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January 16th

Bascum 'Doodle' Trammell

January 16, 2013

Bascum “Doodle” Trammell, 82, of Mansfield, formerly of Big Spring, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the Dicey Community Cemetery in Parker County.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at the Blessing Funeral Home, located in Mansfield, Texas.

She was born March 16, 1930, in Hardy, Ky., and married Louie Trammell on Dec. 21, 1946. He preceded her in death Nov. 2, 1988.

Sandi Jean Allen

January 16, 2013

Sandi Jean Allen, 49, of Glasscock County died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in Glasscock County. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Billy Guy of Full Gospel Fellowship officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.

She was born June 1, 1963, at Levelland, Texas. She married Rex Allen, Aug. 12, 1983, in Big Spring. Sandi was a lifelong resident of Glasscock and Howard counties.

Carmen A. Chavarria

January 16, 2013

Carmen A. Chavarria of Austin, Texas, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, passed away in her daughter's home Jan. 10, 2013. She was born Feb. 20, 1920, and worked for the Big Spring State Hospital almost 30 years.

However, Carmen's main job was being an amazing grandmother to Suzanne Subia Sparks, Valerie A. Subia and Lisa C. Subia, who all reside and work in the Austin area. It would be impossible to list the countless ways she helped us all with our educations and careers.

Carol Lynn Odom

January 16, 2013

Carol Lynn Odom, 67, of Tyler, Texas, passed away in Plano, Texas, on Jan. 14, 2013. She was born June 11, 1945, in Kermit, Texas.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Austin Memorial Park under the direction of Cook-Walden Funeral Home, 6100 North Lamar Blvd., Austin, Texas.

Condolences may be sent to www.cookwaldenfuneralhome.com.

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Joseph Ervin Wooten

January 16, 2013

Joseph Ervin Wooten, 76, of San Angelo died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in San Angelo. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Community Center in Garden City with Ron Murphy officiating. Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com.

Martha Genay Bertran

January 16, 2013

Martha Genay Bertran, 81, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

January 15th

Forsan ISD looks for answers in Newtown's wake

January 15, 2013

FORSAN — When it comes to student safety and security procedures, Forsan Independent School officials don't consider “good” good enough.

A review of safety and security protocols in the school district left officials giving FISD a passing grade, but they were quick to add improvements could and probably will be made — up to and including the possibility of arming district personnel.

Ethics commission finds against councilman Fernandez

January 15, 2013

The Texas Ethics Commission has issued a note of final resolution in the complaint against Big Spring District 1 Councilman Marcus Fernandez claiming the local politician illegally accepted campaign contributions during his 2011 bid for office.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 1-15

January 15, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• STEVEN JAY CLAYTON, 30, of 1700 W. First St., was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.
• SARAH NICOLE DUNLAP, 28, of 315 N.E. Broadway in Coahoma, was arrested Monday on charges of theft – more than $50 and less than $500 and hindering the apprehension/prosecution of a known felon.
• RICKEY LEE HAGGARD, 41, of 704 Borden Rd., was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.
• THEFT was reported:
In the 1200 block of E. Third Street.
In the 200 block of W. FM 700.

Sandi Jean Allen

January 15, 2013

Sandi Jean Allen, 49, of Glasscock County died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in Glasscock County. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Billy Guy of Full Gospel Fellowship officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.

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