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Hight to speak here Monday

March 31, 2012

Internationally known inspirational speaker and artist Richart Hight will be at Hall Center for the Arts in a 7 p.m. performance Monday as part of Howard College Foundation's speaker series.
The event is free to the public but a ticket is required for admission due to limited seating. Tickets can be obtained by calling Howard College at 264-5063 or by visiting the reception desk at the Old Main building on campus.
Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Water restrictions tightened Sunday

March 31, 2012

With reductions in deliveries recently announced by the Colorado River Municipal Water District, officials with the city of Big Spring hope new restrictions — which go into effect Sunday — will help the municipality cut its water usage by approximately 28 percent.
According to City Manager Gary Fuqua, municipal water customers will be going to a two-hour-a-week schedule for outdoor watering, similar to those adopted by neighboring cities also struggling with the effects of the drought.

Police beat

March 31, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
• BRANDON THOMAS LANDO, 25, of 3200 Ave. C, was arrested Friday on a charge of assault by contact.
• VINCENT EDWARD MCVEA, 41, of 2508 Dow, was arrested Friday on charges of driving while license invalid, fail to appear (two counts), expired registration, warrant from other agency, failure to identify/fugitive give false information and driving while license suspended/invalid with previous conviction.

March 30th

Remains appear to be elderly male

March 30, 2012

According to officials with the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office in Fort Worth, the human remains found March 20 on the McMahon-Wrinkle Airpark belong to an elderly man.

Linda Anderson, public information officer for the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office, said this week the remains appear to belong to a fully-clothed, elderly man, according to a story released this week by examiner.com

Young cowpokes rope and ride at Coahoma kindergarten rodeo

March 30, 2012

COAHOMA — They were ropin' and ridin' — and singin' and dancin', for that matter — Thursday in Coahoma.

The “they” in question were 60 or so tiny cowboys and cowgirls who entertained a large crowd at the elementary gym during the 34th annual Coahoma Kindergarten Rodeo.

There were clowns and bronc riders and ropers and racers and just about everything you expect to see at a grown-up rodeo. Stick horses were substituted for actual livestock, but that did nothing to lessen the entertainment factor.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

March 30, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• AUDREY LAYNE SHERRILL, 27, of 1007 S. Nolan, was arrested Thursday on charges of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• LARRY WILSON STEIGER, 28, of Fort Worth, was arrested Thursday on charges of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction, failure to appear and speeding.
• RAYMOND LEE SHOOK, 26, of Electra, Texas, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.

March 29th

Trash off an opportunity to spruce up community

March 29, 2012

Area residents will have the opportunity to make a difference in the Crossroads community April 14, as Keep Big Spring Beautiful and local volunteers get ready to spruce up the area during the annual Don’t Mess With Texas Trash-off.
Trash-off coordinator Pat Simmons said the event is a great way for area residents to make a difference in the weeks leading up to Earth Day, which will kick off across the nation April 22.

Mountain masters are sought

March 29, 2012

Running and walking enthusiasts from all over the Permian Basin will test their mettle against one of the area’s biggest challenges — the historic Scenic Mountain — on April 14. That’s when Big Spring State Park hosts the 14th annual Master the Mountain Fun Run and Walk.
Registration for the event is under way as state park officials get ready to hold 5K and 10K contests along the facility’s hills and slopes.

Provost search ongoing

March 29, 2012

Howard College officials are taking their time to find a new provost at SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.
The position became vacant when Dr. Mark Myers announced his resignation earlier this year, and officials said no timetable has been set in naming a replacement.
Howard College President Dr. Cheryl Sparks said the search will continue “as long as it takes” to find a suitable replacement for Myers.
Myers announced his resignation in January and intends to relocate closer to family members, Sparks said.

March 28th

Police investigating shooting

March 28, 2012

Law enforcement officials with the Big Spring Police Department are investigating an apparent shooting reported in the 500 block of Abrams at approximately 2:20 p.m. Wednesday. Officers were dispatched to the scene after a gunshot wound was reported.

See the Thursday edition of the Herald for more.

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