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Archive - Aug 3, 2012

FHS girl chosen as ‘face’ of AJRA

August 3, 2012

The American Junior Rodeo Association has a new face, a local face, at least for awhile that is.

Anne-Marie Lugo, a 14-year-old Forsan High School student, was recently chosen to be featured on the AJRA 60th anniversary Dodge truck given away for the year. Though rodeo is a a big part of her life and her resume is full of accomplishments to prove it, her talents don't stop there.

“Not only has she been a winner at every stage at this point, but she has also been a fantastic example for her peers and regularly mentors younger girls,” Cindy Lugo, Anne-Marie's mother, said.

Veteran Edwards honored for serving his country

August 3, 2012

Many years of service were recognized as Lacy Edwards was honored as the Hangar 25 Air Museum July Veteran of the Month on Thursday morning.

Edwards, a Navy and Air Force veteran, received the honor at his home, because of medical reasons. The eventful, emotion-filled ceremony held meaning to all those attending.

“We have been trying to honor him as veteran of the month for more than a year now,” Mike Tarpley, fellow veteran and member of the Veteran of the Month group, said. “Once he finally agreed to be veteran of the month, cancer hit him.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

August 3, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• AVEL ABREO RAMIREZ, 65, of 1512 Wood, was arrested Thursday on charges of evading arrest or detention, public intoxication and theft (shoplifting).
• JIMI LEE PAREDEZ, 25, of 105 W. Eighth St. Apt. C, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency and warrants for interfering with an emergency phone call and criminal trespass and a charge of disorderly conduct – language.

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