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September 19th, 2011

Police/Sheriff/EMS

September 19, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• ASHLEY NICOLE PARNELL, 26, of 1700 S. Johnson, was arrested Saturday on warrants for failure to tield right-of-way at stop intersection and bail jumping – failure to appear.
• FRANLIN JOHN SUAZO, 20, of 1309 Jeffery, was arrested Saturday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol by a minor.
• GREGORY TURNBOW, 51, of 4100 block of S. Highway 87 Apt. 91, was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

September 19, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• ASHLEY NICOLE PARNELL, 26, of 1700 S. Johnson, was arrested Saturday on warrants for failure to tield right-of-way at stop intersection and bail jumping – failure to appear.
• FRANLIN JOHN SUAZO, 20, of 1309 Jeffery, was arrested Saturday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol by a minor.
• GREGORY TURNBOW, 51, of 4100 block of S. Highway 87 Apt. 91, was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.

September 17th

Police Beat

September 17, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
• ANDREW STEVENS BAILON, 20, of 2703 Carol, was arrested Friday on warrants for consumption of alcohol by a minor and failure to appear.
• ALESHA KAY PACE, 36, of Sweetwater, was arrested Friday on warrants from other agencies (two)

GCHS names queen, Mr. Bearkat

September 17, 2011

Britni Cook was named 2011 Garden City High School Homecoming Queen earlier this month while Reggie Halfmann was named Mr. Bearkat. Both are seniors.

Wife of murder suspect arrested

September 17, 2011

The wife of a suspect charged with murder in the May 21 shooting of a Lamesa man is in custody, according to local law enforcement officials.
Rosalina Garcia, wife of 30-year-old murder suspect Jose Americo Garcia, was taken into custody by investigators with the Texas Rangers Wednesday in Lamesa, nearly a month after fleeing the United States to Mexico with her husband and two children.
According to unofficial reports, Rosalinda Garcia has confirmed what law enforcement officials have feared since the arrest warrant was issued May 21: Jose Garcia is currently in Mexico.

150 turn out for Alzheimer's walk

September 17, 2011

Putting one foot in front of the other is the only way to reach a goal and Alzheimer's Association members took it literally as they held their 13th Walk to End Alzheimer's — formerly known as the Memory Walk — Saturday morning at Comanche Trail Park.
“This year, we changed the name, have new signage and are emphasizing how we are walking for a cause and that there is so much more hope with all the new advancements,” said Debbie Erdwurm, Alzheimer's Association regional director.

Float Fly going on at Comanche Trail Lake

September 17, 2011

A little bit of floating and lot of flying is taking place at the Comanche Trail Lake.
Saturday morning, members of the Big Spring Model Aircraft Association took their planes out to the lake in anticipation of having some fun. This weekend was the 18th Annual Don McKinney Memorial Float Fly.
“This is a great way for us to generate interest in the community and possibly gain some new members,” said John Womack, vice president of BSMAA.

September 16th

Film buffs sought for 'Dark Crystal'

September 16, 2011

The Big Spring Film Society is looking for a few good men ... and women.

The local film society is looking for volunteers to help with its final screening of the season Saturday, Sept. 24, when the organization plans to present “The Dark Crystal” at Big Spring State Park.

According to Film Society Chairman Brandon Johnson, the screening — part of the group's annual summer screening series which began this year with “Back to the Future” and “Ghostbusters” — represents a major accomplishment for the organization.

Weekend happenings

September 16, 2011

Weekend full of fun

Friday
7 p.m. until midnight — Diez y seis de Septembre
Downtown in Heart of the City Park
Food vendors, arts and crafts, live music

11:50 p.m. — Scenic Mountain Moonlight Rave Run
Scenic Mountain
Registration will take place from 10:15 p.m. to 11:50 p.m. Entry fee is $20

Saturday

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Bastrop Donation Drop-off
Bealls parking lot (Big Spring Mall on FM 700)
Coahoma basketball girls will be collecting donations for Bastrop fire victims which will be delivered Sunday by the girls

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Garage Sale for Bastrop Fire Victims

Police/Sheriff/EMS

September 16, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• ARTHUR EARL JACKSON, 44, of 1307 E. 14th St., was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.
• ALFREDO RIOS, 56, of 1204 Wood, was arrested Thursday on a warrant for expired driver's license.
• FELICIA CANALES, 22, of 1002 N. Main St. Apt. 18, was arrested Thursday on warrants for failure to use safety seat system with child (three counts) and no driver's license when unlicensed.

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