Archive - Jan 2011
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity Wednesday and early Thursday:
â€˘ BRUCE ERVIN ESSIX, 44, 408 S. Douglas, was arrested on two warrants for manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.
â€˘ ERNEST ENRIQUE SILVAS, 26, 1408 Sycamore, was arrested on a warrant for manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.
â€˘ AMMIE LEE HOWELL, 32, 1507 Hilltop, was arrested on a warrant for manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.
â€˘ MICHAEL LEE RAWLS, 31, 1803 Morrison, was arrested on a warrant for prostitution and a warrant from another agency.
Funeral services for Rosco Thomas of Stanton have been set for 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at the Evergreen Cemetery with Danny Bisbee officiating. A reception will follow at Bellvue Church Of Christ.
James Bannister "Bill" Allgood, 88, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church in Barstow, Texas, with burial to follow in Barstow Cemetery.
Neva Hunt, 85, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Allie Jo Martin, 90, of Stanton, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, in a Midland hospital. Her services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.
The Howard County Jail could soon be the center of law enforcement efforts in Big Spring, as city and county officials prepare to meet to mull over the idea of housing the Sheriff's Office and Police Department in the same facility.
City Manager Gary Fuqua informed the Big Spring City Council Tuesday night recent talks between the city and county administrations could help the municipality solve a longstanding problem.
The United Way of Big Spring and Howard County did a victory lap during its annual business meeting Tuesday evening.
Despite a struggling economy — and bucking the trend of the past few years — the 2010 UW drive exceeded its goal of $250,000, which left both campaign officials and the agencies that receive funds from the organization in a celebratory mood.
Wayland Pierce, first vice president of the 2010 campaign, said $252,000 has been raised to date, with the promise of even more to come within the next few months.
The Friends of the State Park are about “to be turned loose” to officially raise funds for a new nature center at the park.
For more than a year, the group has been advocating the construction of a combination nature/visitor center at the state park, an addition they believe would draw more visitors to this area.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ KRYSTAL MARIE SERVANTES, 22, of 1503 Lexington, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for no driver's license when unlicensed, failure to appear, failure to provide a safety deat system for a child and a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ CLARA RAMIREZ RANGEL, 36, of 1902 S. Johnson, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of driving while license invalid/suspended with a previous conviction.