With the Labor Day holiday right around the corner, the Texas Department of Transportation is aiming to curb drunk driving by giving potential offenders a look at the hardships they can face if they get behind the wheel while intoxicated.
Part of TxDOT's â€śDrink. Drive. Got to Jailâ€ť campaign, the state agency will be touring Texas college campuses with its portable simulated jail cells in hopes of conveying the harsh reality of being arrested for driving while intoxicated.
Needed repairs at the city water treatment plant will force Big Spring officials to ban all non-essential water use for a 36-hour period beginning Wednesday evening.
â€śIn order for the City of Big Spring to perform essential upgrades to the water treatment plant, we will perform a 36-hour shutdown on water treatment services,â€ť states a news release from Big Spring city offices. â€śTo ensure that there is sufficient water for basic living necessities, the city manager will temporarily ban all non-essential water uses beginning Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at 9 p.m.â€ť