Think you have what it takes to be a storm spotter?
Area residents can find out Thursday night, as the National Weather Service will present its annual Skywarn class at 7 p.m. at the City Council Chambers â€” located at 307 E. Fourth St.
While the Crossroads area enjoyed a rather tame severe weather season last year, officials with the National Weather Service say the Boy Scout mantra is one to live by: Always be prepared.
A half-million-dollar grant could have McMahon-Wrinkle Airpark closer to playing with the big boys, and have a direct impact on Big Spring and the Crossroads area.
Airpark Manager Jim Little confirmed that the Texas Transportation Division has awarded a $500,000 grant to construct a fuel farm at the airpark.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ FRANCISCO GENE REYES, 20, of 125 Jonesboro Rd., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of possession of marijuana â€“ two ounces or less.
â€˘ THEFT was reported in the 3200 block of Avenue C.
â€˘ CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported:
In the 600 block of E. 12th Street.
In the 900 block of Nolan Street.
The Howard County Sheriffâ€™s Office reported the following activity:
Note â€” Officials with the Howard County Jail reported having 63 inmates at the time of this report.