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Archive - Mar 22, 2011

Legal opinion posted on city issue

March 22, 2011

After several days of poring over and researching the municipal charter amendment submitted by way of petition by local citizens, City Attorney Linda Sjogren issued her legal opinion on the document Monday, which she says contains several inconsistencies in language.

Steve Campbell, member of the Concerned Citizens Council and one of the coordinators for the petition, explained the amendment shortly after it was submitted to city officials.

Smart meters to be unveiled in mobile unit

March 22, 2011

SMART TEXAS is coming to Big Spring.

Oncor's SMART TEXAS Mobile Experience Center (MEC) will be in Big Spring from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday. The mobile unit will be parked in the H-E-B parking lot and will be open to the public.

“This mobile unit has been all over the United States in the past two years,” Jim Clements, Oncor area manager said. “This is one of the ways we are trying to educate our consumers on the new smart meters that are being deployed in the area.”

Humorist coming to Howard College April 4

March 22, 2011

Howard College Foundation, in partnership with Wells Fargo Bank, will host Doc Blakely, acclaimed humorist.

Blakely will be the guest speaker at the Howard College Foundation Speaker Series to be held Monday, April 4, at 7 p.m. at the Hall Center for the Arts on the Howard College campus in Big Spring.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

March 22, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• JOSEPH ALTON MURLEY, 32, of 1405 Tucson, was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.
• ASSAULT was reported in the 400 block of E. Fourth Street.
• BURGLARY OF A BUILDING was reported in the 1400 block of S. Runnels.
• BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported:
In the 600 block of Ridgelea Drive.
In the 4100 block of Parkway.
• CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported:
In the 800 block of Baylor.
In the 1200 block of Young.

Roberta Ratliff Reynolds

March 22, 2011

Roberta Ratliff Reynolds, 91 years of age, went to heaven Sunday, March 20, 2011, at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at First United Methodist Church of San Angelo with the Rev. William P. Proctor officiating. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in Garden City. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 22, 2011.

Doyle Hooper

March 22, 2011

Doyle Hooper, 72, died March 19, 2011, at his home in Big Spring. A family visitation will be held Tuesday, March 22, 2011, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors. Services will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at 10 a.m. in Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors Chapel with Dr. Jimmy Braswell officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Home Hospice of Big Spring in Big Spring.

Wendell Mayo

March 22, 2011

Wendell Mayo, of Big Spring, formerly of Midland, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011. The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Ellis Funeral Home in Midland from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in the Ellis Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mark Lindsey of the First Baptist Church of Big Spring officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Lady Steers win district opener

March 22, 2011

Score an assist to Mother Nature.

In a game stretched over three days because of inclement weather, the Big Spring Lady Steers used early and late offensive explosions to claim their District 5-3A softball opener, 11-9, against the Sweetwater Lady Mustangs Monday at the Big Spring ISD Softball complex.

Sports calendar

March 22, 2011

TODAY
• Baseball — Snyder at Big Spring, 7 p.m.
• Baseball — Lubbock Roosevelt at Coahoma, 7 p.m.
• Baseball — Forsan at Midland Trinity, 5 p.m.
• Softball — Snyder at Big Spring, 6:30 p.m.
• Softball — Lubbock Roosevelt at Coahoma, 5:30 p.m.
• Softball — Lubbock Christian at Forsan, 5 p.m.
• Golf — Forsan boys at Big Lake tournament.

WEDNESDAY
• Golf — Coahoma boys and girls at Roosevelt tournament, Lorenzo CC.
• Golf — Forsan girls at Big Lake tournament.

THURSDAY
• Golf — Big Spring girls at Lamesa tournament.

To submit a calendar item, call 263-7331, ext. 235.

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