Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 112, No. 045, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 7, 2010 Page: 2 of 10
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If you have brought in a picture to us
at the Sweetwater Reporter within
the last year, you have until
January 31st to pick them up
OR THEY WILL RE RESTROYED.
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Thursday, Jan. 7
The Sweetwater-Nolan County Health
Department, located at 301 E. 12th will
have a H1N1 Clinic Thursday, Jan. 7,
2010, from 1-4:30 p.m. This clinic is open
to anyone that wishes to receive the vac-
cine. There is no cost. The Sweetwater-
Nolan County Health Department does
not discriminate against any person on
the basis of race, color, national origin,
disability or age.
little Theater Meeting
The Sweetwater Little Theater will have
a meeting at the Municipal Auditorium
at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010.
Discussion will include summarizing
last year's shows, a financial review and
development of this year's show sched-
ule. Bring a coat, a Mend and enthusi-
asm. Contact Richard Smola for details at
370-0292 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Story Hour at the County-City Library
for parents and their children will be held
at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 7. Dee
Ann Mulanax will lead the parents and
children (babies through pre-school age)
in stories and songs. Call 235-4978 for
Friday, Jan. 8
Home School Story Hour
Home School Story Hour will be from
1:30-2:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, at
the County-City Library. Library staff will
provide activities for the children, call
2335-94978 for more information.
Saturday, Jan. 9
A benefit will be held for Raquel
Bugarin Leija from 8 a.m. until all food is
gone on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010, at Check
Mart, located at the corner of Lamar and
Alabama. Each benefit plate will cost $5
and will consist of a brisket sandwich,
chips and a drink. The benefit will help
the Leija Family with medical expenses
and cancer treatments.
Greenbelt Garden will be having a
Weather-Pruning and Maintenance
Workshop at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9.
Greenbelt Garden is located at 1820 S.
Treadway in Abilene.
Monday, Jan, 11
The Sweetwater American Legion Post
#109 and Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m.
on Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at the Jaycees
Barn, located at 1001 Crane Street. All
members and veterans interested in
becoming members are encouraged to
attend. For more information, call 766-
Tuesday, Jan. 12
Sweetwater Masonic Lodge #571 will
have a stated meeting on Tuesday, Jan.
12. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m. and the meet-
ing is at 6:30 p.m. All EA, FC and Master
Masons are urged to attend. Area Masons
Monday, Jan. 18
Sweetwater MLK Program
The 4th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King,
Jr. Program in Sweetwater is planned to
begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18,
2010, at the Sweetwater High School
Auditorium . For more information or to
purchase tickets, call Rod Amos at 933-
Abilene MLK Banquet
The 2010 Annual Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr. Banquet will be held at 6:30
p.m. on Monday, Jan. 18, 2009, at the
Abilene Civic Center. Tickets may be pur-
chased at the G.V. Daniel Center from 9
a.m. to 2 p.m.; FSC Securities, located at
3300 South 14th Street Suite 100, from
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or call (325) 676-0138;
or at Office Courier Service, located at
4047 N. 1st Street, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
or call (325) 672-2303. Cost is $280 for
Reserved Gold Table of 10 and general
admission tickets are $25.
Thursday, Jan. 21
Two representatives from the Deaf
Action Center (DAC) in Abilene will be
at the Sweetwater-Nolan County Health
Department at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan.
21, 2010, to offer an information presen-
tation. The DAC serves people who are
deaf and hard of hearing with a compre-
hensive range of services. They will edu-
cate and train people in coping and com-
munication strategies, assistive devices
and Relay Texas Service and more. DAC
assists the hard of hearing, deaf, deaf/
blind, vision impaired, speech impaired
and mobility impaired in receiving free
communication devices from the State
Are you having difficulties trying to
manage your income? Do you feel dis-
organized about where your money is
coming and going? The representatives
of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-
day Saints would like to help. A budget
class on how to properly handle funds,
loans, bills, and payments will be offered
at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, at the
chapel on the corner of 10th and Elm in
Sweetwater. For more information please
Saturday, Jan. 23
West Texas Sports
and Fitness Expo
The West Texas Sports and Fitness
Expo will be on Saturday, Jan. 23, from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Abilene Civic Center,
1100 N. 6th Street in Abilene. It's going
to be the premier sports, fitness, and rec-
reation event of the year. It will feature
the kick-off for youth league registration
for the entire community. The Abilene
Ruff Riders will again be at the Sports
and Fitness Expo to meet the public
and sign autographs. The cost will be $2
and kids under 12 get in for $1. There
will be brand new contests and prizes
for all ages. There will be morning and
afternoon contests for youth and open
Tuesday, Jan. 26
The Evangelical Methodist Youth
will have a fundraiser at Pizza Hut on
Tuesday, Jan. 26. The fundraiser will be
from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Quiere Hablar Ingles?
Los representantes de La Iglesia de
Jesus Cristo de Los Santos de Los Ultimos
Dias van a ofrecer clases en ingles todos
los martes y jueves a las 7 de la noche
en la capilla a la esquina de 10th y Elm
en Sweetwater. Cada clase es una hora.
Es gratis y el publico esta invitado. Para
mas information, favor de llamar a los
representantes a 325-864-2674.
Library Art Exhibit
The January Art Exhibit at the County-
City Li brar) will be the paintings of
several members of the West Texas Art
Guild. There are a variety of paintings
in different mediums. The hours of the
library are from 1-6 p.m. on Monday,
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through
Friday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on
Charles Cupp Memorials
All memorials for Charles Cupp can be
made to the Pioneer Museum at 610 E.
3rd in Sweetwater, Tx.
Elks Hamburger Night
Sweetwater Elks Lodge hosts its ham-
burger night every Wednesday beginning
at 6 p.m. Plates are $4 a plate (all you can
eat). Everyone is invited to attend.
Parks Being Winterized
As of Oct. 28, 2009, The City of
Sweetwater Public Works Department
will be winterizing all parks, Sweetwater
Cemetery and Lake Sweetwater camp-
ground restrooms by turning off the
water to these facilities for the remained
of the cold season. For information con-
cerning the use of park facilities, contact
the Sweetwater City Service Center at
235-1297 or 235-5003.
The clothes closet is open to those
in need on the first Saturday of each
month from 9 a.m. to noon at the First
United Methodist Church, on the corner
of Fourth and Cedar Streets.
Angel Fund available at SHS
Sweetwater High School has available
an Angel Fund to provide educational
assistance to SHS students. The fund will
allow contributions to be made in honor
or memory of a loved one. An acknowl-
edgement card will be sent to the person
or family designated by the contributor.
The fund is managed by the principal and
committee members of Sweetwater High
School, who will determine the disburse-
ment of funds. Contributions may be
sent to: Sweetwater High School Angel
Fund, Attn: Laura Orr, 1205 Ragland,
Sweetwater, Texas 79556.
Sweetwater V.F.W. now has sweep-
stake machines open from 10 a.m. until
midnight daily and Sunday from 1 p.m.
to midnight. They are closed Tuesday.
Cash pay out.
(SPD) received 36 calls
for service, issued two
citations and made four
arrests on Jan. 5, 2010.
The SPD received 15,
Calls for service:
• Duty on striking
unattended vehicle —
200 block of SE Georgia
Arrested by SPD:
• Wade Eliot Kolb,
age 43— Purchase/furnish
alcohol to a minor.
• Ronnie Jones, age 40
• Male Juvenile, age
15 — Criminal mischief.
• George Underwood,
age 27 —Disorderly con-
The Nolan County
Sheriff's Office (NCSO)
had eight calls for service,
served five civil papers and
made no arrests on Jan. 5,
Calls for service:
• Reckless driver
— I-20 MM 236 east
• Information only
• Traffic stop — E.
• Cruelty to animals
— S. Hickory, Roscoe.
• Harassment—N. Ash,
• 911 hang up —
• Reckless driver I-20
MM 253 west bound.
• Noise disturbance
— S. Blanco, Blackwell.
Total in Custody: 40
(Nolan Co. Jail: 39; Taylor
Co. Jail: 1).
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Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 112, No. 045, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 7, 2010, newspaper, January 7, 2010; Sweetwater, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth229059/m1/2/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sweetwater/Nolan County City-County Library.