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Archive - Oct 26, 2012

Salvation Army starts heater drive

October 26, 2012

The ability to stay warm when the mercury falls is something most Crossroads residents take for granted, but according to officials with the Big Spring Salvation Army, there are many within the community who struggle when the weather turns cold.

Bessie Flores, social worker for the local Salvation Army, said the weather — from the heat of summer to the freezing winters — poses a very real problem for many low-income residents, a problem that can turn deadly.

Howard College sets spook-tacular events

October 26, 2012

Ghosts, goblins and bears!
Howard College will have the Halloween spirit this year as it hosts trick or treaters on the HC Big Spring campus and a haunted house on the SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf campus.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

October 26, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• CHERYL ANN WILLIAMS, 53, of 9604 Gail Highway, was arrested Wednesday on charges of public intoxication and abandonment/endangerment of a child – criminal negligence.
• MICHAEL EVERET BARNETT, 24, of 207 Moore Rd., was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.
• THOMAS ROY WHITE, 21, of 400 N.W. Broadway in Coahoma, was arrested Wednesday on charges of theft of aluminum/bronze/copper/brass, failure to maintain financial responsibility and disregarding a stop sign.

Carolyn H. Hanson

October 26, 2012

Carolyn H. Hanson, 81, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at her residence, surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Dudley Mullins officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at the funeral home.

She was born Nov. 28, 1930, in Howard County and married Bill Hanson Aug. 26, 1950, in Odessa. He preceded her in death March 26, 2002.

Lucio Montemayor Vasquez

October 26, 2012

Lucio Montemayor Vasquez, 41, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at his residence. A viewing will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

He was born Oct. 26, 1970, in Colorado City, Texas, and married Dora Cervantes Sept. 27, 2010. in Big Spring.

Lucio grew up in Colorado City and graduated from Colorado City High School. After graduation he joined the United States Army and served in Korea. Lucio worked at various jobs and was a master of all trades. He moved to Big Spring in 2001.

Ruth Green

October 26, 2012

Ruth Green, 96, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in a Midland nursing home. Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at the First United Methodist Church in Stanton. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park, Big Spring, Texas.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at the Gilbreath Funeral Home.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home, Stanton, Texas.

Richard Paul Fleckenstein

October 26, 2012

Richard Paul Fleckenstein, 83, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2012, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

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