Archive - Jul 14, 2012
The school that looks like it was â€śbuilt inside a bowlâ€ť passed a major test last week.
Because of costs and other factors, the new Goliad Elementary building, located at the intersection of 18th and Goliad, was built below street level. However, this raised concerns from some local residents about how water-tight the school would be in case of heavy rains.
Look in the sky and you just might see a hang glider.
U.S. Hang gliding and Paragliding Competition is returning to Big Spring for another year at the McMahon-Wrinkle Airport July 22 through July 28.
â€śWe are doing it again,â€ť Airpark Director Jim Little said. â€śWe have hosted the national and worldwide competition here before and this year we are hosting the national competition again.â€ť
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ JOSHUA VINCE MUNOZ, 24, of Lubbock, Texas, was arrested Friday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ SAMUEL SABELLON VASQUEZ, 29, transient, was arrested Friday on a charge of criminal trespass.
â€˘ HECTOR YOBANY MERLO, 43, transient, was arrested Friday on a charge of criminal trespass.
â€˘ JIMMY NOEL ANTUNES, 25, transient, was arrested Friday on a charge of criminal trespass.
â€˘ GUADALUPE HINOJOS, 38, of 100 N.W. Third St., was arrested Friday on a warrant for criminal mischief.
Jessie (Tripp) Berry, 23, of Big Spring, died Friday, July 13, 2012 in Big Spring. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2012, at Spring Creek Fellowship with Derrick Looney officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Olive Memorial Park.
He was born Jan. 28, 1989 in Stanton, Texas, to Carla and Melvin Berry. He was been a lifetime resident of Big Spring and graduated from Big Spring High School in 2007. He had worked at Dominoes and in the oilfield.
Norma Lee, 86, of Bedford, formerly of Big Spring, died Thursday, July 12, 2012.
Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2012, at Lucas Funeral Home, 1321 Precinct Line Road, Hurst, Texas.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring, Texas.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Euless.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Lee; son, Bob Lee; and her brothers, Don and Bob Hipp.