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Archive - Oct 2011

October 17th

Police Beat

October 17, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• ANDY LOPEZ, 36, of Garland, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
• JAMEY SCOTT JOHNSON, 48, transient, was arrested Sunday on charges of criminal trespass and resisting arrest, search or transportation.
• DANIEL VERA FLORES, 43, of 907 E. 15th St., was arrested Sunday on a warrant from another agency and a charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
• ASSAULT was reported in the 1400 block of S. Birdwell Lane.

October 15th

Mustangs halt Steers' stampede

October 15, 2011

SWEETWATER — The Big Spring Steers changed their offensive attack early in Friday night's district game in Sweetwater, but were unable to come up with a different result, as they fall to the Mustangs 28-6.

Garrett Stuteville hit Toby Rodgers on a 23-yard touchdown pass at the halfway point of the fourth quarter for Big Spring's only points, as the Black and Gold fall to 0-8 on the season.

Sweetwater was treated to a different looking offense than they might have expected early in the game, as Steers' sophomore Devin Roberson started at the quarterback position for Big Spring.

Police Blotter

October 15, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the followingactivity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
• CARLOS RENE GARCIA, 33, of 600 S. Bell, was arrested Friday on warrants for failed to maintain financial responsibility and theft less than $50/shoplifting.
• JAMEY SCOTT JOHNSON, 48, transient, was arrested Friday on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
• SAMMY FERRELL, 50, of 509 N. Johnson St., was arrested Friday on a charge of public intoxication with three prior convictions.

Coahoma, Forsan play game to the wire

October 15, 2011

FORSAN — Area 2A football fans could not have asked for a better game than the one played in Forsan Friday night. Both teams were undefeated in district play, setting the stage for a battle for all the marbles. When it was over, the Coahoma Bulldogs took a 23-22 victory home, advancing to a 4-0 district record, while the Buffaloes fall to 2-1.

After Justin Coker scored for the Bulldogs and then caught a pass from Tanner Ruiz for the two-point conversion, Forsan responded with 13 first quarter points of their own.

October 14th

Cora Lee Jernigan

October 14, 2011

SWEETWATER — Cora Lee Jernigan, 85, of Abilene, formerly of Sweetwater and Big Spring died Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, in Abilene, Texas. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with interment to follow at the Sweetwater Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.

Cora was born Jan. 24, 1926. She married Ollie Brint “Shorty” Jernigan on Dec. 2, 1941, in Burnet County, Texas.

She is survived by three sons, Chester Jernigan of Goldsboro, Texas, Johnny Jernigan of Tuscola, Texas, and Buster Jernigan of Chicago, Texas.

October 13th

Carving a niche

October 13, 2011

To you or me, a block of wood is a block of wood — but to one of the Mustang Draw Woodcarver’s Club members, it’s a work of art waiting to happen.
The club will hold its annual Show and Sale beginning Monday at Dora Roberts Community Center. There, you can purchase almost any kind of artwork done in wood. And, if you have the hankering, you can learn a thing or two about the craft yourself.
As part of the annual exhibition, club members will hold classes from Monday to Thursday on various forms of woodcarving, ranging from beginner’s work to more advanced art.

Campus plans on agenda

October 13, 2011

Big Spring Independent School District officials apparently will not accept an unacceptable rating for their schools.
Student improvement plans for all campuses which received an “academically unacceptable” rating from the Texas Education Agency will highlight tonight’s meeting of the BSISD Board of Trustees, which begins at 5:15 p.m. in the high school board room.

Police blotter

October 13, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• CHRISTOPHER BENNETT WOOTEN, 50, of 301 State St., was arrested Wednesday on a charge of burglary of a vehicle.
• BURGLARY OF HABITATION was reported in the 2500 block of Carol Drive.
• ASSAULT was reported in the 400 block of N. Gregg Street.
• THEFT was reported:
In the 1500 block of Wood Street.
In the 3600 block of W. Hwy 80.
In the 400 block of E. Fourth Street.
• CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported in the 1400 block of N. Hwy 87.

Hubert 'Charlie' Green

October 13, 2011

Hubert ‘Charlie’ Green
Hubert “Charlie” Green, of Mims “Lake O’ Pines,” passed away at Longview Regional on Saturday, Oct 1, 2011.
Charlie was born Jan 17, 1943, in Corpus Christi, to Hubert and Ruth (Hall) Green.
He was a mechanic most of his life, but also loved to fish and aggravate.
Charlie is survived by his wife, Kay Green, brother, Bob Green, four sons: Brandon, Colt, Jerry, and Darrell; seven grandchildren: Kaylee, Allyson, Areanna, Riley, Ryan, Tyler, and Lindsey; three great-grandchildren: Tinsley, Mckenzie, and Kaden.
Paid obituary

Ruth Holcombe

October 13, 2011

Ruth Holcombe
Ruth Holcombe, 82, of Mineral Wells, formerly of Stanton, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, in Mineral Wells. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Stanton with the Rev. David Harp, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, at Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton.
She was born Nov. 8, 1928, in Cooper, Texas, and married Kenneth Holcombe on April 8, 1950 in Courtney, Texas. He preceded her in death July 2, 1998.

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