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Archive - Jun 15, 2013

Linda Groebl

June 15, 2013

Linda Groebl, 62, of Midland, died Monday, June 10, 2013. The family will receive friends from 5: p.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, June 16, 2013, at the funeral home. Memorial services will be held at 12 p.m., Monday, June 17, 2013, at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship.
Survivors include children, Kevin Gordon, Kristian Gilbert, Natalie Permenter and Deborah Cosilla.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com

Melba Passmore

June 15, 2013

Melba Passmore, 72, of Big Spring died Friday, June 14, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Myers & Smith Chapel.
She was born Sept. 1, 1940, in Locker, Texas, to Bill and Richard Rawls. She grew up in Lomax and attended Lomax school but spent most of her life in Big Spring. She was a homemaker along with working for a number of years at Klondike School Cafeteria. She was a Baptist.

Robert P. Hayes, MD

June 15, 2013

Robert P. Hayes, MD of Big Spring, Texas, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2013 at age 73. Visitation is Sunday, June 16 from 4-6 p.m. at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home. The celebration of Dr. Hayes’ life will be held Monday, June 17 at 2: p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, 1701 E. FM 700, Big Spring.
Bob was born Nov. 18, 1939, in Malden, Mass. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1967 and served in the United States Army from 1967-1971. He took care of the servicemen during the Vietnam War and had a great love and respect for the military.

Local man sentenced to 10 years in federal prison

June 15, 2013

ABILENE, Texas — A 51-year-old Big Spring man, was sentenced this week, by U.S. District Judge Jorge A. Solis, to the statutory maximum of 10 years in federal prison for possessing child pornography.
In addition, Judge Solis ordered that Juan Jose Guerra pay $150,000 in restitution to a victim whose photographs were included in his child pornography collection.

Man jailed on drugs, weapons charges

June 15, 2013

A narcotics investigation lasting several months led to the arrest of a Big Spring man Thursday afternoon in the 300 block of Tulane, according to law enforcement officials.
Jose Lopez Chavez III, 43, of 300 Tulane, was arrested Thursday on charges of possession of a controlled substance – more than four grams and less than 200 grams (two counts) and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.
According to Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the Big Spring Police Department, investigators with the BSPD and Homeland Security served the warrant at approximately 2 p.m.

Police beat

June 15, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. June 14, 2013 and 7 a.m. today:
• NOEL GARCIA II, 31, of 1604 Robin St., was arrested Friday on a charge of forgery – money order.
• CHRISTOPHER LEE BEDFORD, 31, of 2513 Dow, was arrested Friday on a warrant from another agency.
• DONTAE RENELL CARR, 31, of 3006 Cherokee, was arrested Friday on a warrant for failure to identify giving false/fictitious information.
• CHAD ALLEN MUSGROVE, 45, of 405.5 N. Moss Lake Rd., was arrested Friday on a warrant for burglary of a vehicle.

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