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May 26th, 2011

Rickie Ballard

May 26, 2011

Rickie Ballard, 55, of Big Spring died Monday, May 23, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home with Courtney Ballard officiating.

Jeannie Pitts

May 26, 2011

Jeannie Pitts, 55, of Big Spring died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, in an Odessa hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

May 25th

Man jailed on charges of injuring baby girl

May 25, 2011

A Big Spring man was arrested and charged with injury to a child after law enforcement officials say he confessed to harming a 4-month-old child Monday.

Jimmy Enrique Alatorre, 20, of 1002 N. Main St. Apt. 66, was arrested Monday on a charge of injury to a child – serious bodily injury after officers with the Big Spring Police Department were called to the emergency room at Scenic Mountain Medical Center.

Council OKs aquatic center fees

May 25, 2011

he Big Spring City Council approved a $5 entry fee for the new municipal aquatic center on a 6-1 vote Tuesday night, paving the way for the facility to open its doors to the public in a few weeks.

The vote was one of the last for outgoing city council members Stephanie Horton and Joann Staulcup, who both voted in favor of the ordinance. Council members Gloria McDonald, Craig Olson, Terry Hansen and Mayor Tommy Duncan also gave the measure a nod of approval.

Fillingim, Clare top students at BSHS

May 25, 2011

Big Spring High School has named Andrew James Fillingim as valedictorian for the class of 2011.

Doralee Newell

May 25, 2011

Doralee Newell, 76, of Glasscock County, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, May 27, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Garden City with the Rev. Herb McPherson officiating. Interment will follow at Garden City Cemetery.

Rickie Ballard

May 25, 2011

Rickie Ballard, 55, of Big Spring, died Monday, May 23, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

May 24th

College officials laud renovation outcome

May 24, 2011

Who says $21 million doesn't buy anything anymore?

As contractors reach the final phases of Howard College's $21 million campus renovation, officials are taking pride in the fact they were able to deliver on every project they envisioned.

In fact, they've done even more than originally planned.

County OKs murder case 'insurance'

May 24, 2011

Howard County commissioners approved a contract with Lubbock County Monday morning that would serve as a type of “insurance policy.”

The annual contract — which costs the county approximately $14,000 — secures Howard County a regional public defender necessary to try a capital murder case.

According to County Judge Mark Barr, the county has participated in the program during the past three years, and while $14,000 certainly isn't loose change, it's a pittance compared to what a capital murder case could cost the county.

Mt. Olive designated as historical cemetery

May 24, 2011

Howard County drivers passing by Mt. Olive Cemetery on Texas Highway 350 may not have noticed the latest addition to the stone entrance gate, but the metal medallion mounted on the left side is the third step in the historic preservation of the cemetery.

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