Archive - Feb 6, 2013
It has been slow going in the first few days of filing for area school board races.
Three candidates â€” all incumbents â€” have filed applications with their respective school districts as of Monday afternoon, school district officials reported.
Candidate filings began Wednesday and continue through March 1, officials said.
At Forsan ISD, Chris Evans has filed for re-election, while incumbents Daniel Ramos and Darren Patrick will seek another term on the Stanton ISD board.
Area school districts holding elections this may include (terms are for three years unless otherwise noted):
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ PAUL RAY FLANNELL, 55, of 1106 W. Fourth St., was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for dog or cat running at large.
â€˘ HOWARD BRANDON JOHNSON, 28, of 1511 S. Scurry Apt. A, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.
â€˘ TANYA L. WATERS, 33, of 200 N. FM 820 in Coahoma, was arrested Tuesday on charges of criminal mischief and public intoxication.
Thersa Verdell McKnight Stifflemire, 89, of Sweeny, Texas, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Emerus Hospital in Sugarland, Texas.
She was born June 18, 1923, in Kelsey, Texas, to Samuel McKnight and Gladys Corilla Luton.
A.J. Cain, 84, of Midland died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in a local care facility. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Resthaven Memorial Park. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Grace Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include daughters Chris Laufer and Diane Warner; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two sisters.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com
Ruth Vencil, 65, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, in a local hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.