June 23rd, 2012
Opal Pauline Ballard, 81, of Odessa died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at her residence. She was born May 22, 1931, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to Oscar Elroy and Iva (King) Chandler. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Emmit Ballard.
She is survived by her son, Royce Ballard of Odessa; daughter, Clovis (Sas-c) Pranschke of Big Spring; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.
William âBillâ Warner, loving son, brother, husband, father and grandfather, died Thursday, June 21, 2012, at his residence in Big Spring. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at the Evergreen Cemetery Chapel in Stanton, with Pastor Richard Gonzalez officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, June 25, 2012, at the funeral home.
He was born Jan. 13, 1942, in El Reno, Okla., and married Linda Gail Bolay May 22, 1966, in Perry, Okla.
Rebecca Valencia, 95, of Big Spring, died Friday, June 22, 2012, at Texas Medical Center in Houston. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Sandra Ann Barnes, 51, of El Cajon, Calif., formerly of Big Spring died Thursday, June 21, 2012, in Big Spring. Private family services will be at a later date.
She was born July 14, 1960, to Patricia and Michael Walker in San Diego, Calif. She lived most of her life in El Cajon. She was a homemaker and a waitress.
Annette Louise Couch, age 58, of College Station went to be with her Lord on Thursday, June 21, 2012. A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the Christ United Methodist Church, 4201 State Highway 6 South, College Station, TX 77845 at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Jerry House officiating.
A Howard County grand jury handed down more than a dozen indictments in 118th District Court Thursday afternoon, including true bills for first-degree felony charges of attempted robbery and sexual assault of a child.
Among those indicted Thursday was 51-year-old Randy Joe Hurrington, currently being held at the Howard County Detention Center, who was true billed on a charge of attempted robbery, a first-degree felony (enhanced).
Area residents will get an opportunity to enjoy the rings of Saturn this weekend â compliments of the Big Spring State Park â as the local facility prepares to host its annual Stargazing Party atop Scenic Mountain Saturday.
âSunset is approximately 9 p.m. and there will be a program as soon as it gets dark enough to see the projection, which is usually between 9:20 and 9:30 p.m.,â said Park Manager Ron Alton. âI'm going to ask the astronomy club members to bone up on their constellations so we can point some of them out.â
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
âą JEAN LOUISE NOGGLER, 41, of 800 Settles, was arrested Thursday on warrants for stop, stand or park within an intersection and failure to maintain financial responsibility.
âą BOBBY HAROLD DAVIS, 37, of 3303 Cornell, was arrested Thursday on a charge of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.
âą MANUEL ROMERO LOZANO III, 39, of 2504 Chanute, was arrested Thursday on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia and a warrant from another agency.
Olivia Gonzales, 64, of Big Spring died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Deacon Johnny Arguello officiating.
Felix Rodriguez Sr., 60, of San Angelo passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at his residence.
Funeral services will be Friday, June 22, 2012, at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are with Robert Massie Funeral Home.
He is survived by his wife, Emily Rodriguez; daughters, Kristy Rodriguez, and Amy Rodriguez; son, Felix Rodriguez Jr. all of San Angelo; brothers, Cruz Rodriguez, Nicholas Rodriguez, and Victor Rodriguez Jr.; sisters, Irene Jackson, all of Big Spring, Susie Ramirez of Houston and Yolanda Franco of Lubbock.