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November 9th, 2011

Robinson Drilling is cited by OSHA

November 9, 2011

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Big Spring-based Robinson Drilling for eight serious, four repeat and 11 other-than-serious safety and health violations following the June 11 death of two workers at the company’s work site near Lamesa.

Air museum to honor vets, unveil new exhibit Friday

November 9, 2011

Hangar 25 Air Museum will remember and honor those who served their country at an ice cream social from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and revealing a new exhibit — Hangar History: A Flight Through Time.
“This is going to be an opportunity to do something fun and honor veterans at the same time,” Genevieve Stockburger, museum administrator, said.
The event is open to the entire community.
“Too often, Veterans Day is overlooked and this is a time to recognize the military history of the community,” Stockburger said.

As expected, voter turnout very poor

November 9, 2011

By THOMAS JENKINS
Staff Writer
Less than 5 percent of Howard County registered voters turned out to cast their ballot in this year’s constitutional amendment election, with polls closing at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening.
Howard County saw a total of 654 ballots cast — 272 during early voting, 28 mail-in ballots and 354 cast Tuesday — accounting for just 4 percent of the registered voters, according to official election reports.
Among the proposed amendments, Proposition 1 drew the most attention in the Crossroads area, which is heavily populated by military veterans.

Iris McGlothlin

November 9, 2011

Iris McGlothlin, 89, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Joyce Harris

November 9, 2011

Joyce Harris, 82, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Emma Gene Chandler

November 9, 2011

Emma Gene Chandler, 84, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Funeral services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Cynthia Middleton

November 9, 2011

Cynthia Middleton, 68, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Ventura Martinez

November 9, 2011

Ventura Martinez, 65, of Knott died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Martha Cargile Fielder

November 9, 2011

Martha Cargile Fielder
Martha Cargile Fielder, 87, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, in an Abilene hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Norman Webb Jr.

November 9, 2011

Norman Webb Jr., 47, of San Angelo, formerly of Big Spring died Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, at his residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at Mt. Olive Memorial Park in Big Spring with the Rev. Joey Bacon officiating.
Jr. was born Jan. 17, 1964, in Big Spring, Texas. He attended Big Spring schools and had lived most of his life in Big Spring. He moved to San Angelo in 2003 and was currently working for Ruiz Construction.

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