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Archive - May 8, 2013

Council considers housing proposal

May 8, 2013

Mayor Tommy Duncan was tight-lipped following a special meeting of the Big Spring City Council Tuesday night that included a pair of last-minute executive sessions before he is scheduled to leave office.

The council went into an executive session shortly after the meeting began, asking the audience and media to wait outside the council chambers. The first order of business during the session was to deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation and duties of the city manager.

Howard College, SWCID commencements this week

May 8, 2013

Cap and gown time is back.

Howard College and SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf will kick start graduation season in the Crossroads area when the institutions hold commencement exercises this week.

SWCID's annual awards convocation, which honors the top students on campus, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the college's activity center.

The top award to be handed out Thursday will be the President's Award, given to the the top student at SWCID. The student is nominated by faculty members and selected by a vote of administrators.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 5-8

May 8, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• ANTONIO BOSSI, 27, of Joshua, Texas, was arrested Tuesday on charges of resisting arrest, search or transportation and theft – more than $50 and less than $500.
• DAVID COLE HORN, 19, of Burleson, Texas, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of theft – more than $50 and less than $500.
• NIKKI LYNN BERNAL, 17, of 804 Willia, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of theft – more than $50 and less than $500.

Bob T. Kilgore

May 8, 2013

A funeral service for Bob T. Kilgore, 57, of Lamesa will be held Thursday, May 9, 2013, at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Lamesa with Pastors Daniel Armstrong and Gwen Aldridge officiating. Burial will follow at Lamesa Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 8, 2013, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Branon Funeral Home.

Virnette Reid Fowler

May 8, 2013

Virnette Reid Fowler, 94, died Sunday, May 5, 2013, in Midland. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Thursday at Nalley-Pickle Welch Funeral Home, located at 3800 N. Big Spring in Midland. A private family service will take place on Friday at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring.

Martin 'Bud' Norwood

May 8, 2013

Martin "Bud" Norwood, 73, of Colorado City died Friday, May 3, 2013, in a Colorado City hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Monday, May 6, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Ken McIntosh officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013, at the funeral home.

Emma Elizabeth Harwell Wheeler

May 8, 2013

Emma Elizabeth Harwell Wheeler, 89, of Stanton died Monday, May 6, 2013, in a Midland hospital. Services will be held Thursday, May 9, 2013, at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Stanton with Bro. David Harp officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park in Midland.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Gilbreath Funeral Home.

Lyna F. Horton

May 8, 2013

Lyna F. Horton, 89, of Waco, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013 in a Waco hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Alvin Smith

May 8, 2013

Alvin Smith, 91, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

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