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February 20th, 2013

Fernando Rodriguez

February 20, 2013

Fernando Rodriguez, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Daniel Vera Flores

February 20, 2013

Daniel Vera Flores, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

February 19th

Fing stagnant for municipal elections

February 19, 2013

Officials with the city of Big Spring say filings for the May 11 election have been moving along slowly as the March 1 deadline for political hopefuls to file their candidacy approaches.

The mayoral seat, along with the District 5 seat on the council, will be decided by the May 11 contest.

Incumbent Mayor Tommy Duncan has indicated he will not seek a second term in the office, saying he never intended to serve more than one term in the position.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 2-19

February 19, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• RONALD STANLEY HASELBY, 62, of Carlsbad, N.M., was arrested Monday on a charge of urinating in a public place.
• CHRISTOPHER LEE BEDFORD, 32, of 2513 Dow, was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported in the 1100 block of E. 13th Street.
• THEFT was reported:
In the 7000 block of N. Service Road.
In the 3600 block of W. Highway 80.

BSISD spellers regional bee bound

February 19, 2013

Five Big Spring Independent School District students are hoping to spell their way to Washington D.C.

The five spellers will represent their campuses and BSISD when they participate in the Scripps-Howard Regional Spelling Bee, scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday on the Midland College campus.

The students qualified for Saturday's event by winning spelling contests at their respective campuses, said Robin Ritchey, BSISD spelling bee coordinator.

The five campus winners are:

Alvin Dudley Jenkins

February 19, 2013

Alvin Dudley Jenkins, 88, passed away Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at his residence in Big Spring, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at Trinity Memorial Park Chapel with Mike Couch of First Baptist Church officiating. Visitation will be held at Myers & Smith Funeral Home from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.

February 18th

FISD school bond nearing

February 18, 2013

FORSAN — School officials here have just about everything set for a bond election except for a final price tag.
Forsan independent School District officials are expected to call for a May bond election when they hold a special meeting Monday, Feb. 25, and will be likely be very busy during the next few days finalizing the proposal.

Police

February 18, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• CHARLIE RAY CARROLL, 43, transient, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• JOHN FLORES JR., 48, of 701 S. Lancaster, was arrested Sunday on a warrant from another agency.
• RONALD STANLEY HASELBY, 62, of Carlsbad, N.M., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ROGER LEE HOLMES, 64, of 3300 Ave. Y, was arrested Sunday on charges of interfering with an emergency phone call and assault causing bodily injury – family violence.

Dudley Jenkins

February 18, 2013

Dudley Jenkins, 88, of Big Spring died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com

Gary W. Lawson

February 18, 2013

Gary W. Lawson 55, of Hobbs, N.M., passed away Feb. 14, 2013, in Hobbs. Gary was born July 12, 1957, in Colorado City, Texas, to Laddie C. and Dorothy J. Goodin Lawson.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, in the Griffin Funeral Home Chapel.
Gary married Cindy Smith on June 25, 1977, in Big Spring, Texas, and they came to Hobbs in March of 1987. Gary was of the Baptist faith and enjoyed hunting, fishing and going camping with family and friends. Gary worked for more than 30 years as a salesman in the oilfield industry.

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