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August 23rd, 2011

Team Chip TKD students test for rank promotion

August 23, 2011

On, April 9, 2011, students from Team Chip Tae Kwon Do in Sweetwater tested for promotion in rank. Pictured are, (front row) Brittney Mendez of Team Chip San Angelo, Mea Cedillo-yellow stripe, Jayden Rule-yellow stripe, Eric Thomas Martinez helped with the ceremony, (back row) Toby Guerra-3rd Degree Red, Loni Mendez, Master Chip Townsend, Glyn Ann Townsend, Head Instructor Lonnie Mendez, Assistant Instructor Amanda Martinez and Eric Martinez. They are all under the instruction of Lonnie Mendez and Chip and Glyn Ann Townsend.

Two enter pleas

August 23, 2011

Two entered pleas to Judge Glen Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011.

Blotters for August 19-21, 2011

August 23, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 128 calls for service, issued eight citations and made seven arrests from Aug. 19-21, 2011.

The SPD received 99, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 900 block of W. Alabama.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1000 block of East Broadway.
• Assault — 900 block of Pecan.
• Theft — 1000 block of Bowie.
• Theft — 500 block of Crane.
• Theft — 1100 block of Elm.
• Burglary — 900 block of Locust.

Arrested by SPD
• Jane Howe, 46 — Warrants.
• Lindsey Jackson, 21 — Assault.
• Rosie Boiles, 66 — Warrants.
• Ricky Lopez, 22 — Warrant.

August 22nd

Chase ends in shooting of suspect

August 22, 2011

On Saturday evening, Aug. 20, 2011, the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report that a Ford F-350 pickup had been stolen at gunpoint from Runnels County. The pickup was last seen traveling north on Texas Highway 153 near the community of Wingate in northern Runnels County.

Tracking records through ImmTrac

August 22, 2011

In last week’s article it stated, “There is no central repository of vaccination records;” that is no longer true due to ImmTrac, the Texas immunization registry.
ImmTrac is a free service from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). It is a secure, confidential registry that stores children’s, Texas first responders’ and first responder family members’ vaccine information electronically in one centralized system.

Ready to learn

August 22, 2011

Students within the Sweetwater Independent School District were ready to learn on Monday, Aug. 22, the first day of school for the 2011-2012 school year. Shown are Kindergarten and first grade students at Southeast Elementary School, waiting in the gym to be taken to their classes.

August 21st

Suspect shot in Gill's parking lot

August 21, 2011

A suspect is dead following a shooting in Sweetwater Saturday night that stemmed from a police chase, according to DPS troopers.
Senior Trooper Sparky Dean says information remains sketchy at this point. However, it's his understanding a suspect stole a truck at gunpoint in Runnels County.
Troopers then chased the truck into Sweetwater where the driver reportedly wrecked into a car on Lamar Street and pulled into the Gill's Chicken parking lot.

August 20th

Mustangs tune up for opener

August 20, 2011

Two Sweetwater players bring down a San Angelo Lake View ball carrier during the teams' final scrimmage Friday night at Mustang Bowl. Sweetwater will begin the 2011 regular season this Friday by hosting Vernon.

Time nears for re-registration of marks and brands

August 20, 2011

Every 10 years, Texas requires that marks and brands be re-registered in the county or counties in which you operate. 
The next re-registration period begins Aug. 31, 2011, and concludes Feb. 29, 2012. After the conclusion date, all marks and brands that have not been re-registered are automatically available for registration by another party. 
The cost of registering brands in Nolan County is $16 per location. Payment may be made by cash, check or credit/debit card.

Rep. King to host Thursday chamber coffee

August 20, 2011

State Representative Susan L. King will be the host for the September 2011 Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Coffee to be held on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at the Sweetwater County Club. The coffee event is usually held the first Wednesday of the month, but has been changed for this event.

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