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Legal opinion posted on city issue

March 22, 2011

After several days of poring over and researching the municipal charter amendment submitted by way of petition by local citizens, City Attorney Linda Sjogren issued her legal opinion on the document Monday, which she says contains several inconsistencies in language.

Steve Campbell, member of the Concerned Citizens Council and one of the coordinators for the petition, explained the amendment shortly after it was submitted to city officials.

Smart meters to be unveiled in mobile unit

March 22, 2011

SMART TEXAS is coming to Big Spring.

Oncor's SMART TEXAS Mobile Experience Center (MEC) will be in Big Spring from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday. The mobile unit will be parked in the H-E-B parking lot and will be open to the public.

“This mobile unit has been all over the United States in the past two years,” Jim Clements, Oncor area manager said. “This is one of the ways we are trying to educate our consumers on the new smart meters that are being deployed in the area.”

Humorist coming to Howard College April 4

March 22, 2011

Howard College Foundation, in partnership with Wells Fargo Bank, will host Doc Blakely, acclaimed humorist.

Blakely will be the guest speaker at the Howard College Foundation Speaker Series to be held Monday, April 4, at 7 p.m. at the Hall Center for the Arts on the Howard College campus in Big Spring.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

March 22, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• JOSEPH ALTON MURLEY, 32, of 1405 Tucson, was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.
• ASSAULT was reported in the 400 block of E. Fourth Street.
• BURGLARY OF A BUILDING was reported in the 1400 block of S. Runnels.
• BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported:
In the 600 block of Ridgelea Drive.
In the 4100 block of Parkway.
• CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported:
In the 800 block of Baylor.
In the 1200 block of Young.

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