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'Pray for Rain' service set Thursday

March 5, 2011

Area residents will turn their need for moisture over to God Thursday evening, as area clergy and lay pastors gather to hold a rally to pray for rain at First Baptist Church.

Tim Blackshear, former Big Spring mayor and rally organizer, said the prayer rally will be based around 2 Chronicles 7:14. “

Gem and Mineral Show runs through Sunday

March 5, 2011

Joyce Speed believes you haven't met a nice person until you've met a rockhound.

Speed should know. She and her husband, Delbert, log thousands of of miles annually in their RV, traveling to gem shows in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, and she has been a devoted mineral enthusiast for almost 50 years.

So when she says events such as the 42nd annual Big Spring Prospector's Club Gem and Mineral Show are a treat, she has experience to back up her claim.

Police blotter

March 5, 2011

The Big Spring Herald reported the following activity Friday and early Saturday:
• WALKER WAGONER LITTLEJOHN, 17, Winston Salem, N.C., was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and runaway.
• JANTE LAMAR CHEEVES, 30, Converse, was arrested on two warrants for manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.
• LEONARD SHANE SLATON, 45, 205 W. 15th, was arrested on a charge of theft over $1,500/less than $20,000.
• DANIEL MONTEZ VIERA, 23, 1907 S. Main, was arrested on a charge of public intoxication.

Hunt for Hailey goes on

March 5, 2011

COLORADO CITY — It's been more than two months since 13-year-old Hailey Darlene Dunn mysteriously disappeared from her home in Colorado City, and while searches for the girl continue throughout the West Texas region, investigators say there have been no new breaks in the case.

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