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May 18th, 2011

Recycling project provides hands-on education

May 18, 2011

Forsan Elementary School students at Elbow collected a busload of plastics in a week's time and learned a lot about recycling along the way.

Three large bales of plastic, weighing approximately 3,000 pounds, were sent to Wal-Mart’s recycling center. T

his year, the Gifted and Talented class decided to “Go Green.” All projects were based on that premise. The class visited the Keep Big Spring Beautiful Club meeting and participated in the Trash Off event in April.

Yard sale items needed to send kids to camp

May 18, 2011

Officials with the Salvation Army's Boys and Girls Club of Big Spring are asking area residents to search their garages and attics for donations to Saturday's community yard sale to raise much-needed funds to send local youngsters to camp.

According to Sonnet Hildebrand, director of the local Boys and Girls Club, donations to the annual yard sale have come in slowly.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

May 18, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• LOUIS ANTONIO SILVA, 22, of 1210 Lindberg, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for open container in a motor vehicle – passenger.
• KENNETH JAMES YORK, 31, of Granbury, was arrested Tuesday on two warrants from another agency.
• JAMES EARL MAGERS, 49, of 1511 Tucson, was arrested Tuesday on charges of driving while license invalid/suspended with a previous conviction and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Nell Jones

May 18, 2011

Nell Jones, 76, of Big Spring died Sunday, May 15, 2011, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at Lamesa Memorial Park with the Rev. Clifton Igo and Brian Moore officiating.

R.H. Weaver

May 18, 2011

R.H. Weaver, 88, of Big Spring died Monday, May 16, 2011, in an Odessa hospital. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 19, 2011, at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Keith Wiseman officiating.

Moses Flores Jr.

May 18, 2011

Moses Flores Jr., 58, of Fort Worth, formerly of Big Spring died Thursday, May 12, 2011, in Mitchell County. A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel. A memorial mass will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.

Chamber tournament tees off Friday

May 18, 2011

This weekend teams will face off at the Crossroads of West Texas Golf Classic.

The Chamber of Commerce will be hosting it's annual golf tournament May 20, 21, and 22 at the Big Spring Country Club Golf Course.

“This is a great way for the chamber to raise funds,” Scott Mackenzie, chairman of the Chamber golf tournament, said. “The more funds that can be raised, the more the chamber can do for its members.”

Buffs, Bulldogs highlight 3-2A all-district team

May 18, 2011

FORSAN — Brothers Foster and Trevor Burchett led a parade of eight Buffaloes who were named to the All-District 3-2A baseball team.

Foster, a junior, was named the district's defensive player of the year, while Trevor, a sophomore, was selected the league's newcomer of the year.

Joining the Burchetts on the all-district first team are senior pitcher Dylan Lowery, junior first baseman Patrick Robles and senior catcher Zane Herrin.

May 17th

Group vows to continue search for missing teen

May 17, 2011

As the search for 13-year-old Hailey Dunn, who disappeared from her home in Colorado City in late December, trudges into its fifth month, volunteers say the young West Texas girl is being forgotten.

Mychelle Grissom, one of many volunteers who have searched fields in and around the Colorado City area — and surrounding communities — for clues to the girl's disappearance said search parties have dwindled in the past couple of months.

APS hopes to get word out about elder abuse

May 17, 2011

It's everyone's business.

That's the message Adult Protective Services (APS) is trying to drive home with Texans during the month of May, which just happens to be Elder Abuse Prevention Month and Older Americans Month.

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