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Education top focus of town hall meeting

October 10, 2012

The future of higher education in the Lone Star State topped the agenda Tuesday during a town hall meeting held by District 31 State Senator Kel Seliger, who said more funding may not equal a cure for recent cuts in education spending.

Seliger — who was recently named the chairman of the state Higher Education Committee — said the upcoming legislative session set for 2013 should be an interesting one.

BSISD to seek class size waiver

October 10, 2012

Big Spring Independent School district officials are asking for a do-over, at least where state-mandated student-teacher ratios are concerned.

BSISD trustees will are expected to seek a waiver of the ratio requirement when they hold their regular monthly meeting at 5:15 p.m. Thursday in the high school board room.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 10-10

October 10, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• JACOB DANIEL PETROWSKI, 23, of 2803 Apache Dr., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of possession of marijuana – two ounces or less.
• PAULA JOLLEY BUTLER, 43, of 1606 E. Sixth St., was arrested Tuesday on warrants for failure to maintain financial responsibility and failure to appear.

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