Archive - Jun 27, 2011
Municipal water customers may have to cut back their outdoor use of water to two days instead of three, as the Big Spring City Council is expected to approve a revision to its Drought Contingency Plan Tuesday to accommodate yet another decrease in deliveries by the Colorado River Municipal Water District.
Assistant City Manager Todd Darden said CRMWD is set to decrease its water deliveries by a total of 20 percent beginning July 1, a move made necessary by the current extreme drought conditions.
Crossroads residents who have gold, silver, antiques or other rare collectibles lying around might want to know that the Ohio Valley Refinery & Roadshow wants to see them.
The Roadshow is making a stop in Big Spring this week in search of rare and unique collectibles. According to the company, collectors have set aside $300,000 to be distributed to Big Spring residents for their items during the free, five-day event.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
Note: Arrest reports and activity logs for June 25 were not available at press time.
â€˘ JOE LOUIS SANCHEZ, 51, of 401 Young St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ ZACHARY SCOTT LYON, 35, of 2911 W. Highway 80 Apt. 256, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ ERNEST WILLIAM CLARK, 71, transient, was arrested Sunday on a charge of criminal trespass.
Horace C. "Murdy" Murdock, 80, of Big Spring died Saturday, June 25, 2011, in a local hospital. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Pastor Courtney Ballard officiating.
SAN ANGELO â€” After spending 81 years on this earth, Shirley O. Farrace passed away peacefully after a short illness in the evening hours of June 23, 2011. A celebration of her life will take place Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Johnson's Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Benson officiating. Burial will follow at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Johnson's Funeral Home.
Harvey Dick Harmon Sr., 49, of Big Spring died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.