November 19th, 2011
The Big Spring Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services reported the following activity:
â¢ MEDICAL was reported in the 1600 block of W. Third. One person was transported to SMMC.
â¢ MEDICAL was reported in the 3600 block of W. Hwy 80. One person was transported to SMMC.
â¢ MEDICAL was reported in the 1900 block of N. 87. One person was transported to SMMC.
â¢ MEDICAL was reported in the 3200 block of Parkway. One person was transported to SMMC.
Richard âDickâ Battle, 53, of San Antonio, formerly of Big Spring, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 in a San Antonio hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Wanda Aslin Taylor, 75, of Big Spring, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Her services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Thomas M. Yeats, 87, of Big Spring, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. His ervices are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
â¢ ELEUTERIO TORRES PADRON, 62, of 509 N. Goliad St., was arrested Friday on a charge of public intoxication.
â¢ GARY LEE SMALE JR., 37, of 538 Westover St. 105, was arrested Friday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid previous conviction.
â¢ DON LLOYD BROOKS, 45, of 1712 E. 15th St., was arrested Friday on a charge of public intoxication.
â¢ AVEL ABREO RAMIREZ, 64, of 1512 Wood St., was arrested Friday on a charge of public intoxication.
Mr. and Mrs. James Akin, of Big Spring and the late William Noel, of Dumas, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Ann to Michael Preston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jose Zuniga, of Levelland, Texas and Billy Preston, of El Paso, Texas.
Michael is currently working for Robinson Drilling of Texas, while Nicole is an accounting major at Howard College in Big Spring.
The couple plans to be wed Dec. 3, 2011, in Big Spring, Texas.
Local law enforcement officials are warning area merchants to be on the lookout for counterfeit $20 bills circulating in the Crossroads area which have been treated with a chemical allowing them to at least partially defeat detection markers.
Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the Big Spring Police Department, said the counterfeit $20 bills have been turning up at several different businesses in and around the Big Spring area.
Bowls were filled and a purposed was served during the Empty Bowls — Five Golden Bowls event at First Christian Church Thursday afternoon.
More than 170 area residents flooded the church hall, enjoyed a bowl of soup and walked away with a one-of-a-kind reminder that there are some who constantly have their bowls remain empty. Attendees were able to choose from nine different soups provided by community members.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â¢ MERRITA CHAMBERS, 58, of 511 N.W. Eighth St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
â¢ DEVON MARCUS MUSCHARA, 20, of 2911 W. Highway 80 Apt. 120, was arrested Thursday on a warrant for hindering secured creditors â more than $20 and less than $500.
â¢ MARIO ROBERT OVALLE, 38, of 305 E. 19th St., was arrested Thursday on warrants for no driver's license â when unlicensed and failure to maintain financial responsibility.
Dr. Bill T. Chrane, 82, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel.
He was born Aug. 7, 1929, to Ann and B.T. Chrane in Dudley, Taylor County, Texas. He grew up in Big Spring and graduated from Big Spring High School at the age of 15.