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Some serious horsing around

April 9, 2012

Easter may be the season of the bunny, but kids at Washington Elementary School were learning about horses last week.
Anne-Marie Lugo — an eighth grader at Forsan Junior High School — and her mother, Cindy, visited with the kindergartners about animal needs.
“The students in Mrs. (Yvonne) Loya's class sent us a very nice letter and asked if we would come and speak to them,” Cindy said.
During the afternoon presentation, Anne-Marie and her mother spoke about the basic needs of a horse, proper etiquette when around a horse and answered any questions the students had.

Museum on museums: Exhibit opens Tuesday

April 9, 2012

Museums are known to hold history, all kinds of history. Sometimes, they have the opportunity to tell a little of their own.
The newest exhibit at the Heritage Museum, 'Our Houses of History: Portraits of Rural Texas Museums,” will do just that.
“Our former museum curator, Beth Williams Purcell, has compiled photographs displaying the history and importance of museums,” said Tammy Schrecengost, museum curator.
The photographic display will open with a meet and greet reception with Purcell, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Police beat

April 9, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• TRESSA SUE MILAN, 33, of Fort Stockton, was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.
• AMANDA LEE NIETO, 18, of 1400 Virginia, was arrested Saturday on warrants for expired motor vehicle inspection certificate and failure to appear.
• ROBERT RUBEN SANCHEZ, 47, of 1023 Stadium, was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ERNEST WILLIAM CLARK, 71, transient, was arrested Saturday on a charge of criminal trespass.

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