A recent jury summons that drew less than 25 percent of the citizens summoned has officials with 118th District Court concerned, a concern that could eventually spell trouble for local residents who decide to ignore the call to serve.
According to 118th District Judge Timothy Yeats, approximately 200 summons for jury duty were recently sent out, but only 47 people showed up for at the courthouse ready to serve.
The Department of Public Safety has honored one of its fallen comrades by naming a new DPS patrol boat after him.
Former Big Spring resident Troy L. Hogue, a DPS trooper killed in the line of duty in Howard County 17 years ago, was honored during the naming ceremony at the DPS Training Academy in Austin Thursday.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ CURTIS THOMPSON, 52, of 500 S. Goliad St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of possession of marijuana less than or equal to two ouncesw.
â€˘ KACI MICHELLE CARSON, 25, of 405 Westover, was arrested Thursday on a warrant for disregard stop sign and expired motor vehicle inspection certificate.
â€˘ CHARLIE JAKE TURNER JR., 32, of 900 S. Aylesford St., was arrested Friday on a charge of possession drug paraphernalia.