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April 1st, 2011

Robert F. Cathcart

April 1, 2011

Robert F. Cathcart, 76, of Big Spring died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, in a local hospital. Private services will be held.

Manuela M. Hernandez

April 1, 2011

Manuela M. Hernandez, 90, died Thursday, March 31, 2011, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Friday sports calendar

April 1, 2011

Baseball — Big Spring at Andrews, 7 p.m.
Baseball — Western Texas at Howard College (DH), noon.
Baseball — Colorado City at Forsan, 7 p.m.
Softball — Big Spring vs. Alpine (at Monahans), 5 p.m.
Softball — Midland College at Howard College (DH), 1 p.m.
Softball — Colorado City at Forsan, 6:30 p.m.
Track — Big Spring boys and girls at Indian Relays, Seminole.
Tennis — Big Spring at Snyder tournament.
Tennis — Forsan at Wink tournament.

March 31st

Officials hope to broaden scope of Dunn investigation

March 31, 2011

COLORADO CITY — Finding the right words may get them somewhere.

At least that's what Colorado City City Manager Pete Kampfer said at a press conference here Wednesday morning concerning 13-year-old Hailey Dunn, who has been missing since Dec. 27.

“We certainly want to locate Hailey,” Kampfer said. “At this point we want to find Hailey and we have to do something to get us to a new level.”

Powwow to be unique celebration

March 31, 2011

Area residents curious about the customs and traditions of Native Americans will get a chance to see first hand how the first Americans have fun, as the Big Spring Powwow gets ready to once again take over the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum Saturday and Sunday.

The Powwow — a Native American tradition that includes competitive dancing and other activities — will begin Saturday with gourd dancing at 10 a.m., according to Big Spring Powwow Committee Treasurer Connie Lesser, and continue throughout the day.

Water conservation topic of mini-seminar

March 31, 2011

Water conservation has been moved to the forefront of a lot of issues.

Johansen's Nursery is hosting Water Conservation in the Landscape Friday at 6 p.m. for residents who are wanting to find out how to conserve water. There will also be time alloted for a question and answer session.

“It's going to come down to sustaining a good, viable water source,” Steve Parish, sales distributor for Gard'n Wise said. “If the water dries up, industry dries up, jobs dry up and people move away. It's a lot more than having green grass.”

Police/Sheriff/EMS

March 31, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• MIGUEL ANTONIO ARENIVAZ, 21, of 2603 Ent Drive, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of possession of marijuana less than two ounces.
• JOLINDA FLORES, 20, of 1603 Hilltop, was arrested Wednesday on charges of possession of a controlled substance less than one gram, prohibited substance in correctional facility – takes controlled substance/dangerous drug/alcohol.
• JAMEY SCOTT JOHNSON, 48, was arrested Wednesday on charges of soliciting/peddling after hours.

Billie Strickland

March 31, 2011

Billie Strickland, 67, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with L.C. "Trip" Gibbs officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Lee Freeze

March 31, 2011

Lee James Freeze, 82, of Big Spring died Monday, March 28, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Keith Wiseman officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.

Lupe Lara

March 31, 2011

Lupe Lara, 64, of Big Spring died Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at his residence. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial at Trinity Memorial Park.

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