Archive - Dec 2010
The world-famous Harlem Ambassadors basketball squad will be coming to the Crossroads area in February, part of a community project the Big Spring Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club is putting together for area children.
According to Sonnet Hildebrand, director of the local Boys and Girls Club, the Ambassadors are slated to perform Feb. 23, but before the first slam dunk can be driven home, her and her staff will have to raise funds for the project.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ HENRY JOHN RAYMOND, 37, of 1905 Wasson Rd., was arrested Wednesday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€¢ MARK TIMOTHY STANLEY, 49, of 1800 S. Lancaster, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of criminal trespass.
â€¢ RAYMOND JOSEPH BONNER, 29, of San Angelo, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of driving while license invalid â€“ DWI related.
â€¢ LETISHA KAY MENDEZ, 29, of 1905 Wasson Rd. Apt. 25, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid â€“ no insurance.
William "Bill" J. Jackson, 93, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, in a Midland hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Doris Vieregge, 68, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, in a Midland hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Bonnie McNeese, 84, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, in a Lubbock hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Law enforcement officials are remaining tight-lipped regarding an investigation into what may be a human skull discovered Monday morning at a location in northern Howard County.
A press release issued by the Howard County Sheriff's Office Monday morning advised law enforcement officials were called to the scene around 11 a.m. at an undisclosed location in northern Howard County after what appears to be a piece of a human skull was found.
Santa and his entourage â€” reindeer and elves â€” encourage Texans to have fun through the holidays. But, you better look out because he wonâ€™t be the only one watching.
The Texas Department of Transportation will partner with law enforcement across the state to communicate important travel messages to keep citizens safe through the holidays. And, law enforcement will be working overtime to find and arrest folks who drive impaired.
TxDOT says follow some simple travel tips to make sure you arrive safely, and for goodness sake, donâ€™t drink and drive.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ SAMUEL RAY SEGUNDO III, 19, of 503 Washington Blvd., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
â€¢ JIMMY RAY WATSON, 19, of 2601 Chanute, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
â€¢ CHRISTOPHER KENT BROOKS, 20, of 2309 Allendale, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
â€¢ HUTTON TAYLOR EVANS, 19, of 3103 Mountain Shadow, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
Jack Hanson, 87, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, at the Veterans Administration Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6: p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Elwin Collum and Jackie Hanson officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Coahoma quarterback Tanner Ruiz and Stanton linebacker Grayson Gray won District 2-2A Offensive and Defensive MVP honors with the all-district selections being announced this week.
The Coahoma Bulldogs, including Ruiz, had 12 players earn honors.
Dakota Griffith was named first team running back, Hunter Williams was named first team tight end and Josh Castilaw, off his all-state selection, was named first team center.
Justin Coker nabbed second team fullback and Sheigh Cravens was second team receiver. Jacob Echavarria made the second team as an offensive lineman.