Mayor Tommy Duncan was tight-lipped following a special meeting of the Big Spring City Council Tuesday night that included a pair of last-minute executive sessions before he is scheduled to leave office.
The council went into an executive session shortly after the meeting began, asking the audience and media to wait outside the council chambers. The first order of business during the session was to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation and duties of the city manager.
Cap and gown time is back.
Howard College and SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf will kick start graduation season in the Crossroads area when the institutions hold commencement exercises this week.
SWCID's annual awards convocation, which honors the top students on campus, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the college's activity center.
The top award to be handed out Thursday will be the President's Award, given to the the top student at SWCID. The student is nominated by faculty members and selected by a vote of administrators.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ ANTONIO BOSSI, 27, of Joshua, Texas, was arrested Tuesday on charges of resisting arrest, search or transportation and theft â€“ more than $50 and less than $500.
â€¢ DAVID COLE HORN, 19, of Burleson, Texas, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of theft â€“ more than $50 and less than $500.
â€¢ NIKKI LYNN BERNAL, 17, of 804 Willia, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of theft â€“ more than $50 and less than $500.