Archive - May 14, 2011 - News Article
Politicians in Big Spring will have to accomplish their goals within two terms on the city council, as voters approved an amendment to the municipal charter to place term limits on local elected officials.
The proposition â which was brought to the voters via a petition championed by the local Concerned Citizens Council â got the nod from local voters Saturday with 765 ballots (64.34 percent) in favor of the measure and 424 ballots (35.66 percent) against it.
Itâs time for the 2011 Boy Scouts of America Spring Information Night.
Representatives from the Boy Scouts will be on hand from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at 610 Scurry Street to provide information about the different programs the Boy Scouts of America offer.
Throughout the evening information will be provided from volunteers of the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, aviation exploring, fire service exploring and venturing.
Itâs all about never forgetting our dreams, at least thatâs what Sara Goza portrays in her award winning painting, âDreams.â
âOur dreams are something that everyone needs to keep in mind,â Goza said. âEven though we may look back on them and think they are silly, at one time they were important.â
Goza, a senior at Big Spring High School, entered her piece, along with three other Big Spring students to the 2011 Congressional Art Competition for Texas District 19.
Information pertaining to alleged illegal campaign contributions accepted by a pair of candidates vying for seats on the Big Spring City Council this weekend was turned over Friday to local law enforcement on the advice of legal officials with the Texas Press Association.
According to campaign finance reports filed with City Hall, Marcus Fernandez, candidate for District 1 in Saturdayâs city elections, and James Glen Carrigan, who is running for the District 3 seat, both accepted contributions from two corporations, Quad A Inc. and Hydro Dynamics.