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Jurors sought for assault trial

August 18, 2012

Jury selection in the trial of a 27-year-old Big Spring man facing multiple charges — including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon — is set to begin in 118th District Court Monday morning.
Brian Christopher Lewis, 27, currently being held at the Howard County Detention Center, was indicted Feb. 3 on charges of deadly conduct, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Students get ready for classes

August 18, 2012

Ready or not, here it comes.
With the start of the new school year less than two weeks away, Howard County school districts have announced times and dates for students to pick up schedules or meet their teachers.
Classes begin Aug. 27 at Big Spring, Coahoma and Forsan.
Big Spring High School officials announced the following schedule pick-up times:
• Seniors — from 9 a.m. until noon Wednesday.
• Juniors — from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday.
• Sophomores — from 9 a.m. until noon Thursday.

Arson possible fire cause

August 18, 2012

Two abandoned structures, located about six miles north of Big Spring, burned Thursday night.
According to Howard County Volunteer Fire Chief Tommy Sullivan, a house fire call — on FM 669 — was received around 11:30 p.m. Thursday.
“Upon arrival we found not one, but two structures were engulfed in flames,” Sullivan said.
Due to the location of the fires and in order to protect firefighters working the scene, Sullivan said crews allowed the fires to burn out.

Police blotter 8-18-2012

August 18, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
• JOSHUA SEAN RESNICK, 30, of Humble, was arrested Friday on warrants for expired motor vehicle inspection certificate (two counts), driving while license invalid (two counts) and fail to appear (four counts).
• CARLOS MUNOZ, 25, of 809 Willia St., was arrested Friday on a charge of public intoxication.
• MICHAEL BARRETT ODONNELL, 58, of 2829 Hunters Glen, was arrested Friday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

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