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It's a holly, jolly weekend: Several events to usher in holiday season

November 28, 2012

Do you love Christmas? Is it your “most wonderful time of the year,” as the song suggests?

Well, you are in luck.

The Christmas season arrives with a purpose this coming weekend, with parades, lighting displays, concerts and several other activities filling the schedule.

VAMC Lighting
of the Lights
The first of the holiday events will be Friday evening, when the local VA Medical Center hosts its annual tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m.

Alon USA Partners stock rises

November 28, 2012

After its initial public offering Tuesday, shares of Alon USA Partners LP — owner of the Big Spring Refinery — rose this week by as much as 19 percent, according to totals reported at the stock market.

The company issued 10 million shares at $16 each in its initial public offering. Since that time, however, the company has approximately 62.5 million shares outstanding, fetching Alon an estimated $1 billion in market capitalization.

Initially, Alon had expected its IPO to be issued between $19 and $21 per share, according to previous information provided by the oil company.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 11-28

November 28, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• PHILLIP EUGENE BEBEE, 38, of 1604 Settles, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for assault by contact (two counts).
• LARRY DALE KING, 29, of 4207 Oak, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of burglary of a building.
• THEFT was reported:
In the 1400 block of W. Second Street.
In the 400 block of E. Fourth Street.
In the 4500 block of Wasson.
• BURGLARY was reported in the 4100 block of Muir.
• STOLEN VEHICLE was reported in the 1300 block of Tucson.

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