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Archive - Feb 2012

February 17th

Police/Sheriff/EMS

February 17, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• ERNEST WILLIAM CLARK, 71, transient, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ADRIAN SANCHEZ VASQUEZ, 18, of Denver, Colo., was arrested Thursday on a charge of soliciting/peddling without a permit.
• ROY MARVIN COLLIER, 37, of 1307 Mt. Vernon, was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while intoxicated – third or more offense.
• BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported in the 1700 block of Johnson.
• THEFT was reported in the 1700 block of E. Third Street.

Marie Lopez

February 17, 2012

Marie Lopez, 65, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, in an Odessa hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Vigil services will be at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.

She was born May 15, 1946, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Felipe Lopez on Aug. 4, 1965, in Big Spring, Texas. He preceded her in death on Aug. 26, 1993.

James L. (Jimmy) Welch

February 17, 2012

James L. (Jimmy) Welch, 66, of Big Spring died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, in a Lubbock hospital. Services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Calvin D. Hamilton

February 17, 2012

Calvin D. Hamilton, 79, of Big Spring died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Fight mars HC-Midland showdown

February 17, 2012

One of the most storied rivalries in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference added an ugly chapter Thursday night.

Howard College defeated Midland College, 74-65, in a men's basketball matchup at Garrett Coliseum, but all anyone will remember about the game is a bench-clearing brawl that marred its final moments and resulted in several player ejections, at least two suspensions and MC having to finish the game with only four players on the court.

Feb. 17 sports calendar

February 17, 2012

TODAY

Golf
Big Spring boys at Plainview tournament.
Big Spring girls at Snyder tournament.

Baseball
McLennan College at Howard College, 2 p.m.
Amarillo Caprock at Big Spring (scrimmage), 5 p.m.
Forsan at Rawls (scrimmage), 6 p.m.

Softball
Big Spring at Andrews, 6:30 p.m.
Coahoma at Midland tournament, TBA.
Forsan at San Angelo tournament, TBA.
Howard College at Midland Classic, TBA.

Girl’s basketball
Big Spring vs. Decatur, Class 3A area playoff, 7:30 p.m., Clyde.
Smyer vs. Eldorado, Class 1A Div. I playoff, 6 p.m., Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.

February 16th

Sexual assault of child charged

February 16, 2012

A Big Spring man was arrested Wednesday on a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child after law enforcement officials allege he assaulted a 2-year-old.

Larry Wayne Nicholson, 30, was booked into the Howard County Detention Center by the Big Spring Police Department at approximately 4:45 p.m. on a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child, according to jail records.

Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer for the local police department, said Nicholson had been brought to the BSPD offices for questioning regarding the complaint.

Man pleads guilty in child porn case

February 16, 2012

A 36-year-old Coahoma man pleaded guilty to one count of transportation of child pornography in federal court in Abilene Tuesday, with sentencing to take place at a later date.

Kerry Wayne Feaster — who lived in the 400 block of College Street in Coahoma at the time of his arrest in September — faces a statutory sentence of between five and 20 years in federal prison, a $250,000 fine and up to a lifetime of supervised release, said officials with the U.S. Attorney's Office Northern District of Texas.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

February 16, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• ROBERT E. HNULIK, 47, of Artesia, N.M., was arrested Wednesday on charges of possession of a controlled substance (two counts), possession of marijuana – two ounces or less, possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawfully carrying a weapon.
• DONTAE RENELL CARR, 30, of 2505 Chanute Dr., was arrested Wednesday on warrants for no driver's license – when unlicensed (three counts), failure to appear (three counts) and nuisance – animal repeatedly at large.

William A. 'Bill' Bonner Jr.

February 16, 2012

William A. “Bill” Bonner Jr., 68, of Austin, formerly of Big Spring died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, in Big Spring. Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, at Trinity Memorial Park with Chaplain Cherise Felty officiating.

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