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January 7th

Marion Newton

January 7, 2012

Marion Newton, Jr., 67, of Big Spring, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m, Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Pat Ray and the Rev. Mike Couch officiating. Interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery. 
He was born June 5, 1944, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Sherry Thomas on Dec. 17, 1966, in Big Spring.

Next of kin sought for victim here

January 7, 2012

Local law enforcement officials say they have identified the man they believe was killed in a hit-and-run accident Thursday evening near the intersection of Sgt. Paredez and Trades Avenue on the city’s north side.
The victim was identified by the Big Spring Police Department as 62-year-old Eleutario Torres Padron. However, law enforcement officials are having some trouble locating the man’s family.

Fire Chief Jensen retires after 35 years on the job

January 7, 2012

Brian Jensen is retiring, but don’t expect him to take up a rocking chair anytime soon.
Jensen, chief of the Big Spring Fire Department, retired Friday after 23 years with BSFD and 35 years as a firefighter.
Along with his wife, Debbie, and their children, Jensen will relocate to Denton this summer to be closer to relatives.
At a reception in his honor Friday afternoon, Jensen said firefighting has been a very rewarding career.

Routine items to greet commissioners Monday

January 7, 2012

Howard County commissioners will face a routine agenda when they meet Monday afternoon.
Among the items expected to be considered by the court, commissioners are expected to meet with either Gene Valentini or Leslie Soto of the Lubbock County Juvenile Mediation Services regarding case management.
The court will also discuss the possible sale of property in the city of Coahoma, as well as meet in executive session with with County Attorney Josh Hamby, according to County Judge Mark Barr.

Williams wedding

January 7, 2012

Miss Suzanne Elizabeth Bubel and Mr. Jason Paul Williams, both of San Antonio, Texas, were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011, at 11 a.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church in San Antonio, Texas. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Father Francis McHugh.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Bubel of San Antonio, Texas.

Rios birth

January 7, 2012

Julianna Esther Rios, daughter of Adam Flores and Stacie Rios of Big Spring, was born Dec. 24, 2011.
She weighed 5 pounds 5 ounces and measured 18 inches long.
Her maternal grandparents are George and Deborah Gutierrez and the late Salome Rios.
Her paternal grandparents are Daniel Flores and Connie Sherman.
Julianna was welcomed home by her siblings, Jyllian and Joshua.

Blair birth

January 7, 2012

Makinze Kayann Blair, daughter of Heath and Jacy Blair of Coahoma, was born Dec. 2, 2011.
She weighed 8 pounds 1 ounce and measured 19 ½ inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Rodney and Linda Cozart. Paternal grandparents are James and Debbie Blair.
Makinze was welcomed home by her siblings Corbin and Braxton Blair.

Saenz birth

January 7, 2012

Aria Angelica Saenz, daughter of Alberto Saenz and Ashley Carrillo of Big Spring, was born Dec. 26. 2011, at 10:44 a.m.
She weighed six pounds eight ounces and measured 18 inches.
Her maternal grandparents are Noelia Carrillo and Roy Carrillo. Paternal grandparents are Manuel and Elvira Saenz.
She was welcomed home by her siblings, E.J., Dominic and Demis Saenz, Ruben and Aubry Lopez.

Gonzales birth

January 7, 2012

Jaelyn Marie Gonzales, daughter of Abraham and Jennifer Gonzales of Big Spring, was born Dec. 9, 2011.
She was born at Odessa Regional Medical Center in Odessa.
She measured 20.75 inches and weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces.
Her maternal grandparents are Joe and Hortensia Jacobo, of San Angelo and Uvalde.
Paternal grandparents are Max Gonzales and Rebecca Rivera, of Uvalde, Texas.
She was welcomed home by her siblings, A.J. Gonzales, Jocelyn Gonzales and her baby angel Xavier Joel Gonzales.

Seventh wedding anniversary

January 7, 2012

Fabian and Cathy Ontiveros of Big Spring celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary Dec. 31, 2011.
The couple has 11 grandchildren in Lubbock and Big Spring.
The couple met at the Big Spring Bowl-A-Rama and were married Dec. 31, 2004. Both attend College Baptist Church. They still enjoy bowling.

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