Archive - Nov 2010
Loubel Dickens, 80, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Howard County commissioners will hold a special meeting Friday morning to canvass the results of the Nov. 2 general election, a contest that will provide a pair of new faces to the court in 2011.
Slated for 8:30 a.m. in the commissioners courtroom â€” located on the third floor of the Howard County Courthouse â€” commissioners are expected to sign off on the results.
Big Spring Independent School District trustees are expected to name a construction manager for upcoming bond projects when they hold their regular monthly meeting at 5:15 p.m. today in the high school board room.
District officials received seven proposals from prospective managers to ramrod more than $50 million in construction projects that are scheduled to begin next spring, Superintendent Steven Saldivar said.
A Big Spring man was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to a charge of child pornography in July.
Fabian Duke Trejo, 26, currently in custody, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings to 87 months in prison, to be followed by a 40-year term of supervised release, announced U.S. Attorney James T. Jacks of the Northern District of Texas. Trejo must also register as a sex offender.
SAN ANGELO â€” As expected, Big Spring womenâ€™s basketball coach Mike Warren has a lot to learn about his 2010-2011 Lady Steers.
But after Tuesdayâ€™s 52-41 win over San Angelo Lake View in San Angelo to start the season, he does know Cerbi Ritchey, Mckenzie Stone and Bridgette Tuitt are looking like the go-to scorers.
Ritchey turned in a double-double, posting 23 points and 13 rebounds. Stone had 16 points â€” including three 3-pointers â€” and was tough on the defensive end with five steals. Tuitt only had six, but Warren said she was still effective.
FORSAN â€” The first-game jitters were apparent for the Forsan girls basketball team and head coach Robert Hillger.
The good news is it didn't stop them from starting the year with a 39-37 win over Garden City Tuesday in Forsan.
Miranda Park led the way with a team-high nine points. Behind her was Morgan Forshee with eight points and six rebounds. Ambra Hill also had eight points and six boards. Shelby Roemer had seven rebounds and Stevie Wilson had a team-high 10.
Ricky Simpson, 58, of Big Spring passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Ken McIntosh, pastor of First Christian Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Eric Walker, 67, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, atÂ Life Church with Pastor Clint Collins officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The Department of Family and Protective Services and Brazoria County law enforcement officials have begun an investigation into the death of a Howard County youth who died at a residential treatment center in Manvel Friday.
Michael Keith Owens, 16, died Friday at a Houston-area hospital. The preliminary cause of death, officials said, was believed to be asphyxiation although a final determination is awaiting results of an autopsy. DFPS officials said earlier this week that a preliminary investigation showed evidence of â€śrestraint techniquesâ€ť being used on Owens prior to his death.