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Busted

December 14, 2011

A search warrant executed in the 1600 block of Lark Street late Tuesday afternoon yielded two arrests and a substantial amount of narcotics, according to officials with the Big Spring Police Department.
Gabriel Aguilar, 34, of 1612 Lark, was arrested and charged with manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance – more than 400 grams. Also arrested was Jesse Deleon, 43, of Big Spring, who was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Water scarce below ground as well as above, council told

December 14, 2011

For those currently hoping the city of Big Spring might be sitting atop a hidden, plentiful aquifer of ground water, much like an oasis amid drought-stricken West Texas, Parkhill, Smith & Cooper Engineer Butch Davis laid those hopes to rest during Tuesday night’s meeting of the city council.
Davis, working under contract with the city to develop a emergency water supply plan, said the Crossroads area — much like the rest of the Permian Basin — is just as parched and dry underground as it is above.

Mayor wants 4B funds to pay for facility upgrades

December 14, 2011

While the fact officials with the city of Big Spring are eyeing an $11 million overhaul of municipal water and waste water facilities may not come as a surprise to area residents, how Mayor Tommy Duncan currently proposes the city pay for those improvements just might.

Click! Time to turn on Festival of Lights

December 14, 2011

Ready … set … light.
The Festival of Lights will light up Comanche Trail Park starting Thursday.
The annual trail of lights will be illuminated in the park each night from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. until Dec. 31. Last year, more than 20,000 people came from 38 states and 14 countries to view the lights.
“I am hoping to have 25,000 people come through this year,” said Pat Simmons, Festival of Lights founder.

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