Archive - Jun 28, 2011
Pops in the Park is going to keep its pop this year, officials have decided.
Organizers for the Sunday celebration held an emergency meeting Monday to address fire safety issues surrounding the $40,000 fireworks display and decided that the event will go on as originally planned.
Jan Hansen, chairman of the Pops organizing committee, said all necessary steps will be taken to make the fireworks show as safe as possible.
Howard County commissioners took their first step in the process of redrawing precinct lines, approving a proposed plan on a unanimous vote Monday morning.
Commissioners had three proposed redistricting plans to choose from, two of which were presented approximately two weeks ago by Bob Bass, an attorney with Allison, Bass and Associates — the law firm currently contracted with to assist area agencies in the process of redistricting.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ JENNY MARIE LYON, 36, of 2911 W. Highway 80 Apt. 256, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€¢ RITA BALDWIN HOTELLING, 49, of 903 Abrams, was arrested Monday on warrants for possession of a dangerous drug and theft â€“ more than $50 and less than $500.
â€¢ FEDERICO HOWARD SALGADO, 61, of 607 Caylor, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
Bobby Gene Fishback, 54, of Forsan died Monday, June 27, 2011, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2011, at the First Baptist Church of Big Spring with Derrick Looney, pastor of Forsan Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Harvey Dick Harmon, 49, of Big Spring died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at his residence. No services are planned at this time.