Archive - Oct 12, 2012
Lloyd Underwood and Bo Spradling were the top honorees at the Chamber of Commerce's Ag Appreciation Luncheon at the Dora Roberts Community Center.
Underwood was named agricultural producer of the year, while Spradling, owner of Triple AG, was selected as the agricultural businessman of the year.
The chamber annually holds the luncheon to honor â€śthe many things the men and women of the agricultural community do for our area,â€ť Chamber President Jan Foresyth said.
An ever-burgeoning enrollment situation has Big Spring Independent School District trustees scrambling to find instructors, as trustees discovered during their monthly meeting Thursday afternoon.
Fueled by the boom in the oil industry, families are flocking to West Texas, and Big Spring has become home to its share of the transplants.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ MANUEL SOSA IV, 19, of 2510 Ent, was arrested Thursday on warrants for burglary of a habitation â€“ assault, disorderly conduct â€“ fighting, assault by threat and consumption of alcohol by a minor.
â€˘ KARLY SHEA BUCHANAN, 22, of 1110 E. Fifth St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while intoxicated â€“ blood alcohol more than 0.15.
Clovis Bodine, 94, of Ackerly died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, in a Lubbock hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Robert Lewis Crain, 79, of Big Spring died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.