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September 12th

Symphony Guild needing homes for annual tour

September 12, 2011

Have you ever wanted to open your home to the community?
Here's your chance. Homes are being sought for this year's Symphony Guild Tour of Homes, scheduled for Dec. 11.
“Last year we couldn't find enough homes so we had to cancel the tour,” said Eulaine McIntosh, Guild president. “Nobody wants to cancel the tour, but without the participation, we just couldn't do it.”
This year, David and Marie Justice have agreed to take part in the Tour of Homes, but more homes are needed. McIntosh said it would be ideal to have four to six homes to showcase.

'A nation of patriots:' 9/11 speakers focus on positive

September 12, 2011

By Lyndel Moody
Features Writer
Remember, honor and unite as one proud people – those were the themes threaded through the words spoken during a 9/11 memorial service Sunday afternoon at the Big Spring Mall.

Police beat

September 12, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• DEKIRTON DELANE GOLIGHTLY, 30, of Lubbock, was arrested Saturday on charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct – fighting.
• ROBERT BRITO, 28, of Midland, was arrested Saturday on charges of public intoxication, disorderly conduct – fighting, assault causing bodily injury and unlawful restraint.
• ROBERT RUBEN SANCHEZ, 47, of 1405 Wood, was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication with three prior convictions.

September 9th

Annual triathlon Saturday

September 9, 2011

Triathletes will give it their best Saturday at the Comanche Warrior Triathlon.

The fourth annual triathlon will begin at 8 a.m., following a 7:30 a.m. pre-race meeting. The course will consist of a 500-meter open water swim, an 18.6-mile bike ride on Wasson Road and a 5k run through Comanche Trail Park.

School enrollment figures on the rise

September 9, 2011

No one really knows why school enrollment is up across most of Howard County, but no one's exactly complaining about the fact, either.

Big Spring and Coahoma school districts both reported enrollment gains as of the end of August, while Forsan's figures have remained stable, school officials said.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

September 9, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• ELIZABETH HOPE LAREZ, 35, of 711 N.W. Ninth St., was arrested Thursday on a warrant for failure to maintain financial responsibility.
• CAMELIA ANN CASTILLO, 37, of 3304 W. Highway 80, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
• CAROLYN GAIL SLACK, 43, of 2624 Dow, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ASSAULT was reported in the 2600 block of Dow.
• CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported in the 500 block of Scott Drive.

September 8th

9/11 remembrance ceremony planned Sunday at mall

September 8, 2011

Ten years and counting, but not forgotten.

September 11, 2001, is a day that was marked as one that would live in infamy, and it has. No one has forgotten where they were when terrorists flew planes into the Twin Towers and the Pentagon, and how that act forever changed lives.

The remembrance ceremonies may not be what they once were, but they still exist, especially in Big Spring. The Big Spring Mall will be the location for a 2 p.m. memorial service Sunday.

Olympic gold medalist to speak on success

September 8, 2011

It’s all about the journey to success — at least that’s the message Dominique Dawes hopes to bring during the Scenic Mountain Medical Center Healthy Woman event scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.

Twice a year, the Howard College Foundation Speaker Series brings in an individual to inspire and moti-vate members of the community. The event is free, but a ticket is required.

Police/Sheriff

September 8, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• ASHLEY RENEE GARCIA, 18, of 1002 N. Gregg, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency and a local warrant for theft – shoplifting.
• DANIEL RIOS, 25, of 905 E. 16th St., was arrested Thursday on charges of criminal mischief, evading arrest or detention, resisting arrest, search or transportation and a warrant from another agency.
• BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported in the 1400 block of Park.
• THEFT was reported:
In the 1300 block of Madison.

September 7th

Education, water key Seliger talk

September 7, 2011

Water and education were the topics of choice during Tuesday’s town hall meeting with Kel Seliger, as the District 31 state senator discussed the results of the recent legislative session and what it could mean for rural West Texas.

Seliger said the necessity of water is something the legislature is paying close attention to, especially in parched West Texas.

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