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September 2nd, 2011

Anjelique earns Top 5 spot

September 2, 2011

Sweetwater resident and Tejano music artist Anjelique has advanced to the Top 5 in her nomination for Best New Female Artist at the 31st Annual Tejano Music Awards.
As a result of her achievement, Anjelique will now be in attendance at the music awards show slated for Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 in San Antonio at the San Antonio Event Center with the hope of taking the honor home.

Hoyt Mulanax displays art

September 2, 2011

Hoyt Mulanax of Sweetwater is this month’s Artist of the Month and has many of his watercolor and acrylic paintings displayed at the County-City Library in Sweetwater. His drawings started with a line and a dot — an airplane at age 4 — and has progressed well beyond that. In early August of this year Hoyt started doing caricatures of celebrities in ball point pen and those are also on display. All of the paintings on display are for sale.

Legislation regulating speed limits takes effect

September 2, 2011

Texas motorists may notice some changes to speed limit signs in the next several months, as new laws regulating speed limits on the roadways of the state highway system begin to take effect.

Blotters for August 31, 2011

September 2, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 58 calls for service, issued 12 citations and made one arrest on Aug. 31, 2011.

The SPD received 23, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 500 block of SE Georgia.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 1400 block of Bristol.
• Assault — 1400 block of Bristol.
• Assault — 900 block of Circle Drive.
• Terroristic threat — 500 block of Newman.
• Forgery — 900 block of Thomas.

Arrested by SPD
• Kevin Rogers, 19 — Possession of marijuana.

September 1st

Local 4-H students honored at annual banquet

September 1, 2011

Nolan County 4-H held their annual banquet to honor members and adults for their participation in 4-H for the 2010-2011 year. Shown are Nolan County 4-H students honored at the banquet. They are (back row) Yates Cypert, Parker Scott, Colton Scott, (front row) Cameron Lujan, Katie Pantoja and Kevin Pantoja. Not Pictured are Ryan Lujan, Dylan Miles and Julia Rees.

SISD holds public hearing on budget

September 1, 2011

The SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Board of Trustees met for a special-called meeting on Tuesday evening, Aug. 30, 2011 at the Administration Building.
The brief meeting took place to offer a public hearing regarding the 2011-2012 budget, though no one was in attendance to offer input.

Annual Jamaica slated for this weekend

September 1, 2011

If you're looking for something fun to do in town this Labor Day weekend, an event sponsored by a group of local churches might be the ticket.
The Roman Catholic Churches of Nolan County will be hosting the 2011 Jamaica Fall Festival on Sunday, Sept. 4 at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church beginning at noon until 9 p.m.
Live entertainment will be presented throughout the day with hour-long performances starting at 2:15 p.m. with local Mexican folk dancer Aida Pantoja. Grupo Silverio will take the stage at 3:30 p.m., with Prodigio following at 4:45 p.m.

New Texas traffic laws go into effect today

September 1, 2011

New Texas traffic, criminal laws are set to go into effect today, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011.
Below is a list of selected changes to traffic and criminal statutes. Unless otherwise listed, all laws below take effect Sept. 1, 2011. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all new laws passed by the Texas Legislature.

Criminal Laws

Blotters for August 30, 2011

September 1, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 48 calls for service, issued two citations and made three arrests on Aug. 30, 2011.

The SPD received 23, 911 calls.

Arrested by SPD
• Joshua White, 18 — Warrant.
• Female Juvenile, 15 — Criminal trespass/runaway.
• Female juvenile, 14 — Criminal trespass/runaway.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had six calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on Aug. 30, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Johnathan Deshun McDonald, 22, of Snyder — Warrant/motion to revoke probation.

Calls for service:

August 31st

Construction continues on new apartment complex

August 31, 2011

In 2009, a company explored the opportunity to build a set of apartments in Sweetwater. They were looking to be able to get federal tax credits to build an 80 unit complex. The projections are to have 24 three bedroom, 32 two bedroom and 24 one bedroom apartments. The complex is being constructed on Interstate 20 near the Arizona Street exit. "The patience of the company paid off as construction started in the spring of 2011 and we are excited to see the completion of the construction which is expected somewhere around July of 2012, but no specific completion date has been set," said Executive

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