Local law enforcement officials are investigating an assault that led to the death of a Big Spring man earlier this week.
Daniel Flores, 44, of Big Spring was pronounced dead Tuesday evening outside his Second Street residence by Howard County Justice of the Peace Quail Dobbs after family members discovered his body, according to officials with the Big Spring Police Department.
Several Big Spring High School students received medals for their work during the recent Visual Arts Scholastic Event regional meet in Odessa.
The students earned the medals after receiving a ranking of 4 (the highest possible) from judges at the meet, BSHS Art Teacher Judy Tereletsky said. In total, 24 of the 30 submitted works from BSHS students earned medals.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ LINDA SUE SMITHWICK, 46, of 2621 Hunter, was arrested Wednesday on charges of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction, no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed and failure to appear.
â€¢ MARIO IRENO YANEZ, 32, transient, was arrested Wednesday on warrants for driving while license invalid and failure to appear.