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Council to address contracts

March 11, 2013

Big Spring City Council will meet Tuesday to discuss a number of agenda items, including contracts with a number of firms for consulting services.
In new business, the council is expected to consider approval of an amendment to the John Crane Productions Solutions Inc. lease agreement and authorize the city manager or his designee to execute any necessary documents.
The council is also to consider approval of an agreement with company Maximus for cost allocation consulting services, according to city officials, and allow the city manager or his designee to execute the agreement.

School officials: Elbow has to go

March 11, 2013

FORSAN — School officials here believe it's time Elbow Elementary received an honorable retirement.
The school was first constructed in the early 1930s, replaced two decades later and renovated several times since then. Despite all the upgrades, however, structural issues and simple age have conspired to render the building practically obsolete, educators say.
The solution FISD administrators have devised is a $23.8 construction project, subject to voter approval this May, which will replace Elbow with an elementary campus in Forsan, as well as funding renovations at the secondary campus.

Police beat

March 11, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• ALBERT TREVINO CARRILLO, 35, of 1500 Mesa, was arrested Sunday on two warrants from other agencies.
• ARNULFO RODRIGUEZ CHAVERA JR., 32, of 307 W. Fifth St., was arrested Sunday on warrants for no driver's license – when unlicensed, failure to appear (two counts) and failure to maintain financial responsibility.
• FRANCES ALCANTAR, 34, of 3704 Boulder Dr., was arrested Sunday on a warrant from another agency.

Arnulfo 'Shorty' Hernandez

March 11, 2013

Arnulfo “Shorty” Hernandez, 63, of Coahoma died Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Vigil services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial at Coahoma Cemetery.
He was born Feb. 15, 1950, in Big Spring to Santiaga and Arnulfo Hernandez. He married Manuela Rodriguez on April 12, 1969, in Big Spring.

Wilson Wayne Henry

March 11, 2013

Wilson Wayne Henry, 74 went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, March 8, 2013, in Glen Rose, Texas, doing what he loved doing, giving from his heart to help out his family while planning an extravagant dinner he would cook for them Saturday night.
The family will receive friends at 7 p.m. Monday at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Ina Jackson Stewart

March 11, 2013

Ina Jackson Stewart, 86, of Big Spring died Saturday, March 9, 2013, in an Odessa hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Mark Lindsey and the Rev. Dwayne Wheat officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, at the funeral home.
She was born April 11, 1926, in Lamesa, Texas, and married H.D. "Hunka" Stewart Jr. on Sept. 7, 1944, in Lamesa, Texas. He preceded her in death June 22, 1981.

Hawks fall in Region V championship game, but could receive at-large bid

March 11, 2013

LUBBOCK — Howard College's whole season came down to a free throw. With the game tied at 59 with 4.32 seconds left on the clock, if New Mexico Junior College's Desmond Lee missed his second shot from the line, the NJCAA Region V championship game at the Rip Griffin Center would have likely gone into overtime. But he made it, putting the Thunderbirds up 60-59.

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