Spring cleaning will take on a whole new scope in the Crossroads area Saturday, as Keep Big Spring Beautiful and local volunteers get ready to spruce up the community during the annual Don't Mess With Texas Trash-Off.
“Keep Texas Beautiful is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, which has each state scheduled for a clean-up from March 1 through May 31,” said longtime Trash-Off coordinator Pat Simmons. “So, Texas always works on the first Saturday in April unless Easter falls on that week-end.
Progress reports — all positive — dominated a meeting of the Big Spring Economic Development Corporation this week.
Board members received an update from Howard College representative Kinsey Hansen concerning a technical program curriculum started in late 2009.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ AMANDA NICOLE EDMONDSON, 22, of 3224 Cornell, was arrested Thursday on warrants for expired license plate, failure to appear (three counts), failure to maintain financial responsibility and no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed.
â€˘ JOHN MICHAEL EDMONDSON, 38, of 3224 Cornell, was arrested Thursday on charges of driving while license invalid, assault â€“ family violence (two counts and criminal mischief.