Archive - Nov 2013
A Big Spring man with a history of breaking the law has been arrested on charges of possession of a firearm by a felon and posession of cocaine, thanks to a Crimestoppers tip.
More charges could be filed against the man, 25-year-old Jason Scott Edwards of Big Spring.
Police said the clue through Crimestoppers led them to monitor activity at an apartment in the Park Village Apartments around 8:45 p.m. Thursday.
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Big Spring resident Shannon Thomason has filed for a place on the ballot in the March 4 Republcan Primary to represent the people of the 72nd District in the Texas House of Representatives.
Thomason, a corporate pilot for an oilfield manufacturing company, has a long history of grassroots activisim in Big Spring and Howard County.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Derek A. Nix graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Nix is the son of Cynthia Diaz of San Angelo, and Randy Nix of Big Spring.
ODESSA â€” Within the storied confines of Ratliff Stadium, Big Spring (9-3) engaged in its second shootout with Andrews (5-7) this season, but this time, it was the Steers who did most of the shooting.
Despite the less than desirable field conditions and freezing weather, BSHS routed the rival Mustangs 56-7, bringing its two-game postseason point total to 117 â€” and counting.
Junior running back Hunter Hill scored four times, bringing his touchdown total to nine against AHS in two outings.
GARLAND â€” Big Springâ€™s hopes of a state title were rudely ended Friday at the Curtis Cullwell Center as the Lady Steerâ€™s historic season came to a close in the state semifinal round.
Big Spring ran into a team with too many weapons and the result was aÂ 25-12, 25-22, 25-10 loss to the Decatur Eagles.
Itâ€™s the first trip to the state tournament for the 40-7 Eagles and they made the most of their initial semifinal appearance.
The Big Spring-Andrews game slated for 7:30 p.m. at Odessa's Ratliff Stadium has been moved up to 6 p.m. today, due to inclement weather.
Please spread the word, bundle up and support the Steers in the area round of the playoffs!
Â Â Ernestine â€śGrannyâ€ť Childers, 87, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at Midway Baptist Church, Big Spring with the Rev. Jim Binix, officiating. Interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery, Coahoma, Texas. She was born May 23, 1926, in Eastland County, Texas, and married William T. â€śBillâ€ť Childers Dec. 24, 1943, in Gorman, Texas. He preceded her in death April 14, 1996.
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Martha Jane Lloyd, 90, of Big Spring, died Thursday Nov. 21, 2013, at Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Highland Cemetery in Stamford, Texas with Michael Orsini of Trinity Baptist Church of Strawn, Texas, officiating.
Herald Staff Report
ABILENE, Texas â€” Matthew Castaneda, the Big Spring police officer arrested on a federal indictment earlier this week, is accused of bringing contraband to an inmate while he was employed by GEO group.
Castaneda, 23, of Big Spring was taken into custody was arrested after a federal grand jury returned an indictment last week, charging him with one count of bribery of public officials.
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The starting time for todayâ€™s Steer football playoff game vs. Andrews has been changed from 7:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Ratliff Stadium in Odessa.