The aquatic center so fervently embraced by Russ McEwen has officially been named in honor of the former Big Spring mayor and city councilman, who passed away in October 2012.
Russ McEwen Family Aquatic Center was formally dedicated during brief ceremonies Wednesday morning at the facility, which opened last year in Comanche Trail Park.
Early voting has been set in the June 8 runoff election to decide whether Raul Benavides or J.D. Smith will take over the District 5 seat on the Big Spring City Council.
Early voting will begin Tuesday and end a week later with all balloting to take place at the Howard County Courthouse Elections Office. Voting will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. next Tuesday and on Tuesday, June 4. All other days, hours will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
On election day, voting will be held at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum East Room from7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. XXXXXX and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ LUPE MENDOZA CHAVARRIA, 59, of 605 S. Abrams, was arrested Wednesday on warrants for expired motor vehicle inspection certificate, failure to appear (three counts), disregarding a stop sign, parked with wheels more than 18 inches from curb and driving while intoxicated.
â€¢ RUDOLPH LEO GUTIERREZ III, 21, of 2613 S. Monticello, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed.