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Police/Sheriff/EMS

December 9, 2010

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• ADRIAN PATRICK VALENCIA, 22, of 908 S. Nolan, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• WILLIAM TROY HOGAN, 44, of 302 N.E. Second St., was arrested Wednesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• MICHELLE LYNN GARDNER, 20, of 1906 Morrison, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid – no insurance.

Angel Tree gifts fall far short

December 9, 2010

Officials with the Big Spring Salvation Army say donations to the local charity's annual Angel Tree program are trickling in at an alarmingly slow rate with just days before the holiday effort meets its deadline.

Bessie Flores, newly appointed social worker for the Salvation Army — taking over for longtime social worker Paula Lafler, who has been sidelined with health problems — said the lack of Christmas gifts donated for the annual effort has her very concerned.

Child-free shopping? College group can make it happen

December 9, 2010

Parents of small children who want to get some Christmas shopping done without having to tote their tykes around may have a way out of their dilemma Saturday — Howard College will babysit your little one.
And you'll be supporting a good cause, to boot.

The college's Student Government Association will offer the event, called “A Night Without Your Little Smiles,” from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum. Cost is $25 per child, said Marcia McNew, SGA advisior at HC.

Local group looking for laughs — literally

December 9, 2010

Local comedy troupe Goondock Saints will be holding auditions Saturday at the Comanche Trail Park Amphitheater in preparation for an Austin performance slated for late January.

According to troupe spokesman Clay Vickers, the local comedy group is slated to perform at The Hideout Theater in Austin on Jan. 28, but the company of comedians is in need of other funny men and women to help round out the show.

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