May 23rd, 2012
Big Spring City Council on Tuesday approved first reading of an ordinance calling for the publication of notices to begin the funding process for the $13 million overhaul of the municipalityâ€™s water and wastewater facilities, a 4B sales tax project approved by voters May 12.
FORSAN â€” Forsan High School has announced its top graduates for the Class of 2012.
Sydney Holdampf, daughter of Paula and James Holdampf of Big Spring, is class valedictorian, while Hope Cimino, daughter of Sam and Steve Cimino of Big Spring, is class salutatorian.
Holdampf will graduate with a ranking grade point average of 5.11111, while Ciminoâ€™s ranking GPA is 4.89361.
GAIL â€” Shayli Boles and Austin Fields have been named the top graduates for the Borden County High School Class of 2012.
Boles, daughter of Scott and Sheri Boles of Lamesa, is class valedictorian. She is a member of the National Beta Club and is a Distinguished Achievement graduate. Also, she completed 30 hours of dual credit college classes through Western Texas College of Snyder during her high school career.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ MARY JEAN BERRY, 41, of 4000 W. Highway 80, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for theft between $500 and $1500.
â€˘ PAULA SUE BAKER, 52, of 101 E. 16th Street, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ VERONICA MARIE ORTIZ, 29, of 1509 W. Fourth St., was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from other agency.
â€˘ DAVID LYNN DOW, 29, transient, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of criminal trespass-habitation/shelter and evading arrest/detention.
Mary E. Grandey, 91, of Big Spring died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Marjorie E. Bentley, 89, of Carrollton, formerly of Stanton died Saturday, May 19, 2012, in a Ft. Worth hospital. Her services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.
Louis C. Ramirez, 80, of Big Spring died Monday, May 21, 2012, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Doris Brewer, 90, of Midland died Monday, May 21, 2012, in a Midland nursing home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at the Evergreen Cemetery Chapel with Larry Henderson officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Gilbreath Funeral Home.
She was born Nov. 15, 1921, in Plainview, Texas.
Gene Laroy Leonard, 65, of Big Spring died Friday, May 18, 2012, at his residence. Private family services will be held at a later date.
He was born Dec. 3, 1946, in Tucumcari, N.M. He owned and operated SteepleJacks for 15 years and then was a crane operator for Cathey Construction. He retired in 2009 due to ill health. He lived in Howard County for most of his life.
Jack H. Jones Jr., 53, of Big Spring died Monday, May 21, 2012, in a Midland hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. David Dawson and the Rev. Donita Lea officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at the funeral home.
He was born Dec. 19, 1958, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Kenda Born on Feb. 2, 1979, in Big Spring, Texas.