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Big Spring community helps federal workers with free meals, donations
BIG SRING, TX (KWES) - The community of Big Spring is stepping up to help federal workers have a meal and meet other needs. "I feel it was my responsibility to help them because we are a big family not just at the prison, but in the town all together,” Shiloh Salazar, said.
Big Spring vet honored Monday by West Texas VA Health System indicted today for child sexual abuse
BIG SPRING, TX (CBS7) -- A veteran honored Monday by the West Texas VA Health system in Big Spring was indicted this morning for sexual assault of a child. The hospital gave Jeremy Blount a new tandem bike to ride at a ceremony Monday afternoon. He was blinded after a suicide attempt in 2017.
Former Martin Co. Sheriff’s pretrial hearing begins Wednesday
MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Former Martin County Sheriff John Woodward’s pretrial hearing will begin at 9 a.m. on January 16. According to the District Attorney of Howard County, the indictment is a second degree felony and carries a two to 20 year sentence and a $10,000 fine is convicted. Woodward
Scenic Mountain Medical Center to join Steward Health Care System
BIG SPRING -- Big Spring's hospital is expected to join the Steward Health Care System later this year. According to a release, the Scenic Mountain Medical Center will be joining the system once a transaction is completed. That transaction is expected to take place in the coming months.
Howard County issues burn ban in unincorporated areas
HOWARD COUNTY, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) - Howard County Commissioners have approved a burn ban for the unincorporated areas of the county, according to a release from the Judge's Office on Thursday.
FCI workers still without pay
BIG SPRING, TX (KWES) - Employees of the Federal Correctional Institute in Big Spring continue to feel the effects of the partial government shutdown. Unlike, other federal employees that were furloughed, workers at FCI must report to work without pay.
Annual Bustin for Badges Clay Shoot
The sixth annual Bustin For Badges Clay Shoot Event will take place on April 25-26 at Windwalker Farms in Stanton. This event benefits local law enforcement (OPD, MPD, ECSO & MCSO) and helps pay for much needed equipment and supplies.