June 15th, 2013
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. June 14, 2013 and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ NOEL GARCIA II, 31, of 1604 Robin St., was arrested Friday on a charge of forgery â€“ money order.
â€˘ CHRISTOPHER LEE BEDFORD, 31, of 2513 Dow, was arrested Friday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ DONTAE RENELL CARR, 31, of 3006 Cherokee, was arrested Friday on a warrant for failure to identify giving false/fictitious information.
â€˘ CHAD ALLEN MUSGROVE, 45, of 405.5 N. Moss Lake Rd., was arrested Friday on a warrant for burglary of a vehicle.
Robert P. Hayes, M.D., 73, of Big Spring died Thursday, June 13, 2013, in an Odessa hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Frances Walker, 98, of Big Spring died Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Parkview Nursing Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Myers and Smith Chapel with burial at Salem Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ MELANIE LUVERNE JONES, 38, of 1003 Stadium, was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
â€˘ HARVEY LYNN STEGMAN, 27, of 3509 E. Interstate Highway 20 Apt. 27, was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while license invalid/suspended with a previous conviction.
â€˘ HECTOR REYES, 62, of 500 S. Lancaster, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
If you're looking for something out of this world to do Saturday evening, both astronomy buffs and casual observers alike are invited to participate in the annual Stargazing Party on Saturday atop Scenic Mountain beginning at sunset.
The West Texas Amateur Astronomy Club of Midland will bringing some high-powered lenses which the public can look through to view the night skies as never before.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the West Texas Livestock and Range Conference from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. June 27 at the Broughton Agriculture Complex on the Howard College campus in Big Spring.
The conference is a multi-county effort involving the AgriLife Extension offices in Glasscock, Upton, Reagan, Howard, Martin and Midland counties.
Saluting veterans is a tradition Howard County is proud of, and one which continues with the upcoming Big Spring Cowboy Reunion and Rodeo Parade.
Retired Texas Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Eddy M. Spurgin will serve as grand marshal of the event, set to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22.
â€śWe are tickled to death to be able to honor some of our heros who have kept this country free,â€ť said Quail Dobbs, parade coordinator. â€śWe are indebted to him. And when we asked him, he said he was happy to do it.â€ť
Crossroads area residents are invited to participate in some annual events that take place alongside the Big Spring Reunion and Rodeo, which is scheduled June 20-22 at the local Rodeo Bowl.
On Tuesday, June 18, Heritage Museum will hold its popular Legends and Legacies fundraiser from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the museum grounds. Those planning to go will need to RSVP no later than Friday.
Tickets are $30 per person and $55 per couple. The price includes fish and chicken cuisine, beer and wine and $1,500 in â€śfunâ€ť money to be used in a casino event featuring black jack, craps and roulette.
By THOMAS JENKINS
A Big Spring man and woman remain in custody at the Howard County Detention Center today following a short car chase late Tuesday night with law enforcement officers that ended in the 3800 block of Rice Road in the southeastern part of the county.
Crossroads area residents looking for some family fun this weekend while helping a worthy cause are invited to come to Holy Trinity Catholic Parish at 1009 Hearn Street for its Summer Festival.
Beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, food will be available for dine in or carry out. Plates of asado, carne guisada or gorditas are priced at $7 each. Food orders will also be available Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. For carryout, call 270-3393.
The festival will be held from 6 p.m. until 11 p.m. Saturday.