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The statewide gas price average in Texas is $1.84 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is three cents less than on this day last week and is 41 cents less per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas sur…

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Due to inclement weather causing very hazardous road conditions, the City of Big Spring will delay opening all offices until 10 AM on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. We will continue to assess the situation and further action will be taken, if necessary.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amy Coney Barrett was formally sworn in Tuesday as the Supreme Court's ninth justice, her oath administered in private by Chief Justice John Roberts. Her first votes on the court could include two big topics affecting the man who appointed her.

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Due to the anticipated winter weather conditions, all Scenic Mountain Medical Group clinic locations will be closed on Tuesday, October 27th. Please see the following locations affected:

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• City of Big Spring - Update: City offices will remain closed today (Tuesday); The City Council meeting scheduled for this evening has been rescheduled for Thursday at 5:30 p.m. 

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• All Big Spring ISD campuses and facilities will be closed tomorrow, Tues, 10/27 due to inclement weather conditions.  School will resume Wednesday morning at regular start times.

ODESSA ­– Winter weather is predicted across most of the 12-county Odessa District starting today and lasting through Wednesday afternoon. The National Weather Service says there is a possibility of ice and snow accumulations in the area.The Odessa District will be pretreating the main lanes…

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On Wednesday, October 7, 2020, inmate Darin Taylor tested positive for COVID-19 at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Big Spring in Big Spring, Texas, and was immediately placed in medical isolation. He was evaluated by institution medical staff for shortness of breath and transporte…

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The following is a press release given by the City of Big Spring:To date, Howard County and Big Spring have had a total of 1,672 positive cases of COVID-19. We currently have 152 active cases and have had 1,432 patients recover from COVID-19. There are 69 positive cases pending follow up inv…

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The Howard County Library is hosting it's annual book sale today and tomorrow from 9 - 5 p.m. The public is welcome to attend and all of the monies collected go towards funding for library necessities. The Howard County Library is located at 500 Main Street.

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Stopping abuse happens one person at a time. One new 501c3 – Seventy Times Seven Center, a shelter for batter and abused women - has made it a mission to raise awareness and draw support for those who feel they have no way out. On Oct. 24 inside Comanche Trail Park, the center will be holdin…

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The Big Spring EDC Board of Directors convened Tuesday for a regular meeting. During the meeting outgoing board members - Kay McDaniel and Terry Hansen - were recognized.

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On the 18th of October 2020 at approximately 7:30 A.M., Big Spring Police Department officers were sent to the 200 block of NE 12th (south service road of Interstate 20) in reference to a major accident. Upon arrival Cynthia Martinez a Hispanic/Female 30 years of age, was found to be deceased.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Friday, September 18, 2020, inmate Robert Pierce tested positive for COVID-19 at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Big Spring in Big Spring, Texas, and was immediately placed in medical isolation. On Thursday, September 24, 2020, Mr. Pierce was evaluated by in…

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Polls opened at 8 a.m. this morning with Early Voting kicking off. 

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The Forsan ISD School Board will meet in a special board meeting on Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place in the library on the JH/HS Campus, located at 411 W. 6th Street.

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The City of Big Spring has been notified that some citizens have received spam calls regarding the 2020 Census. Please see the following information from the US Census Bureau:Census workers will occasionally follow up with households over the phone to ask questions about their responses to t…

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The Big Spring ISD Board of Trustees will be meeting to discuss a routine agenda this Thursday. The Board will meet in the high school board room, located at 707 11th Place, at 5:15 p.m.

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The City of Big Spring will have a Cross Country Meet for Big Spring High School on Saturday, September 10, 2020, beginning at 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM.In order to facilitate a safe running area for all of the youth attending and participating in this event, we will temporarily close some of t…

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City of Big Spring and Howard County officials were notified of 108 new positive COVID-19 test results for the week of September 28th, 2020. To date, Howard County and Big Spring have had a total of 832 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases. The number of active cases increased from 377 to 404, …

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Citizens are reminded that per Governor Abbott’s Executive Order No. 30, any outdoor gatherings of ten people or more must be approved by Mayor Shannon Thomason, if the gathering is in the city limits of Big Spring, or by Judge Kathryn Wiseman, if the gathering is in an unincorporated area o…

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Citizens are reminded that per Governor Abbott’s Executive Order No. 30, any outdoor gatherings of ten people or more must be approved by Mayor Shannon Thomason, if the gathering is in the city limits of Big Spring, or by Judge Kathryn Wiseman, if the gathering is in an unincorporated area o…

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West Texas VA Health Care System nurses and staff preparing for our first Drive-Thru Flu Clinic at the San Angelo Community Based Outpatient Clinic.  Veterans can drive thru, get their shot, and keep on rolling.

The Howard County Commissioners met Monday afternoon, in the Third Floor County Commissioners Courtroom. During the regular meeting, in addition to routine matters, the burn ban came back up for discussion. 

Atmos Energy, through itsFueling Safe and Thriving Communities program, will donate $1 million to help customers stay warm this winter or weatherize their homes. Atmos Energy will distribute these funds across the eight states it serves in partnership with more than 100 energy assistance age…