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Splash-In Saturday

May 24, 2013

Crossroad area residents will be able to splash in Saturday. Then they'll have to splash out again, if only for a week.

Splash-In at the Russ McEwen Family Aquatic Center will be held from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. It's free — yep, free — to the public.

In the past, the event would celebrate the opening of the city pool but not this year.

Big Spring, area, receives welcome rain

May 24, 2013

Big Spring received almost an inch of rain — .97 according to the National Weather Service — from Thursday's rains.

Forecasters were calling for the possibility of more rain through Saturday night, though without the 60 mph winds and hail many residents reported this morning.

According to the weather service, Thursday's rains split the Midland-Odessa area and neither city received even a trace of rainfall.

Here are some other rainfall totals:

Sweetwater .37, Snyder 2.71, Sterling City 1.57, Abilene Regional Airport 5.9, San Angelo 1.79.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 05-24

May 24, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• JOHNNY SILLOY DOUGLAS, 41, of 1007 E. 14th St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
• CHRISTOPHER RIVERS JORDAN, 39, of 1602 Lincoln, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.
• CYNTHIA LORRA KENNEDY, 50, of 4900 Wasson Rd., was arrested Thursday on a citation for public intoxication.
• SCOTTY RAY BLAND, 34, of 1900 Martin Luther King Blvd. Apt. 414, was arrested Thursday on a warrant for bail jumping – failure to appear and terroristic threat.

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