Archive - Mar 23, 2011
With water shortages possible — even probable during peak summer months this year — the city of Big Spring took a step toward conservation Tuesday night as the city council approved first reading of plans to help not only conserve water, but also to penalize those who waste the precious commodity.
COLORADO CITY — Billie Dunn, mother of missing Colorado City teen Hailey Dunn, hired a lawyer Monday after being charged with hindering police investigators and possession of drugs.
Despite earlier reports by various news outlets that Dunn would no longer be speaking directly to the media regarding the ongoing missing-person case, the woman's attorney — John S. Young, based out of Sweetwater — said she will continue to discuss her daughter's disappearance, as long as legal counsel was present.
On March 30, 1973, all U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam under the terms of the Treaty of Paris. This March 30, the Senate has encouraged Americans across the country to recognize Vietnam veterans for their sacrifice and demonstrate a warm welcome to these soldiers who returned from war to a politically divided country.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ CAROL THOMAS SCAGGS, 63, of 510 S. Benton, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
â€¢ KELLY BARNES MCELYEA, 49, of 1103 W. Fifth St., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
â€¢ JOSE ANGEL URIAS, 18, of 206 Simer Rd., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of possession of marijuana in a drug free zone â€“ more than two ounces, less than four ounces.
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.
LaJuana Dennis, 82, of Stanton died Tuesday, March 22, 2011. Her services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.
Alfonso Reyes Sr., 61, of Big Spring died Sunday, March 20, 2011, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Estainslo "Tony" Dominguez, 63, of Big Spring died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Marilyn Moore, 73, of Big Spring died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in a Dallas hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.