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Crews on Alert as Water Levels Rise

Crews on Alert as Water Levels Rise

Bigtown City Fire Department rescue crews are on alert for the series of storms approaching the area. They are concerned about the high water flows in creeks, canals and rivers after the last storm. Floodgates at the Rocket Dam were opened to make space...

Stolen Vehicle Found in New Mexico

A shooting victim’s car was located in New Mexico early Saturday morning.  The Bigtown Police Department received a National Crime Information Center alert in relation to Mr. Frank Ball’s stolen Honda Accord. Frank was found in the Bigtown Foods parking lot Sunday, March 6,...

Local Program Teaches Kids Computer Programming

We see kids playing on their phones every day but rarely do we see them building the games they’re playing.  However, there is now a program designed to teach kids those special skills. 10-year-old John says, “It’s always been my goal to become a...

BPD: Store Owner Flashing Gun Did Not Break the Law

A Bigtown store clerk loses his cool and picks up a shotgun.  Now, a community group is calling for action but the owner may not have done anything illegal. A lot of people are calling the store owner’s actions disrespectful and uncalled for.  There...

Storms Replenish Reservoirs Amid California Drought

Four straight days of rain have replenished several key reservoirs in Northern California, delighting a state in its fifth year of drought and raising hopes that water-use restrictions might be eased. The series of storms that started late last week drenched the state, closing...

Bomb Squad Called During Traffic Stop

Bigtown police called the bomb squad early this morning around 1 a.m after pulling over a woman on Hwy 1 near the Bigtown Bank.  She had a homemade firecracker-type device in her car. Part of the highway was blocked as law enforcement detonated the device on...

Boil Water Advisory

Seven Bigtown streets are still under the notice. They are Radio Drive, Record Lane, Post Avenue, Spot Road, Revenue Circle, Mic Drive and a portion of Sales Lane, all within the Broadcast Subdivision. There are 344 homes in the Broadcast Neighborhood Association. David D. says...

Police Arrest Auto Thief At Last

A man faces auto theft charges after he drove a stolen car right to the State Patrol district office parking lot in Bellevue, troopers said. An alert driver recognized the stolen vehicle from a post on a european motorist club Facebook post and spotted...