Archive - Sep 13, 2012
It's been a decade since Democrats have been much more than an afterthought in statewide races, but Paul Sadler believes he has the experience and the issues to buck that trend.
Now all he needs is money and exposure.
Sadler, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senator, stopped in Big Spring during a swing through West Texas Tuesday, and took the opportunity to explain why people should vote for him rather than his better-known opponent, Republican Ted Cruz.
A South Texas native, Sadler touts his experience as a state representative as his biggest advantage over Cruz.
FORSAN â€” Forsan High School students and exes will be donning their best black and white duds as the school celebrates homecoming this week.
Few organized activities are planned for the celebration, although it is expected that several former classes will hold reunions throughout the week.
At the school, various dress up days were held this week. Friday, FHS will hold its annual â€śhall marchâ€ť at 2:20 p.m., followed by the homecoming pep rally at 2:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasisum.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ FRANK HERNANDEZ, 42, of 311 N. Aylesford, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ JIM JASON COKER, 33, of 1312 Tucson, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ JOHN WEST RUSK, 43, of 1315 Mesquite, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of burglary of a vehicle.
â€˘ DAVID JOE VILLAREAL JR., 25, of 1312 Wood, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.
William A. â€śArtâ€ť Brown, Chief Master Sgt., E-9, USAF (Ret.) passed away Sept. 8, 2012, in Grapeland, Texas. Art was born in Grapeland and graduated from Grapeland High School. He entered the Civilian Conservation Corp until he enlisted in the United States Army in 1940.
Velma Campbell, 82, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Mark Lindsey, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born April 24, 1930, to Jewell and Orville Gressett. She grew up in Broom and has been in Big Spring most of her life. She married Charles W. Campbell Sr. on Oct. 1, 1955, in Big Spring, Texas.