Archive - Nov 11, 2013
Atmos Energy's proposed rate hike probably won't be going into effect as soon as the company would like.
When Big Spring's City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, it will consider an emergency resolution suspending the Nov. 22 effective date of Atmos' proposed rate increase.
Atmos recently filed a proposed rate hike with the state railroad commission which, if approved, would increase the company's annual revenue by $12 million.
An appointment to the 911 Communications District board of directors is expected to highlight a routine meeting of the Howard County Commissioners Court Tuesday.
The meeting will convene at 10 a.m. Tuesday on the third floor of the county courthouse.
Howard County has two representatives, each of whom serve two-year terms, on the board. Also, the cities of Big Spring, Coahoma and Forsan all name representatives to the body.
Danny Smith Sr., 66, of Vincent, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Marchie O. Settles, 88, of Big Spring, diedÂ Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in a local nursing home. Funeral services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and Crematory.