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Colleges get new life under state Senate budget bill

January 25, 2011

Four Texas community colleges facing closure will escape the axe under a preliminary Texas budget submitted by state senators Monday.

The four institutions, which include Odessa College, would have had their state funding eliminated under the House version of the budget, which was released last week. Under the Senate version, however, funding has been restored.

Cook-off to benefit WTC Children in Need fund

January 25, 2011

Chili, not chilly.

The weather forecast for Saturday's West Texas Centers Children-In-Need chili cook-off calls for sunny skies and a high temperature in the low 70s — balmy for winter standards.

Organizers are hoping the good weather brings out the cooks and the “tasters” to this year's event, the ninth annual benefit, hosted by the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3188.

National groups pull out of search for Dunn

January 25, 2011

COLORADO CITY — Investigators say the search for 13-year-old Hailey Dunn is still going strong despite the departure of two national volunteer programs from the effort during the weekend.

Officials from the Laura Recovery Center for Missing Children and the Klaas Kids Foundation left Colorado City following the weekend, after spending several days organizing volunteer search parties.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

January 25, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• LINDA RENA TORRES, 28, of 1904 Morrison, was arrested Monday on charges of driving while intoxicated and driving while license invalid.
• ADRIAN PATRICK VALENCIA, 22, of 908 S. Nolan, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• BENITA KAY PADRON SALAZAR, 37, of 3312 Drexel, was arrested Monday on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and driving while license invalid.

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