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November 2nd

Bill Griffen

November 2, 2012

Bill Griffen, 73, of Big Spring died Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at a later date.

He was born Dec. 30, 1938, in Mechanicsville, N.Y., to Nettie (Poucher) and William Herbert Griffen. He married Darlene Brooks on June 29, 1968, in Old Lyme, Conn. The couple relocated to Big Spring in 1993 from Connecticut. He was a retired carpenter.

November 1st

Arrest made in shooting death case

November 1, 2012

A local man wanted in connection with the Saturday shooting death of 33-year-old Luis Adolfo Pena has been arrested in San Angelo.

Chris Daniel Marquez, 19, of Big Spring was arrested at approximately 4 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block of Sherwood Way in San Angelo, according to Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker.

“Marquez was arrested on the warrant for aggravated assault issued in the Saturday morning shooting in Howard County,” Parker said. “Marquez was arrested by the San Angelo Police Department with the assistance from the U.S. Marshals and Texas Rangers.”

Early voting ends Friday

November 1, 2012

Time is running out for area voters looking to cast their ballots early in Tuesday's election, as early voting will wrap up Friday.

At mid-week, approximately 4,239 ballots had been cast in the Crossroads area, accounting for more than one-quarter of the registered voters in the county, according to Howard County Elections Administrator Saundra Bloom.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 11-01

November 1, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• JAI ANTHONY KEYS, 43, of 1906 E. Highway 350, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of public intoxication.
• LUIS ALBERTO GARFIAS, 24, of 1300 Johnson, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for no driver's license – when unlicensed (two counts), failure to appear (two counts) and driving while license invalid.
• JAVIER DIAZ, 27, of Denver, Colo., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of no driver's license – when unlicensed.

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