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Archive - Jun 2013

June 3rd

Fan drive helping area residents stay cool

June 3, 2013

With temperatures already reaching 100 degrees in West Texas, the local Salvation Army is doing its part to help the area's low income families with its annual fan drive.

“The demand has been high and we haven't even officially entered the summer season,” Ada Lafler, a social worker with the local charity, said. “We don't have any fans left in stock and we gave out our last one more than a week ago.”

Police/Sheriff/EMS 06-03

June 3, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• DYLAN QUADE WEAVER, 18, of 1310 Baylor, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ANGELICA ANDRYSSA MONTES, 18, of Las Cruces, N.M., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• AARON DAVID CORDOVA, 37, of Westminster, Colo., was arrested Sunday on two warrants from other agencies.
• QUENTIN JAMES AUSBIE, 23, of 1207 Donley, was arrested Sunday on a charge of hindering officers discharging official duties.

Odessa (Grandmother) Boothe

June 3, 2013

He reached down from on high and took hold of me. Psalm 18:16

Odessa (Grandmother) Boothe, 93, of Big Spring went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, June 1, 2013. She fought a good fight; she finished the course; she kept the faith.

Norma Fraley

June 3, 2013

Norma Fraley, 52, of Big Spring, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, in a Midland hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Ernie Paul

June 3, 2013

Ernie Paul, formerly of Big Spring, died Saturday, June 1, 2013 in Kingfisher, Okla. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

June 1st

County to consider selling property

June 1, 2013

A pair of executive sessions — one concerning county-owned property and one dealing with a personnel issue for the Howard County Sheriff's Office — await county commissioners Monday afternoon, as the court prepares to hold a special meeting.
The first executive session deals with real estate (county-owned property) pursuant to Texas Government Coade 551.072 and commissioners may take action on the matter once they return to open court.

Big Spring High School graduation

June 1, 2013

HERALD photo/Andreia Medlin
Big Spring High School students stand tall during graduation ceremonies Friday evening at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.

BSHS choir students bring home gold - lots of it

June 1, 2013

If there was any doubt this has been a highly successful year for the Big Spring High School choir program, the medal haul from this week's state solo and ensemble contest belied those concerns.
A record 18 gold medals were won by BSHS choir students at the University Interscholastic League's Solo and Ensemble Contest, held earlier this week at the University of Texas in Austin, BSHS Choir Director Anna Gann said.

Police

June 1, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. May 31, 2013 and 7 a.m. today:
• KATRINA MITCHEL BAKER, 39, of 804 Andree St., was arrested Friday on warrants for expired registration and failure to maintain financial responsibility.
• ANTHONY ALPHONSO LEWIS, 41, of 809 E. 15th St., was arrested Friday on a warrant from another agency.
• ADRIAN RODRIGEZ, 34, of 1605 Harding St., was arrested Friday on a warrant for delivery of a controlled substance less than 1 gram in a drug free zone.

Lawrence Edmund Thibeault

June 1, 2013

Lawrence Edmund Thibeault passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013. He was 74 years old, born on March 12, 1939, in Springfield, Mass., to Betsey and Phillip Thibeault.
He served four years in the U.S. Navy. Lawrence and his family moved to Odessa in 1975, where he was co-owner of Simpson’s Photo Service.
Survivors include five siblings; his son, Lawrence Thibeault and wife Karen of Big Spring, Texas; daughter, Sheila Heffernan of Odessa, Texas; three grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at Hubbard-Kelly Chapel.

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