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Archive - Oct 18, 2011

Accentuate the positive: Tell Chamber what's good about Howard County

October 18, 2011

Howard County residents are asked to focus on the positive, but that’s not all.

The Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce not only wants residents to find positive things around the county, but to put them down on paper and submit them.

“There are positive things about Howard County and all those positive things are for the betterment of the communities,” Debbye ValVerde, executive director of the chamber, said.

Tax bill coming your way

October 18, 2011

Officials with the Howard County Tax Collector’s Office say 2011 property tax bills have been mailed out and area residents can expect to receive them in the next few days — if they haven’t already.

County Tax Collector Kathy Sayles said her office is currently contracting with a company that stuffs the envelopes and mails out the statements for the Tax Collector’s Office.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

October 18, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• MANUEL SOSA, 18, of 1905 Wasson Rd. Apt. 41, was arrested Monday on a charge of possession of marijuana – two ounces or less.
• MELVIN KEITH BROWNFIELD, 68, of 2107 Morrison Dr., was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
• XAVIAN FELIX YOUNG, 21, of 600 N.W. Eighth St., was arrested Monday on warrants for driving without safety belt secured and failure to maintain financial responsibility.

Jacob and Geraldine Brown

October 18, 2011

RICHLAND HILLS — Jacob Brown Jr. passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. His wife, Geraldine Brown, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011.

Jacob Eddie Brown Jr. was born April 19, 1918, in Big Spring to Jacob Eddie Brown Sr. and Mary Elizabeth O'Daniel Brown. J.E. graduated from Coahoma High School in Coahoma in 1938 and married Geraldine Musgrove on Oct. 25, 1938.

Geraldine Musgrove was born Aug. 10, 1920, to Oscar E. Musgrove and Zuella Caroline Thomason. Geraldine graduated from Coahoma High School in Coahoma in 1938.

Clarence Hartfield Sr.

October 18, 2011

Clarence Hartfield, 94, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Lady Steers handle Sweetwater

October 18, 2011

The Big Spring Lady Steers upped their district record to 4-2 Friday when they defeated Sweetwater in four matches. Sweetwater would rally to take the third game, but the rest of the night belonged to the Lady Steers as they downed their district rival 25-15, 25-16, 22-25 and 25-14.

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