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July 9th, 2012

Council to consider permit

July 9, 2012

The Big Spring City Council will meet Tuesday to handle a rather routine agenda, including final approval of an ordinance providing for the issuance of a specific use permit for construction and operation of a nursing home facility near the corner of Alamesa and Wasson.

The permit, which was applied for by M.U.G.S. Properties LLC for the 10-acre property, was first heard by the council during its June 26 meeting, which included a public hearing on the matter.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

July 9, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• MERRILL CLAYTON CAMPBELL, 44, of 800 W. Marcy Apt. 16, was arrested Sunday on a charge of deadly conduct – discharge of a firearm.
• BRIANNA MICHELLE GRAHAM, 32, of 1404 Wood, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• JOSE MARCOS PESINA, 34, of Midland, Texas, was arrested Sunday on a charge of hindering officers discharging official duties.

July 7th

Robinson families honored as Howard/Glasscock pioneer families

July 7, 2012

Several families have made an impact in the history of Howard and Glasscock counties, which is why the Heritage Museum continues to pay tribute and recognize pioneer families.
“We wouldn’t be the communities that we are if it wasn’t for those families who pioneered it all,” Museum Director Nancy Raney said.
This year, two families sharing the same last name but no relation were honored as the Howard and Glasscock County Pioneer Families — G.R. (Rob) and Myra Robinson were recognized for Howard County and W.L. Robinson was honored from Glasscock County.

WesTexAgs Shootout

July 7, 2012

If you’re an Aggie, are friends with an Aggie or don’t mind helping an Aggie, the Howard County A&M Club needs your help.
For the 13th consecutive year, the club will hold its WesTexAgs Shootout to raise scholarship money to support area public school students attending Texas A&M University.
Anyone, regardless of whether they’re an Aggie, is welcome to attend.
Two major events, both held at Big Spring Country Club, will highlight this year’s Shootout, which will be held Saturday, July 14:

Police blotter 7-7-2012

July 7, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
• NICKOLAS JONPAUL RODRIGUEZ, 19, of 410 Owens, was arrested Friday on a warrant for fail to maintain financial responsibility.
• MARTIN ANGUIANO, 45, of 202 N.E. Second, was arrested Friday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
• GARY CHRISTOPHER STARR, 29, of 802 E. 14th St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication and prohibited weapons-switchblade/knuckles.

July 6th

Coahoma Freedom Parade Saturday

July 6, 2012

COAHOMA — Pride in country and community will be on display here Saturday.

Coahoma's Freedom Parade, featuring floats, cars and tractors festooned in their red, white and blue best, will make its way down First Street beginning at 10 a.m.

The parade will start at the Coahoma High School football stadium and proceed south on First Street, east on the north service road, then north on Sixth Street before ending at the city park.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

July 6, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• CAROLYN HANKE, 17, of 704 Borden Rd., was arrested Thursday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
• MELISSA GAY YOUNG, 43, of 704 Highland Dr., was arrested Thursday on a warrant for hindering officers discharging official duties, speeding in school zone, safety seat system-child younger than 8 or less than 4'9” tall.
• LORENZO TORRES RAMIREZ, 27, of 410 W. Eighth St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

July 5th

Howard County celebrates America’s independence

July 5, 2012

Fireworks, music and an all around good time is what Pops in the Park offered once again.

This year's celebration marked another success for the 15-year tradition held at the Comanche Trail Park Amphitheater. The evening kicked off with former Big Spring resident Don Turner and his Dixieland band taking the stage at 6:30 p.m.

For 45th year, Highland celebrates July 4 with parade

July 5, 2012

By foot, stroller, pedal and motor power, Highland South's smallest residents showed their their patriotism in colorful ways Wednesday.

The 45th Annual Highland South Fourth of July Parade attracted more than 30 entries this year. That number was down slightly from 2011, but Parade Coordinator Melanie Lawdermilk said the quality of the entries was as strong as ever.

Lawdermilk credited her fellow volunteers with helping make the event a success.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

July 5, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• CHRISTOPHER RYAN COLEGROVE, 20, of 1311 Madison, was arrested Wednesday on charges of evading arrest or detention, disorderly conduct – fighting, failure to appear (eight counts), driving without safety belt secured, criminal mischief – more than $500 and less than $1,500 and a warrant from another agency.
• ANDRES NIETO, 42, of 1901 Hilltop Rd., was arrested Wednesday on a charge of failure to stop and render aid injury/death.

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