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Archive - Jul 20, 2011

Alon worker escapes serious injury in accident

July 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.

BSISD board to hear redistricting plan

July 20, 2011

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.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

July 20, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• 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.
• WILLIAM COLE LAFON, 66, transient, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of criminal trespass.
• SHAWN MICHAEL OVERTON, 23, of 1706 Johnson, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for safety belt not secured, driving while license invalid and bail jumping – failure to appear on fine only (six counts).

Karen Sue (Lawson) Harrison

July 20, 2011

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

July 20, 2011

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.

Schuelke/Young engagement

July 20, 2011

Corbin Heath Young and Kandace Joann Schuelke will exchange wedding vows Dec. 31, 2011 at Circle Six Ranch Baptist Tabernacle, Stanton.
The future bride is the daughter of Kenneth and Patty Schuelke of Stanton and the prospective groom is the son of Ren and Leisha Young of Paradise, Texas.
Miss Schuelke is a 2008 graduate of Grady ISD and currently attending Howard Payne University in Brownwood, majoring in biology with a 2012 graduation date.

Ward/Miller engagement

July 20, 2011

James and Joanie Ward of Fort Stockton announce the engagement of their daughter, Bryana Adele, to Andrew Brock Miller, son of Kerry and Lori Miller of Midland.
Bryana is the granddaughter of the late Paul and Mallie Hubnik and the late Elvin and Bennie Ward — all formerly of Odessa.
Drew is the grandson of Rita Fort of Big Spring and the late John Fort. He is also the grandson of Edward and Delores Miller of Minot, North Dakota.

Ingram/Reyna engagement

July 20, 2011

Arnie and Janee Ingram of Wellington, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter,
Shari Lee Ingram to Matthew Thomas Reyna, both of Austin.
Shari is the granddaughter of the late Glen and Vonnie Taylor of Wellington and the late Clyde Ingram also of Wellington and the late Betty Vines of Ft. Worth.
Matthew is the son of Nick and Lisa Reyna of Big Spring and the grandson of Nelda and the late Tommy Carstensen of Garden City and Donna and the late Gilbert Reyna of Big Spring.

Ortiz birth

July 20, 2011

Angel and Neydi Ortiz of Mableton, Ga., announce the birth of their baby girl, AnnMarie Ortiz.
AnnMarie was born June 21, 2011, at 12:30 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds 13 ounces and measured 19 ½ inches long.
Her maternal grandmother is Jovita Armas. Her paternal grandparents are Vianey Larraga and Angel Ortiz.
She was welcomed home by her siblings, Daniel, Ethan and Zaydi Ortiz.

Hattenback/Gooding wedding

July 20, 2011

Lindsey Nicole Hattenback and Gordon Carroll Gooding were united in marriage Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, at 7 p.m. The ceremony was held at Saint Anne's Catholic Church in Houston. The Rev. Jay Walsh officiated.
Following the ceremony, the bride's parents hosted a reception at The Courtyard on St. James. On the even of the wedding the groom's parents hosted a dinner at The Grove in downtown Houston.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Hattenbach of Midland. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Gooding of Texarkana.

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