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February 21st

Nelda Lois Callarman

February 21, 2013

Nelda Lois Callarman died Sunday morning, Feb. 17, 2013, at Vitas Hospice in San Antonio. After suffering two aneurysms on Christmas Eve at home in Big Spring, she spent six weeks in the hospital and rehabilitation clinics in Lubbock and San Antonio before moving to hospice one week ago.

Nelda was born Sept. 7, 1931, in Levelland, Texas. She was the second of O.C. and Allie Belle Richards' four children and is survived by her three siblings, LaVerne Sandlin Davis of Birmingham, Ala. And Winona Herrin and David Richards, both of Phoenix, Ariz.

Daniel Vera Flores

February 21, 2013

Daniel Vera Flores, 44, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

He was born Aug. 7, 1968, in Stanton, Texas. Daniel was a longtime resident of Big Spring and worked as a roofer.

Garden City routs Hermleigh 75-41

February 21, 2013

Garden City cruised past Hermleigh on Tuesday, 75-41 in an area playoff match at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, but the score doesn't accurately reflect just how hard the Cardinals fought.

The Bearkats had their hands full against a very physical Hermleigh team who played with a lot of heart, but couldn't keep up with state-ranked GCHS, who began pulling away late in the first period.

Corbin Davis scored 26 points for the Bearkats, while Sam Miller added 16, Juan Bustos put up 14 and Austin Odom had 10 for Garden City.

Avery's late 3 lifts Grady past Borden County

February 21, 2013

SEMINOLE — It was a tight game from the opening buzzer between Grady and Borden County on Tuesday, but a late three-pointer by Ellyn Avery lifted the Lady Wildcats past the Lady Coyotes, 58-55.

Tied at the half, Grady outscored Borden County 13-9 in the third quarter, but the Lady Coyotes rallied back in the fourth. Avery sank the game-winning basket — a 25 footer — with only six seconds left on the clock. Borden County managed to get off a shot, but Grady got the rebound as time expired.

February 20th

Nelda Lois Callarman

February 20, 2013

Nelda Lois Callarman died Sunday morning, Feb. 17, 2013, at Vitas Hospice in San Antonio. After suffering two aneurysms on Christmas Eve at home in Big Spring, she spent six weeks in the hospital and rehabilitation clinics in Lubbock and San Antonio before moving to hospice one week ago.
Nelda was born Sept. 7, 1931, in Levelland, Texas. She was the second of O.C. and Allie Belle Richards' four children and is survived by her three siblings, LaVerne Sandlin Davis of Birmingham, Ala. And Winona Herrin and David Richards, both of Phoenix, Ariz.

Warrant roundup a week away

February 20, 2013

If you have unresolved warrants in the Crossroads area, you have plenty to fear in the coming weeks, as law enforcement agencies in Howard County and the surrounding areas get ready to conduct a warrant roundup.

Part of a statewide effort to help municipalities and other government agencies tackle the growing number of arrest warrants being issued, Big Spring Municipal Judge Tim Green said every effort has been made to contact those with warrants and get the matters cleared up before the handcuffs get slapped on March 2.

Lyte gets 25 years for sexual assault of a child

February 20, 2013

A 72-year-old Big Spring man who served as youth minister at a local church pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child in 118th District Court last week and accepted a 25-year sentence in a state jail facility.

Samuel Lee Lyte, 72, formerly of 1811 S. Lancaster, was indicted in November on charges of continuous sexual abuse of a child (first-degree felony), aggravated sexual abuse of a child (first-degree felony), indecency with a child (two counts, both second-degree felonies) and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence (third-degree felony).

Sheriff/EMS 2-20

February 20, 2013

The Howard County Sheriff's Office reported the following activity (74 prisoners are currently housed in the county jail):
• ANDREA ANCISCO, 31, was jailed on warrants charging assault-family violence, child safety seat violation and driving while license invalid.
• COREY DALE CHAMBERS, 43, was jailed on a charge of tampering with governmental records-insurance document.
• VIRGINIA L. FRANCO, 47, was jailed on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

The Big Spring Fire Department/Emergency Medical Service reported the following activity:

Jose Munoz

February 20, 2013

Jose Munoz, 91, of Big Spring, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.

He was born March 13, 1921, in Marfa, Texas and married Maria Refugia Martinez Dec. 31, 1943 in Big Spring. She preceded him in death Sept. 18, 1977.

Fernando Rodriguez

February 20, 2013

Fernando Rodriguez, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

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