Archive - May 31, 2012
The legendary Man of Steel will take Scenic Mountain and the Big Spring State Park by storm Saturday, as the Big Spring Film Society screens the 1978 classic â€śSupermanâ€ť atop the local landmark.
With the film expected to begin at dusk, Film Society Chairman Brandon Johnson said the screening will kick off the group's summer series.
Improvements to the city's infrastructure took the spotlight Tuesday night as members of the Big Spring City Council presented pet projects they would like to see addressed in the city's 2012-2013 budget.
The council heard a presentation from City Manager Gary Fuqua during the special meeting regarding the city's accomplishments during the past fiscal year, as well as some of the major challenges the municipality will be facing when it begins the arduous task of preparing the coming year's budget.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ CHRISTOPHER NEWTON VINES, 28, of 2411 S. Main, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
â€˘ DAINA CAROL PEUGH, 34, of 1511 Stadium, was arrested Wednesday on charges of theft less than $50 shoplifting, theft less than $50 all other, fail to appear and warrant other agency.
â€˘ CODY DEJUAN HAWKINS, 29, of 810 Cherry, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from other agency.
Paula Bayes Parker Raef, 62, of Amarillo passed away on May 25, 2012, from injuries sustained from a car accident.
Paula was born June 29, 1949, in San Antonio to George and Betty Raef. She worked as a cable repairman for Southwestern Bell in Big Spring for many years before moving to Amarillo. She worked for the City of Amarillo as a journeyman electrician until her death.