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Archive - 2013

April 2nd

Sheila Bennett

April 2, 2013

Sheila Bennett, 73, of Big Spring died Monday, April 1, 2013, in San Angelo. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Myrtle Banks

April 2, 2013

Myrtle Banks, 93, of Big Spring died Monday, April 1, 2013, in Breckenridge. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

April 1st

Epefania Rios Amaro

April 1, 2013

Epefania Rios Amaro, 88, of Big Spring died Sunday, March 31, 2013, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
She was born Jan. 25, 1925, in Gonzales, Texas. She married Pedro Amaro and he preceded her in death in 1959.
She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, gardening and loving her family and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish.

Easter fun

April 1, 2013

Diane Dyer, left, applies the finishing touches to Morgan Callender's face decoration prior to the start of the First Ch

New project continues improvements on I-20 Business

April 1, 2013

Big Springers are getting ready — as much as possible — for another year of road construction through their town.
Before road renovation on Third and Fourth streets east of Gregg is finalized, Price Construction crews will begin the same type of work on a mile-long stretch of Business I-20 (Third and Fourth streets) west of Gregg.
The project nvolves rehabilitating I-20 Business from Jones Street to U.S. 87 (Gregg Street) and will include sidewalk construction. The work will tie in with the current project to rehabilitate the route from Gregg east to N. Owens Street.

39 Thoughts to play here Friday

April 1, 2013

Area residents will get the opportunity to hear an up-and-coming Christian rock band while also helping out the Big Spring Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club, as the local charity looks to raise funds for its newly constructed computer room.
The Boys and Girls Club, which recently moved into its new building and gym located adjacent to the Salvation Army offices, will host Christian rock band Thirty-Nine Thoughts on Friday, according to program coordinator Heather DeElena.

Police beat

April 1, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• GENARO GOMEZ, 33, address unknown, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• EDWARD MARTINEZ, 27, of 215 N.E. Ninth St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• JUAN EDUARDO DIAZ, 23, of 1600 Martin Luther King Blvd., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.

March 30th

No One Knows the Country Like We Do!

March 30, 2013

Wishing You A
Blessed Easter
From Our Family To Yours!

Commissioners to mull sensitive landfill issue

March 30, 2013

Howard County commissioners will hold a special meeting Monday to discuss the fallout of Tuesday night's meeting of the Big Spring City Council, which had Commissioner Jimmie Long going toe-to-toe with Mayor Tommy Duncan regarding fiscal support from the county in the opening of a new municipal landfill.

The question currently before county commissioners is whether or not to help the city fund the purchase of land and construction of a new landfill, and, if so, how much money is appropriate.

Forsan kindergarten, pre-K registration begins April 8

March 30, 2013

ELBOW — Forsan Elementary at Elbow has scheduled pre-k and kindergarten pre-registration for Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12 in the elementary office located south of Big Spring at the corner of Nichols Road and FM 818.

The school office will be open for registration between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

In order to be eligible for pre-kindergarten, the student must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2013, and meet at least one of the following criteria:

• Must be unable to speak or comprehend English;
• The family fully qualifies for free or reduced-price lunches;

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