April 28th, 2011
Douglas Nichols, 68, of Big Spring died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in San Angelo. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Ken McMeans, pastor of College Baptist Church, officiating.
Carol M. "Bud" Green, 69, of Stanton died Monday, April 25, 2011, in an Odessa hospice facility. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Kendall Tomlinson officiating.
Mamie Madry, 100, of Arlington, formerly of Big Spring died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at her residence in Arlington. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the the Rev. Gene Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
Joe Don Marrow, 68, of Big Spring died Sunday, April 24, 2011, in a local hospital. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2011, at The River, Park 2400 of College Hills, San Angelo.
Moises A. Barraza, 75, of Big Spring died Wednesday, April 27, 2011, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Three members of the Howard College men's basketball team will be honing their hoops skills at a higher level next season.
Corey Stern, Joe Bright and Carlos Emory signed letters of intent to attend Division I universities during a Wednesday ceremony at Garrett Coliseum.
Stern will attend Texas State University, Bright will head to Stephen F. Austin and Emory will play ball for the University of Oregon.
All three sophomores played crucial roles this past season for the Hawks, who advanced to the second round of the Region V tournament before falling to McLennan Community College.
Carol M. "Bud" Green, 69, of Stanton, died Monday, April 25, 2011, in an Odessa hospice facility. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Kendall Tomlinson officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at the funeral home
The Big Spring City Council voted unanimously in favor of enacting Stage 3 of its recently approved water conservation plan Tuesday evening, part of an ongoing effort to cut municipal water consumption by 10 percent.
Enforcement of the Stage 3 restrictions is expected to begin May 1, according to Assistant City Manager Todd Darden.
The Big Spring Rotary Club has combined a way for the community to spend some family time and help a good cause.
A putt putt fund-raiser to benefit PolioPlus is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Park and Putt Family Fun Center. Entry fee is $18 per person.
“We want everyone to come out and enjoy the fun,” Dathan Jones, Rotary member, said. “It's a great way for the family to spend time together because anyone can play. If you can hold a putter, you can play.”
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ MARIA DELCARMEN CERVANTES, 34, of 1103 E. 12th St., was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from other agency.
â€˘ ROGER KENDALL JOHNSON, 40, of 1801 Wagon Trail, was arrested Tuesday on charges of driving while intoxicated third or more, resist arrest search or transport.
â€˘Â ANDRES LEE JUAREZ, 29, of 306 Denton, was arrested Tuesday on warrant from other agency (four counts).
â€˘ ADOLFO SEGOVIA LOPEZ, 61, of 1002 N. Main St., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.