Archive - Dec 26, 2012
Four years and counting.
Healthy Woman â€“ a Scenic Mountain Medical Center resource â€“ has been active for four years and will be celebrating its anniversary Jan. 24 in the historic Hotel Settles. Tickets are set to go on sale Jan. 2 and will be $40 per person.
Jane Jenkins Herlong, motivational speaker and former Miss America Pageant contestant, will be delivering her speech â€śBare Feet to High Heels and the Flip-Flops In-Between.â€ť
Crossroads residents planning to make fireworks part of their New Year holiday celebration should use extreme caution, according to local fire officials, as dry conditions could quickly turn fun into tragedy.
According to Howard County Volunteer Fire Chief Tommy Sullivan, local officials will be relying on residents' good planning and safe practices this holiday season when it comes to fireworks, much like they did during the Independence Day holiday earlier this year.
Because of computer problems, police and sheriff reports were unavailable this morning.
The Big Spring Fire Department/Emergency Medical Service reported the following activity:
â€˘ MEDICAL was reported in the 1700 block of Lancaster. One person was transported to SMMC.
â€˘ TRAFFIC ACCIDENT was reported in the intersection of Owens and Benton. Two people were transported to SMMC.
â€˘ MEDICAL was reported in the 300 block of Veterans Boulevard. One person was transported to SMMC.
â€˘ TRAUMA was reported in the 1400 block of S. Aylesford. One person was transported to SMMC.
Gabriel Ezilas Viera, infant son of Vicki and Adam Viera, of Big Spring, died Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
He was born Oct. 3, 2012 in Lubbock, Texas.
Joe Doporto Jr., 54, of Fort Worth, formerly of Big Spring died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, in Fort Worth. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Augustine Cantu, 67, of Big Spring died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.