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March 27th, 2012

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.

Disc Golf tourney slated for April

March 24, 2012

One round, two round, three rounds … play!

The West Texas Disc Golf Champions Tournament — started in 2004 — is coming back to Comanche Trail Park. The tournament is set for April 21 and April 22.

“The tournament will be three rounds, with two rounds happening (April 21) and one round taking place (April 22),” Chanz Reed, tournament director, said.

Registration will occur from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. April 21 if spots are still available. Early registration can be done online at PDGA.com. A players' meeting will take place at 9:30 a.m.

Steers fall to Brownwood

March 24, 2012

The Big Spring Steers did a good job matching Brownwood defensively in their District 5-
3A baseball matchup at Steer Park Friday.

Unfortunately for Big Spring, the Lions' offense was more effective on this night as Brownwood took a 5-2 victory.

Brownwood jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but Big Spring answered back with two runs of its own in the bottom of the second.

Remains found to be male

March 24, 2012

Officials with the Big Spring Police Department say the human remains found on the McMahon-Wrinkle Airpark Tuesday are male, eliminating any possibility they were of Hailey Dunn, the missing Colorado City teenager.
According to Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the BSPD, the autopsy on the remains began Friday morning in Fort Worth.

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