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May 26th, 2011
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
Note: The BSPD reported no arrests were made during this period.
â€¢ BURGLARY OF A VEHICLE was reported in the 1100 block of N. Aylesford.
â€¢ ASSAULT was reported in the 400 block of E. Fourth Street.
â€¢ BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported:
In the 1200 block of Young.
In the 600 block of State.
The Howard County Sheriffâ€™s Office reported the following activity:
Note â€” Officials with the Howard County Jail reported having 70 inmates at the time of this report.
A Big Spring man was arrested and charged with injury to a child after law enforcement officials say he confessed to harming a 4-month-old child Monday.
Jimmy Enrique Alatorre, 20, of 1002 N. Main St. Apt. 66, was arrested Monday on a charge of injury to a child – serious bodily injury after officers with the Big Spring Police Department were called to the emergency room at Scenic Mountain Medical Center.
he Big Spring City Council approved a $5 entry fee for the new municipal aquatic center on a 6-1 vote Tuesday night, paving the way for the facility to open its doors to the public in a few weeks.
The vote was one of the last for outgoing city council members Stephanie Horton and Joann Staulcup, who both voted in favor of the ordinance. Council members Gloria McDonald, Craig Olson, Terry Hansen and Mayor Tommy Duncan also gave the measure a nod of approval.
Big Spring High School has named Andrew James Fillingim as valedictorian for the class of 2011.
Who says $21 million doesn't buy anything anymore?
As contractors reach the final phases of Howard College's $21 million campus renovation, officials are taking pride in the fact they were able to deliver on every project they envisioned.
In fact, they've done even more than originally planned.
Howard County commissioners approved a contract with Lubbock County Monday morning that would serve as a type of “insurance policy.”
The annual contract — which costs the county approximately $14,000 — secures Howard County a regional public defender necessary to try a capital murder case.
According to County Judge Mark Barr, the county has participated in the program during the past three years, and while $14,000 certainly isn't loose change, it's a pittance compared to what a capital murder case could cost the county.
Howard County drivers passing by Mt. Olive Cemetery on Texas Highway 350 may not have noticed the latest addition to the stone entrance gate, but the metal medallion mounted on the left side is the third step in the historic preservation of the cemetery.
Grady Independent School District has announced its 2011 valedictorian and salutatorian.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ CHRISTINA LEANN GARZA, 27, of 1902 Mittel, was arrested Monday on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
â€¢ RICHARD HERNANDEZ MARTINEZ, 46, of 805 E. 15th St., was arrested Monday on charges of assault â€“ family violence and criminal mischief.
â€¢ JIMMY ENRIQUE ALATORRE, 20, of 1002 N. Main St. Apt. 66, was arrested Monday on a charge of injury to a child â€“ serious bodily injury.
â€¢ THEFT was reported in the 1300 block of E. 11th Place.
The Crossroads area will be the place to be this summer, as the Big Spring Film Society announces its summer line-up, including WestFest, a two-day event combining movies and music thatâ€™s sure to be a hit with the whole family.