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Complaint against Yeats dismissed

May 8, 2012

The Texas Ethics Commission has dismissed the complaint filed against 118th District Court Judge Timothy Yeats, which alleged campaign finance violations committed during his 2010 bid for the bench.

Yeats was notified by mail this week the complaint — filed in February by Jim Doyle of Conroe, Texas, a member of the Texas Ethics Advisory Board, a political action committee (PAC) — had been dismissed and no fines or penalties were assessed.

Carrier food drive Saturday

May 8, 2012

Big Spring Post Office is providing an opportunity for residents to help their neighbors via the mail this weekend and it won't even cost postage.

It's the 20th annual National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive and it takes place Saturday during letter carriers' normal delivery runs.

Need a reminder? Well, remember those post cards the NALC used to send out before every food drive? Forget 'em.

“Instead of post cards, the AARP donated brown paper bags which we will place in everybody's mailbox Thursday,” said Candace Williams, letter carrier and food drive coordinator.

Police/Sheriff

May 8, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• LYNDON TRENT FRALEY, 52, of 1506 Stadium, was arrested Monday on warrants for failure to signal turn and failure to yield right-of-way to emergency vehicle.
• ALBERTO RIVAS, 53, of 306 N.E. Sixth St., was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.
• SHAYNE CHRISTOPHER HUDGINS, 42, of 1425 E. Sixth St. Apt. 12, was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.

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