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Water use down so weekly hours go up

June 27, 2012

Municipal water customers in Big Spring will get an additional two hours to water their lawns beginning this week. City manager Gary Fuqua announced Tuesday night water consumption has fallen well below limits set by the local water district.

According to Fuqua, the Colorado River Municipal Water District recently set the city's water consumption limit at 6.3 million gallons per day.

Freedom Parade on tap July 7

June 27, 2012

The city of Coahoma will have the final patriotic word this Independence Day holiday, as the small West Texas hamlet gets ready to present its annual Freedom Parade on Saturday, July 7.

According to Coahoma Mayor Warren Wallace, the parade will kickoff in the Coahoma High School Stadium parking lot, located adjacent to First Street.

“This year we'll be doing the judging a little bit different than we have in years past,” Wallace said. “This year we'll actually do the judging before the parade begins, so the parade entries will need to be in place and ready to be judged by 9:20 a.m.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

June 27, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• CHARLIE LEON RHODES, 24, of Arkansas, was arrested Tuesday on charges of bribery, failure to identify – giving false information and accident involving damage to a vehicle – more than $200.
• MICHAEL ANGELO DORADO, 21, of Seminole, Texas, was arrested Tuesday on two warrants from other agencies.

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