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November 21st, 2011

Deborah Ann Lewis

November 21, 2011

Deborah Ann Lewis, 46, of Big Spring, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Thomas M. Yeats Jr.

November 21, 2011

Thomas M. Yeats Jr., died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at the age of 87. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Baptist Church with Dr. Randy Cotton and the Rev. Joey Bacon officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.

Richard 'Dick' Allen Battle

November 21, 2011

Richard "Dick" Allen Battle of San Antonio, passed away Nov. 18, 2011, at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Eddy Pitchford, minister of the Coahoma Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

November 19th

Salvation Army finalizing Thanksgiving plans

November 19, 2011

It's turkey time at the Big Spring Salvation Army, as the local charity prepares to open its arms — and its kitchen — to the community for its annual Thanksgiving dinner Thursday.

Prep work for the dinner is expected to get under way as early as Tuesday, according to Salvation Army Social Worker Bessie Flores, continuing daily until the Thursday meal is ready to be served.

Police blotter

November 19, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
• ELEUTERIO TORRES PADRON, 62, of 509 N. Goliad St., was arrested Friday on a charge of public intoxication.
• GARY LEE SMALE JR., 37, of 538 Westover St. 105, was arrested Friday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid previous conviction.
• DON LLOYD BROOKS, 45, of 1712 E. 15th St., was arrested Friday on a charge of public intoxication.
• AVEL ABREO RAMIREZ, 64, of 1512 Wood St., was arrested Friday on a charge of public intoxication.

HC trustees to eye upgrades to library

November 19, 2011

Howard College officials are looking at ways to use a $250,000 gift to help improve their library.

When trustees meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday in the Student Union Building's Tumbleweed Room, they will hear a report on the college library and officials hopes of modernizing the facility.

When administrators were drawing up plans for construction bond projects several years ago, the library was not high on the list of priorities, College President Cheryl Sparks admitted.

Thomas M. Yeats

November 19, 2011

Thomas M. Yeats, 87, of Big Spring, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. His ervices are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Wanda Aslin Taylor

November 19, 2011

Wanda Aslin Taylor, 75, of Big Spring, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Her services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Richard 'Dick' Battle

November 19, 2011

Richard "Dick" Battle, 53, of San Antonio, formerly of Big Spring, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 in a San Antonio hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

EMS report

November 19, 2011

The Big Spring Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services reported the following activity:
• MEDICAL was reported in the 1600 block of W. Third. One person was transported to SMMC.
• MEDICAL was reported in the 3600 block of W. Hwy 80. One person was transported to SMMC.
• MEDICAL was reported in the 1900 block of N. 87. One person was transported to SMMC.
• MEDICAL was reported in the 3200 block of Parkway. One person was transported to SMMC.

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