October 4th, 2012
Joe â€śLouisâ€ť Munoz, 56, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Craig Wascom officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Joe was born March 24, 1956, in Big Spring, Texas, to Ramona and Jimmy Munoz. He was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. He had worked at Webb Air Force Base, Gibsonâ€™s, Settles Hotel and Hermanâ€™s Restaurant.
Jeremy Acuff, 36, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Arthur Dee Nanny, 53, of Big Spring died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in Lubbock, Texas. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Recent rains throughout the Crossroads area haven't just lent a green hue to lawns and trees, as officials with the Colorado River Municipal Water District say the rainfall has helped to replenish levels at its ailing reservoirs.
Heritage Museum is getting in the Halloween spirit.
The Vintage Halloween Costume exhibit is open through Halloween and will feature costumes and masks from the 1950s through the 1970s.
â€śHere at the museum, we are about reminiscing and we figured this was a great opportunity for parents to remember Halloween from when they were kids, while giving the children an opportunity to see what their parents wore for Halloween at their age,â€ť Museum Curator Tammy Schrecengost said.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ OLIVIA ROSA RODRIGUEZ, 21, of 2609 Auburn, was arrested Tuesday on five warrants from other agencies.
â€˘ LYDIA MARIE HERNANDEZ, 18, of 1519 Wood, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for in park after dark (two counts).
â€˘ SERGIO DAVID ALVAREZ, 24, of 1002 N. Main St. Apt. 4, was arrested Tuesday on two warrants from other agencies.
â€˘ STEPHEN CORY WATERS, 30, of 2200 FM 820 in Coahoma, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
Evelyn Flynt Alsup, 87, of Big Spring died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at her residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Rick Cunningham officiating.
She was born Jan. 2, 1925, in Dawson, Texas, and married Clyde Alsup Aug. 27, 1974, in Carlsbad, N.M. He preceded her in death Aug. 8, 1999.
Evelyn graduated from Big Spring High School in 1943. She worked as a substance abuse counselor at Big Spring State Hospital, retiring in 1987. She loved working in her yard and decorating her house.
Hershel E Fowler, 94, of Marble Falls, Texas, died Sept. 30, 2012, in his home following a long illness. Interment service will be 11 a.m. Friday Oct. 5, 2012, at the Texas State Veteranâ€™s Cemetery in Killeen, Texas.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ernestine Fowler. They were married in Odessa, Texas.
They had one child, Johnny Ted (JT) Fowler of Austin, Texas. He also has a daughter who lives in Aylesbery England. He is survived by one brother, Ted Fowler of Coahoma Texas, four grandchildren; five great-grand children; and many nieces and nephews.
Joe Munoz, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Law enforcement officials are investigating a robbery reported late Monday night at the local Chicken Express restaurant where a masked suspect allegedly attacked an employee and made away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
According to Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the Big Spring Police Department, the robbery was reported at approximately 11 p.m. Monday at the restaurant, located at 2000 E. FM 700.