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Remembering the fallen: Memorial Day observances set for Monday

May 25, 2013

Residents of the Crossroads area will come together to honor the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty Monday, as a pair of local organizations looks to herald in the annual Memorial Day remembrance.

The Big Spring Vietnam Memorial Committee will start the day with ceremonies at the local memorial — located near the intersection of Rackley and Swords, near the rear entrance to the SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf — at 11 a.m., according to committee member and spokesperson Jerry Groves.

Four face kidnapping indictments

May 25, 2013

A Howard County grand jury handed down nearly 30 indictments Thursday, including true-bills for four Big Spring residents charged with the April kidnapping of a 15-year-old boy from his home in the 1500 block of Wood Street.

Arrested were Ricardo Ramirez, 24, of 4004 Connally; Sophia Conception Marmolejo, 29, of 2521 Chanute; Juan Eduardo Diaz, 23, address not provided; and Abilene Renee Mojica, 30, of 1207 Sycamore.

Police blotter 05-26

May 25, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. May 24, 2013 and 7 a.m. today:
• NATHANIEL JAMMAL AUSBIE, 29, of 107 E. 17th St., was arrested Friday on charges of driving while license suspended/invalid previous conviction and failure to maintain financial responsibility second offense.
• BENJAMIN CARL MITCHEL,L 47, of 6007 SE 14th Ave., Amarillo, Texas, was arrested Friday on a warrant from another agency.

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