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September 26th, 2011

Blotters for September 22, 2011

September 26, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 56 calls for service, issued four citations and made no arrests on Sept. 22, 2011.

The SPD received 22, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Criminal mischief — 1000 block of W. 8th.
• Forgery — 400 block of E. New Mexico.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served one civil paper and made no arrests on Sept. 22, 2011.

Calls for service:
• Loud music — Blackwell area.
• Suspicious person — CR 137.
• Grass fire — FM 608.
• Stray livestock — I-20 MM 252 west bound.
• Stray livestock — CR 175.

September 23rd

New Future Sweetwater class begins

September 23, 2011

The Future Sweetwater class of 2012 started their program on Wednesday morning at Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, the program is designed for students to learn in a hands-on, interactive environment which allows them to have fun and bond while they learn and problem solve. The Future Sweetwater program follows the same basic setup and curriculum as Leadership Sweetwater, but is geared towards the youth.

Chamber Banquet is Monday

September 23, 2011

The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will hold its 47th Annual Membership Banquet on Monday, Sept. 26, at the Nolan County Coliseum Annex. The theme for this year's banquet is "Spotlight on Sweetwater".
There will be eight spaces open for businesses to "spotlight" their products/services. It is first come, first serve. There will not be a fee — however, you must be registered. Please call the Chamber for more information and registration.

Ludlum Measurements donates to BEST robotics program

September 23, 2011

The BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics competition recently received a donation from Ludlum Measurements, a major sponsor of the program. Don Ludlum, Larry Ludlum and Richard Smola of Ludlum Measurements are shown presenting the check to BEST Steering Committee members Joni Coons, Austin Mullins and Director Terry Blankenship. The next round of competition will take place on Saturday, Oct. 15, for Practice Day at the Sweetwater TSTC (Texas State Technical College) campus.

Statewide gas price average decreases six cents

September 23, 2011

The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Texas is $3.38, six cents less than the average last week, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. 
The national average is $3.56, also six cents less than last week.  The statewide average price is 18 cents less than the national average.  The most expensive gasoline average in the state is in Amarillo at $3.47.  Ft. Worth is reporting the least expensive average in the state at $3.30 for a gallon of regular unleaded. Sweetwater’s gas price is currently $3.48 for a gallon of regular unleaded.

Blotters for September 21, 2011

September 23, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 50 calls for service, issued no citations and made five arrests on Sept. 21, 2011.

The SPD received 28, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Information only — 300 block of NW Georgia.

Arrested by SPD
• Londa Bussey, 44 — Public intoxication.
• Raymond Balderas, 60 — Criminal trespassing warning/possession of a controlled substance.
• Kenneth Acorn, 22 — possession of a controlled substance.
• Courtney Frausto, 22 — Warrant.
• Anthony Brown, 25 — Warrant.

September 22nd

Rattlesnake Republic to film at Mustang Bowl

September 22, 2011

The SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Board of Directors held a regular meeting on Monday evening, Sept. 19, 2011 at the Administration Building.
A public hearing took place concerning the FIRST Rating report, though no one was in attendance to offer input. A brief overview on the report was given by SISD Business Manager Nathan Elhert, citing specific indicators within the report that regarded the district.

Maintaining trees during a drought

September 22, 2011

Being as it has been one of the driest years on record for the State of Texas, homeowners’ landscapes have suffered. Letting your grass go is not a huge loss, since grass can be re-seeded without a huge cost. However, replacing trees and large shrubs can be very expensive. That is why some landscapers suggest making it a priority to save your trees and not to worry too much about your lawn.

Roscoe Mum Night set for Friday, Sept. 23

September 22, 2011

Mum Night Activities will be held at Roscoe on Friday, Sept. 23.
Football Beau and Sweetheart nominees are Isabel Aguayo, Eric Padilla, Jacinda Morales, Devon Carter, Lynnsi Moses, Corey Hatcher, Shlana Mitchell and Matthew Cuellar.
Band Beau and Sweetheart nominees are Crystal Luna, Eduardo Gallegos, Natalie Anthony, Landon Jones, Amy Holley, Jose Rangel and Alura Renteria.

Blotters for September 20, 2011

September 22, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 52 calls for service, issued two citations and made one arrest on Sept. 20, 2011.

The SPD received 14, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 100 block of S. Hopkins.
• Unauthorized use of a vehicle — 800 block of NW Georgia.
• Criminal mischief — 1600 block of Sam Houston.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served two civil papers and made two arrests on Sept. 20, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Cynthia Marie Baeza, 22, of Sweetwater — Warrant/capias pro fine.

Arrested by DPS:

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