Tonya Bravo and Gerald Lee Harris III, both of Big Spring, announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Juan and Angie Bravo of Big Spring. She is a 2010 graduate of Big Spring High School. She has an expected graduation date in the summer from Howard College.
The prospective groom is the son of Lee and Laurie Harris of Big Spring. He is a 2010 graduate of Big Spring High School. He is employed by 87 Auto Sales in Midland, Texas.
The couple is set to exchange wedding vows June 23, 2012, at Church of Christ, located at 14th and Main in Big Spring.
Rodney and Denise Smith of Lockney, announce the engagement of their daughter, Tessa Michelle Saul, to Britt Casey Clark, son of Casey and Fayelyn Clark of Big Spring.
Tessa is a 2010 graduate of Lockney High School and is scheduled to graduate from South Plains College in May 2012.
Britt is a 2005 graduate of Forsan High School. He attended Howard College and is employed with Atmos Energy in Lubbock.
Their wedding will take place April 14, 2012 in Lockney, Texas.
Internationally known inspirational speaker and artist Richart Hight will be at Hall Center for the Arts in a 7 p.m. performance Monday as part of Howard College Foundation's speaker series.
The event is free to the public but a ticket is required for admission due to limited seating. Tickets can be obtained by calling Howard College at 264-5063 or by visiting the reception desk at the Old Main building on campus.
Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
With reductions in deliveries recently announced by the Colorado River Municipal Water District, officials with the city of Big Spring hope new restrictions â€” which go into effect Sunday â€” will help the municipality cut its water usage by approximately 28 percent.
According to City Manager Gary Fuqua, municipal water customers will be going to a two-hour-a-week schedule for outdoor watering, similar to those adopted by neighboring cities also struggling with the effects of the drought.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
â€˘ BRANDON THOMAS LANDO, 25, of 3200 Ave. C, was arrested Friday on a charge of assault by contact.
â€˘ VINCENT EDWARD MCVEA, 41, of 2508 Dow, was arrested Friday on charges of driving while license invalid, fail to appear (two counts), expired registration, warrant from other agency, failure to identify/fugitive give false information and driving while license suspended/invalid with previous conviction.
Robert â€śBobâ€ť Adair, 54, of Big Spring, died on Thursday, March 29, 2012, in a local nursing home. Memorial services will be held at a later date in Andrews.
Bob was born Jan. 24, 1958, in Andrews.
Survivors include two brothers, Paul â€śSonnyâ€ť Adair and wife Lynn of Big Spring and Terry Adair of Andrews; one sister, Laurie Kennedy and husband Randall of Williams, Ariz.; grandmother, Verniece Ballew of Tucumcari, N.M.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Paul W. Sr. and Laurel (Ballew) Adair, and two nephews.
Elizabeth Herrera Martinez, 34, of Big Spring died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 2, 2012, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
A vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 1, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
She was born July 8, 1977, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Rodney Martinez on June 8, 1994, in Big Spring. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
According to officials with the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office in Fort Worth, the human remains found March 20 on the McMahon-Wrinkle Airpark belong to an elderly man.
Linda Anderson, public information officer for the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office, said this week the remains appear to belong to a fully-clothed, elderly man, according to a story released this week by examiner.com
COAHOMA â€” They were ropin' and ridin' â€” and singin' and dancin', for that matter â€” Thursday in Coahoma.
The â€śtheyâ€ť in question were 60 or so tiny cowboys and cowgirls who entertained a large crowd at the elementary gym during the 34th annual Coahoma Kindergarten Rodeo.
There were clowns and bronc riders and ropers and racers and just about everything you expect to see at a grown-up rodeo. Stick horses were substituted for actual livestock, but that did nothing to lessen the entertainment factor.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ AUDREY LAYNE SHERRILL, 27, of 1007 S. Nolan, was arrested Thursday on charges of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
â€˘ LARRY WILSON STEIGER, 28, of Fort Worth, was arrested Thursday on charges of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction, failure to appear and speeding.
â€˘ RAYMOND LEE SHOOK, 26, of Electra, Texas, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.