Archive - 2012

December 21st

Blotters for December 19, 2012

December 21, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 49 calls for service, issued two citations and made three arrests on Dec. 19, 2012.

The SPD received 20, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Counterfeiting — 500 block of E. Broadway.
• Counterfeiting — 1000 block of Lamar.

Arrested by SPD:
• Steven Orona, 20 — Family violence assault.
• Thomas Castillo, 35 — Warrants.
• Mark Abbe, 34 — Warrants.
The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served one civil paper and made one arrest on Dec. 19, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:

Friday's local forecast

December 21, 2012

After a cold start to this morning, expect sunny skies and a high near 61 this Friday. Winds will be from the south at 10 to 20 mph.
Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 31, and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph.
Expect a repeat of these temperatures throughout the weekend, but what is your Christmas Eve and Day forecast shaping up to be? Visit weather.gov to find out.

December 20th

Workforce Solutions honors Ludlum Measurements, Inc. as Employer of the Year

December 20, 2012

On Wednesday, Dec. 19, Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board met to present awards to regional employers and recognize local initiatives at the regular scheduled board meeting.
Ludlum Measurements Inc., located in Sweetwater, was recognized as the Employer of the Year for their reputation of supplying radiation detection and measurement equipment throughout the world and their dedication to the Sweetwater community.

Local hospital underscores safety this holiday season

December 20, 2012

The winter holiday season is an exciting time when many people spend more time with family and friends, shop for holiday gifts, and begin to wrap up their year. With the hustle and bustle, health and safety can often take the back-burner.
This year, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) is reminding the community to become aware of the things many overlook during the winter holiday season; keeping themselves and loved ones safe during this joyous time of year.

Financial, academic reports approved at SISD board meeting

December 20, 2012

Two reports were approved by the Sweetwater ISD (Independent School District) Board of Trustees during their meeting on Monday night, December 17 at the Administration Building.
The first report approved was the 2011-2012 financial audit report, which was presented by Kathy Wilks. A clean opinion was given on the financial statement as a whole.
A brief rundown was presented and discussed, which were compared to last year's information. Playing a role in this year's report were several grants, the energy conservation project and the passing of the Tax Ratification Election.

Blotters for December 18, 2012

December 20, 2012

The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 38 calls for service, issued two citations and made no arrests on Dec. 18, 2012.

The SPD received 20, 911 calls.

Calls for service:
• Counterfeiting — 1700 block of Lamar.

The Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) had nine calls for service, served no civil papers and made four arrests on Dec. 18, 2012.

Arrested by NCSO:
• John Ryan Rylander, 33, of Iraan — Warrant/violation of probation.
• Ray Salgado Gomez, 50, of Sweetwater — Warrant/motion to revoke probation.

This week’s basketball

December 20, 2012

THURSDAY, DEC. 20
Highland JV girls at Knox City, 4 p.m.
Highland JV boys and varsity girls and boys will host Throckmorton starting at 4:30 p.m.
FRIDAY, DEC. 21
Blackwell varsity teams host Sterling City starting at 2 p.m.

Blackwell teams lose pair at P-Rock

December 20, 2012

Blackwell lost both ends of a District 14-A, Division II basketball doubleheader at Paint Rock on Tuesday.
The Blackwell boys lost to Paint Rock 47-33 in their district opener. Mason Mag-ness paced the Hornets (2-10 overall) with 10 points while Ethan Andrews had nine points, Wade Allen and Jayden Jones six and Ted Chambliss two. Paint Rock led 12-6, 21-15 and 33-20 at the breaks.

Local forecast for Thursday

December 20, 2012

The Thursday weather will be much cooler than yesterday with sunny skies and a high near 50. Winds will be from the northwest at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Expect mostly clear skies tonight with a low around 27 and light and variable winds. In the evening, the winds will change to southern winds at 5 to 10 mph.
Remember...protect your pipes, pets and plants during a freeze! Learn more about the local forecast at weather.gov.

December 19th

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board Presents Check to Cancer Services Network

December 19, 2012

ABILENE, TEXAS –On Tuesday, December 18, 2012, Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board, presented a check in the amount of $1,300.00 to Cancer Services Network.

PECOS — Five boys and two girls will advance to the Region I-3A track meet after top-four finishes...
THURSDAY, APRIL 17 Track Sweetwater qualifiers will compete at 3-3A/4-3A area meet in Pecos (top...
Nine Sweetwater track athletes will be the first from Nolan County to try for regional berths today...

 

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