Archive - Dec 2012
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ALISON LEA PLATTE, 19, of 416 Dallas, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
â€˘ TRACY LEE PATTERSON, 50, of 3801 County Road 2, was arrested Wednesday on warrants for expired motor vehicle inspection certificate, failure to maintain financial responsibility and failure to appear (two counts).
â€˘ JAMES ARTHUR WHITED, 47, of 309 W. Fifth St., was arrested Wednesday on a charge of public intoxication.
With her daughter and son-in-law by her side, Wanda Faye Haney, 85, of Muskogee, Okla., was welcomed into her eternal home Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. She was born Aug. 9, 1927, in Merkel, Texas, the daughter of Grant and Annie Lee (Martin) Riggan.
Carol Lewis, 58, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012, at Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo, Texas. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Myers and Smith Chapel.
She was born Oct. 31, 1954, in Big Spring, Texas to Inez (Logan) and Carl Hollingsworth. She was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. She married Dalton Lewis on Dec. 15, 1995 in Big Spring. She was an office manager at Big Spring Housing Authority and was a Presbyterian.
Jo Ann Howell, 66, of Big Spring died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers and Smith Funeral Home,
Rudy Hilario, 52, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers and Smith Funeral Home.
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.