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'Sleeping Beauaty' performance postponed

April 11, 2013

Performances of "Sleeping Beauty" scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight and Friday at the Hall Center for the Arts on the Howard College campus, has been postponed for a week.

HC Dance Director Eulaine McIntosh cited "unforeseen circumstances" in announcing the postponement.

The performances have been rescheduled for April 25-26 at 7:30 p.m.

"Tickets already reserved or sold for this weekend will be honored," McIntosh said in a statement. "We are sorry for any inconvenience caused by this.

Call 432-264-5161 for more information.

Officials vow cooperation over landfill

April 11, 2013

Confrontation is being replaced by communication.

Issues over how to share costs of funding a new municipal landfill, which threatened to turn into a war of words between Big Spring and Howard County officials, have not been resolved, but an encouraging sense of cooperation was evident following a meeting between representatives of the two entities Wednesday.

Big Spring Mayor Tommy Duncan and County Commissioner John Cline, along with City Councilman Marcus Fernandez, Commissioner Jimmie Long and several city staffers, met to discuss the potentially divisive issue.

Conditions prime for grass fires, city fire marshal warns public

April 11, 2013

For many Big Spring residents, the arrival of spring translates into plenty of yard and lawn work, including mowing, pruning trees and bushes and other activities to prepare for the summer season.

However, many residents will be faced with the prospect of what to do with the leftover trimmings and other waste, a problem which can quickly translate into dangerous situations and work for local firefighters, according to Big Spring Fire Marshall Carl Condray.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 4-11

April 11, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• MELINDA MACHADO GAMBOA, 36, of 1200 Dixie, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.
• DAVID ADAM MARTINEZ, 28, of 608 Caylor, was arrested Wednesday on charges of fleeing from or attempting to elude police officers and disregarding a stop sign.
• MALORY MARIE LUNA, 22, of 4201 W. Highway 80 Apt. 13, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of hindering officers discharging official duties.

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