May 26th, 2011
Jean Bassett, 75, of Big Spring died Monday, May 23, 2011, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 28, 2011, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Elwin Collom, pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
In honor of Alvin Gluege, a memorial service will be held on Memorial Day, May 30, 2011, at 10:45 a.m. at the Resthaven Memorial Park Mausoleum located at 5740 W. 19th St. in Lubbock. Friends and family of Gluege, a longtime Big Spring resident, are invited to attend the memorial service.
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, 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.
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.
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.
Big Spring High School has named Andrew James Fillingim as valedictorian for the class of 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, 55, of Big Spring, died Monday, May 23, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
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.