March 20th, 2012
Nearly one dozen horses seized from a home in the 100 block of Carey earlier this month have been awarded to the Howard County Sheriff's Office by the courts and will be auctioned later this week, according to law enforcement officials.
Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker said the horses have been awarded to the HCSO and are doing well, and according to the veterinarian currently caring for the animals, are expected to make a full recovery.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ RONALD LEE MONCADA, 47, of 2530 Hunter, was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ RAFAEL RIVAS, 31, of 1112 Lloyd, was arrested Monday on a warrant for theft â€“ more than $500 and less than $1,500.
â€˘ KYLE LEE BROWNFIELD, 21, of 2204 Morrison, was arrested Monday on a charge of possession of marijuana in a drug free zone â€“ more than four ounces and less than five pounds.
Linda J. Rodeheaver, 63, of Warrenton, Mo., died March 15, 2012. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date.
She was the daughter of Francis Henry Franklin and Vinnie Vernell Stephens Franklin.
Survivors include her husband, Huey Rodeheaver; children, Lance Sanders and Lyle Wayne Sanders; step-children, Kirk Rodeheaver and Stephanie Theobald; sisters, Jackie Curtis, Bev McMahon and Jean Franklin; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Erineo â€śEddieâ€ť Gomez, 84, of Big Spring, formerly of Ackerly, died Sunday, March 11, 2012, at Texas Specialty Hospital in Lubbock. Prayer services will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at Le Fe Baptist Church with the Rev. Axel Chavez officiating. Burial will be in Ackerly Cemetery.
He was born June 28, 1927, in Thorndale, Texas, to Miguela and Antonio Gomez. He worked for numerous farmers in Ackerly for most of his life. He moved to Big Spring after his retirement. He was a Baptist.
Erineo Gomez, 84, of Big Spring, formerly of Ackerly, died Sunday, March 11, 2012, at Texas Speciality Hospital in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Jerelene Bell, 89, of Big Spring, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Graveside services for Hannah Charlene Ables, 77, of Seagraves, Texas, will be held Monday, March 19, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Gaines County Cemetery in Seagraves with the Rev. Ronnie Lundsford officiating. All services are under the direction of Boyer Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ables passed away Sunday, March 18, 2012, at Memorial Health Care Center in Seminole, Texas. She was born May 19, 1934, in Oxford, Miss., to Cora (Keel) and J.D. Keel Sr. She was a Baptist. Hannah Ables was a resident of Seagraves for 58 years.
Ethel Mary Dunn Tarbet, a long-time resident of Dawson County and Lamesa, went to her eternal rest March 17, 2012, at the age of 101 years. Ethel was born Nov. 11, 1910, in Hamilton County, near the Leon River, to Eric V. Dunn and Jackie Alice Wright Dunn. She was the eldest of five children. The family moved from the Hico area to Dawson County in 1923. The family traveled 300 miles in two weeks by covered wagon, with Ethel, almost 13 years old, driving one of the two wagons.
Officials with the 8th annual Big Spring Powwow say they are still trying to â€śdrum upâ€ť sponsors for the event, which is slated for April 21-22 at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
According to Richard â€śIndioâ€ť Lesser, event coordinator for the Big Spring Powwow Committee, preparations for the powwow are in the works, with just a few key ingredients missing at this point.
Law enforcement officials say the 7-year-old child rescued early Sunday morning near a home in the 4900 block of S. Highway 87 was allegedly restrained using a straight jacket before attempting to run away.
In a press release issued Monday morning, Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker confirmed the boy had told law enforcement officers he was running away from home after having been allegedly restrained using a straight jacket by his parents, who were taken into custody shortly after.