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April 2nd, 2011

Ribbon cutting at Sweetwater Healthcare

April 2, 2011

Sweetwater Healthcare Center recently held an open house and the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors were also on hand to have a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new addition to the nursing home facility. The outdoor secured unit features sitting areas, walking areas and a spacious patio with several sculptures.

April 1st

Blotters: March 31, 2011

April 1, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 44 calls for service, issued six citations and made one arrest on March 31, 2011.

The SPD received 15, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Forgery — 200 block of E. Texas.

Arrested by SPD:
• Joseph Bugarin, 31 — Public intoxication.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 11 calls for service, served no civil papers and made two arrests on March 31, 2011.

Arrested by DPS:
• Bryon Craig McClain, 26, of Abilene — Possession of marijuana.
• Kristopher Adam Shultz, 22, of Abilene — Possession of marijuana.

Blotters: March 25, 2011 and March 30, 2011

April 1, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 66 calls for service, issued six citations and made three arrest on March 25, 2011.

The SPD received 35, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Assault — 1200 block of Ragland.

Arrested by SPD:
• Brandon Bugarin, 20 — Driving while intoxicated.
• Robert Scott Plemons, 27 — Public intoxication and Class C assault.
• Dalton Dunnagan, 21 — Public intoxication.

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 51 calls for service, issued six citations and made two arrest on March 30, 2011.

The SPD received 30, 911 calls.

SHS teams host Snyder in key 5-3A action today

April 1, 2011

They both began four-game homestands against district competition by losing to first-place squads from Brownwood earlier this week. As a result, the Sweetwater High School baseball and softball teams will have a little added pressure to win when they resume their homestands by hosting Snyder today.

Weekend Sports Calendar

April 1, 2011

FRIDAY, APRIL 1
Baseball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Snyder, 7 p.m.
Softball
Sweetwater varsity hosts Snyder starting at 5 p.m.
Sweetwater JV hosts Snyder starting at 7 p.m.
Tennis
Sweetwater varsity plays at Snyder tournament starting at 8 a.m.
Track
Sweetwater JV and varsity boys at McMurry Relays, Abilene.
Sweetwater 7th and 8th grade teams at Colorado City meet.
Highland and Blackwell varsity teams at Gorilla Relays, Trent.
Highland and Blackwell junior high teams at Junior High Gorilla Relays, Trent.
SATURDAY, APRIL 2
Baseball

Optimistic financial outlook for RPMH

April 1, 2011

The Nolan County Hospital District (NCHD) Board of Directors met for its regular monthly meeting on Monday evening, March 28, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital.
At the meeting, the board opted to cancel the 2011 NCHD Board of Directors election. Because the candidates were unopposed in three positions — in Districts 3, 4 and 7, the board approved the cancellation.

EFC sending mission team to Haiti

April 1, 2011

On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the nation of Haiti, killing thousands of men, women and children and leaving more than 3 million lives in need of immediate assistance. Many children have lost their parents. Families are torn apart. A city of over 1 million is left in shambles. Though a year has come and gone since the incident, relief work is far from over. Many homes remain piles of rubble. Hundreds of thousands of families live in tents made of tarp and scrap metal. Food is still scarce, jobs are even more difficult to find, and there doesn’t seem to be any way out.

FBC students score Superior in Bible Drill

April 1, 2011

First Baptist Church held its church's Bible Drill on Sunday, March 27, after the morning service. Cheyanna and Brooklynn Petty, daughters of Rolan and Leigh Petty, both scored Superior. On Sunday, April 3, at 4 p.m., they will drill in Rolling Plains Network Drill. It will be held at First Baptist Church on the second floor conference room. Shown are Cheyanna Petty, Natile Woodrow (leader) and Brooklynn Petty.

April Fool’s Day surprise

April 1, 2011

Instead of seeing bunnies and chicks for the beginning of April, Sweetwater Reporter’s Managing Editor Tatiana Rodriguez found a special surprise on April Fool’s Day at around 5:30 a.m. on Friday morning. Flying around in the editorial department of the Sweetwater Reporter building was a small bat. The bat landed and Rodriguez managed to get the bat safely out of the building.

March 31st

Kampfer: Hailey may be deceased

March 31, 2011

A somber conclusion regarding missing Colorado City teenager Hailey Dunn was presented to the media at a press conference held Wednesday morning, March 30 at City Hall.
"Hailey may be deceased," said Pete Kampfer, city manager of Colorado City. He did also state, however, that there was a possibility that Hailey could be under duress or even held against her own will.

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