Archive - Jan 31, 2012
Longtime friend and supporter of SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf, Dominick “Dom” Bonura, will be stepping in as the interim provost at the SWCID campus effective immediately.
The fire that destroyed a home in the 400 block of Lancaster late Saturday night has been ruled suspicious, according to Big Spring Fire Marshal Carl Condray, but the cause remains under investigation.
Condray said the home, which was located at 404 Lancaster and had been vacant for several years, was a total loss.
â€śThe home was unoccupied at the time of the fire. There had been transient activity through the home for several years,â€ť Condray said. â€śIt's being treated as a suspicious fire at this time.â€ť
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday:
â€˘ JACQUELINE KAY RAINER, 21, of 1900 Martin Luther King Boulevard 108, was arrested Monday on warrants for driving while license invalid and fail to appear.
â€˘Â ROBERT RENTERIA, 48, general delivery, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ GARY MONTEZ, 21, of 1018 Ridgeroad St., was arrested Monday on a warrant for theft less than $50.
Donald Herff McGonagill, 84, of Big Spring, passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, in San Angelo. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Mark Lindsey and the Rev. Mike Couch of First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at the funeral home.
Don was born Feb. 16, 1927, in Melvin, Texas, to Herff and Floy (Farnsworth) McGonagill.
Donald Eugene (Don) Smith, age 81 of Seguin formerly of Big Spring, passed away Jan. 30, 2012. Visitation will begin Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at 10 a.m., followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. at Tres Hewell Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Robert K. Odom officiating. Interment will follow at San Geronimo Cemetery.
Don was born May 13, 1930, in Big Spring,Texas, to John Henry and Clara Elma Page Smith. His wife Geri Smith and his parents preceded him in death.
Sweetwater at Big Spring, 6 p.m.
Coahoma at Slaton, 6:30 p.m.
Denver City at Forsan, 6:30 p.m.
Sweetwater at Big Spring, 7:30 p.m.
Coahoma at Slaton, 8 p.m.
Denver City at Forsan, 8 p.m.
Howard College at Ranger College (DH), 1 p.m.
Howard College at Weatherford College (DH), 1 p.m.
Frank Phillips College at Howard College (DH), noon.
NMJC at Howard College, 5:45 p.m.
NMJC at Howard College, 7:45 p.m.
LEVELLAND â€” Howard College Men's Basketball Coach Mark Adams isn't much one for moral victories, but even he saw a little bit of a silver lining in the Hawks' nail-bitingly close loss to top-ranked South Plains Monday night.
The Hawks pushed South Plains down to the wire â€” almost to the last second, actually â€” before finally dropping a 65-62 decision in Western Junior College Athletic Conference action.