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    Water Main Break Causes Havok

    Some students and motorists became stranded after a 102-year-old water main broke near the Bigtown Hospital this morning. A geyser has erupted in the middle of Radio Boulevard, flooding surrounding streets with rapid water and mud.  Eyewitnesses say that water is knee-deep in some areas of the facility. “People are standing in the water almost out of a sense of amusement,” Walt Freeze from …Read More

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    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, with a gunshot wound.  Frank reported that his car was taken after he had been shot. The vehicle …Read More

    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 computer scientist and make games.” This is the first year John is learning computer coding in his fifth …Read More

    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 are others though who say he acted within his rights. Saturday night, the owner of Bigtown Service Station …Read More

    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 the scene and arrested the woman. The charges against her are unknown and she’s being held at the …Read More

    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 that he has purchased bottled water for the last 15 years. Like many in the area he doesn’t drink …Read More