July 3rd, 2012
Roger Dean Albertson, 80, of Big Spring died Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a long illness. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel.
He was born Nov. 29, 1931, in Frankeville, Iowa. Roger served in the U.S. Navy as a draftsman before graduating from Iowa State University and starting a career teaching art and science to students in Iowa, California and Illinois. He worked as a national park ranger at Mt. Rainier, Wash., and at the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.
He moved to Big Spring Feb. 3, 2005, from Florida.
Ronald Barrow, 56, of Big Spring died Friday, June 29, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. His services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Bond has been set at a total of more than $200,000 for the Big Spring man believed to be responsible for the shooting of four people Friday night at a birthday party in east Big Spring.
Bond has been set at a total of $201,000 â€” $50,000 for each of the four counts of aggravated assault causing serious bodily injury and $1,000 for a single count of driving without a license â€” for Holston Banks III, 20, who was arrested shortly after midnight on Friday night.
Banks remained in the custody of the Howard County Detention Center as of the time of this report.
The same flare as usual, with an added pinch of Dixieland, is what can be expected from this year's Pops in the Park entertainment.
Before the Big Spring Symphony takes the stage Tuesday at the annual event and the fireworks go off, Don Turner will take the stage with his Dixieland jazz band from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Turner, a former Big Spring resident, will perform as the pre-show entertainment. The audience can expect to hear New Orleans stye Dixieland music, Turner said.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ JOSE ANTONIO NIETO, 18, of 1310 Park St., was arrested Sunday on charges of resisting arrest, search or transportation and public intoxication.
â€˘ DANNY ZAMBRANO, 42, of 903 E. 13th St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ ASHLEY ANN TAYLOR, 32, of 1112 Sycamore, was arrested Sunday on warrants for disregarding stopo sign, expired driver's license and expired registration.
Jack Crenshaw, 86, of Abilene died Thursday, June 28, 2012.
Judy Randall, 61, of Big Spring died Thursday, June 28, 2012, at her residence. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel with Pastor Abner Razon officiating. Burial followed at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born Aug. 12, 1950, in Atlanta, Ga., to Gloria and James Seward. She graduated from Walter F. George High School in Atlanta. She moved to Big Spring from Georgia in 2001. She had lived most of her life in Georgia. She was a homemaker and a Baptist.
Ira E. â€śSkipperâ€ť Boyd, 65, of Big Spring died Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Odessa Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Spring Creek Fellowship with the Rev. Derrick Looney officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Jackson Lee Burris, infant son of Christin and Cody Burris, died Friday, June 29, 2012, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Trinity Memorial Park, with the Rev. David Harp, pastor of First Baptist Church of Stanton, officiating.
He was born June 29, 2012.
Carrie Mae Matthews, 65, of Big Spring died Sunday, July 1, 2012, in a local hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.