March 12th, 2011
Whitney Ray Weir, daughter of Marcy Weir and the late Danny Weir of Big Spring, and Matthew Stanley Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Davis of Bastrop would like to announce their engagement.
Whitney is a 2006 Big Spring High School graduate and received her bachelor of science degree in personal financial planning from Texas Tech University in 2010.
Matthew is a 2006 graduate of Katy High School and will graduate this May with a bachelor of landscape architecture degree.
The couple will exchange vows June 11, 2011, at College Baptist Church in Big Spring.
Sherri L. and William J. Wigington and Ronald V. Below want to announce the engagement of their daughter Halea Marie Belew to Chad Allen Dooley, son of Timothy Edward Dooley and Teresa Gail Dooley of Sherman, Texas.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
â€¢ TYLER WAYLAN SMITH, 17, of 3312 Auburn Avenue was arrested Friday on a charge of tampering/fabricating physical evidence.
â€¢ THEFT was reported in the 900 block of Rosemont St.
â€¢In the 300 block of Main St.
â€¢In the 1600 block of Bluebird.
â€¢In the 300 block of Tulane Avenue.
â€¢ CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported in the 1200 block of E. 11th Place.
A federal grand jury in Lubbock returned an indictment late Wednesday, charging Big Spring resident Douglas W. Arnold Jr., with one count of failing to register as a sex offender.
Arnold has been in custody since his arrest by the U.S. Marshals Service late last month.
Some nightmares last years, but they all eventually end.
Laura Proctor's nightmare was a parent's worst — her 9-year-old daughter, Christie, was abducted and murdered in the 1980s — and the ramifications lasted for more than a decade.
Proctor, a Big Spring native, wrote about her figurative trip to hell and back in “Desperate Enough To Win,” and will sign copies of her book Saturday in Big Spring Mall.
The first outward sign of Big Spring Independent School District construction projects will soon be evident.
During their Thursday meeting, BSISD trustees approved a bid of slightly less than $200,000 to demolish the old College Heights Elementary building, the first of a myriad of projects that will keep contractors and construction workers busy for most of the next two years.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ CEDRIC RAY JEFFERSON, 49, of 2911 W. Highway 80 Apt. 204, was arrested Thursday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone.
â€¢ TODD WILLIAM COKER, 19, of 210 Moore Rd., was arrested Thursday on warrants for driving while license invalid (two counts), disobeying an official traffic device, failure to appear (9 counts) and three warrants from another agency.
Thelma Carlile, 75, of Big Spring went to her eternal home Thursday, March 10, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Dr. Greg Hall, president of Warner University in Lake Wales, Fla., and the Rev. Rhonda Thornhill, pastor of Crossway Church in Midland, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Rudy Allen Carpenter Sr., 48, of Jal, N.M., formerly of Big Spring died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at Winkler County Memorial Hospital in Kermit. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Michael May and Kevin Gilbert officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Johnny Moore, 74, of Big Spring died Wednesday, March 9, 2011, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Walter McCall, pastor of Vincent Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.