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‘Nutcracker in a Nutshell’ slated Friday; free to the public

December 1, 2011

The annual performance of “The Nutcracker” may be a few weeks away, but for those wanting to dig deeper, Friday is your chance.

Howard College Dance department and Big Spring Symphony Guild will be presenting “The Nutcracker in a Nutshell.” The event is free to the public and will begin at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Hall Center for the Arts on the Howard College campus.

STAAR primer to benefit local parents

December 1, 2011

Big Spring Independent School District officials want to get the word out about new state standardized testing that will take effect this year.

BSISD will host three public meetings for parents of high school freshmen to explain some of the requirements their children will face from the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) end of course exams.

The meetings are scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight and 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday. All meetings will be held at the high school auditorium.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

December 1, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• DEBORAH KAY CANTU, 45, of 419 Dallas St. Apt. B, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of public intoxication.
• DAMIAN ISMAEL LUJAN, 27, of 1014 Nolan, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.
• ELEUTERIO TORRES PADRON, 62, of 509 N. Goliad, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of public intoxication.

Darlene Hickey

December 1, 2011

Darlene Hickey, 59, of Killeen, Texas, formerly of Big Spring died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at her residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at Mt. Olive Memorial Park Chapel with the Rev. Randy Hardman, pastor of First Baptist Church of Gail, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at the funeral home.

Sidney Brewer

December 1, 2011

Sidney Brewer, 78, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, in a local hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011, at the Gilstrap Family Cemetery in Big Spring.

He was born Jan. 3, 1933, in Sayre, Okla., and was a pumper for C.H. Levens and the Gilstraps for more than 13 years.

Survivors include many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wade and Allu (Doster) Brewer.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com

Alejandra 'Ale' Doporto

December 1, 2011

Alejandra "Ale" Doporto, 69, of Odessa, formerly of Big Spring died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at her son's residence. Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at Myers & Smith Chapel, with burial to follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

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