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March 19th, 2012
Officials with the 8th annual Big Spring Powwow say they are still trying to â€śdrum upâ€ť sponsors for the event, which is slated for April 21-22 at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
According to Richard â€śIndioâ€ť Lesser, event coordinator for the Big Spring Powwow Committee, preparations for the powwow are in the works, with just a few key ingredients missing at this point.
Law enforcement officials say the 7-year-old child rescued early Sunday morning near a home in the 4900 block of S. Highway 87 was allegedly restrained using a straight jacket before attempting to run away.
In a press release issued Monday morning, Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker confirmed the boy had told law enforcement officers he was running away from home after having been allegedly restrained using a straight jacket by his parents, who were taken into custody shortly after.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ANTONIO LIMON IBARRA, 23, of 211 Channing, was arrested Sunday on warrants for expired motor vehicle inspection certificate, driving while license invalid (two counts), failure to appear (four counts) and operating a motor vehicle without license plates â€“ or with one license plate.
â€˘ RODNEY JOHNSON, 35, of Wisconsin, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ TANYA JEAN JENKINS, 24, of Quinlan, Texas, was arrested Sunday on two warrants from other agencies.
Heritage Museum is all about sharing the townâ€™s history. So it only makes sense its 42nd annual meeting will contain pieces of history.
During the meeting, set for 6 p.m. Thursday in the Heritage Museum lobby, Tumbleweed Smith will be the keynote speaker.
â€śI have lived here for many years and had the privilege of speaking to several notables. The program will include voices of those who had a part in founding Big Spring,â€ť Smith said.
FORSAN â€” It appears there wonâ€™t be a trustee election in Forsan Independent School District this year.
When the FISD board holds its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the administration wing board room, it is expected to officially cancel the election scheduled for May.
Forsan ISD Superintendent Randy Johnson said the election will be called off because there will be no contested races on the ballot.
Just as the community is important to the continuance of the United Way, the agencies are important to the purpose supported by the United Way.
â€śWe wouldn't be able to provide the help we do if it weren't for the community support, but then again we wouldn't be needed if there weren't agencies needing our support,â€ť Executive Director Sandy Stewart said.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ VIVIANA DANIELLA SARMIENTO, 29, of 1405 Park St., was arrested Thursday on charges of hindering officers discharging official duties and possession of a controlled substance.
â€˘ NOELIA CARRILLO, 38, of 1733 Purdue, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ MONA ALICIA SALDANA, 26, of 1400 Virginia, was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
The thump, thump of basketballs can be heard across gyms around the country as tournaments ranging from the Big East to the Big XII get underway. But the thump, thump, thump of basketballs can also be heard in small recreation centers and outside courtyards across rural West Texas as participants in the upcoming Hoops, Dreams and Goals practice their jump shots for the annual hoopfest.
The Eighth Hoops Dreams and Goals 2012 competition is scheduled March 30 at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
The view through a child's eye is important and the Lions Club is doing its part to ensure that vision isn't hindered.
â€śThe goal of the Lion's Club has always been to help people, especially children, who have vision problems,â€ť Tommy Mills, Lions Club member, said.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ LEE TORRES ESCOBAR, 33, of 811 E. 16th St., was arrested Wednesday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ BRODIE LEE DUNN, 32, of 1706 Young St., was arrested Wednesday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ JASON ORTEGA, 30, of 1208 Lloyd, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of assault â€“ family violence.
â€˘ RACHEL NIKOLE GONZALES, 22, of 2330 N. Highway 208 Apt. 14 in Colorado City, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.