Archive - Jan 12, 2011
When it comes to putting the idea of term limits before the voters, the Big Spring City Council has had a change of heart.
By a 5-2 vote Tuesday, the council rejected a resolution that would have put a term limit proposition on the ballot during May's municipal elections. The vote comes weeks after the council gave its preliminary approval to the measure by a scant 4-3 majority.
FORSAN â Forsan girlsâ basketball coach Robert Hillger didnât have much explanation for Tuesdayâs 44-41 loss to Stanton at home.
He said Stanton beat Forsan fair and square.
âI couldnât figure out our identity Tuesday. At the beginning of the game, really the first half, weâre pushing and running and theyâre making shots and weâre not. We like to push and run and we were down five (at the half) anyway, so I was like âAlright, weâre going to slow down the pace of the game. Weâre going to dictate what we want to do and not let them dictate what we want to do.â
COLORADO CITY — Information obtained through the Freedom of Information Act regarding search warrants executed in the case of missing 13-year-old Hailey Darlene Dunn may indicate the teen's mother and her live-in boyfriend are suspects in the case, according to Abilene's KTXS Channel 12.
If all goes well, the Big Spring Municipal Auditorium will be back in business by early next year.
The auditorium, which was shuttered in February 2009 as the result of accessibility issues, may have a new lease on life, thanks to an architectural proposal that will address the concerns which forced the building's closure.
Big Spring Independent School District trustees will discuss the possibility of adding a fourth new elementary campus to the district's construction to-do list when they meet at 5:15 p.m. Thursday in the high school board room.
When voters approved $60 million in construction bonds in May, original plans called for the the building of three new elementary campuses and extensive renovation of Moss Elementary, among other projects.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â˘ ADALABERTO EDDIE DELEON JR., 48, of 312 N.E. Eighth St., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid â no insurance.
â˘ MICHAEL DALE PARKER, 25, of 1202 Lloyd St., was arrested Tuesday on warrants for failure to maintain financial responsibility (three counts), driving while license invalid, no driver's license â when unlicensed (two counts), noise, speeding and failure to appear.
Luis James Vasquez, 44, of Big Spring died Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at his residence. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.