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Early voting begins Monday

October 17, 2012

Early voting in this year's general election — which features a heavily contested presidential race that continues to heat up — is set to begin Monday morning in the Howard County Elections Administration Office, located in the county courthouse.

Polls will be located in the elections office — located on the third floor of the courthouse — and will be open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, until early voting wraps up Nov. 2.

According to Elections Administrator Saundra Bloom, her office will be ready to help voters cast their ballots first thing Monday morning.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 10-17

October 17, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• MITCHELL CONNER AINSWORTH, 21, of Bryson, Texas, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from another agency.
• LESLYE DAWN ROGERS, 50, of 1014 E. 21st St., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.
• TEKIA WILLIAMS, 29, of 705 Wyoming, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from another agency and a charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Ella 'Bea" Fishback

October 17, 2012

Ella 'Bea' Fishback, 83, of Coahoma died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, in a Big Spring assisted living facility. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Jerrod Fishback officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at the funeral home.

She was born July 9, 1929, in Hazle Dell (Comanche County), Texas, and married William Albert "Bill" Fishback Dec. 30, 1948, in Brownwood, Texas. He preceded her in death Feb. 4, 2009.

Mike Colclazer

October 17, 2012

Mike Colclazer, 60, of Big Spring died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, in a Brady hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at the funeral home.

Dennis Brehm Sr.

October 17, 2012

Dennis Brehm Sr., 59, of Big Spring died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Holston Banks officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Bruce Hicks

October 17, 2012

Bruce Hicks, 60, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

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