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February 8th, 2012
GARDEN CITY, Texas â€” A Harlingen man was killed Tuesday afternoon when a high-pressure line on the oil well he was working on southwest of Garden City exploded, releasing water and acid, according to law enforcement officials.
Noe Cabriales, 51, of Harlingen, was pronounced dead at the scene by Glasscock County Justice of the Peace Kay Donna Machicek shortly after 12:30 p.m. at an oil well being operated by Laredo Petroleum Inc.
Election time is drawing near for the Big Spring Independent School District.
During the upcoming board of trustees meeting, set for Thursday in the high school board room at 5:15 p.m., one of the action items on the agenda is the school board trustee election order and appointments for the May 12 election.
Three positions on the board are up for election, District 2, represented by Maria Padilla, District 3, held by Ken McIntosh, and District 4, held by Tony Kennedy.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ MARILYN MARIE MENDEZ, 41, of 3509 E. Interstate Highway 20 Apt. 20, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ KYLE WADE GUTHRIE, 27, of 408 W. Hillside Dr., was booked into the county jail Tuesday by the BSPD on a charge of online solicitation of a minor â€“ intent sexual activity.
â€˘ WENDY ANN THOMAS, 33, of 620 State, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance in a drug free zone.
A Big Spring man was arrested by local and federal law enforcement officers during the early morning hours Tuesday on a charge of online solicitation of a minor, with possibly more charges to come, according to investigators.
Kyle Wade Guthrie, 27, of 408 Hillside Dr., was arrested at his residence at approximately 12:55 a.m. by deputies with the Howard County Sheriff's Office.
According to Sheriff Stan Parker, law enforcement officials received information regarding the offense Friday.
Representation for all who served at Webb Air Force Base is the main objective of the new Division Patch fund-raiser.
Hangar 25 Air Museum has started work on two wooden replicas that were represented at Webb.
â€śThis is something that honors those who served at Webb, but it's also another way to bring in a little money to help keep the museum going,â€ť Museum Administrator Genevieve Stockburger said.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ISAAC NATHAN RIOS, 21, of 2911 W. Highway 80 Apt. 124, was arrested Monday on three warrants from other agencies.
â€˘ JESUS FLORES, 33, of 1802 Mittel Ave., was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license invalid â€“ DWI related.
â€˘ THEFT was reported:
In the 1800 block of Lancaster.
In the 300 block of S. Main Street.
In the 300 block of S. Main Street.
In the 400 block of E. Fourth Street.
â€˘ BURGLARY OF A VEHICLE was reported in the 200 block of N.E. 12th Street.
Just Relay â€” thatâ€™s the theme for Relay For Life 2012.
â€śThis year ACS (American Cancer Society) is encouraging us to go back to the basics and thatâ€™s what we are trying to do,â€ť Howard Stewart, team coordinator chairman for Relay 2012, said.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ FREDDIE WILLIAMS, 38, of 2539 Gunter, was arrested Saturday on a charge of driving while license invalid.
â€˘ AVEL ABREO RAMIREZ, 65, of 1512 Wood St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ CHAD EVERETT COLEMAN, 29, of 4400 N. Holiday Hill Rd. Apt. 915 in Midland, was arrested Saturday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
â€˘ DAWN MICHELLE TUBB, 34, of 511 E. 15th St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
A Big Spring man was indicted Thursday by a Howard County grand jury on numerous charges stemming from the Aug. 22 chase and attempted shooting of local man that led to the invasion of a familyâ€™s home in the 500 block of State Street.
Brian Christopher Lewis, 27, currently being held at the Howard County Detention Center, was indicted on charges of deadly conduct (two counts, both enhanced first-degree felonies), unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon (two counts, both enhanced first-degree felonies) and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (first-degree felony, enhanced).
Heritage Museum will be showing its romantic side on Valentineâ€™s Day.
In recognition of Valentineâ€™s Day and the new Vintage Valentine exhibit, which will run through March 3, the museum will host an all-day reception.
â€śWe are showing our romantic side at the Heritage Museum with this vintage exhibit,â€ť Museum Director Nancy Raney said.
Part of the exhibit will show how wedding dresses have changed over the past hundred years. On display will be a wedding dress from 1894 and a dress from 1994.