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Salvation Army gears for big holiday meal

November 20, 2012

For some Crossroads residents, a hot, home-cooked Thanksgiving meal is simply out of reach, both financially and physically. However, the Big Spring Area Salvation Army will be reaching out to those folks this week, as the local charity presents its annual holiday meal.

While the effort reaches out to low-income families, the hungry and others, it all begins with hard work from numerous volunteers.

Christmas: 'Tis the time for stealing

November 20, 2012

With Black Friday just days away, many Crossroads residents are gearing up for a day of shopping with friends and family. However, law abiding citizens won't be the only ones looking to check off names on their Christmas lists; law enforcement officials say it will likely be a busy day for criminals.

Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the Big Spring Police Department, said thieves will be out and about Friday — as well as the rest of the holiday season — just waiting to fill their stockings with ill-gotten gains.

Sheriff/EMS 11-20

November 20, 2012

The Howard County Sheriff's Office reported the following activity Monday (71 prisoners were reported at the county jail):
• BENNIE ANDRESS ROBINSON, 43, was jailed on a sentence for possession of marijuana.
• TRINITY RENEE TERRAZAS, 20, was jailed on a charge of issuance of a bad check.
• JAIME CRUZ, 45, was jailed on capias warrants charging expired driver's license, hindering an officer, disregarding a stop sign and violating promise to appear.
• ADELA PEREZ DEANDA, 44, was jailed on a charge of expired registration.

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