Archive - 2010
Robert Ricky Simpson, 58, of Big Spring died Monday, Nov. 8, 2010, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ JALEZA ANTANEZ TERRELL, 22, of Econolodge Room No. 5, was arrested Monday on a warrant for theft.
â€˘ JESUS ACOSTA TARIN, 50, of 811 Lorilla, was arrested Monday on warrants for theft and failure to appear.
â€˘ BELINDA ELLEN STRONG, 18, of 604 Baylor, was arrested Monday on a warrant for expired motor vehicle inspection certificate.
â€˘ ALBERT EDWARD AKEN, 56, of 2205 Johnson, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
MANVEL â€” Brazoria County authorities and state child welfare officials Monday were investigating the death of a 16-year-old Howard County boy at a residential treatment center that's been under state scrutiny because of allegations of abuse.
Emergency medical technicians were summoned Friday evening to the Daystar Facility in Manvel, about 25 miles south of Houston, where CPR already had been started on the boy. He then was taken by ambulance to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, the Brazoria County Sheriff's Department said.
Howard County commissioners agreed to form a committee to look into the way the county deals with employee sick leave during its Monday morning meeting, following an executive session to discuss the matter.
According to County Judge Mark Barr, the county has seen an upswing in the amount of sick leave being used by county employees this year.
Leonard James â€śL.J.â€ť Brown, 80, of Big Spring died Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at Trinity Memorial Park with Trip Gibbs officiating.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ TRISTAN MARCEL WARD, 19, of 109 N.E. 10th St., was arrested Saurday on warrants for no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed and failure to appear.
â€˘ VICTORIA MARIA LOZANO, 25, of 605 Holbert, was arrested Saturday on warrants for expired license plate and failure to appear.
â€˘ SONNY OLIVIO, 37, of 811 S. Aylesford, was arrested Saturday on a charge of evading arrest or detention.
If Tuesday night's meeting of the Big Spring City Council seems like a circus, it won't be a coincidence, as council members are expected to consider an amendment to its newly revamped animal control ordinance that will allow circuses to perform in Big Spring.
According to Assistant City Manager Todd Darden, the previous animal control ordinance included a section addressing traveling carnivals and circuses, exempting them from many of the standard codes, including the dangerous animal provision.
Come all ye faithful!
That's the cry going out from officials at First United Methodist Church to area vocalists and singers, as the local church gets ready to present its 32nd annual Living Christmas Tree next month.
Cotton bailing goes on well into the dusk on this stretch of property owned by Lloyd Underwood north of Big Spring on the Gail Highway. Underwood said he's expecting this year's crop to eclipse last year's numbers.
HERALD Photo/Thomas Jenkins