Archive - 2011
COLORADO CITY â€”A week has now gone by since 13-year-old Hailey Dunn of Colorado City disappeared while walking to a friend's house, and that has her family and many residents of the community concerned.
A prayer vigil for the missing teenager was held Sunday night at Colorado Middle School and about 750 people gathered to pray for her safe return home. Meanwhile, a reward for information leading to Hailey's return has grown from $1,000 to $10,000.
Beryle Simpkins, 83, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.
Visitation with the family will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Sunset Funeral Home in Odessa. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Steve Horton officiating.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ANASTACIO GARAY JR., 30, of 509 E 18th St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
â€˘ FRANK HERNANDEZ JR., 18, of 5105 Dawson, was arrested Saturday on a charge of evading arrest or detention.
â€˘ JAMES LEE OVERTON, 19, of 1408 E. Sixth St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
â€˘ LUIS RIOS CANALES III, 26, of 905 E. 16th St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of assault â€“ family violence.
In a year where money was tight â€” not just for individuals, but for businesses, organizations, governments, you name it â€” local school district taxpayers decided to open wide their wallets.
Big Spring Independent School District voters' decision to approve more than $60 million in school construction projects was the top story of the year in the Crossroads area.
FORT WORTH â€” Eva M. "Mimi" Andrews, 90, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Monday in Greenwood Chapel. Interment: A family graveside service will be held at Eastlawn Memorial Park in Early. Visitation: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Greenwood Funeral Home.
Maxine Hinsley, 85, of Coahoma, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 at Meadow Creek Nursing Home in San Angelo. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011 at Coahoma Cemetery.