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July 27th, 2012

Nancy R. Meneses

July 27, 2012

Nancy R. Meneses, age 54, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services are pending at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.

July 26th

Updated: Body found off of Interstate 20

July 26, 2012

According to Sweetwater Chief of Police Brian Frieda, a body was found along Interstate 20 inside of the Sweetwater city limits.
At 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2012, the Sweetwater Police Department received a call from Texas Department of Transportation contracted workers about a body they found while cleaning along Interstate 20. The body was in the median near mile marker 242.

Storybook Theatre visits County-City Library

July 26, 2012

The Storybook Theatre visited the County-City Library on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. The group performed The New Little Red Riding Hood, a classic story that emphasizes the importance of character traits with a splash of environmental awareness.
This is the second year for the group to perform in Sweetwater. Last year's show was Two Pigs and T.H.E. Wolf. The Storybook Theatre is on the approved roster of artists with the Texas Commission on the Arts.

Three Most Wanted fugitives arrested in the last week

July 26, 2012

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety announced that three of the Texas 10 Most Wanted fugitives or sex offenders were captured within the last week. Fugitives Daniel Pineda, Jr., 26, and Trinidad Diaz Mermella, 46, were both arrested on Tuesday, July 24, in separate incidents after tips led to their capture. Additionally, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender, Brandon Gary Johnson, 42, was arrested last week in Dallas.

West Texas Innovation Network co-sponsors Entrepreneur Boot Camp with ACU to assist new business start-ups

July 26, 2012

The West Texas Innovation Network is co-sponsoring an Entrepreneur Boot Camp to assist new business start-ups. The boot camp will be held Friday, August 10, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hunter Welcome Center on the Abilene Christian University (ACU) campus.

Blotters for July 24, 2012

July 26, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 34 calls for service, issued four citations and made two arrests on July 24, 2012.
The SPD received 16, 911 calls.
Accidents:
• 2300 block of E. Broadway.
Calls for service:
• Theft — 400 block of E. Texas.
Arrested by SPD:
• Eric Hernandez, 19 — Warrant/evading arrest.
• Male juvenile, 12 — Criminal mischief.

Kathleen Bessent Hackfeld

July 26, 2012

Funeral services for Kathleen Bessent Hackfeld, 79, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Chapel, 1415 Parker Street in Goldthwaite, Texas with Pastor Gilley officiating. Interment will follow at St. John Cemetery in Priddy, Texas under the direction of Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at the funeral home.
Hackfeld died Monday, July 23, 2012, in Sweetwater, Texas

SMS cheerleaders attend cheer camp

July 26, 2012

The 2012-2013 Sweetwater Middle School Cheerleaders attended Cheer Camp at Texas State Technical College this week in preparation for the next school year. Camp instructors were Aubra Hendrix and Kelsey Jones.
Shown are (back row) Aubra Hendrix, Sonya Sanchez, Christa Martin, Lauren Jones, Mallory Carney, Kelsey Jones (front row) Kaitlyn Foster, Amber Smith, Jennifer Medellin, Annaliese Espinoza, Kensi Chowning and Davina Walker.

July 25th

Free concert on Oak Street Saturday

July 25, 2012

SWEET H2O CONCERT ON OAK: An event is being planned to offer the community of Sweetwater “something to do” this summer — an event in Sweetwater and for Sweetwater, Nolan County, and all of our region, that celebrates our place in West Texas. This is an opportunity to come together and improve our quality of life, to promote the arts and entertainment, boost our cultural awareness, support the local economy and to just have fun.

TxDOT hosts public meeting

July 25, 2012

A public meeting was held on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 by TxDOT (Texas Department of Transportation) on the project rehabilitating Lamar Street (BS 70-G) in the administration classroom at the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
Starting at 1 p.m., TxDOT staff was on hand at the informal, open-house meeting to answer questions and take comments. Citizens could come and go as they pleased to view exhibits of the proposed project while offering input.

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