Archive - Apr 13, 2011 - News Article
As expected, Big Spring City Council approved final reading of a water conservation plan Tuesday night, as well as first reading of a resolution enacting Stage 3 of the plan, which calls for scheduled outdoor water usage to help the city cut water consumption by 10 percent.
The council approved both measures on unanimous votes in hopes of bringing the current water shortage in West Texas to the forefront of Crossroads consumers' minds.
A World For Children is doing its best to ensure that every child knows a loving, safe world.
The organization's focus is on establishing foster families for children who are in situations of abuse or neglect.
“We license foster parents,” said Carey Hartin, case management supervisor. “We believe in open hearts and open homes. We are looking for those who will help, love and take care of them until they are ready to go to the next step, whether that be back home or get adopted.”
As Thursday's debate for candidates vying for the District 1 and District 3 seats on the Big Spring City Council nears, organizers with the political event say it's still unclear which political hopefuls will be participating.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ROBERT RUBEN SANCHEZ, 46, of 1023 Stadium, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ FORTUNATO BARRIENTES JR., 17, of 1501 Wood, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of evading arrest or detention.
â€˘ ISAAC DANIEL PLATT, 22, of 200 E. 11th Place, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for use or possession of illegal smoking paraphernalia, failure to appear and fraudulent use or possession of identifying information.