The ability to stay warm when the mercury falls is something most Crossroads residents take for granted, but according to officials with the Big Spring Salvation Army, there are many within the community who struggle when the weather turns cold.
Bessie Flores, social worker for the local Salvation Army, said the weather â€” from the heat of summer to the freezing winters â€” poses a very real problem for many low-income residents, a problem that can turn deadly.
Ghosts, goblins and bears!
Howard College will have the Halloween spirit this year as it hosts trick or treaters on the HC Big Spring campus and a haunted house on the SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf campus.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ CHERYL ANN WILLIAMS, 53, of 9604 Gail Highway, was arrested Wednesday on charges of public intoxication and abandonment/endangerment of a child â€“ criminal negligence.
â€¢ MICHAEL EVERET BARNETT, 24, of 207 Moore Rd., was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.
â€¢ THOMAS ROY WHITE, 21, of 400 N.W. Broadway in Coahoma, was arrested Wednesday on charges of theft of aluminum/bronze/copper/brass, failure to maintain financial responsibility and disregarding a stop sign.