June 21st, 2012
These students attended a Mustang Tennis Camp held here last week and taught by new tennis coach Chris Terry. The camp was held Tuesday through Thursday, June 12-14, at the high school tennis courts.
Attending this yearâ€™s tennis camp were Kara Lehnert, Elli Lehnert, Alycia Gibson, Kierstyn Thompson, Charity Thompson, Tyler Marlett, Mia Valdez, Maura Chapman, Isabel Ortega, Grayson Chapman, Jaci McElyea, Kaylee Valdez, Keygan Valdez, Gisela Solano and Gretchen Sweek.
Three were jailed and four were probated during 32nd Judicial District Court proceedings on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, with District Attorney Ann Reed and Assistant District Attorney Barrett Thomas prosecuting the cases.
On Sunday, June 17, at about 6 a.m., law enforcement officials were called to the scene of a physical altercation between two men in Albany, Texas.
As the healthcare needs of Nolan County continues to grow and evolve, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH) remains committed to serving the region in various capacities. As such, the hospital will hold a special event on Thursday, June 21, 2012, with a ribbon cutting and ground breaking on two projects that will allow the hospital to continue its mission.
For Jim Porter, the retiring Assistant Fire Chief from the Sweetwater Fire Department (SFD), it seems as if family has always been connected to his role--before, during and after his service.
For the past 35 years, Porter has served the community as a fireman; since 1986, he has been in the role of Assistant Fire Chief. However, during his stint, he was able to work alongside his father Ronald at the fire station.
The Sweetwater Police Department (SPD) received 32 calls for service, issued no citations and made four arrests on June 18, 2012.
The SPD received 34, 911 calls.
â€˘ 1000 block of Lemon.
Calls for service:
â€˘ Theft â€”Â 1200 block of Ragland.
â€˘Â Unattended death â€”Â 500 block of E. Broadway.
Arrested by SPD:
â€˘ Keenan Rook, 27 â€” Evading, theft, possession of controlled substance, failure to identify.
â€˘ Gary Dalton Flynn, 38 â€” Local warrants.
â€˘ Dolores Williams, 21 â€” Local warrants.
â€˘ Kari Southern, 34 â€” Theft, public intoxication.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial for Dominga Chapa, 86, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Charles Okonkwa officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
A Rosary will be said by Maria AcuĂ±a at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories.
Chapa died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Nolan Nursing and Rehab in Sweetwater.
ArlingtonÂ â€”Â ShirleyÂ FeaganÂ Greer, 74, passed away peacefully with her family by her side and went home to her Lord and Savior on June 18, 2012. She was a loving wife of 55 years to Dell Greer, a mother of two boys, Nana to six grandchildren and a friend to many.
AÂ funeralÂ serviceÂ to honor her lifeÂ will be held on Friday, June 22, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Arlington. The family will have visitation at Arlington Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2012. Â
The deadline for eligible service members, veterans and their beneficiaries to apply for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay (RSLSP) has been extended to Oct. 21, 2012, providing those eligible more time to apply for the pay under the program guidelines.
Due to the construction of a new medical office building at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, the walking track and related areas will be closed beginning June 18, 2012. Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital apologizes for any inconvenience and looks forward to the reopening of this area to the public at the completion of construction.