Archive - Feb 25, 2012 - News Article
STANTON â A Martin County man who allegedly held a 1-year-old under scalding water was indicted by a Martin County grand Jury this week on a third-degree felony charge of injury to a child.
Dominick Robert PeĂ±a, 24, of 706 N. Gray in Stanton, was indicted on a single charge of injury to a child during the grand juryâs Thursday session.
Car seats are one more way to keep children safe â as long as they are used properly.
Scenic Mountain Medical Center Healthy Woman program has teamed up with Safe Kids of San Angelo for the second year to bring the free Car Seat Check to Big Spring. This year, the car seat check will coincide with the annual health fair, scheduled April 14 at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
âThrough this partnership with SMMC Healthy Woman, we are able to educate these families,â Catie Wiedenhofer, representative of Safe Kids San Angelo, said. âTo them, this is truly invaluable.â
Howard County commissioners face a rather brief â and routine â agenda when they meet Monday morning.
Commissioners are expected to meet with County Treasurer Teresa Thomas to discuss routine personnel considerations.
Also during the meeting, the court will meet with County Auditor Jackie Olson who will brief the commissioners regarding invoices, purchase requests and budget amendments.
County Road and Bridge Administrator Eddy Jameson is to discuss possible pipeline crossings and make a report regarding road maintenance within the county.
Officials with the annual AARP Tax-Aide program say tax preparations and filings have gone smoothly so far, and with the April tax deadline looming on the horizon, expect things to only get busier in the weeks to come.
According to program coordinator Ray Alexander, he and his team of volunteers have been serving between 30 and 40 tax filers each.