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October 17th, 2012

Police/Sheriff/EMS 10-17

October 17, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• MITCHELL CONNER AINSWORTH, 21, of Bryson, Texas, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from another agency.
• LESLYE DAWN ROGERS, 50, of 1014 E. 21st St., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.
• TEKIA WILLIAMS, 29, of 705 Wyoming, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from another agency and a charge of possession of a controlled substance.

October 16th

Man arrested on theft, drug charges

October 16, 2012

An Odessa man has been arrested and charged with theft and drug possession following the search of a local property where a number of stolen items — including a large quantity of oilfield equipment — were recovered.

Robert Allen Pasquale, 28, of 133 Aztec Ave. in Odessa, was arrested Friday on charges of possession of a controlled substance and theft after investigators discovered more than $40,000 in stolen property at a residence located northeast of Big Spring.

CISD trustees to sign off on state testing resolution

October 16, 2012

COAHOMA — School trustees here are expected to join with a majority of Texas public school districts in supporting a resolution calling for changes in the state's high-stakes testing system.

Coahoma Independent School District trustees will consider the resolution when they hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today in the administration building board room.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 10-16

October 16, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• MARK D. MEYERS, 48, of 1800 S. Monticello, was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.
• SANDRO SANDOVAL, 34, of Rio Grande City, Texas, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license invalid – DWI related.
• JOHN FLORES JR., 48, of 1517 Sycamore, was arrested Monday on charges of public intoxication and theft – more than $50 and less than $500.
• RONALD EDWARD WILKINS, 44, of 3101 Navajo, was arrested Monday on a warrant for assault – family violence.

October 13th

Robbery investigation ongoing

October 13, 2012

Law enforcement officials say the investigation into a recent robbery at the local Chicken Express restaurant is still ongoing, with interviews with witnesses still under way.

Officers were dispatched to the local eatery Oct. 1 after a masked suspect attacked an employee and made away with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police reports.

“We're still in the process of interviewing possible witnesses,” Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer for the Big Spring Police Department, said. “The case is moving ahead slowly, but it is moving ahead.”

Police blotter 10-13

October 13, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. today:
• JOHN MANUEL SOLIS, 26, of 1905 Wasson Rd. Apt. 24, was arrested Friday on a warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.
• PAUL EUGENE CLINE, 38, of 200 Lockhart St., was arrested Friday on a warrant from another agency.
• NICHOLAS DEWAYNE HOWELL, 19, of Odessa, was arrested Friday on a charge of no driver's license – when unlicensed.
• JUAN JOSE OLIVAREZ, 29, of 104 Lockhart, was arrested Friday on warrants for no driver's license – when unlicensed and failure to appear.

Give a Christmas gift for our troops

October 13, 2012

Area residents will have a chance to give U.S. military personnel stationed overseas a bit of holiday cheer again this year.

Beginning Monday, Adopt a Military Hero: Howard County's Christmas for Our Troops will collect donations and gifts to send to military personnel who will spend the holiday season far away from home.

For the past few years, the effort has been done under the auspices of the Midland-based Christmas for Our Troops, but local organizer Debbie Burrow said she wanted to do something a little different this year.

October 12th

Underwood, Spradling honored at luncheon

October 12, 2012

Lloyd Underwood and Bo Spradling were the top honorees at the Chamber of Commerce's Ag Appreciation Luncheon at the Dora Roberts Community Center.

Underwood was named agricultural producer of the year, while Spradling, owner of Triple AG, was selected as the agricultural businessman of the year.

The chamber annually holds the luncheon to honor “the many things the men and women of the agricultural community do for our area,” Chamber President Jan Foresyth said.

BSISD dealing with teacher shortage

October 12, 2012

Wanted: Teachers.

An ever-burgeoning enrollment situation has Big Spring Independent School District trustees scrambling to find instructors, as trustees discovered during their monthly meeting Thursday afternoon.

Fueled by the boom in the oil industry, families are flocking to West Texas, and Big Spring has become home to its share of the transplants.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 10-12

October 12, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• MANUEL SOSA IV, 19, of 2510 Ent, was arrested Thursday on warrants for burglary of a habitation – assault, disorderly conduct – fighting, assault by threat and consumption of alcohol by a minor.
• KARLY SHEA BUCHANAN, 22, of 1110 E. Fifth St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while intoxicated – blood alcohol more than 0.15.

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