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May 26th, 2011

HHUMC donates to Samaritan Hospitality House

May 26, 2011

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 “house” 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. Standing at back row from left to right are Andrea Beall, Jo Whitfield, Betty Bryant and John Meadows.

Five inducted into Highland High School NHS

May 26, 2011

Five students from Highland High School were inducted into membership of the National Honor Society in a traditional candle light ceremony held on May 12.
Members were selected by a Faculty Council for meeting the high standards of scholarship, service, leadership and character.
Students inducted were Josh Andrews, Haley Hill, Kara Hughey, Jessica McCain and Nabil Sutjipto.

Blotters for May 26, 2011

May 26, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 56 calls for service, issued three citations and made four arrests on May 24, 2011.

The SPD received 13, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1000 block of Oak Street.

Calls for service:
• Burglary of a residence — 200 block of W. Avenue B
• Unattended death — 500 block of NW Georgia.

Arrested by SPD:
• Shawn Lents, 30 of Sweetwater — Public intoxication.
• Jason Messers Schmidt, 22 of Sweetwater — Public intoxication/unlawful possession of a weapon.
• Steven Mykkill, 37 of Sweetwater — Public intoxication.

May 24th

Lang receives 20 years

May 24, 2011

Six people entered pleas to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday.

WASP Homecoming Saturday

May 24, 2011

The WASP Museum’s personal grilling crew, Fifi’s-Flyer French-Fryers, will be serving cheeseburgers and home-made french fries from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, at the WASP Museum, which is located at Avenger Field, west of Sweetwater. The grilling crew will be on the west side of Hangar One and the public is invited to enjoy old-fashioned cheeseburgers with regular fries or the specialty sweet-potato fries. “We started preparing sweet potatoes last year at some of our tailgate parties and they went twice as fast as the regular fries,” explains Jo Henderson, one of the grill crew.

Nolan County missing person found alive

May 24, 2011

A 40-year-old Blackwell man was found alive after surviving nearly six days without food or water following his disappearance from his family’s ranch home located nearly six miles north-northwest of Blackwell, Texas. Doyle Lee Parsons was last seen around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14.

Blotters for May 24, 2011

May 24, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 187 calls for service, issued 26 citations and made 15 arrests from May 20-22, 2011.

The SPD received 74, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 100 block of Lamar.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 200 block of SE Georgia.
• Assault — 1900 block of Morris.
• Animal cruelty — 300 block of W. New Mexico.
• Theft — 600 block of E. Broadway.
• Theft — 1400 block of Hailey.
• Criminal mischief — 300 block of SE Georgia.
• Criminal mischief — 1700 block Hailey.
• Criminal mischief — 200 block of W. Broadway.
• Theft — 200 block of NE Georgia.

May 23rd

Fatal crash kills Andrews judge

May 23, 2011

One person was killed in a motorcycle crash on Saturday afternoon at 6:33 p.m. in Nolan County. The crash was on Interstate 20 mile marker 237 in the westbound lane.
Deceased was Gerome Cloyd Black, 79 years of age from Andrews, Texas. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:25 p.m. by Nolan County Judge Tim Fambrough. The body was taken to McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.

‘Walk Across America’ stops locally

May 23, 2011

Petty Officer Thomas Trujillo with the United States Naval Reserves recently visited Sweetwater Elks’ Lodge #1257 on his “Walk Across America”. He is the President and Founder of the nonprofit One Soldiers Dream. He started a walk across the United States on February 1, 2011 at the Santa Monica Pier in California, and his destination is Washington, DC. He is doing this walk to get the nonprofit’s name out to the national public as quickly as possible.

May 21st

Blotters: May 19, 2011

May 21, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 54 calls for service, issued 13 citations and made no arrests on May 19, 2011.

The SPD received 17, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Theft — Lakewood.
• Assault — 1600 block of Elm.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had five calls for service, served six civil papers and made two arrests on May 19, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Ramon Teran Vasquez, Jr., 45 of San Angelo — Warrant/surety withdrawal.

Calls for service:
• Vehicle accident — South Highway 70/CR 236.
• Reckless driver — I-20 MM 247 east bound.

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