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Archive - Oct 2012

October 9th

Jaramillo appeals robbery conviction

October 9, 2012

A Big Spring man sentenced to 60 years in prison for his part in the June 2010 home invasion of a local family submitted his case for appeal to the state's 11th District Court of Appeals last week.

Felix Lee Jaramillo, 33, was found guilty of aggravated robbery and assessed 60 years in a state prison and a $10,000 fine following the one-day trial in 118th District Court n September 2010.

Ector County kidnapping suspect arrested here

October 9, 2012

A suspect believed to be involved in the kidnapping of a 4-year-old child in Ector County was arrested early today in Howard County, according to local law enforcement officials.

Martin Silguero, 48, was arrested on charges of kidnapping and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle at the TA truck stop, located near the intersection of Interstate Highway 20 and N. Highway 87. Also taken into custody with Silguero was 30-year-old Veronica Rios, who was arrested on warrants unrelated to the kidnapping, according to Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 10-09

October 9, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• CHRISTOVAL MORENO CORRALEZ, 52, of 1105 Nolan, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
• JACOB RAY ALBARADO, 19, of 300 Tulane Apt. 7, was arrested Monday on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest, search or transportation.
• ALYXANDRIA MARIE MUNOZ, 18, of 1216 Ridgeroad, was arrested Monday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.

Edna M. Hughes

October 9, 2012

Edna M. Hughes, 78, of Big Spring died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, in a Midland hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Pastor Billy Guy officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at the funeral home.

She was born Jan. 15, 1934, in Graham, Texas, and married Glen Hughes on Nov. 28, 1968, in El Paso, Texas.

Michael Oscar Yanez

October 9, 2012

Michael Oscar Yanez, 39, of Big Spring died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.

He was born Dec. 15, 1972, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Terry Miears on July 4, 1995, in Big Spring.

Michael graduated from Big Spring High School in 1991. He loved art and poetry and was known for his tattoo artistry.

October 8th

Free depression screenings Thursday

October 8, 2012

Big Spring State Hospital and West Texas Centers will offer free and confidential depression screenings, Thursday, Oct. 11, on National Depression Screening Day.
Big Spring State Hospital and West Texas Centers began offering the screenings to the Howard County community in 2000. Scenic Mountain Medical Center began their partnership in 2007 with the two agencies to provide screenings at its facility.
The screenings will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the fourth floor at SMMC, 1601 W. 11th Place.

City Council to meet Tuesday

October 8, 2012

The Big Spring City Council will meet Tuesday evening to discuss a number of agenda items, including an update on a settlement agreement between Atmos Energy Corporation's West Texas Division and the steering committee the city is currently participating in.
The council approved final reading of a resolution denying a rate increase requested by Atmos Energy estimated at $11.6 million, a move City Finance Director Peggy Walker said would likely force the issue before the Texas Railroad Commission.

Police blotter 10-08-12

October 8, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• JOSIE RODRIGUEZ, 28, of 5010 Wasson Rd., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ROY GUERRERO CERVANTES JR., 33, of 1304 Nolan, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ANTONIO MARCOS, 27, of 800 W. Marcy, was arrested Sunday on a warrant from another agency.
• ADAM LEE GUZMAN, 19, of 700 Douglas, was arrested Sunday on a warrant for no driver's license – when unlicensed.
• CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported:
In the 1200 block of Harding.

Charles R. Campanella

October 8, 2012

Charles R. Campanella, 68, of Big Spring died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Michael Yanez

October 8, 2012

Michael Yanez, 39, of Big Spring died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

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