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April 28th, 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.
Jerry Hulcy, local businessman, has filed to run as a Republican in the upcoming election for Nolan County Commissioner Precinct 1. Jerry and his was Sara own the Dairy Queen in Sweetwater. Jerry has 39 years of business experience. Jerry has lived in Nolan County for 34 years. Jerry and Sara have three children; Renee Carey and husband Clay in Sweetwater, Craig and wife Laurie in La Porte, Texas and Chad and his wife Jennifer in Abilene, Texas. They have six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Jerry attends Lamar Street Baptist Church.
Congressman Randy Neugebauer invites the public to have coffee with him from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2012, at JavaJax, located at 325 Oak Street.
State Representative Susan L. King would like to invite the residents of District 71 to a public town hall meeting on Monday, April 30, at the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Board Room located at 810 East Broadway in Sweetwater, Texas beginning at 10 a.m.Â
Sweetwater Emergency Services personnel responded to three wrecks, all within 30 minutes of each other, in Nolan County on Friday afternoon, April 27, 2012. According to Sweetwater Assistant Fire chief Chris Kiser, one person was transported to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital via ambulance after a two car accident occurred on the corner of Broadway and Elm Streets (shown above). One person was in each vehicle.
SWEETWATER â€“ The Texas AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a rangeland recovery program from 6-8:30 p.m. May 8 in the Nolan County Courthouseâ€™s third floor meeting room.
The Annual County-City Library Book Sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 27, and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 28 at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex. There will be a brown bag special on Saturday. Books available include fiction, nonfiction, paperback, childrenâ€™s books, religious books, craft and cookbooks, magazines and special collectorâ€™s items. For more information call 235-4978 or go to www.sweetwaterlibrary.org. All proceeds benefit the library.
Highland Heights United Methodist Church recently consecrated a collection of items for the Samaritan Hospitality House located in Colorado City. It ministers to families who are visiting loved ones incarcerated in local prisons.
With a homelike atmosphere, the â€śHouseâ€ť provides weekend lodging for family members during their stay free of charge. Congregational members are pictured above with the consecrated articles that filled the altar.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 64 calls for service, issued nine citations and made no arrests on April 25, 2012.
The SPD received 33, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Forgery â€” 900 block of Lamar.
â€˘ Assault â€” 2400 block of Bristol.
â€˘ Theft â€” 100 block of S. Hopkins.
â€˘ Theft â€” 200 block of SE Georgia.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 11 calls for service, served no civil papers and made one arrest on April 25, 2012.
Arrested by NCSO:
Susie Kamer was recently announced as the 2011-2012 SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Teacher of the Year for J.P. Cowen Early Childhood Center.
Kamer earned a Bachelor of Music degree at Abilene Christian University. She has spent her entire teaching career with the district as a Headstart teacher for the past six years.
She has been a member of the NHSA (National Head Start Association) and the TCTA (Texas Classroom Teachers Association). Within the community, she is an active member at Lighthouse Assembly of God as the worship leader and children's church leader.
An owl fledgling was rescued on Wednesday morning after Danielle Sargeant â€”Â an employee of the Hall Law Firm in Downtown Sweetwater â€” found the owl near the Hall Law Firm in front of a glass door. Another employee called the Sweetwater Animal Hospital.
Veterinary Technician Brenda Stevens with Sweetwater Veterinary Hospital came to the rescue along with Animal Control Officer Donald Kite to take the fledgling back to the animal hospital.