Archive - Apr 2011
Three members of the Howard College men's basketball team will be honing their hoops skills at a higher level next season.
Corey Stern, Joe Bright and Carlos Emory signed letters of intent to attend Division I universities during a Wednesday ceremony at Garrett Coliseum.
Stern will attend Texas State University, Bright will head to Stephen F. Austin and Emory will play ball for the University of Oregon.
All three sophomores played crucial roles this past season for the Hawks, who advanced to the second round of the Region V tournament before falling to McLennan Community College.
Carol M. "Bud" Green, 69, of Stanton, died Monday, April 25, 2011, in an Odessa hospice facility. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Kendall Tomlinson officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at the funeral home
The Big Spring City Council voted unanimously in favor of enacting Stage 3 of its recently approved water conservation plan Tuesday evening, part of an ongoing effort to cut municipal water consumption by 10 percent.
Enforcement of the Stage 3 restrictions is expected to begin May 1, according to Assistant City Manager Todd Darden.
The Big Spring Rotary Club has combined a way for the community to spend some family time and help a good cause.
A putt putt fund-raiser to benefit PolioPlus is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Park and Putt Family Fun Center. Entry fee is $18 per person.
“We want everyone to come out and enjoy the fun,” Dathan Jones, Rotary member, said. “It's a great way for the family to spend time together because anyone can play. If you can hold a putter, you can play.”
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ MARIA DELCARMEN CERVANTES, 34, of 1103 E. 12th St., was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from other agency.
â€˘ ROGER KENDALL JOHNSON, 40, of 1801 Wagon Trail, was arrested Tuesday on charges of driving while intoxicated third or more, resist arrest search or transport.
â€˘Â ANDRES LEE JUAREZ, 29, of 306 Denton, was arrested Tuesday on warrant from other agency (four counts).
â€˘ ADOLFO SEGOVIA LOPEZ, 61, of 1002 N. Main St., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
Marvelene Bradford Dickson, 80, of Kingsland, formerly of Big Spring died Sunday, April 24, 2011, in Kingsland. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rick Cunningham, minister of 14th and Main Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Services for Arlis F. Kennedy, 56, of Jefferson and formerly of Lindale are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale with Bro. Jack Holt officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Bethesda Cemetery near Lindale.
Sue Brunson Lamb, 68, of Big Spring, died on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in a Midland Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 29, 2011, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Randy Cotton, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, officiating.
Joe Don Marrow, 68, of Big Spring died Sunday, April 24, 2011, in a local hospital. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 30, 2011, at The River, Park 2400, College Hills, San Angelo.
Mamie Madry, 100, formerly of Big Spring died Tuesday, April 26, 2011. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.