Archive - Apr 11, 2011
Lucille Bledsoe, 98, of Big Spring died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at her residence. Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at the Gorman Cemetery in Gorman.
A Snyder teen was killed early this morning following a one-vehicle rollover north of Big Spring, according to officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Tyler Lance Sawyer, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, approximately 12 miles north of Big Spring on Highway 350.
According to Operator Matt Cockerell with the regional DPS office in Midland, the accident occurred at approximately 1:46 a.m. when a south-bound 1998 Chevrolet sports utility vehicle driven by Sawyer left the road.
From general information to blood pressure checks, the 2011 Health Fair had something for everyone Saturday.
â€śWe are out here because of the interaction with people,â€ť Sheila Crockett, area manager of Encompass Home Health, said. â€śThere are lots of people who don't know about the help that is out there and this is one way we can get it out to them.â€ť
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ KRYSTAL DYANNE HERRERA, 24, of 406 N. Fifth St. in Coahoma, was arrested Saturday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.
â€˘ WILLIAM SCOTT SIMPSON, 48, of 1300 Stanford, was arrested Saturday on warrants for possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to appear.
â€˘ DANIEL VERA FLORES, 42, of 907 E. 15th St., was arrested Saturday on a warrant for assault by threat.