Archive - Apr 18, 2011 - News Article
Survivors wanted! Thatâ€™s the word from the Howard/Glasscock Relay For Life tri-chairwomen of the Survivor Committee, which lists and provides for anyone who has had cancer.
â€śAfter all, this is about the people who have survived cancer and are celebrating more birthdays,â€ť affirmed Bonnie Miller, Koila Strickland, and Debbye ValVerde.
â€śWe sent out a mailing that incorrectly stated the deadline to register to get a purple shirt, â€ś said Strickland, â€śbut the fact is we will take survivorsâ€™ names even at the Relay.â€ť
Calling all grandparents, grandchildren, parents and kids.
The Big Spring Rotary Club is having its first putt-putt tournament to benefit PolioPlus. The tournament is set for April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Park and Putt Family Fun Center, located on South U.S. Highway 87.
A Sterling City man was taken to the emergency room at Scenic Mountain Medical Center after crashing his vehicle on Gregg Street following a car chase with law enforcement officials that lasted more than 40 miles.
According to Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker, local law enforcement officials received a call from officers in Sterling City at approximately 2:30 p.m.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ BRENDA DAWN CHILDERS, 29, of 2403 Carlton, was arrested Saturday on charges of speeding and failure to appear.
â€˘ JAMEY SCOTT JOHNSON, 48, transient, was arrested Saturday on charges of pedestrian failing to yield the right of way to a vehicle and standing in roadway to solicit a ride.
â€˘ RAUL GONZALES, 59, of 1806 Owens, was arrested Saturday on a warrant from another agency and a warrant for assault â€“ family violence.