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Woman faces child abandonment charges

December 3, 2012

A Big Spring woman was arrested Sunday afternoon on a charge of abandoning/endangering a child – criminal negligence after law enforcement officials say she left her 1-year-old infant in a vehicle unattended while she went shopping at the local Walmart Supercenter.

Katherine Rios, 23, of 306 N.E. Sixth St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of abandoning/endangering a child – criminal negligence.

Christmas parade winners announced

December 3, 2012

Here are the top award winners from the 27th annual Big Spring Herald Community Christmas Parade, held Saturday evening:

Best in show (interpretation of parade theme) — City of Big Spring.

Publisher’s Award (best use of lighting) — HEB.

Grand Marshal’s Award (best use of costuming) — Alon.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 12-3

December 3, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• JUAN MANUEL GONZALEZ, 34, of 2310 S. Runnels, was arrested Sunday on charges of failure to signal within required distance and driving while license invalid – DWI related.
• GONZALO HERNANDEZ GONZALES, 36, of Bonham, Texas, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ANSELMO HILARIO JR., 27, of 1409 Bluebird, was arrested Sunday on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana – two ounces or less.

Vernon M. Gill

December 3, 2012

Vernon M. Gill, 96, of Garden City died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in a local hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at the Garden City Cemetery, located in Garden City, Texas.

He was born in Nolan County to Bob and Clara Holloway Gill. Vernon moved to Glasscock County in 1928 and graduated from Garden City High School in 1933. In 1935, he moved to Sterling County, where he met Glenda Cox. They married March 17, 1937.

Randell 'Wade' Compton

December 3, 2012

Randell "Wade" Compton, 50, of Dallas, formerly of Big Spring died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, in a Plano hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at the Greenwood Cemetery, in Greenwood.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at the funeral home.

Lajuana Carole Montgomery

December 3, 2012

Lajuana Carole Montgomery, 77, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 at Parkview Nursing Home in Big Spring.

Graveside services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Odessa. The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, please send a donation to your favorite charity.

Lajuana was born Feb. 7, 1935 in Stamford, Texas. She was raised in Stamford and married James Elwood Montgomery Sept. 26, 1955, in Stamford. They made Odessa their home, where she remained until July 2011, when she moved to Big Spring. Elwood preceded her in death Feb. 11, 1997.

William 'Bill' Dickson

December 3, 2012

William "Bill" Dickson, 76, of Coahoma died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Craig Wascom and the Rev. Billy Guy officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at the funeral home.

He was born Oct. 30, 1936, in Fresno, Calif. and married Dana Reeves June 25, 1960 in Stockton, Calif.

He was a member of First Assembly of God Church.

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