Archive - Jul 20, 2011
A man was transported to a Lubbock hospital from the Big Spring Refinery shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday after suffering second-degree burns over his body from an accident involving a water leak, according to officials with Alon USA.
The man — whose namewas witheld by the oil company — is an operator at the refinery and an Alon USA employee, according to Refinery Vice President Jimmy Crosby.
Crosby said the employee was burned by hot water and transported by ambulance to the burn unit at University Medical Center in Lubbock.
After months of effort, Big Spring Independent School District officials believe they have a redistricting plan that will pass federal muster.
BSISD trustees will hear details of the proposed redistricting when they hold their monthly meeting at 5:15 p.m. Thursday in the high school board room.
Members of the BSISD Redistricting Advisory Committee will present details on the plan, which was mandated by population and ethnic changes reflected in the 2010 Census.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ESTEVAN VALENCIA JR., 30, of 1110 E. 13th St., was arrested Tuesday on warrants for failure to maintain financial responsibility, failure to appear and junk vehicle.
â€˘ WILLIAM COLE LAFON, 66, transient, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of criminal trespass.
â€˘ SHAWN MICHAEL OVERTON, 23, of 1706 Johnson, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for safety belt not secured, driving while license invalid and bail jumping â€“ failure to appear on fine only (six counts).
Karen Sue (Lawson) Harrison, 63, died Sunday, July 17, 2011, at her Odessa residence. She was born in Stanton, Texas, on April 21, 1948, to Ed and Lurlene (Geurin) Lawson. Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011, at Lincoln Towers. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel, 8115 W. University Blvd, Odessa, Texas.
Bobette Pierce, 72, of Big Spring died Tuesday, July 19, 2011, in a local hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.