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July 26th, 2011

Jack in the Box closed

July 26, 2011

The Sweetwater Jack in the Box has been closed since Friday, July 8, 2011, according to the Jack in the Box corporate office. According to the corporate office, the franchisee of the location is Clarissa Kopchak of Stephenville, who also owns the Jack in the Box in Abilene that is also closed. Many calls to Kopchak remain unanswered and messaged have not been returned. It is unknown whether the closings are temporary or permanent.

Blotters for July 22-24, 2011

July 26, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 130 calls for service, issued 12 citations and made 12 arrests from July 22-24, 2011.

The SPD received 85, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 800 block of E. Oklahoma.

Calls for service:
• Theft — 400 block of NE Georgia.
• Criminal mischief — 500 block of Locust.
• Theft — 100 block of Hill.
• Theft — 200 block of Lamar.
• Criminal mischief — 1900 block of Avalon Drive.
• Evading arrest/detention — 1300 block of Alamo.

Arrested by SPD
• Gloria Medina, 47 — Warrant.
• Curtis Quintana, 42 — Public intoxication.

Local Sports Briefs

July 26, 2011

Soccer Registration
Sweetwater Youth Soccer registration will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 1 and Tuesday, Aug. 2 and again on Friday, Aug. 5 at Hibbett Sports, located at 1008 East Broadway Street. There will be no late registration. Sweetwater Youth Soccer is open to boys and girls between the ages of 4-12 years. The soccer season will start on Saturday, Sept. 10. Registration is $45 per child and $40 for each additional sibling. Sponsorship is also being accepted. For more information, contact Mindy Bowen at 325-725-3144 or Ray Browning at 325-933-0427.

Volleyball Camp

July 25th

Hastings to close

July 25, 2011

AMARILLO, Texas, — Hastings Entertainment, Inc., a leading multimedia entertainment retailer with 145 stores in 20 states has announced the closing of its 1102 East Broadway location in Sweetwater on Aug. 20, 2011. The store will be conducting a going out of business sale through Aug. 20, 2011.
The Sweetwater, Texas location is closing due to store operating profit being less than that required by management. This location employs approximately 35 full and part-time associates. All gift cards can be redeemed at www.gohastings.com.

Immunization Fun Day held at SNCHD; Gas cards given away

July 25, 2011

Pictured is Lilia Melendez, LVN at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department preparing to give Avery Jones, daughter of Nikki Jones vaccines
during Immunization Fun Day 2.
Tanja Jennings, LVN at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health Department presented Ekaterina Griffith with a $50 gas card she won during Immunization Fun Day 2. AtAll Kite won the other $50 gas card.

Cancer support group offered by Cancer Services Network

July 25, 2011

Cancer Services Network will offer a six-week educational support group for those interested in learning to live beyond a diagnosis of cancer. Sessions are set for 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays beginning Aug. 18, 2011, at the Hinds Square Classroom located at 100 Chestnut, Suite 112. Cancer Services Network is an agency of the Nolan County United Way.

Phyllis Fern Walker

July 25, 2011

Phyllis Fern Walker, age 75, of Sweetwater, Texas, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. 
Her body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home. 

Danny Orozco

July 25, 2011

Funeral services for Danny Orozco, 36, of Pleasanton and formerly of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Frankie Santiago officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A prayer service and visitation will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Orozco died Sunday, July 24, 2011, in Pleasanton.
He was born Nov. 21, 1974, in Sweetwater. He was a resident of Sweetwater most of his life. He had lived in Pleasanton since November 2010.

Syble Margaret Robertson Hobbs

July 25, 2011

Syble Margaret Robertson Hobbs of Maryneal passed from this life on July 23, 2011. Syble was born to Pearl Perry Robertson on June 12, 1919. Her father, Charlie passed from flu and pneumonia in January 1919, five months before Syble was born. Syble and her mother moved to Runnels County shortly after Syble’s birth. They moved to Blackwell in 1928 and farmed. In August 1932, they moved to Maryneal. Syble went to school in Maryneal until the schoolhouse burned down, then to Highland for a short time. She worked several places taking care of children and keeping house.

July 23rd

Hastings announces the closing of its Sweetwater store

July 23, 2011

AMARILLO, Texas, — Hastings Entertainment, Inc., a leading multimedia entertainment retailer with 145 stores in 20 states has announced the closing of its 1102 East Broadway location on Aug. 20, 2011. The store will be conducting a going out of business sale through Aug. 20, 2011.
The Sweetwater, Texas location is closing due to store operating profit being less than that required by management. This location employs approximately 35 full and part-time associates. All gift cards can be redeemed at www.gohastings.com.

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