Archive - 2013
A Big Spring man was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery and criminal mischief Thursday after a bizarre turn of events at the local Wagon Wheel restaurant.
Lapaul Eric Scaggs, 36, of 510 S. Benton, was arrested Thursday by Big Spring Police Department officers on charges of aggravated robbery and criminal mischief â€“ more than $1,500 and less than $20,000 after law enforcement officials say he allegedly refused to pay for his meal.
FORSAN â€“ There's always something.
As they have worked their way toward calling for a bond election to finance a new elementary school, Forsan Independent School District officials have tried to balance what they want with what they think the district's taxpayers can afford.
So, you can imagine their reaction when they learned the price tag might be boosted by a couple million dollars.
The culprit? Wastewater.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ TABITHA MONTEZ, 19, of 1401 Princeton, was arrested Thursday on warrants for no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed and failure to maintain financial responsibility.
Justen Vogel, 39, of Midland, formerly of Big Spring died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, in a truck accident south of Midland. Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday in the chapel at the farm of Teen Challenge of the Permian Basin, 6901 SCR 1200, Midland, Texas, with the Rev. Darrell Trout of Harvest Time Assembly of God Church officiating. Friends are invited to join the family for a meal and fellowship following the service.
Clifford L. Stovall, 87, of Blanco, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.
Before Big Spring senior Chris Nunez signed his letter of intent to play football at West Texas A&M University in front of a foyer packed with family, friends and classmates, Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Phillip Ritchey had a few remarks about his success.
A lifetime of carving beauty from wood will be on display this month at Heritage Museum.
Various works from local resident Bill Brooks will make up â€śMy World is Turning,â€ť an exhibit which opens Saturday and runs through Feb. 28, Museum Director Nancy Raney said.
The exhibit will open with a wine and cheese reception at the museum from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ MONICA RENAE POLK, 38, of Odessa, Texas, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency and warrants for assault by contact, failure to appear (three counts), no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed and disregarding a stop sign.
â€˘ LAURA ANN MURPHY, 28, of 1102 Ridgeroad, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for backed so as to interfere (or without safety).
A.J. Cain, 84, of Midland, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Resthaven Memorial Park in Midland, followed by the memorial service at 3 p.m. at Grace Presbyterian Church, 2801 N. Garfield in Midland. The Rev. Cheryl Homsher, pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church, will lead the celebration of life service assisted by the Rev. Walter Thompson, First Presbyterian Church.
Ruth Vencil, 65, of Big Spring went to be with her Savior on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Jayton Cemetery in Jayton, Texas with the Rev. Jess Colegrove officiating.
Ruth was born Dec. 31, 1947, in Lancashire, England. She worked as a professional dancer in a ballet company which toured Europe and the Middle East. She met Billy Vencil in Egypt and they were soon married in London.