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January 25th, 2011

Colleges get new life under state Senate budget bill

January 25, 2011

Four Texas community colleges facing closure will escape the axe under a preliminary Texas budget submitted by state senators Monday.

The four institutions, which include Odessa College, would have had their state funding eliminated under the House version of the budget, which was released last week. Under the Senate version, however, funding has been restored.

Cook-off to benefit WTC Children in Need fund

January 25, 2011

Chili, not chilly.

The weather forecast for Saturday's West Texas Centers Children-In-Need chili cook-off calls for sunny skies and a high temperature in the low 70s — balmy for winter standards.

Organizers are hoping the good weather brings out the cooks and the “tasters” to this year's event, the ninth annual benefit, hosted by the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3188.

National groups pull out of search for Dunn

January 25, 2011

COLORADO CITY — Investigators say the search for 13-year-old Hailey Dunn is still going strong despite the departure of two national volunteer programs from the effort during the weekend.

Officials from the Laura Recovery Center for Missing Children and the Klaas Kids Foundation left Colorado City following the weekend, after spending several days organizing volunteer search parties.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

January 25, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• LINDA RENA TORRES, 28, of 1904 Morrison, was arrested Monday on charges of driving while intoxicated and driving while license invalid.
• ADRIAN PATRICK VALENCIA, 22, of 908 S. Nolan, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• BENITA KAY PADRON SALAZAR, 37, of 3312 Drexel, was arrested Monday on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and driving while license invalid.

January 24th

Get Smartt: SMMC Healthy Woman

January 24, 2011

Council to meet Tuesday

January 24, 2011

Martin County shooting leaves man dead

January 24, 2011

Police Chief: Beware of peddlers

January 24, 2011

Transportation to Austin available

January 24, 2011

January 23rd

College prepares for budget showdown

January 23, 2011

In the week since the Texas House of Representatives announced its proposed state budget for the coming biennium, officials have been busy analyzing the numbers to determine exactly what they would mean to Howard College.

The short answer? Little in the area of good news.

Devin Roberson is headed to high school golf’s version of the Promised Land. The Big Spring High...
The Big Spring High School Lady Steers stood toe-to-toe with the Greenwood Rangerettes for three...
The Colorado High School Lady Wolves spoiled Coahoma High School Senior Night activities on Tuesday...

 

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