Archive - 2013
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.
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, 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.