The G.C. Broughton Foundation is taking its support of the Howard College agriculture program to the next level, announcing its most recent gift of approximately $964,000 to continue development of the G.C. Broughton Ag Complex.
The donation will bring the total cost to $2.1 million for the entire complex.
The most recent gift will fund the construction of the Phase III education building and a Phase II air conditioning enhancement within the Agriculture Complex on the Big Spring campus.
It appears a last-minute candidate for the District 4 seat on the Big Spring City Council will produce the only contested race of this year's local municipal election.
Bobby McDonald â€” local businessman and husband of incumbent District 4 Councilwoman Gloria McDonald â€” filed to run for the seat late Monday afternoon, according to officials with the city of Big Spring.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ YSA RUBIO, 51, of 621 Sgt. Paredez, was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.
â€¢ EDWIN LEE MATTHEWS, 49, of 1311 W. Second St., was arrested Monday on charges of possession of a controlled substance (two counts) and no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed.
â€¢ ROBERT LEE ALDRIDGE, 54, of 1006 Baylor, was arrested Monday on warrants for failure to maintain financial responsibility and expired registration.