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Collegians, state insists: get your shots

October 21, 2011

Immunizations aren’t just for little kids anymore.

Starting in January, most new students at Howard College will be required to be immunized against bacterial meningitis in order to attend classes, officials announced.

The requirement was mandated by the Texas Legislature this year after cases of bacterial meningitis were reported on some college campuses in the state.

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Quail Dobbs to be honored

October 21, 2011

Former rodeo clown Quail Dobbs of Coahoma will be inducted into the Texas Trail of Fame on Saturday in a ceremony at the Fort Worth Stockyards.

Quail, now a justice of the peace, is the only JP since Judge Roy Bean to be inducted into the organization.

The Trail was organized in 1997 to recognize people who have contributed to the Western way of life.

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Police/Sheriff/EMS

October 21, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• SAUNDRA JO GARRARD, 37, of 1502 W. Third St., was arrested Thursday on two warrants from other agencies.
• SAMMY FERRELL, 50, of 509 N. Johnson, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
• CALEB BROWNING LYLE, 17, of 701 Settles, was arrested Thursday on a charge of possession of marijuana – two ounces or less.
• SHEREDA SHAWNTA MINTZ, 17, of 1301 Lindberg, was arrested Thursday on a charge of possession of marijuana – two ounces or less.

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