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Archive - Apr 2013

April 22nd

Abner Shellman Sr.

April 22, 2013

Abner Shellman Sr., 68, of Big Spring died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Midland Memorial Hospital. His services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Gail Earls

April 22, 2013

Gail Earls, 75, of Big Spring, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

April 20th

Manuel Vega Sr.

April 20, 2013

Manuel Vega Sr. 76, of Big Spring died Friday, April 19, 2013, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Kenneth Jarrett Briden

April 20, 2013

Kenneth Jarrett Briden, 76, passed away peacefully while visiting family in Santiago, Chile. Son of Garland and Nelva Briden, he was born in 1936 in Breckenridge, Texas, and graduated from Big Spring High School in 1954, where he was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame for his trumpet playing. Ken received an undergraduate degree in music from Texas Tech University in 1961. He later studied at UCLA and received a graduate degree in education from San Jose State University in 1971.

Delay for Relay: Closing ceremonies postponed

April 20, 2013

No closing ceremonies.
This year's Howard/Glasscock Counties Relay For Life came to a cold and windy end Saturday. Because of the bitter cold and blustery conditions, closing ceremonies are being postponed, according to Relay Chair Manny Negron.
“It was just too cold and windy for the participants to have the ceremonies this morning,” explained Negron. “Everybody just wanted to go home so we're postponing the closing ceremonies.”

FISD bond proposal to get public review

April 20, 2013

FORSAN — A second public meeting pertaining to Forsan Independent School District's $23.8 million bond proposal will be held at 6 p.m. Monday in the secondary campus auditorium.
FISD voters will head to the polls in May to decide the fate of the bond issue, which would finance construction of a new elementary campus and extensive renovations at the junior high/high school building.
Early voting begins April 29, while election day is May 11.
The meeting will include presentations from architects and financial advisors, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Ag complex completed at HC

April 20, 2013

Howard College officials are about to put the wraps on another construction project.
Trustees will hear updates on a variety of construction projects when they hold their monthly meeting at 12:30 p.m. Monday in the student union building's Tumbleweed Room.
End of construction of the Broughton Agriculture Complex will be celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and public tours May 1.
The complex, which consists of an open-air pavilion, show barn and classroom building, was financed through a $2.6 million donation to the college from the C.G. Broughton Foundation.

Software to aid county, schools

April 20, 2013

Howard County commissioners will meet Monday morning to discuss a number of issues, including the use of a new computer application to help improve security at the county courthouse.
According to County Judge Mark Barr, the program — known as Copsync — will basically turn every operational computer in the courthouse into a way to reach out to law enforcement if something goes wrong.

Police Beat

April 20, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. 04/19/13 and 7 a.m. today:
• DONNIE RAY SCHMALTZ, 27, of 2004 N. Monticello, Big Spring, Texas was arrested Friday on a charge of theft greater than or equal to $50 but no greater than $500, all other.
• JOHN GERARD ESCOVEDO, 34, of 2902 E. IH 20, Big Spring was arrested Friday on a charge of sex offenders duty to register with previous conviction.
• ALFONSO GARCIA RAMOS JR., 26, OF 2604 Dow Dr., Big Spring was arrested Friday on a charge of assault: family violence threat or offensive touch.

April 19th

4 arrested on kidnapping charges

April 19, 2013

Four Big Spring residents remain in the custody of the Howard County Detention Center following their arrest on charges of burglary and kidnapping Thursday morning, according to law enforcement officials.
An investigation into the incident continues.

All four were arrested on charges of burglary of a habitation with intent to commit other felony and kidnapping. Arrested were Ricardo Ramirez, 24, of 4004 Connally; Sophia Conception Marmolejo, 29, of 2521 Chanute; Juan Eduardo Diaz, 23, address not provided; and Abilene Renee Mojica, 30, of 1207 Sycamore.

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