Archive - May 25, 2011
A Big Spring man was arrested and charged with injury to a child after law enforcement officials say he confessed to harming a 4-month-old child Monday.
Jimmy Enrique Alatorre, 20, of 1002 N. Main St. Apt. 66, was arrested Monday on a charge of injury to a child – serious bodily injury after officers with the Big Spring Police Department were called to the emergency room at Scenic Mountain Medical Center.
he Big Spring City Council approved a $5 entry fee for the new municipal aquatic center on a 6-1 vote Tuesday night, paving the way for the facility to open its doors to the public in a few weeks.
The vote was one of the last for outgoing city council members Stephanie Horton and Joann Staulcup, who both voted in favor of the ordinance. Council members Gloria McDonald, Craig Olson, Terry Hansen and Mayor Tommy Duncan also gave the measure a nod of approval.
Big Spring High School has named Andrew James Fillingim as valedictorian for the class of 2011.
Doralee Newell, 76, of Glasscock County, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 27, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Garden City with the Rev. Herb McPherson officiating. Interment will follow at Garden City Cemetery.
Rickie Ballard, 55, of Big Spring, died Monday, May 23, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.