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BSISD superintendent vows district will shed unacceptable tag

August 12, 2011

No one likes being labeled “unacceptable,” and that applies to school districts as well as individuals.

Big Spring Independent School District has been saddled with an “academically unacceptable” rating ever since the Texas Education Agency school accountability ratings were released July 29. Thursday, school officials briefed trustees on how they intend to shed that label.

Still no takers for District 3 on BSISD board

August 12, 2011

The search for a new school trustee continues at Big Spring Independent School District.

Officials have been unsuccessful in their efforts to find a replacement for District 3 trustee Alan Partee, who declined to seek re-election in May.

District 3 covers an area which includes the Coronado Hills and Indian Hills subdivisions, as well as homes in the general vicinity of the VA Medical Center.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

August 12, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• TYRE COLE WATTS, 26, of 5101 Fisher, was arrested Thursday on charges of criminal mischief more than $50 and less than $500 and criminal trespass/habitation/shelter.
• CIERRA KASHA BUTLER, 25, of 1425 E. Sixth 19, was arrested Thursday on warrants for expired registration and failure to appear.
• CALVIN GEORGE BUTLER III, 24, of 1606 E. Sixth St., was arrested Thursday on a warrant for driving while license invalid

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