May 29th, 2013
A Fortune 500 company has been given the go ahead to build a new trans-loading operation northeast of Alon's Big Spring Refinery.
After weeks of deliberation, the Big Spring Economic Development Board voted unanimously to grant Permian Energy Partners, LLC a lease to develop approximately 300 acres of unimproved land situated in Howard County, which is owned by the economic develop corporation.
COAHOMA â€” Morgan Luce and Jessica Goodger will lead Coahoma High School's Class of 2013 during commencement exercises scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday in Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
Luce, son of Brandon and Linda Luce, is class valedictorian. He has served as president of the student council, National Honor Society and the Coahoma and El Rancho district chapters of the Future Farmers of America. In addition, he is a past recipient of the Howard County Optimist Club's student of the month award.
He was captain of the varsity football team and also participated in basketball and golf.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ROCHELLE JAN MIX, 27, of 1002 E. 12th St., was arrested Tuesday on charges of assault â€“ family violence and resisting arrest, search or transportation.
â€˘ DARREN ROBERT WELLS, 37, of 1707 Morrison, was arrested Tuesday on charges of evading arrest or detention, resisting arrest, search or transportation and criminal mischief â€“ more than $1,500 and less than $20,000.
Residence: Hereford, Texas
Date of Birth: December 1, 1927 in Bangs, Texas.
He was the son of: H.W. Bartlett and Ethel Trammell Bartlett
H.W. Bartlett departed this life to be with his Lord on May 26, 2013, at the age of 85 years young.
The days of his earthly journey:
Married to Clara Brazzeal on July 17, 1948, in Big Spring, Texas.
Charles Reid (Nee Allen) Poisall, 93, of Katy, formerly of Big Spring died Monday, May 27, 2013, at his residence. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Coahoma Cemetery.
He was born May 2, 1920, in Hillsboro, Texas, to Carrie (Reid) and Charles C. Allen. He married Mary E. Sperry and she preceded him in death Sept. 28, 2004.
They were heart-stirring ceremonies Monday morning as the members of the Big Spring Vietnam Memorial Committee and officials with Trinity Memorial Park presented their annual Memorial Day presentations, remembrances of the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who gave everything they had to this great nation.
Howard College officials will take the first step toward finding a new trustee when a search committee meets Wednesday.
The three-person committee, comprised of trustees John Freeman, Marie Etheridge and Murray Murphy, will meet at noon in the student union building's Tumbleweed Room to begin the process of replacing District 3 Trustee Larry McLellan, who resigned earlier this month after he was elected Big Spring mayor.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ GRADY DOMONIQUE HAWKINS, 30, of 810 Cherry, was arrested Monday on warrants for expired registration, failure to maintain financial responsibility and no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed.
â€˘ MIRANDA SAIZ, 24, of 810 Cherry, was arrested Monday on warrants for no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed (two counts), failure to appear (19 counts), failure to use child safety seat, driving without a seat belt and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Sequoia "Sarah" Vanderbilt, 9, of Big Spring died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Donnie Fox, 70, of Big Spring died Saturday, May 25, 2013, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.