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Airport outlook taking off

March 16, 2013

Business is good at the Big Spring Airport and officials are taking steps to make sure business gets even better in the future.

Airport Director Jim Little said Friday he has received confirmation from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) concerning the agency's plan to provide most of the funds for the construction of a T hangar at the facility.

A T hangar is a long building divided into sections. Each section would be big enough to house an aircraft.

County election office changing location

March 16, 2013

The Howard County Elections Administration will be getting a new office, however, voters won't have to look far from the old location to find early voting polls in April.

The elections office — which has been located on the third floor of the Howard County Courthouse for the past several years — will be moving to the former sheriff's office on the first floor of the courthouse Monday, according to County Elections Administrator Saundra Bloom.

Police blotter 3-17

March 16, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity:
• CRYSTAL RAMIREZ MUNO, 26, 703 Lancaster, was arrested on a charge of public intoxication.
• CESAR LOPEZ, 21, 607 Douglas, was arrested on charges of purchasing/furnishing alcohol for a minor and failure to give identifying informaton.
• RILEY ERIK WOOD, 21, 1904 E. 25th, was arrested on a charge of purchasing/furnishing alcohol for a minor.
• CALVIN JACOB LAWSON, 29, 3701 La Juna, was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal mischief over $500/less than $1,500.

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