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Suit may not nix term limits

November 18, 2010

Big Spring City Attorney Linda Sjogren says the civil action lawsuit from the early 1980s that brought recent efforts to make revisions to the city's charter to a screeching halt may not be an enormous obstacle, after all.

Sjogren told members of the city council during a recent meeting her research into the matter looks promising for the city's efforts — led by newly elected Mayor Tommy Duncan — to put several charter revisions before Big Spring voters in May.

Boxes brighten holiday hopes

November 18, 2010

Time is running out for area residents looking to lend a helping hand to children in need, as Operation Christmas Child looks to wrap up its Big Spring program Monday.

Brenda Franklin, Operation Christmas Child relay center coordinator, said the local group is hoping to collect nearly 800 boxes this holiday season, a goal she believes the group will be able to exceed.

Technology updates topic for Coahoma trustees

November 18, 2010

COAHOMA — School trustees here will receive a report on the state of the district's technology upgrades when they hold their regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in the administration building board room.

One of the many upgrades Coahoma Independent School District made during its $13 million renovation was to update classroom technology. But, as CISD Superintendent Randy Brown said, it's one thing to have the technology, it's another to know how to use it effectively.

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