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Archive - May 9, 2012

Council denies Atmos rate hike request

May 9, 2012

Big Spring City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to deny a rate increase requested by Atmos Energy's West Texas Division estimated at $11.6 million, a move that will likely force the issue before the Texas Railroad Commission.

According to City Finance Director Peggy Walker, consultants brought in by a steering committee of cities effected by the proposed rate increase found the hike uncalled for, saying the energy giant could actually afford to lower rates.

Old schools come down as new campuses going up

May 9, 2012

One of the surest signs construction of new school buildings in Big Spring is nearing completion is the campuses they are replacing are about to be demolished.

Big Spring Independent School District trustees are expected to approve bids for the demolition of Washington and Marcy elementaries when they hold their monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the high school board room.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

May 9, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• JOHN MARTINEZ RAMIREZ JR., 45, of 1516 Sycamore St. A, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from other agency.
• CHRISTOPHER OBELL VANOVER, 34, of 1806 Winston, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of assault/aggravated with deadly weapon.
• JOHN ANTHONY MIER, 23, of 800 W. Marcy Drive 1, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of manufacture/deliver controlled substance more than four grams and less than 200 grams.

Harold G. Henley

May 9, 2012

Harold G. Henley, 85, of Stanton died Wednesday, May 9, 2012, in a Stanton nursing home. His services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.

Hawks sign on with universities

May 9, 2012

Forsan names Most Oustanding Athletes

May 9, 2012

The Big Spring High School Steers' second-round playoff game with the Clint Lions has been...
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