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February 22nd, 2011

Elementary choir to perform in free concert

February 22, 2011

Big Spring elementary students will show off their singing skills during the annual All-City Choir concert, set for 7 p.m. today in the high school auditorium.

Admission is free to the event.

The All-City Choir is comprised of 120 BSISD students in grades 4 through 6 who were selected for the honor by their respective music teachers, BSHS Choir Director Anna Castaneda O’Brien said.

The group, which will be conducted by Junior High Choir Director Randall Capshaw, will perform about seven American folk music selections, she added.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

February 22, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• EVAN RAY GOODWIN, 21, of Midland, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• EVELYN FRANCO, 31, of Colorado City, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• RICHARD DEAN ANDERSON, 22, of 4103 Parkway, was arrested Monday on two warrants from other agencies.
• THEFT was reported in the 2500 block of Gregg Street.
• CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported:

February 21st

Water on city council's mind

February 21, 2011

The agenda for Tuesday's meeting of the Big Spring City Council is rather brief, with final approval of a resolution supporting the Colorado River Municipal Water District's ongoing efforts to educate the public on the need for water conservation.

Talks between CRMWD and its member cities — including Big Spring — have been ongoing for some time now, centering around water conservation heading into the coming summer, when water usage in the Crossroads area is expected to be at its highest point.

Girl Scout cookies anyone?

February 21, 2011

HERALD photo/Steve Reagan
Maribel Gomez, left, and Esther Fleeson get ready to sell some Girl Scout cookies at their stand outside the local Wal-Mart Supercenter Saturday morning. The cookie sales continue through March.

Police Beat

February 21, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• ALEX FRANKLIN MINTER, 18, of 2509 Gunter, was arrested Saturday on a warrant for criminal mischief.
• TONY MOJICA CASTELLANO, 37, of 1503 S. Scurry, was arrested Saturday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid – no insurance.
• MARTHA FINA LOPEZ, 39, of 411 N. Scurry, was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.
• BRYAN JOSEPH GILES, 27, of 1300 S. Johnson, was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.

February 19th

Tax Aide program staff set for itemized returns Tuesday

February 19, 2011

Officials with the annual AARP Tax-Aide program say tax preparations and filings have gone smoothly so far, with the bulk of itemized returns expected to be filed in the coming weeks.

The Internal Revenue Service began accepting itemized returns this week, a delay that was made necessary to allow for updating of a number of deductions that were approved late in the process by the federal government.

BSHS choir excels at contest

February 19, 2011

The Big Spring High School Choir had quite a medal haul at the recent University Interscholastic League Solo and Ensemble Contest in San Angelo.

Thirty BSHS students earned Division I ratings (the highest possible) during the contest, which was held at Angelo State University Feb. 5.

BSHS Choir Director Anna Castaneda O'Brien said 28 of those students qualified to compete in the State UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest, which will be held at the University of Texas in Austin later this school year.

Police blotter

February 19, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity Friday and early Saturday:
• DAVID ISAIAS MIRAMONTES, 22, El Paso, was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
• ROSA MARIA FLORES, 34, 1504 Lincoln, was arrested on a warrant for harassment.
• ANNA MAE WHITE, 23, 1107 S. Goliad, was arrested on warrants for speeding and failure to appear.
• ROBERT ALLEN WRIGHT, 48, 2621 Chanute, was arrested on a warrant from another agency.

February 18th

'Time Travels' takes stage on Saturday

February 18, 2011

“Time Travels,” Big Spring Symphony's third concert of the 2010-2011 season, promises a varied and contrasting repertoire, according to music director and conductor Dr. Keith Graumann.

A part of the “Home is Where the Heart Is” series, “Time Travels” will open at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Big Spring High School Auditorium.

Boys & Girls Club needs donations for Ambassador visit

February 18, 2011

Last-minute details are falling into place, but the local Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club still needs help to pull off the upcoming Harlem Ambassadors benefit basketball game.

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