118th District Court Judge Tim Yeats said this morning there is no merit to allegations he misused campaign funds during his 2010 election run.
â€śA complaint has been filed against me with the Texas Ethics Commission by an individual from East Texas,â€ť Yeats said in a press release this morning. â€śI deny the allegations made in that complaint. I am in the process of responding to the Ethics Commission concerning the matter. I am comfortable that I have done nothing wrong and the Ethics Commission will find no violations of campaign finance laws once this matter is fully reviewed.â€ť
Two elite seniors are gracing the halls of Big Spring High School.
Shermila Kher â€” who was named a National Merit Scholar finalist â€” and Lacy McMurtrey â€” National Merit Scholar commended performer â€” have been named among the top 50,000 students in the nation.
National Merit Scholars are determined by the scores of the PSATs taken during the junior year of high school.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ LARRY WILSON STEIGER JR., 28, of 100 E. Shangri-La Dr. in Azle, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
â€˘ DANIEL WAYNE PAYTON, 33, of Greenville, Ohio, was arrested Wednesday on charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct â€“ language.