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December 1st

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December 1, 2010

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2011 Relay for Life goal set at $195,000

December 1, 2010

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.

Weekend full of holiday activities on tap

December 1, 2010

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 “Lighting of the Lights” 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.

Organizers: Operation Christmas Child a huge success

December 1, 2010

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.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

December 1, 2010

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• 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 – when unlicensed and failure to appear.
• STEPHANIE ELAINE BAKER, 30, of 1601 Cardinal, was arrested Tuesday on two warrants from other agencies.
• MARCUS JOE ANDERSON, 29, of 1015 Ridgeroad, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.

November 30th

Police/Sheriff/EMS

November 30, 2010

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• KHRISTIE LEE CHRISTIANSEN, 39, of 1505 Lincoln Apt. B, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid – no insurance.
• ELEUTERIO TORRES PADRON, 61, of 509 N. Goliad, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
• BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported:
In the 600 block of S. Bell.
In the 1000 block of N. Main Street.
• THEFT was reported:
In the 2600 block of Ent.
In the 400 block of E. Fourth Street.
• ASSAULT was reported:

Computer problems delay Tuesday edition

November 30, 2010

Because of technical difficulties, the Herald has been later than normal the past few days. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to resolve the problem soon. Please bear with us and thank you for your patience.

Two jailed in stabbing incidents

November 30, 2010

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.

Annual Christmas parade returns to Gregg Street

November 30, 2010

What do you get when you mix Santa Claus with the good ol' red, white and blue? This year's Big Spring Herald Community Christmas Parade.

The parade, which “heralds” the start of the Christmas season in this area, will celebrate its 25th anniversary next Saturday.

The theme for the this year is “A Star Spangled Christmas,” and several floats adorned with patriotic themes are expected, organizers said.

Auditions set Dec. 11 for comedy troupe

November 30, 2010

What are you, some sort of comedian?

That's exactly the question local comedian Clay Vickers and the Goondock Saints comedy group are posing to Crossroads residents, as the troupe of funny men and women look to expand their repertoire in preparation for a January performance at a comedy club in Austin.

Vickers, a 2003 graduate of Forsan High School and affectionately known to his friends as Gooney, said comedy has been a major part of his life since he was a child, but it wasn't until several of his friends got in on the act that they decided to form their own comedy troupe.

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