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Time is running out for area residents hoping to get tickets for the 32nd annual First United Methodist Church Living Christmas Tree, which will help kick the holiday season into high gear this weekend.
According to Program Coordinator Eddie Vandewalker, performances will begin with a formal dress rehearsal at 2 p.m. Saturday, which will be open to the public.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ROBERT DUANE BUCK, 41, of 1101 E. 15th St., was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for assault â€“ family violence.
â€˘ BRUCE ERVIN ESSIX, 44, of 1304 Ridgeroad, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of driving while license invalid.
â€˘ BENJAMIN FRANKLIN REYNOLDS, 65, of 101 Carey, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of theft of service.
â€˘ HENRY TREVINO FRANCO JR., 19, of 507 N.W. 10th St., was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for consumption of alcohol by a minor.
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The Howard-Glasscock Relay For Life has been exceeding expectations for years.
Now, if it can only avoid foul weather.
Relay For Life, a highly successful fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society, will hold its 2011 event a week earlier than normal in hopes of avoiding rainy weather that has plagued the event in recent years, it was announced during a Tuesday night kickoff reception.
The 2011 RFL will be held May 6 and 7 at Blankenship Field, said Vickie Stewart and Diane Wood, co-chairs for the event.
The Christmas season in Big Spring will start with a bang this weekend.
The Big Spring VA Medical Center will kick-start a weekend full of Christmas activities when it holds its 18th annual â€śLighting of the Lightsâ€ť ceremony Friday. The event, which will conclude with the lighting of thousands of lights decorating the hospital, will begin at 6 p.m.
Because of ongoing construction in the main lobby, the event will be moved to the hospital's out-patient lobby.
When local coordinators with the annual Operation Christmas Child program set a goal to gather 775 goody-filled shoe boxes for children all over the globe, they hoped they would eclipse the number.
What they didn't plan on, however, was being able to overshoot the goal by nearly 250 shoe boxes, making this year's effort one of the most prolific in the program's local history.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ JUAN JOSE OLIVAREZ, 27, of 1302 Wright, was arrested Tuesday on charges of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction, no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed and failure to appear.
â€˘ STEPHANIE ELAINE BAKER, 30, of 1601 Cardinal, was arrested Tuesday on two warrants from other agencies.
â€˘ MARCUS JOE ANDERSON, 29, of 1015 Ridgeroad, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ KHRISTIE LEE CHRISTIANSEN, 39, of 1505 Lincoln Apt. B, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid â€“ no insurance.
â€˘ ELEUTERIO TORRES PADRON, 61, of 509 N. Goliad, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported:
In the 600 block of S. Bell.
In the 1000 block of N. Main Street.
â€˘ THEFT was reported:
In the 2600 block of Ent.
In the 400 block of E. Fourth Street.
â€˘ ASSAULT was reported:
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The Big Spring Police Department is investigating a pair of stabbing incidents that occurred during the holiday weekend, sending two Big Spring men to the emergency room.
Billy Joe Mitchell, 72, of Big Spring was arrested shortly after police dispatchers were notified of an assault Friday night at the Northcrest Apartments, located at 1002 N. Main St. on the city's north side.
Everett said the second stabbing was reported Sunday in the 600 block of Caylor.
John Carroll Rutherford, 23, of 710 Douglas, was arrested Sunday on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.