Archive - Aug 23, 2013
Three Big Spring residents are in custody and charged with aggravated robbery after a alert police officer spied the vehicle in which they were traveling and executed a traffic stop.
Arrested were 21-year-old Eufemio Ortiz, a black male; 25-year-old Sunday Luna, a white male; and 28-year-old Ashley Luna, a white female. All three were booked into the county detention center.
Eleven people, including a Big Spring man charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, were indicted during Thursday's session of the Howard County Grand Jury.
Luis Alejandro Ramos, 24, currently in custody at the county jail, faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted of the aggravated assault indictments. Those charges stem from two separate incidents which occurred earlier this year in Big Spring.
OVALO â€” Jack W. Hancock, 98, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2013, at his ranch in Ovalo. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at the First Baptist Church, Tuscola, with burial to follow in the Tuscola Cemetery. Pastor Dewayne Bush will officiate, directed by Fry~Bartlett Funeral Home, Tuscola. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2013, at the funeral home.
Reginald Jerome Vanderbilt, 30, departed this Saturday Aug. 17, 2013. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 111 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Janice Wilson, 58, of Big Spring died Tuesday August 20, 2013, at her residence. Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Saturday at Baptist Temple Church.
She was born Oct. 22, 1954, in Anderson, Ind., to Leanna and Paul Hunter. She married Richard "Rick" Wilson July 28, 1983, in Gatesville, Texas. She was a homemaker but had also been a church secretary and secretary for her husband's construction business. She moved to Big Spring Jan. 1, 2012, from Copperas Cove, Texas. She was a member of Baptist Temple Church.
Frankie Rubio, 54, of Big Spring, died Thursday,, Aug. 22, 2013, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.