SAN ANGELO â€” The Lady Steers (5-4) have been victorious in two-out-of-three games at the Doug McCutchen Basketball Tournament in San Angelo as of press time. Big Spring opened the tourney Thursday with a 48-44 loss to Midland Classical Academy, but had a chance to win in the fourth period as they outscored the Lady Knights 16-11 and trailed by a single point before MCA sealed the game.
Leading the Lady Steers in scoring was Dyrshae Vanderbilt with 14 points. Logan Yarbar added eight points and Yaneira Tuitt chipped in seven.
A Big Spring man was arrested Wednesday night after law enforcement officials say a domestic dispute turned into a short vehicle pursuit that endangered the welfare of three children.
Michael Shay Vanderbilt, 38, of 1900 Martin Luther King Blvd. (apartment number not provided) was arrested in the 1500 block of Wood Street and charged with evading arrest or detention with a vehicle and three counts of abandoning/endangering a child â€“ criminal negligence.
A 70-year-old Big Spring man who was the subject of an area-wide search this week has been located, according to law enforcement officials.
Jimmy Aaron Batie, a resident of the Canterbury retirement facility, was reported missing earlier this week after police officials say he was last seen during the evening hours Saturday in the 1700 block of S. Lancaster.
According to Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the Big Spring Police Department, Batie was located this morning in another city, apparently in a disoriented state.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ AMANDA LOUISE CHRISTIAN, 39, of 1700 S. Donley, was arrested Wednesday on two warrants from another agency.
â€˘ KEVIN DEWAYNE MORRIS, 28, of 1144 Mulberry, was arrested Wednesday on two warrants from another agency.
â€˘ ANGELA ANN MCGEE, 30, of 105 W. 24th St., was arrested Wednesday on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
C.L. (Cleo) Carlile, 75, of Big Spring and Hawaii went to his eternal home Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Dr. Greg Hall, president of Warner University, Lake Wales, Fla., officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Opal Cluck, 89, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at her residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at the Ackerly Cemetery in Ackerly, Texas, with Derrick Looney officiating.
She was born Oct. 16, 1923, in Morgan, Texas, and married Norman William Cluck on Aug. 22, 1942, in Old Glory, Texas. He preceded her in death March 11, 1997.
Opal was a longtime resident of Ackerly and was a farmer's wife. She enjoyed crafts, especially making personalized cards and never missed anyone's anniversary or birthday.
James B. Hodnett, 66, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Elias "Lee" Munoz, 77, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Do you love Christmas? Is it your â€śmost wonderful time of the year,â€ť as the song suggests?
Well, you are in luck.
The Christmas season arrives with a purpose this coming weekend, with parades, lighting displays, concerts and several other activities filling the schedule.
of the Lights
The first of the holiday events will be Friday evening, when the local VA Medical Center hosts its annual tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m.
After its initial public offering Tuesday, shares of Alon USA Partners LP â€” owner of the Big Spring Refinery â€” rose this week by as much as 19 percent, according to totals reported at the stock market.
The company issued 10 million shares at $16 each in its initial public offering. Since that time, however, the company has approximately 62.5 million shares outstanding, fetching Alon an estimated $1 billion in market capitalization.
Initially, Alon had expected its IPO to be issued between $19 and $21 per share, according to previous information provided by the oil company.