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Archive - Jul 26, 2013

Ten jailed on drug charges, warrants out for others

July 26, 2013

A six-month multi-agency investigation culminated Wednesday morning with the arrest of 10 Big Spring residents — and warrants being issued for several more — on various drug charges.

Officers with the Big Spring Police Department, Howard County Sheriff's Office and Department of Homeland Security were all involved in Wednesday's arrests, BSPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Tony Everett said.

Food handling classes planned through city

July 26, 2013

The city of Big Spring is ready to lend a helping hand to potential and existing restaurateurs in the Big Spring area, as the municipality gets ready to offer a number of classes to prepare them for health and sanitation inspections.

According to Big Spring Fire Marshal Carl Condray, a lack of resources for state inspectors has called for the city to step in and begin conducting inspections in the Crossroads area, with the responsibility falling to the local fire marshal's office.

Adele D. Fleming

July 26, 2013

Adele D. Fleming, 87, passed from this life July 24, 2013. She was currently living at Royal Estates in Abilene and had lived in Big Spring for many years.

Adele was born to Doyle and Ethel Davis on Nov. 14, 1925, in Martin County. She attended Flower Grove School and graduated as valedictorian in 1943. She married Don Lee Fleming on Feb. 2, 1944, in Ackerly. They had three daughters and one son.

George C. Franklin

July 26, 2013

George C. Franklin, 83, of Big Spring died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Dennis Teeters officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.

Bobby Joe Capps

July 26, 2013

Bobby Joe Capps, 69, of Coahoma died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at his residence. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Coahoma Church of Christ with Eddy Pitchford officiating.

He was born June 10, 1944, to Faye and Babe Capps in Groesbeck, Texas. He married Frances Allen on Aug. 30, 1962, in Sand Springs. He was a resident of Howard County for more than 50 years. He was a pumper for Walsh and Watts for 35 years, retiring in 2006. He was a member of Coahoma Church of Christ.

Angela Rodriguez

July 26, 2013

Angela Rodriguez, 90, of Big Spring died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at her residence. Services are pending with Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Gwyn Dunnam

July 26, 2013

Gwyn Dunnam, 67, of Big Spring died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab. Services are pending with Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

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