Archive - May 2, 2012 - News Article
STANTON â€” Officials cut the ribbon on Martin County's new $22 million hospital Tuesday.
The new 18-bed Martin County Hospital, which was completed ahead of schedule and under budget, officially opened its doors at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday and initial reviews have been overwhelmingly positive, the hospital's director said.
â€śEverybody's just raved about it,â€ť said Peter McKinney, CEO of the Martin County Hospital District. â€śIt's the finest facility this county has ever seen.â€ť
Prayers will be sent from the third floor of the Howard County Courthouse on Thursday.
A community call to prayer has been organized for 12:10 p.m.
â€śWe don't need our pastors to organize this,â€ť Justice of the Peace Kathryn Wiseman said. â€śThis needs to come from the people.â€ť
The scripture being used in support of the call to prayer is 2 Chronicles 7:13-15; â€śIf my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.â€ť
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ SALLY LEANNE HAIR, 32, of Post, Texas, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ DENNIS EDWARD KIMBLE, 27, of 800 W. Marcy Apt. 29, was arrested Tuesday on charges of possession of marijuana â€“ two ounces or less, expired driver's license, failure to maintain financial responsibility and failure to appear (two counts).
â€˘ PHILLIP EUGENE BEBEE, 38, of 1604 Settles, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for assault by contact (two counts).