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May 11th, 2013
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. May 11, 2013 and 7 a.m. today:
â˘ JUSTIN M. RAMIREZ, 25, of 710 Willia was arrested Friday on a warrant from another agency.
â˘ SAMMEAL RAY GRAY, 29, of 1405 Settles was arrested Friday on a charge of disorderly conduct language.
â˘ FRANKLIN LAMARR CURTIS, 47, of 808 W. Third was arrested Friday for having stood in roadway to solicit ride (contributions, employment or business).
â˘ AMANDA JO MASSEY, 24, of 2438 Whitmire, Midland was arrested Friday on a charge of public intoxication.
Saturday will mark area residents' final opportunity to weigh in on municipal and school board elections, as polls open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. around the Crossroads community.
According to officials with the Howard County Elections Administrations, polls will be located at the following locations:
Coahoma Independent School District Races â Coahoma Community Center
Big Spring races â Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, on the Howard College campus
Forsan races and Precincts 205-208 â Forsan High School
Forsan Precincts 33, 304 â Elbow Elementary School
Annalise O'Connell received the President's Award as top student at SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf during the SWCID Awards Convocation Thursday evening.
The President's award is annually based on academic excellence, participation in all facets of student life, leadership in extra-curricular activities and college spirit, said Howard College President Dr. Cheryl Sparks, who presented the award.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â˘ ANTONIO JARROD MOORE, 23, of Marlin Falls, Texas, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.
â˘ CODY JAMES CALHOUN, 21, of 2102 S. Scurry, was arrested Thursday on a warrant for failure to maintain financial responsibility.
â˘ ALFONSO GARCIA RAMOS JR., 26, of 2604 Dow, was arrested Thursday on a charge of violation of a protective order.
Need a quick but lasting gift for Mother's Day? Look no further than the Green Thumb Cottage.
The Cottage, located at 1604 W. Fourth Street in Big Spring, is home of the Howard County Master Gardeners, who will be holding their annual spring sale this weekend.
Time and date for the event is 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday.
âWe know people are busy, and sometimes Mother's Day can sneak up on them. We also know a potted plant or a tree that will keep on living and giving is one of the best gifts we can give that special mom,â said Julie Coates, the organization's president.
Officials with the Texas Department of Transportation say increased awareness and caution from Lone Star motorists has contributed to a decline in motorcycle-related traffic fatalities.
According to TxDOT statistics released this month â which is recognized as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month â 460 people died on Texas roadways while riding motorcycles and scooters in 2012, down considerably from the 2011 total.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â˘ CHELSEA KRISTYNE MILLSPAUGH, 26, of 213 Circle Dr., was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for theft by check â more than $20 and less than $500.
â˘ ASSAULT was reported in the 4200 block of Wasson Road.
â˘ BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported in the 500 block of Washington Blvd.
â˘ HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT was reported in the 1700 block of S. Nolan.
â˘ CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported in the 3200 block of Avenue C.
â˘ THEFT was reported in the 400 block of S. Birdwell Lane.
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.