Archive - Jan 29, 2013
Big Spring Mayor Tommy Duncan announced this morning he will not seek a second term in office.
Duncan cited personal reasons for why he will not stand for re-election.
â€śWhen I ran for office, I was really reluctant to do so, but I was contacted by several people to step forward and serve the community, and that's what I did,â€ť Duncan said. â€śI never intended to serve more than one term.â€ť
Duncan, who defeated incumbent mayor Russ McEwen in the 2010 municipal elections, cited three milestones as his major contributions to the community during his term in office.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity:
â€˘ CHRISTOPHER SCOTT HOHERTZ, 38, Midland, was arrested on warrants for failure to maintain financial responsibility, failure to drive in a single lane and failure to appear.
â€˘ DONALD WILLAM BRYANT, 49, 447 Armstrong, was arrested on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid.
â€˘ KIRSTEN TAHSAY LEWIS, 28, 1401 Lincoln, was arrested on warrants for speeding and failure to appear.
â€˘ AVEL ABREO RAMIREZ, 66, 1512 Wood, was arrested on a charge of public intoxication and a warrant from another agency.
Doris (Tex) Evelyn Maneval, 88, beloved wife of Percy (Shorty) Maneval, passed away Jan. 24, 2013, in Lynden, Wash. She has gone home to the loving arms of her Lord and Savior.
Dorothy J. (Dottie) Jones left this life on Sunday night, Jan. 27, 2013. She was born in Paxton, Ill., to Clarence â€śKieâ€ť and Emily Heater Johnson on June 10, 1931. She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Clemont R. (Clem) Jones of Big Spring; three sons, Dana Jones and wife Tammi of Big Spring, Brian Jones and wife Tracy of Denton and Mark Jones of Justin; two granddaughters, Stacy Thigpen and husband Robert of Gainesville, Ga. and Emily Jones of Denton; and a grandson, Kie Jones of Big Spring.
Gilbert Webb, 87, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Evelyn Hall McGuire, 86, of Big Spring, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.