Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 113, No. 208, Ed. 1 Monday, July 18, 2011 Page: 1 of 10
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Monday, July 18, 2011
Vol. 113, Issue 208 ■ 50 cents
Organizers looking to hold benefit
concert for injured Snyder officer
Organizers are developing plans for a weekend con-
cert to benefit a Snyder Police Officer who was shot in
the head last week.
Organizer Jamie Crowley says she's booked the
Snyder Coliseum for the weekend of August 19-21 in an
effort to raise money for Darrell Campbell. Campbell
has a long road to recovery ahead of him. He remains
in critical condition.
Crowley is now trying to spark interest and raise
funds on the social media website Facebook.
'We need lots of help with fundraising, finding ven-
dors and help finding those willing to sponsor. Money
raised will be used to purchase tshirts, pay for sour
equipment and anything pertaining to the setup of the
benefit concert," said Crowley via Facebook. "All pro-
ceeds will go to the Campbell family."
Crowley reports she's working with a local radio sta-
tion to book bands for the event.
If you're interested in helping out or you'd like more
information, you can check out Benefit Concert for
Darrell Campbell/Campbell Fest 2011 on Facebook.
Campbell is a former patrolman with the Sweetwater
NCBR awards four scholarships
Dan Huck with the Nolan County Board of Realtors presents Kaitlen Harrison
from Sweetwater High School with a $500 scholarship.
Dan Huck with the Nolan County Board of Realtors presents Kevin Sepeda
from Sweetwater High School with a $500 scholarship.
The Nolan County Board of Realtors was very excited
at the number of applicants who applied for their $500
college scholarship. This scholarship was made avail-
able to all of the graduating high school seniors in Nolan
County, planning to further their education. The NCBR
Scholarship Committee was also very impressed with
the number of applicants that were qualified to receive
this award. It was a very difficult job for the selection
The recipients were chosen from all of the applica-
tions by anonymously reviewing the written information
provided, to keep the selection as fair as possible.
This year the scholarship funds have allowed The
Nolan County Board of Realtors to award four $500
scholarships to the following graduating Nolan County
high school seniors of 2011
This year, the NCBR scholarships were awarded to:
• Kaitlen Harrison from Sweetwater High School;
• Callie Sandusky from Highland High School;
• Kevin Sepeda from Sweetwater High School;
• Seth Smith from Roscoe High School.
"Congratulations to all of the graduating high school
seniors of 2010 in Nolan County," said NCBR scholar-
ship chairman Dan Huck. v'ou have all done an out-
standing job and have finally come to the end of your
public school education. However it is just the beginning
of a whole new era of your life. 3ood luck to you as you
continue your journey through life."
The NCBR encourages the students to come back
home to Nolan County after graduation, visit a local
Real Estate Office and "let an agent of the Nolan County
Board of Realtors help you to find your dream home."
Dan Huck with the Nolan County Board of Realtors presents Callie Sandusky
from Highland High School with a $500 scholarship.
Kay Aiken with the Nolan
Roscoe High School with a
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Teen killed in crash
One person was killed and two injured
in a one-vehicle crash early Sunday morn-
ing at 1:55 a.m. in Scurry County. The
crash was on Waco Avenue, about 0.2
miles north of Farm Road 1607.
Regina A. Alarcon, 19 years of age
from Snyder, Texas was taken to Cogdell
Memorial Hospital in Snyder and pro-
nounced dead at 2:46 a.m. by Dr. Linda
Fagan. The bod was take 1 to the Medical
Examiner's Office in Lubbock. Alarcon
was not wearing a seat belt.
Injured was Hermalindo Aguirre,
(driver) 16 years of age from Snyder,
Texas, \guirre is in stable condition at
Cogdell Memorial Hospital. Also inured
was Martin R. Flores, 16 years of age
from Snyder, Texas. Flores is in stable
condition at Cogdell Memorial Hospital.
Not injured but in the vehicle were
Lauren R. Zamora, 20 years of age from
Snyder, Texas and Victor Somerson, 19
years of age from Snyder, Texas.
At 1:55 a.m. Sunday morning,
Hermalindo Aguirre was driving a 2004
Honda east on Waco Avenue and was
unable to negotiate a curve to the right.
The vehicle left the roadway and went
into the east ditch, rolling over and eject-
ing the right fronl passenger, Regina
A. Alarcon. Three of the five occupants
were transported to Cogdell Memorial
Hospital in Snyder.
The weather was cloudy and the road-
way was dry. This crash is under investi-
gation by Trooper Jason Ray McMillan.
County Board of Realtors presents Seth Smith from
One person entered a plea last week to Judge Glen
Harrison during 32nd Judicial District Court proceed-
John Cole Johnson pled true to a motion to adjudi-
cate. Johnson was originally put on community super-
vision on June 21, 2010 for burglary of a habitation, a
second degree felony. The offense occurred on May 19,
For his plea, Johnson received 10 years confinement in
the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and had that
sentence suspended to five years of community supervi-
sion. He is also responsible for paying a $750 fine, $559
in court costs and $1,000 in attorney's fees. He will also
have to serve 240 hours of community service.
The defendant shall also be confined for 460 days up-
front jail time as a condition of community supervision.
He will receive 29 days credit for time already served
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Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 113, No. 208, Ed. 1 Monday, July 18, 2011, newspaper, July 18, 2011; Sweetwater, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth229515/m1/1/: accessed January 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sweetwater/Nolan County City-County Library.