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June 4th

Police beat

June 4, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• JAVIER MIRAMONTES, 30, of Fort Worth, Texas, was arrested Sunday on a warrant from another agency.
• MICHAEL DEAN NALL, 33, of 1605 Sunset, was arrested Sunday on warrants for expired motor vehicle inspection certificate and expired registration.
• RAYMOND EARL OVERTON, 33, of 405.5 Moss Lake Rd., was arrested Sunday on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

June 2nd

Appraisal hikes draw taxpayers' ire

June 2, 2012

Area residents who received their property tax appraisals this year may find themselves with a case of sticker shock, as officials with the Howard County Appraisal District say higher market values are driving up valuations in the Crossroads area.

According to Ronny Babcock, chief appraiser for the appraisal district, said his office is already seeing a high volume of property owners filing protests regarding their appraisals.

Rodeo parade returning this year

June 2, 2012

The parade is on again.

After a year's absence, the Big Spring Cowboy Reunion and Rodeo will have a parade — at a cooler time.

“One problem with the parade on Thursday afternoon was the heat this time of year,” said Chad Wash, rodeo association board member. “This year, we've put the parade back in, but moved it to Saturday morning when it's cooler.”

The rodeo opens Thursday, June 21, and ends Saturday, June 23 with nightly performances at the Big Spring Rodeo Bowl.

Police blotter

June 2, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
• JOE ANTHONY BUSTAMANTE, 23, of 1500 E. 57th, was arrested Friday on a warrant for driving while license invalid, fail to report change of address/name, fail to appear (two counts).
• GABRIEL SOTO, 46, of 3304 W. Hwy 80 27, was arrested Friday on warrants for expired motor vehicle inspection certificate (two counts), failed to maintain financial responsibility (two counts), fail to appear (four counts).

June 1st

Water safety urged

June 1, 2012

As temperatures heat up, many area residents will turn their attention to local lakes and swimming pools to try to keep cool. However, according to officials with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, fun in the water can quickly turn deadly without proper supervision.

The DFPS is kicking off a new campaign this year aptly named “Watch Kids Around Water,” which includes a summer-long ad campaign to help educate the public on the importance of supervising children around water, safety tips and other valuable information

Summer school buses ready to roll Monday

June 1, 2012

Big Spring Independent School District will hold summer school for elementary and secondary students beginning Monday and running through June 28.

Classes will be held Mondays through Thursdays, school officials said.
Elementary students will attend classes from 8 a.m. until noon at Goliad Intermediate School, while secondary students will attend classes from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Big Spring Junior High School. Breakfast and lunch will be served free of charge at both campuses.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

June 1, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• CODY DEJUAN HAWKINS, 29, of 810 Cherry, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.
• SHIMEON RASHAD MAGERS, 28, of 1511 Tucson, was arrested Thursday on warrants for failure to maintain financial responsibility (three counts), failure to appear (12 counts), failure to display driver's license, driving without a safety belt (two counts), expired registration and five warrants from other agencies.

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