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Archive - Jul 22, 2011

Juan graduation Who's Who

July 22, 2011

Bryan R. Juan, son of Drs. Mel and Lorna Juan, received a bachelor of arts in chemistry and a bachelor of science in biological sciences, Magna Cum Laude and honors in liberal arts during the May 2011 SMU commencement ceremony. After the university-wide commencement, SMU's schools and departments held individual ceremonies throughout the day to honor graduates.
Bryan will continue his education and pursue his doctor of medicine degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Lubbock.

Hernandez birth

July 22, 2011

Karlie Lyn Hernandez, daughter of Alfredo and Yuly Hernandez of Big Spring, was born July 13, 2011, at 4:44 p.m.
She weighed 7 pounds and meausured 19 1/2 inches.
Maternal grandparents are Guadalupe and Julian Burciaga of Big Spring.
Her paternal grandparent is Lupe Rivas of Big Spring.

Green and Williams engagement

July 22, 2011

Carlita Lynette Green and Johnny Clifford Williams, both of Big Spring announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Carl and Sheriel Green and the granddaughter of the late Johnny and Charles Green, of Big Spring.
The groom-to-be is the son of Johnny Williams Sr. of San Angelo and the grandson of Kay Conner of Big Spring.
Both are graduates of Big Spring High School.
The couple plans to exchange wedding vows July 30, 2011 at Cornerstone Covenant Church at 4 p.m.

Ponce de Leon birth

July 22, 2011

Stefanie and Ivan Ponce de Leon of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico announce the birth of their son, Eli Maddex.
Eli was born June 24, 2011, at 11:25 a.m. in Lubbock. He weighed 7 pounds 1 ounce and was 21 ÂĽ inches long.
His maternal grandparents are Tammy and Malcolm Pointon of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico, formerly of Big Spring. His paternal grandparents are Jaime and Guadalupe Ponce de Leon.
He was welcomed home by Ethan, age 2 ½.

Davidson/Harris Wedding

July 22, 2011

Nicole Davidson and Trey Harris both of Big Spring, exchanged wedding vows June 13, 2011 at 10 a.m. in the Howard County Courthouse.
The bride is the daughter of Scott and Kathy Davidson of Big Spring and the granddaughter of Patricia Tate of Big Spring and Kaye Davidson of Austin.
She was part of the Big Spring High School graduating class of 2011 and will attend college in Hawaii.
The groom is the son of Stacey Harris of Big Spring and the grandson of Gary and Bethany Sleight of Big Spring.

Wanted: District 3 trustee

July 22, 2011

Position open: Trustee for West Texas school district. Responsibilities notable. Pay non-existent. Benefits intangible. To apply, call …

The search for a District 3 trustee was one of several items discussed by Big Spring Independent School District trustees during their Thursday meeting.

BSISD finalizes redistricting map

July 22, 2011

After three months of sometime-intensive effort, Big Spring Independent School District officials have a new voting-district map they believe will receive federal and public approval.

Trustees discussed the new map, which is designed to increase minority representation on the school board, during their Thursday meeting at the high school board room.

Area native co-authors book on farm life

July 22, 2011

Agriculture is an important part of our world, especially in a lot of West Texas communities. Just how important that role is is portrayed in a new book, “Agriculture on the High Plains.”

Samantha Yates Borgstedt, a Texas Tech graduate and employee of Cotton Economics Research Institute, teamed with Darren Hudson, Director of Cotton Economics Research Institute at Texas Tech, to compile a book highlighting the importance of the agricultural industry.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

July 22, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• JAMES BRYAN KEITH HAMMONDS, 21, of 2611 Dow, was arrested Thursday on two warrants from other agencies.
• ERNEST WILLIAM CLARK, 71, transient, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ASHLEY NICOLE RUNCIE, 23, of 1308 Jeffery Rd., was arrested Thursday on a charge of theft.
• ZACHARY THOMAS WALSH, 19, of Bronte, was arrested Thursday on charges of use or possession of illegal smoking materials and use or possession of illegal smoking paraphernalia.

Charles 'Chuck' Denson

July 22, 2011

AMARILLO — Charles “Chuck” Denson, 32, formerly of Big Spring died Wednesday, July 20, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2011, at Great Plains Western Church with Pastor Royce Mason officiating. Burial will follow at Claude Cemetery under the direction of Cox Funeral Home.

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