Archive - Apr 3, 2012
The Big Spring High School Drama Department is looking to get out of its comfort zone.
For the third time in four years under current Department Director Tabatha Wright, the BSHS thespians will compete in the upcoming University Interscholastic League One Act Play Area contest, to be held April 14 in Midland.
The top two rated plays at the area contest will advance to the UIL state contest later this spring in Austin. The state contest is relatively uncharted territory for BSHS; the school has qualified for a trip to Austin once in the past decade.
Time is running out for Crossroads residents who plan to cast a ballot in this year's municipal elections but haven't yet registered to vote, as Thursday, April 12, is the last day they can file their voter registration in time, according to local election officials.
Howard County Elections Administrator Saundra Bloom said the deadline is quickly approaching and urges area residents to check their voter readiness in preparation for the municipal contest, which is slated for May 12.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ ANDY DEMOND PIPER, 25, of 1217 W. Third St., was arrested Monday on warrants for no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed, driving while license invalid and failure to appear.
â€¢ JIMMY FRANCIS GARRARD, 38, of 303 S.E. Ninth St., was arrested Monday on warrants for issuance of a bad check and theft by check â€“ more than $20 and less than $500.
â€¢ JOAQUIN AGUIRRE DUENEZ JR., 40, of 700 N. Moss Lake Rd., was arrested Monday on a warrant for harassment.
Billie Pinkerton, 81, of Stanton died Monday, April 2, 2012, in a Midland hospital. Her services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.