Local resident Larry Torres has filed to run for the Precinct 1 seat on the Howard County commissioners on the Democratic ticket, with Monday the most recent deadline for political hopefuls to file to run in the upcoming March primaries.
Secret Santas are popping up everywhere.
Local resident Lupe Castro received an early Christmas present Friday afternoon when she was informed her layaway had been taken care of.
â€śIt truly is a blessing,â€ť Castro said. â€śIt is a rare thing to see, but itâ€™s nice to see there are still people out there with caring hearts.â€ť
Wal-Mart Assistant Manager Erica Rodriques said the anonymous donor walked in and expressed the desire to pay for 22 layaways.
Lakeview Headstart, located at 1107 N.W. Seventh, had to shut their doors early Thursday.
Throughout the day, there had been a faint gas odor and for safety concerns Site Director Dominga Shockley decided it was in the best interest to go ahead and send students home for the day until the problem could be found and repaired.
According to Shockley, the problem was fixed by 5 p.m. Thursday. Classes went on as usual Friday, with an early release scheduled for the holiday break.
Classes at Lakeview Headstart will resume Jan. 2, 2012.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
â€˘ TAMMY KAY LOCKHART, 35, of 1106 W. Third St. 13, was arrested Friday on a warrant on assault by contact.
â€˘ TONY ELBERT MCBEE, 46, of 1706.5 Johnson St., was arrested Friday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ JONATHON MICHAEL PAUL, 31, of 605 Circle, was arrested Friday on a warrant for criminal mischief.
â€˘ CODY KYLE WITT, 26, of 1605 Johnson, was arrested Friday on a charge of disregard a red light.