Archive - Nov 8, 2012 - News Article
Veterans Day offers America an opportunity to honor Veterans for their service and sacrifice on behalf of our country. This year Big Spring and surrounding communities will host a very special Community-Wide Veterans Day Program at 11 a.m. Friday at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, 1000 Birdwell Lane.
All Veterans and their families are invited to attend this program in their honor.
Following the program Veterans and their families are invited to lunch. As a gesture of appreciation to all Veterans, lunch has been provided by generous individuals from our community.
Donâ€™t forget your tickets for the sixth annual Empty Bowl event.
United Way of Big Spring and Howard County is gearing up for the annual event, which will be held at Dora Roberts Community Center on Nov. 15 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event was previously held in the First Christian Church fellowship hall.
Area residents with old DVD players, computers and other electronics will have the chance to help the environment soon, when Keep Big Spring Beautiful and the city of Big Spring team up for the annual e-waste collection day.
Collection is set to begin Friday, Nov. 16, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. for businesses or residents needing to do away with 10 or more computers or other electronic items. However, the collection will be open to everyone in the community Saturday. Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Both collections are being held at the Municipal Landfill, located at 4100 E. FM 700.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ DARRIN JAY CROOKS, 53, of 4200 Bilger, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.
â€¢ TIFFANY ANN ELDER, 30, of 2600 Langley, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.
â€¢ JOSEPH ANTHONY GUTIERREZ, 22, of 1707 State, was arrested Wednesday on warrants for public intoxication, possession of a controlled substance and prohibited substance in a correctional facility.