The director of the local water district expressed enthusiastic approval of a measure which would establish a $2 billion water project fund for Texas communities.
Thursday, the Texas House Natural Resources Committee approved a plan that would move the money from the state's Rainy Day Fund and create the State Water Infrastructure Fund of Texas. The fund would provide bond money for new reservoirs, water pipelines and conservation projects.
The committee approved the measure unanimously.
One of this area's finest artists has her work on display through April at Heritage Museum.
â€śVisions,â€ť a collection of work by Leada Wood, is on display now through April 27, Museum Director Nancy Raney said. Also, a select group of her works will be available for purchase.
A reception in Wood's honor will be held from 6-8 p.m. March 22 at the museum.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ MICHAEL DAVID BOOTH, 23, of 1408 Robin, was arrested Thursday on charges of violation of a protective order â€“ assault/stalking and burglary of a habitation with intent to commit other felony.
â€˘ ROY DALE HUTCHESON, 29, of Levelland, Texas, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ BRYAN HARP, 35, of 206 S. Owens, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ THEFT was reported:
In the 7000 block of S. Service Road.
In the 800 block of S. Owens.