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July 10th, 2012
Howard County Commissioners opted to table a proposed burn ban Monday morning following a weekend of intermittent rainfall throughout the Crossroads area, moisture local firefighting officials say should buy residents a few weeks of relative safety from wildfires.
Precinct 3 Commissioner Jimmie Long â€” serving in place of County Judge Mark Barr, who was unable to attend Monday's meeting â€” said the county had received a recommendation from Volunteer Fire Department Chief Tommy Sullivan to table the proposed county-wide ban for a minimum of two weeks.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ BILLY WAYNE CHRISTIAN, 52, of 2808 Sherman Rd., was arrested Monday on warrants for no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed (two counts), expired registration (two counts), failure to maintain financial responsibility (two counts) and failure to appear (six counts).
â€˘ BILLY RAY HALL, 34, of Flat, Texas, was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ ROBERT RUBEN SANCHEZ, 48, of 1023 Stadium, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
Two people remain hospitalized after a Big Spring man allegedly assaulted them with his motor vehicle early Sunday morning.
Edward Aguilar, 33, is in custody at Howard County Detention Center this morning after being arrested on multiple aggravated assault charges, according to information released by Big Spring Police Department Sgt. Tony Everett.
Everett said the alleged assault arose from a domestic disturbance in the 2600 block of Albrook.
The Big Spring City Council will meet Tuesday to handle a rather routine agenda, including final approval of an ordinance providing for the issuance of a specific use permit for construction and operation of a nursing home facility near the corner of Alamesa and Wasson.
The permit, which was applied for by M.U.G.S. Properties LLC for the 10-acre property, was first heard by the council during its June 26 meeting, which included a public hearing on the matter.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ MERRILL CLAYTON CAMPBELL, 44, of 800 W. Marcy Apt. 16, was arrested Sunday on a charge of deadly conduct â€“ discharge of a firearm.
â€˘ BRIANNA MICHELLE GRAHAM, 32, of 1404 Wood, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ JOSE MARCOS PESINA, 34, of Midland, Texas, was arrested Sunday on a charge of hindering officers discharging official duties.
Several families have made an impact in the history of Howard and Glasscock counties, which is why the Heritage Museum continues to pay tribute and recognize pioneer families.
â€śWe wouldnâ€™t be the communities that we are if it wasnâ€™t for those families who pioneered it all,â€ť Museum Director Nancy Raney said.
This year, two families sharing the same last name but no relation were honored as the Howard and Glasscock County Pioneer Families â€” G.R. (Rob) and Myra Robinson were recognized for Howard County and W.L. Robinson was honored from Glasscock County.
If youâ€™re an Aggie, are friends with an Aggie or donâ€™t mind helping an Aggie, the Howard County A&M Club needs your help.
For the 13th consecutive year, the club will hold its WesTexAgs Shootout to raise scholarship money to support area public school students attending Texas A&M University.
Anyone, regardless of whether theyâ€™re an Aggie, is welcome to attend.
Two major events, both held at Big Spring Country Club, will highlight this yearâ€™s Shootout, which will be held Saturday, July 14:
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
â€˘ NICKOLAS JONPAUL RODRIGUEZ, 19, of 410 Owens, was arrested Friday on a warrant for fail to maintain financial responsibility.
â€˘ MARTIN ANGUIANO, 45, of 202 N.E. Second, was arrested Friday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
â€˘ GARY CHRISTOPHER STARR, 29, of 802 E. 14th St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication and prohibited weapons-switchblade/knuckles.
COAHOMA â€” Pride in country and community will be on display here Saturday.
Coahoma's Freedom Parade, featuring floats, cars and tractors festooned in their red, white and blue best, will make its way down First Street beginning at 10 a.m.
The parade will start at the Coahoma High School football stadium and proceed south on First Street, east on the north service road, then north on Sixth Street before ending at the city park.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ CAROLYN HANKE, 17, of 704 Borden Rd., was arrested Thursday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
â€˘ MELISSA GAY YOUNG, 43, of 704 Highland Dr., was arrested Thursday on a warrant for hindering officers discharging official duties, speeding in school zone, safety seat system-child younger than 8 or less than 4'9â€ť tall.
â€˘ LORENZO TORRES RAMIREZ, 27, of 410 W. Eighth St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.