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February 22nd

Police/Sheriff/EMS

February 22, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• JUSTIN CHARLES MELTON, 23, of 1617 E. 17th St., was arrested Tuesday on warrants for failure to display driver's license and failure to appear (three counts).
• HENRY CLAY HERNANDEZ, 31, of 3222 Auburn, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for no driver's license – when unlicensed, failure to appear, speeding and driving when license invalid.
• CHRISTOPHER AARON SALAZAR, 24, of 1602 Sunset, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for failure to appear.

February 21st

Officials: Primary date still mystery, but register now

February 21, 2012

While redistricting in the state of Texas has thrown the political party primaries and coming November election into scheduling chaos, one this is certain: If you don't register to vote in time for the primaries, your won't be able to cast your ballot for any of the candidates involved.

No doubts on muni, ISD elections

February 21, 2012

While dates and deadlines for the political party primaries leading up to the November election remain up in the air thanks to ongoing litigation, Howard County elections officials said the delays will have no effect on municipal and school board elections slated for May 12.

Howard County Elections Administrator Saundra Bloom said the deadline to register to vote in the municipal and school board races is April 12.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

February 21, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• GILBERT RECIO, 38, of 1007 Wood, was arrested Monday on charges of driving while intoxicated – second offense, open container in a motor vehicle – driver and driving while license invalid.
• GABRIEL JESSIE HERNANDEZ, 25, of 1102 Lloyd, was arrested Monday on warrants for child passenger without safety seat system and driving while license invalid.
• DEVIN ALLEN BUCK, 18, of 1425 E. Sixth St. Apt. 28, was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.

February 20th

Warrant roundup coming Saturday

February 20, 2012

If you have unresolved warrants in the Crossroads area, you have plenty to fear this week and next, as law enforcement agencies in Howard County and the surrounding areas get ready to conduct a warrant roundup Saturday.
Part of a statewide effort to help municipalities and other government agencies tackle the growing number of arrest warrants being issued, Big Spring Municipal Judge Tim Green said every effort has been made to contact those with warrants and get the matters cleared up before the handcuffs get slapped on.

SMMC to celebrate award; public invited

February 20, 2012

Scenic Mountain Medical Center is inviting Crossroads area residents help them brag just a bit — and enjoy some goodies as well.
Late last year, Press Ganey Associates Inc. named SMMC a 2011 Top Improver® Award winner. To recognize the achievement, CEO Larry Rodgers wants residents to join with SMMC staff in celebrating the award by attending a “Quality Open House” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday. The festivities, scheduled for the main SMMC Lobby, will feature light refreshments, door prizes and drawings.

Police beat

February 20, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• JASON EDWARD FRENCH, 30, of 1705 Purdue, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
• PATRICK ALEXANDER LEAHY, 22, of 1313 Robin, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• TRENTON PATRICK MULLIN, 13103 Priet Lane in Cypress, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

February 18th

Perps get 10 bucks as Herald racks are stolen, damaged

February 18, 2012

Big Spring Herald Publisher Ron Midkiff announced this week the local newspaper will be offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the recent theft and vandalism of news racks located throughout the community.
Midkiff said the newspaper has had at least two of the racks — located throughout the city for area residents to purchase newspapers from on a daily basis — stolen in the last week, the most recent taken from the entryway of the Big Spring Mall.

Dental health fair

February 18, 2012

Micah Tatum, far right, and Jamie Harper, front right, explain the proper way to floss to Evan and Addi Roberts and Kynleigh Joy during the Howard College Dental Health Fair held Saturday morning at the Horace Garrett Building.

Gem of a show coming in March

February 18, 2012

Crossroads area residents will soon have the opportunity to pick up unique gifts, have fun and gain some knowledge as the 43rd annual Gem and Mineral Show in on the horizon.
Big Spring Prospector’s Club will put on its show March 3-4 in the Howard County Fair Barn, off FM 700. Hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
There is no admission fee and each youngster will be given a free polished stone at the door.
Lola Lamb, secretary-treasurer for the club, said there will be a lot to offer those who attend.

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