Archive - Jun 16, 2012
An early morning accident Saturday near Coahoma claimed the life of one person and sent two others to the hospital.
According to Howard County Sheriff Department Deputy Jimmy Mayes, the accident call came in around 3:45 a.m. Saturday. Debris from the wreckage forced officials to shut down the portion of the interstate at about 4 a.m.
The accident occurred when a 1998 black mustang wrecked out near the Sand Springs exit. A tractor trailer traveling west hit the Mustang while it was disabled on the highway and shortly after, another semi came along and hit the first tractor trailer.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
â€˘ CHARLIE JAKE TURNER JR., 32, of 900 S. Aylesford, was arrested Friday on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and public intoxication.
â€˘ FELICIA CANALES, 23, of 906 E. 12th St., was arrested Friday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ JANEY BELL MCCORMICK, 60, of 620 State St., was arrested Friday on a warrant from other agency.
â€˘ AMANDA KAY LONG, 25, of 2704 Larry Dr., was arrested Friday on a warrant from other agency.
Jonathan Lee Rees was the valedictorian of Austwell-Tivoli High Schoolâ€™s graduating class of 2012.
Jonathan is the son of Greg and Darla Rees of Victoria, Texas.
He is the grandson of Charles and Johnnie Ray and the late Skeet Harrington of Coahoma.
He is also on the grandson of Fred and Anita Blalack of Marble Falls and the late Robert Rees of Olney.
Ian Duncan Williams, son of Ryan and Heather Williams of Big Spring, was born April 23, 2012, at 10:40 p.m. at Midland Memorial Hospital weighing 6 pounds 5 ounces and measuring 19 inches long.
Ian was welcomed home by proud big sister, Avery.
His grandparents include Buddy and Ann Duncan and Leslie Williams of Big Spring, Geary and Kim Williams of Colorado City.
His great-grandparents are Glenodene Williams and Ramona and Gerald Harris of Big Spring.
Ianâ€™s great-great-grandmother is Maurine Hanks, also of Big Spring.