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March 12th, 2012

Rattlesnake Roundup slithering our way

March 12, 2012

Snakes alive! Snake, rattle and roll. For goodness snakes! OK, OK, enough of the bad puns.
It's coming, though, the 48th Big Spring Rattlesnake Roundup, put on by the American Business Club (AMBUCS).
The venue is the Howard County Fair Barns, March 24-25. The snakes will be in the east-most barn, with the entry barn reserved for a free arts and crafts show.

Bag ban? City council to discuss banning plastic bags in Big Spring

March 12, 2012

The use of plastic grocery bags could have its days numbered in the city of Big Spring, as the city council is expected to begin discussions on the use — and possible elimination — of the items.
According to City Manager Gary Fuqua, the council will discuss the matter during its Tuesday night meeting, but no action will take place, at least not at this time.

Grant should help boost rail use at airpark

March 12, 2012

By AMANDA MORENO
Staff Writer
The train is coming.
Big Spring Rail System, operated by Transport Handling Specialists, is one of 12 rail line projects across the United States receiving funding from the Federal Railroad Administration Rail Line Relocation and Improvement grant program.

March 10th

Last round of memories served up at Herman's

March 10, 2012

A long-standing family business has shut its doors after 52 years.
Herman’s Restaurant, located at 1601 S. Gregg, no longer displays their daily special on the sign outside, instead it simply reads “‘For Sale.”
“There’s not much of a story as to why we are closing,” said Homer Wilkerson, Herman’s Restaurant owner. ““I’m 73 years old and among other factors it had just reached a point where it became too big of a challenge.”
Herman’s had come to be a place that held many memories, not only for the family but also for residents of Big Spring.

Road woes greet county commissioners

March 10, 2012

The good news: The energy boom is providing jobs and a better economy throughout West Texas, including the Crossroads area.
The bad news: The heavy trucks are taking a toll on county roads.
“It’s one of your better problems to have, but it’s a problem, nonetheless,” said County Judge Mark Barr, who plans to address the situation with Howard County Commissioners Court members Monday.
“At some point in time, the roads will have to be repaired, so we’re going to address that. It’s time,” said Barr.

Police blotter

March 10, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
• BEVERLY RYNEL ARMSTRONG, 50, of 821 W. Eighth, was arrested Friday on charges of display fictitious license plate and warrant from other agency.
• STEVE ALLAN HANNABASS, 54, of 5104 Dawson Rd, was arrested Friday on a warrant for theft of more than $1,500 two or more convictions any theft/all other (two counts).
• JEREMY JED FELTS, 33, of 1411 Virginia was arrested Friday on a charge of public intoxication.

March 9th

City officials under scrutiny

March 9, 2012

The Texas Ethics Commission has begun an investigation into a complaint by a local resident that a trio of Big Spring City Council members accepted illegal campaign donations while running for municipal office.

According to reports filed with TEC, complaints have been filed against Mayor Tommy Duncan, District 1 Councilman Marcus Fernandez and District 3 Councilman Glen Carrigan by local resident Joyce Crooker.

Deputies seize horses after complaint

March 9, 2012

Law enforcement officials with the Howard County Sheriff's Office euthanized one horse and seized nearly a dozen others from a home in the 100 block of Carey this week after they acted on a citizen complaint the animals weren't being properly cared for.

Sheriff Stan Parker said deputies responded to a complaint Wednesday at a home located just past the city limits.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

March 9, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• ANDREW JOHN ROSENBERG, 40, of 303 E. Eighth St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
• JUAN ANTONIO SALAZAR, 18, of 1604 E. 11th Place, was arrested Thursday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
• SERGIO DAVID ALVAREZ, 23, of 606 Steakley, was arrested Thursday on charges of possession of controlled substance between one and four grams and possession of marijuana less than or equal to two ounces in a drug free zone.

March 8th

Warrant roundup a success, officials say

March 8, 2012

Local Law enforcement officials say they managed to clear more than 550 warrants and collect more than $100,000 in fines during this year's statewide warrant roundup, which ended in late February.

Municipal Judge Timothy Green said his office — working in conjunction with the Big Spring Police Department and the Howard County Sheriff's Office — participated in the annual event in an effort to help clear longstanding warrants from the city and county roles.

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