April 28th, 2011
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 32 calls for service, issued 10 citations and made five arrests on April 26, 2011.
The SPD received seven, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Burglary of a motor vehicle â€” 800 block of E. 16th.
â€¢ Sex offender duty to register â€” Sweetwater.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Michael Ramos, 21 â€” Failure to ID.
â€¢ Daniel Rodriguez, 20 â€” Minor in consumption.
â€¢ Lisa Vaughn, 36 â€” Family violence assault.
â€¢ Alyssa McClusky, 25 â€” Theft.
â€¢ Christopher Guzman, 27 â€” Driving while license invalid/purchase furnish alcohol for a minor,
ABILENE â€” Tickets for the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet to be held May 9 at the Abilene Civic Center are on sale through Friday, April 29.
The SISD (Sweetwater Independent School District) Board of Trustees met for its regular session meeting on Monday evening, April 18 at the Administration Building.
A variety of presentations were made at the meeting, recognizing individuals, groups and schools for their high honors. A resolution for seven different school entities were read by school board members, and each participant, teacher and principal received a copy.
A resolution for seven different entities within the SISD were read by school board members, recognizing individuals, groups and schools for their high honors. The SHS DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) were commended for their appearance at the recent state competition. Pictured are (back row, L to R) Sweetwater High School Principal Stacy Jones and DECA sponsor Nina Wilson and (front row, L to R) Tish Torres, Joselyn Gonzales and Gabriel Medellin.
A variety of presentations were made at the recent SISD Board of Trustees meeting held on Monday evening, April 18, 2011 at the Administration Building. A resolution was read to the SHS FCCLA (Family, Career & Community Leaders Of America) for participating at state competition. Shown (from L to R) are FCCLA sponsor Rebecca Duncan, Jenny Smola, Jenny Ordway and Kierstan Hernandez, and Sweetwater High School Principal Stacy Jones.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 44 calls for service, issued six citations and made two arrests on April 25, 2011.
The SPD received 17, 911 calls.
Calls for service:
â€¢ Criminal mischief â€” 600 block of W. Ave. D.
â€¢ Criminal mischief â€” 1000 block of Hickory.
Arrested by SPD:
â€¢ Male juvenile â€” Disorderly conduct.
â€¢ Gerald McDonell, Jr., 35 â€” Warrants.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served six civil papers and made one arrest on April 25, 2011.
Arrested by NCSO:
June Black McMillan, 78, of Colorado City, passed away at her home on April 24, 2011. All arrangements are pending with Kiker-Seale Funeral Home in Colorado City, Texas.
Sweetwater residents enjoyed a sunrise service on Easter morning at the Mustang Bowl. The service was hosted by the Nolan County Ministerial Alliance. Pastors from the alliance spoke, and a praise band from First United Methodist Church led the worship portion of the service.
The Nolan County Commissioners' Court met for its regular meeting on Monday morning, April 25, 2011 at the Nolan County Courthouse.
Texas National Bank (TNB) was awarded the bid for the Nolan County bank depository for the next four years. After the recommendation from county treasurer Gayle Biggerstaff was given, one concern arose about long term issues. However, TNB was approved for the depository and the assurance was given that negotiations on the contract can be made at the halfway mark, though the county has never done so in the past.
The Sweetwater Police Department and Sweetwater Fire Department will host the third annual Guns and Hoses basketball game benefitting the West Texas Children's Advocacy Center. The game will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, at the Sweetwater High School Gym. Admission will be a $5 donation per person, but other donations will be taken. There will also be a concession stand and several gift cards given away during the event. The public is encouraged to attend.