Archive - Mar 16, 2012
Edward and Jean Slate will celebrate their 50thÂ anniversary March 24 with a family gathering in the home of their daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Randy Elder of McKinney. Also hosting the event will be their son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Kim Slate of Burleson. Unable to attend are their younger son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Ruth Slate, Mandeville La.Â The Slates have been blessed with 10 grandchildren, five boys and five girls.
Just as the community is important to the continuance of the United Way, the agencies are important to the purpose supported by the United Way.
â€śWe wouldn't be able to provide the help we do if it weren't for the community support, but then again we wouldn't be needed if there weren't agencies needing our support,â€ť Executive Director Sandy Stewart said.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ VIVIANA DANIELLA SARMIENTO, 29, of 1405 Park St., was arrested Thursday on charges of hindering officers discharging official duties and possession of a controlled substance.
â€˘ NOELIA CARRILLO, 38, of 1733 Purdue, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ MONA ALICIA SALDANA, 26, of 1400 Virginia, was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
M.L. Bertran, 84, of Big Spring died Thursday, March 15, 2012, in an Odessa hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Gerry Marino, 60, of Big Spring died Friday, March 16, 2012, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Mix baseball with a prize fight and you'd have an idea how the Big Spring-Seminole baseball doubleheader went Thursday.
The Steers and Indians traded leads instead of haymakers, and the end result was a split decision â€” Big Spring came from behind to win game one, 11-10, before dropping game two 6-2.
With the results, Big Spring's record now stands at 10-9.
The Steers started off strong in Thursday's opener, scoring the game's first two runs in the bottom of the first inning.