Archive - Sep 2011

September 30th

Grant Partnership between TSTC and the Texas Theatre

September 30, 2011

The new digital signs on the Texas Theatre marquee wouldn't have been possible without a local grant.
The Title 5 Grant partners two local colleges: Western Texas College (WTC) in Snyder and the four TSTC (Texas State Technical College) West Texas campuses. WTC is responsible for developing general education courses online; TSTC develops the program from a technological aspect.

Texas Forts Trail Board Elects Directors

September 30, 2011

ABILENE, Texas – The Texas Forts Trail Board of Directors recently elected officers for the 2011-12 year and elected five new directors.  Christine Perkins, director of the Comanche Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture, was re-elected president.  Jacque McCoy, executive director of the Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce, was re-elected vice president.  Steve Waller of Albany was re-elected treasurer.  Waller is Senior Vice President of First Financial Bank Albany and Moran.

42nd Annual German Sausage Festival

September 30, 2011

42 years has a domino effect of German sausage making in Slaton, Texas. On Sunday, October 16, 2011, the annual St. Joseph's German Sausage Festival will be held at St. Joseph's Hall. Dinner will be served from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The main menu consists of German sausage, grilled chicken, homemade German potato salad, green beans, cranberry sauce, cakes and breads. Take-out plates will be available at the south side of St. Joseph's Hall.

Blotters for September 28, 2011

September 30, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 45 calls for service, issued two citations and made three arrests on Sept. 28, 2011.

The SPD received 22, 911 calls.

Arrested by SPD
• Regino Franco, 21 — Theft.
• Rebecca Juarez, 19 — Theft.
• Female Juvenile, 15 — Runaway.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had 10 calls for service, served zero civil papers and made two arrests on Sept. 28, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Rocky Flores, 29, of San Angelo — Warrant/surety withdrawal.
• James Wilson Tollison, 32, of Sweetwater — Warrant/theft by check.

Calls for service:

Patsy Ann Hogue Carter

September 30, 2011

Patsy Ann Hogue Carter, of Blackwell, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011. Visitation will be all day Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 with the family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011 at the First Baptist Church Blackwell with the Rev. Daniel Dotson officiating. Burial will follow the service at Blackwell Memorial Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Shaffer Funeral Home.

September 29th

Distinguished Staff Achievement at Angelo State University

September 29, 2011

The Angelo State University Alumni Association will recognize distinguished alumni, honorary alumni and outstanding faculty and staff during its annual Homecoming Dinner on Friday, Oct. 14, in the LeGrand Alumni Visitors Center, 1620 University Ave.
Sweetwater native Adelina Castro Morales is this year's honoree for Distinguished Staff Achievement, selected for her outstanding service and longstanding dedication to Angelo State University. She is the daughter of Joe and Frances Castro of Sweetwater. Morales and her husband, Alfred, have two sons, David and Adrian, both graduates of ASU.

Have You Filled a Bucket Today?

September 29, 2011

Sweetwater Christian School proudly announces our first “Have You Filled a Bucket Today?” winners. This is a program for children to see how very easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation and love on a daily basis. The winners for this week pictured from left to right are Jackson Wyatt from Mrs. Alma’s class, Blayne Bohall from Mrs. Scaggs’ class, Cristian Hernandez from Mrs. Paige’s class, Lexi DeLeon from Mrs. Hastey’s class and Amare Arevalo from Mrs. Brandi’s class.

BEST Donation for TSTC

September 29, 2011

In addition to providing the Steering Committee and venue for BEST Robotics, TSTC West Texas is also a sponsor of the event. Pictured are Joni Coons, BEST Steering Committee member and Director of Wellness for TSTC; Kevin Shipp, Assistant CFO for TSTC; Beverly Campbell, Steering Committee member and Assistant to the President; Austin Mullins, Steering Committee Member and Applied Engineering Instructor; Gail Lawrence, President of TSTC West Texas; Terry Blankenship, BEST Hub Director and Director of Development for TSTC; Bob Peterson, Steering Committee and Math Instructor for TSTC.

Blotters for September 27, 2011

September 29, 2011

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 51 calls for service, issued one citation and made one arrest on Sept. 27, 2011.

The SPD received 28, 911 calls.

Accidents:
• 1100 block of James.

Arrested by SPD
• Raymond Gonzales, 19 — Warrant.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had eight calls for service, served one civil papers and made one arrest on Sept. 27, 2011.

Arrested by NCSO:
• Martha Sue Fergeson, 54, of Sweetwater — Judgment.

Calls for service:
• Stranded motorist — I-20 MM 247 W/B.
• Welfare concern — Juniper, Blackwell.

Arel Boney (A.B.) Smith

September 29, 2011

Arel Boney Smith, 87, of Sweetwater, Texas passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011 at Rolling Plains Hospital in Sweetwater. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories.

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