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Portion of Birdwell Lane closed for repairs

June 19, 2012

Motorists traveling along Birdwell Lane this week are being asked to use caution and have some patience, as one of the southbound lanes of the thoroughfare from Sunset to 11th Place will be closed for repairs.

According to Assistant City Manager Todd Darden, the street repairs are part of the city of Big Spring's recent waterline replacement project that began on Third and Fourth streets and recently made its way out to Birdwell Lane.

Runoff generates yawns, few votes

June 19, 2012

The runoff election to select a new Big Spring Independent School District trustee is attracting next to no attention from voters so far.

With early voting for Saturday's runoff ending today, only 10 ballots have been cast in the runoff, which will select the school district's District 2 trustee.

Incumbent Maria Padilla, seeking a fourth term on the board, is facing challenger Pat DeAnda in the election.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

June 19, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• CARLETTA MICHELLE MCKINNEY, 43, of 4102 Muir St., was arrested Monday on a warrant for criminal trespass of a habitation/shelter.
• JARRETT THEODRIC EVANS, 26, of 1313 Kindle, was arrested Monday on a charge of urinating in a public place.
• SAMMY FERRELL, 50, of 509 N. Johnson, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.

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