Archive - Jun 17, 2013
The Big Spring City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday evening which is expected to include interviews with candidates currently vying for the municipality's city manager position, as longtime manager Gary Fuqua prepares for retirement.
The meeting was called for by the Big Spring City Council during its June 11 meeting, part of an ongoing effort to fill the position currently being handled by Interim City Manager Todd Darden.
Law enforcement officials remained tight-lipped Monday morning regarding the arrest early Saturday morning of a Midland man on a charge of attempted murder.
Joshua Aaron Kirby, 28, of 1302 S. Connell in Midland, Texas, was arrested early Saturday morning in the 700 block of W. Interstate Highway 20 â€” near the TravelCenters of America Truck Stop â€” on a charge of attempted murder.
Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the Big Spring Police Department, declined to comment on the arrest, citing an open investigation.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ JOSHUA AARON KIRBY, 28, of Midland, Texas, was arrested Saturday on a charge of attempted murder.
â€˘ AUSTIN AUGENE BERRY, 21, of 400 N.E. Ninth St., was arrested Sunday on warrants for expired motor vehicle inspection certificate and failure to appear.
â€˘ SABRINA JANE LOPEZ, 30, of 610 George St., was arrested Sunday on a warrant from another agency.
Mildred Franklin, 86, of Big Spring, a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and a friend to many, died peacefully June 15, 2013, at her residence at the Marcy House. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Don Brodie officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at the Resthaven Memorial Park in Lubbock, Texas.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at the funeral home.
Richard Corser, 33, of Midland, died Saturday, June 15, 2013, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 19, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home in Big Spring. No other services are planned.
Richard was born May 10, 1980, in Midland and was a roughneck in the oilfield.
Survivors include his parents, Donna and Frank Coats of Big Spring; one brother, David William Corser of Austin; and one sister and brother-in-law, Sherri and Sean McConney of Baltimore, Md.
He was preceded in death by his father, Mark Corser.
Richard Gilmore, 77, of Big Spring died Sunday, June 16, 2013, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Juanita Marquez, 76, of Big Spring died Monday, June 17, 2013, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Juana "Janie" Fierro, 65, of Big Spring died Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Conroe. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Frankie Joshua Rubio III, 2, of Odessa, died Friday, June 14, 2013, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa following an automobile accident. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.