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March 27th, 2012

Hoops, Dreams promises fun, rewarding experience

March 27, 2012

It's exciting. It will leave you dancing in the aisle. And it's free.

No, it's not a dance contest, but there is plenty of sneaker-scootin' and moving to the music.

The event is West Texas Center's eighth annual Hoops Dreams and Goals, and it is set for all day Friday at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.

Ten teams from across West Texas will participate in the high-energy, bracket-driven basketball tournament, punctuated by sometimes intense, sometimes inspirational, music. “Eye of the Tiger” anyone?

Police/Sheriff/EMS

March 27, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• ISMAEL HOLGUIN, 44, of Stanton, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while intoxicated – second offense.
• ERLINDA EVERTTE RIOS, 24, of 1906 Winston St., was arrested Monday on a charge of criminal mischief – more than $1,500 and less than $20,000.
• TIFFANY ELDER, 30, of 2600 Langley, was arrested Monday on a charge of tampering/fabricating physical evidence.

Kenneth Reed

March 27, 2012

Kenneth Reed, 51, of Terrell passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012, in Salt Lake City, Utah. A service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, April 1, 2012, at the Veteran's Memorial in Terrell with military honors.

Kenneth was born Sept. 17, 1960, in Big Spring to William A. and Melva Jeane Reed.

He was preceded in death by his father, William A. (Pete) Reed; and his sister, Jerri.

Brenda Robertson

March 27, 2012

Brenda Robertson, 63, of Big Spring died Monday, March 26, 2012, in Midland. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

March 26th

Joe Jones Sr.

March 26, 2012

Joe Jones Sr., 75, of San Angelo, formerly of Big Spring died Saturday, March 24, 2012, in San Angelo. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Josephine Lewis Massey

March 26, 2012

Josephine Lewis Massey, 87, of Big Spring died Saturday, March 24, 2012, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2012, at the funeral home.
She was born Oct. 2, 1924, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Vernon Lewis on Dec. 30, 1942, in Big Spring. He preceded her in death April 13, 1993. She then married David L. Massey Jr. on Jan. 2, 1999. He preceded her in death Oct. 26, 2003.

Drought control

March 26, 2012

As expected, Big Spring City Manager Gary Fuqua is slated to announce new restrictions to ongoing municipal water restrictions Tuesday, part of the city's efforts to comply with cuts in water deliveries from the Colorado River Municipal Water District.
Fuqua warned the council approximately two weeks ago the new restrictions — which will take the city from a schedule that allows for outside water use twice a week to a single two-hour period — were on their way.

Empowerment topic for women's seminar

March 26, 2012

Being prepared and empowered is the focus of the Healthy Woman March presentation, “You are Not Alone.”
The topic will center around sexual assault awareness and take place on the fourth floor in the activity room at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. There will be two opportunities to attend — Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. with a light lunch provided and Thursday at 5:30 p.m. with snacks available.

Police beat

March 26, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• JAMES WARREN TIPTON, 23, of 538 Westover Rd. Apt. 250, was arrested Sunday on two warrants from other agencies.
• ROBERTO RAMOS, 60, of 910 E. 15th St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• KELLEN EUGENE BROWN, 31, of Andrews, Texas, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.

March 24th

Local Sports Briefs

March 24, 2012

Brownwood tops
Lady Steers
Big Spring Softball Coach John Sparks knew Brownwood would be a tough District 5-3A opponent, and he was proven right as Big Spring was on the short end of an 8-3 decision at the Big Spring ISD Softball Complex Friday.
Things got out of hand quickly for BSHS — Brownwood came out swinging, putting up five runs in the top of the first.
Errors — seven to be exact — derailed the Lady Steers.
Sparks said those miscues were the major reason the Lady Steers dropped to a 1-2 district record.

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