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Archive - Sep 2012

September 18th

Police/Sheriff/EMS

September 18, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• ROBERT VILLIJOS AGUILAR, 61, of Andrews, Texas, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
• STACY JANAE AGUILAR, 20, of 1101 E. 12th St., was arrested Monday on a charge of disorderly conduct – language.
• JAMES THOMAS SMITH, 57, of 704 W. Eighth St., was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ROBERT GONZALES JR., 25, of 407 N.W. Ninth St., was arrested Monday on a charge of failure to identify – giving false information.

Shirleen Knox

September 18, 2012

Shirleen Knox, 58, of Big Spring died Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

September 17th

CRMWD: Work on plant lags

September 17, 2012

As the race to bring alternative water sources online before local reservoirs go dry continues, officials with the Colorado River Municipal Water District say construction of a local reclamation facility is moving along slower than originally hoped.

John Grant, general manager for CRMWD, said the recent boom in the oilfield has made it difficult for the contractors working on the project to hire skilled laborers, a key ingredient for such a complex job.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

September 17, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• HENRY RAMIREZ, 56, of 4212 Parkway, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ROBERT VILLIJOS AGUILAR, 61, of Andrews, Texas, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
• STACY JANAE AGUILAR, 20, of 1101 E. 12th St., was arrested Monday on a charge of disorderly conduct – language.
• JAMES THOMAS SMITH, 57, of 704 W. Eighth St., was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.

Heather Anne Atkinson

September 17, 2012

Heather Anne Atkinson, 32, of Big Spring, died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in Kingfisher, Okla. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Heather was born Feb. 25, 1980, in Odessa, Texas. She lived life to the fullest and loved her children. She moved to Kingfisher, Okla. to be close to them as she battled cancer.

Jim Ray Mosley

September 17, 2012

The Rev. Jim Ray Mosley, 77, of Abilene, passed away Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at a local hospital. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church. The Rev. Robert Chambers will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Stan Allcorn. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery, 5701 Highway 277 South. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road in Abilene, Texas.

September 15th

Coahoma falls to C. City, Bearkats down rival Eagles

September 15, 2012

COAHOMA — In what shaped up to be a battle resulting in numerous injuries sustained by both sides, the Bulldogs fell to the Colorado City Wolves 20-6 in a gritty duel Friday at Bulldog Stadium.

“It was a very physical affair,” said Coahoma Head Coach Trey Gardner of the loss.

The Bulldogs' only score came in the second quarter on a T.J. White run to give Coahoma six points. The kick after was no good and the Bulldogs couldn't put together another scoring drive for the remainder of the game.

Forsan wins battle of Buffaloes at homecoming

September 15, 2012

FORSAN — In the battle of the Crossroads Buffaloes, Forsan reigned supreme. The win also marks the first 3-0 start by the Forsan Buffs since 1998.

Keying Forsan's 28-7 victory was a staunch defense and a running game which improved since last week's flat, 14-0 victory over Coleman.

“We ran the ball a lot more consistently this week,” Forsan Head Coach Jason Phillips said. “We started finding the holes and the offensive line was locking up well.”

Steers edge Chiefs 22-14, improve to 3-0

September 15, 2012

SAN ANGELO — It wasn't pretty, but the Steers are now 3-0.

San Angelo Lake View gave Big Spring all it could handle and the Steers shot themselves in the foot several times during their 22-14 win over the Chiefs at San Angelo Stadium on Friday.

West Nile confirmed in Howard County

September 15, 2012

The first case of West Nile virus, a disease carried by mosquitos, has been confirmed in Howard County.
According to Dr. Manuel Carrasco, who has been in practice in Big Spring since 1993, the first case was confirmed Thursday in an elderly patient.
“I have never heard of any case prior to this in the county. This is the first case that I am aware of,” Dr. Carrasco said.
The patient was admitted to Scenic Mountain Medical Center and is doing well, at this point. According to reports, the patient had been bitten while in Colorado City.

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