Archive - May 18, 2012
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ MARY JEAN BERRY, 41, of 903 Abrams, was arrested Wednesday on charges of driving while license suspended/invalid â€“ no insurance, failure to maintain financial responsibility and a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ KIMBERLY FOSTER, 30, of Farmington, N.M., was arrested Wednesday on charegs of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and failure to identify â€“ giving false information.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ROBERT RUBEN SANCHEZ, 47, of 1023 Stadium, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication with three prior convictions.
â€˘ CATISHA DEANN MINTER, 28, of 2521 Dow, was arrested Thursday on a warrant for permitting unlicensed minor to drive (parent or guardian).
â€˘ FREDA MAE OBRIEN, 56, of 3805 Connally, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.
Last year, the community stood behind the firefighters and now they are returning the favor.
Saturday, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., rural firefighters will be at Walmart for Howard County VFD Community Appreciation Day.
â€śLast year, the community got behind us and offered food, monetary donations and encouragement,â€ť Volunteer Fire Chief Tommy Sullivan said.
DALLAS (AP) â€” A jury has found a former Roman Catholic priest guilty of plotting the death of a man who accused him of sexual abuse.
According to the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas County jury of three men and nine women returned its verdict on John M. Fiala Thursday afternoon after a few hoursâ€™ deliberation. Then, testimony began in the penalty phase. Fiala could be sentenced to up to life in prison for solicitation of capital murder.
Temperatures are rising and the Salvation Army is asking for the communityâ€™s help.
Each year, the Salvation Army holds a fan drive in the summer and a heater drive in the winter with hopes of helping area residents keep cool and stay warm. The time has come to transition and gather fans for the upcoming summer months.
â€śWe have been doing this for at least 10 years and we continue to do it because there is always a need,â€ť Social Services Director Bessie Flores said.