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Man seriously hurt in house fire

June 12, 2012

A Big Spring man was injured and taken to the burn unit at University Medical Center in Lubbock as a result of a fire reported early Monday morning in the 1100 block of Jeffery Road.

According to Tommy Sullivan, HCVFD chief, the fire was reported just after 1 a.m. at 1107 Jeffery Rd., located in southern Howard County.

Aquatics center operating in the black, officials say

June 12, 2012

Any worries the Big Spring Aquatics Center would lose its allure to area water-seekers after its opening year can be safely placed to rest, as the facility continues to draw capacity-level crowds with the beginning of its second season.

The aquatic center — which opened last summer to fill the void left when the municipal swimming pool was shut down because it failed to meet state and federal regulations — has opened its 2012 season to much fanfare, according to Assistant City Manager Todd Darden.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

June 12, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• DAVID REY GONZALES JR., 24, of 1425 E. Sixth St. Apt. 112, was arrested Monday on a charge of unlawfully carrying a weapon.
• ROBERTO DUTCHOVER PEREZ, 49, of 1511 S. Runnels, was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.
• ROBERT RUBEN SANCHEZ, 48, of 1023 Stadium, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
• LATONYA KEYUNNA CUBIT, 31, of Lubbock, Texas, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid – no insurance.

Mina McCullough

June 12, 2012

Mina McCullough, 85, of Big Spring died Monday, June 11, 2012, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at Sweetwater Cemetery.

She was born Nov. 26, 1926, in Sweetwater, Texas, to Frances and Fred Penton. She grew up in Sweetwater and graduated from Sweetwater High School. She came to Big Spring in 1944. She worked at the Veterans Administration Medical Center until retiring. She was a Baptist.

Pat Barron

June 12, 2012

Pat Barron, 83, of Round Rock, formerly of Forsan died Monday, June 11, 2012, in a Round Rock nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

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