Archive - Jan 5, 2012
Howard College is expanding its presence in San Angelo.
HC officials have announced their intentions to accommodate the college’s fastest-growing campus by increasing classroom and lab space in San Angelo.
Taxpayers can breathe easy, though — no tax dollars will be used in the expansion, officials promise.
Rapid growth in San Angelo — enrollment there has more than doubled in the past few years — means Howard is outgrowing its current quarters at the West Texas Training Center.
Elevated mineral and oil valuations have the coming year looking good, according to Howard County Judge Mark Barr, who said the county still faces a number of serious — yet manageable — issues.
One of those issues, according to Barr, will be the state of county roads, most notably those traveled by oil and energy companies on the counties outer edges.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ JOMAR DEMOND ADAMS, 29, of 505 S. Young, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance in a drug free zone.
â€˘ KODY CHANCE JACKSON, 26, of 3217 Fenn St., was arrested Wednesday on warrants for possession of marijuana â€“ two ounces or less in a drug free zone, failure to maintain financial responsibility, failure to appear and driving while license invalid.
Jean Powell, 76, of Wichita Falls, passed away Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012.
Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home of Wichita Falls.
A daughter of the late Melvin and Hassie Belle (Weems) Anderson, she was born Sept. 13, 1935, in Velmore, Texas. She retired from Helen Farabee where she worked as a case manager 20 years. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles, and loved her pets dearly.
Jose A. Regalado, 70, of Big Spring died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, in Big Spring. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
He was born Aug. 31, 1941, in Floresville, Texas, to Francisca and Ignacio Regalado. He was a window installer at Big Spring Auto Glass for 20 years. He was a resident of Big Spring for 45 years and was a Catholic.
Olga Chavez, 70, of Austin, formerly of Big Spring died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.