailed

June 5, 2012

Three people entered pleas to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, June 4, 2012, with District Attorney Ann Reed and Assistant District Attorney Barrett Thomas prosecuting the cases.

Blotters for June 1-3, 2012

June 5, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 157 calls for service, issued four citations and made nine arrests from June 1-3, 2012.

The SPD received 75, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1200 block of Ragland.
• 700 block of Hill.

Calls for service:
• Missing person — Sweetwater area.
• Fraud — 1200 block of Lou.
• Unattended death — 500 block of Elm.
• Theft — 200 block of E. Fourth.
• Burglary of a habitation — 1000 block of Mustang.
• Runaway — 1200 block of Towncreek.
• Burglary of a habitation — 800 block of Roscoe.
• Theft — 700 block of NE Georgia.

June 4th

Veterans Retraining Assistance Program being offered

June 4, 2012

Congress passed, and the President has signed into law, the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011. Included in this new law is the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP). VRAP offers up to 12 months of training assistance to unemployed Veterans. The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and the Department of Labor (DOL) are working together to roll out this new program on July 1, 2012.
The VRAP offers 12 months of training assistance to Veterans who:
• Are at least 35 but no more than 60 years old;
• Are unemployed;
• Received an other than dishonorable discharge;

FBC Vacation Bible School begins tonight

June 4, 2012

First Baptist Church saddles up for Vacation Bible School, June 4 through the 7, from 6-8 p.m. The first three nights will be held at First Baptist Church, (213 E. 3rd) beginning each evening in the church sanctuary for a round-up. Then they will travel along the Tejas Trail to snacks, recreation, crafts and Bible stories.

Melendez named SHS Teacher of the Year

June 4, 2012

Tina Melendez was given the honor of being named the 2011-12 SHS (Sweetwater High School) Teacher of the Year within the Sweetwater Independent School District.
Melendez is a 9th-12th grade Spanish II teacher at SHS. Out of her eight total years of teaching, six of those have been with Sweetwater ISD. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from McMurry University.

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