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November 15th, 2012

Friday is deadline to enter Community Christmas Parade

November 15, 2012

Remember those tales mom and dad use to read to you at bedtime? It's time to recreate them for the Big Spring Herald Community Christmas Parade, themed “A Storybook Christmas.”
The parade is Saturday, Dec. 1, but the deadline to enter and be eligible for prizes is Friday — as in tomorrow.
Entries will be judged in the following categories: Individual or family; civic group, church or school; commercial; industrial; and mounted.

Police beat

November 15, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• SAMMY HERNANDEZ LIMON, 30, of 1 Courtney Place, was arrested Wednesday on charges of driving while intoxicated – third or more offense and driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• MICHAEL SHANE ALLEN, 38, of 3701 Hamilton, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of possession of marijuana – two ounces or less.
• JASON LYNN NICHOLS, 30, of Palestine, Texas, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.

Frankie D. Chandler

November 15, 2012

Frankie D. Chandler, 67, of Big Spring died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his residence. Private family services will be held at a later date.
He was born Jan. 27, 1945, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, to Pauline (Tolls) and I.D. Chandler. He was a lifetime resident of Big Spring and a Little Debbie Distributer for many years.

O.A. Davis

November 15, 2012

O.A. Davis, 90, of Big Spring died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his daughter's home in Lubbock. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rick Cunningham, minister of 14th and Main Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at the funeral home.
He was born April 29, 1922, in Brown County, Texas, and married Wandalene Witty on June 11, 1948, in Coleman, Texas. She preceded him in death Sept. 9, 2008.

Glen E. Davis

November 15, 2012

Glen E. Davis, 64, of Big Spring died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in a Lubbock hospital. At his request, his body was donated to medical science. Memorial services will be held in conjunction with his father, O.A. Davis, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rick Cunningham, minister of 14th and Main Church of Christ, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at the funeral home.

November 14th

Police beat

November 14, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
Note — The BSPD reported no arrests were made for the corresponding period.
• THEFT was reported:
In the 1000 block of E. Second Street.
In the 400 block of E. Fourth Street.
In the 800 block of Rosemont.
• BURGLARY OF A BUILDING was reported in the 400 block of E. Fourth Street.
• BURGLARY OF A VEHICLE was reported in the 400 block of E. Fourth Street.
• BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported:
In the 1200 block of S. Goliad.
In the 2000 block of Virginia.

Why not? Volunteers gearing up for Relay

November 14, 2012

$192,000, 35 teams and 175 survivors ... Why not?
That’s the question Howard and Glasscock Counties can expect to be hearing from Relay For Life members for 2013. The annual event is set for April 19-20 at Blankenship Field.
During the Community Kick-off for the 2013 Relay For Life, held Tuesday night in Garrett Hall at First United Methodist Church, the goals for the upcoming Relay were announced.

Shooting death investigation continues

November 14, 2012

Law enforcement officials with the Howard County Sheriff's Office say the investigation into the Oct. 27 shooting that claimed the life of one Big Spring man and injured another is still ongoing, as investigators try to piece together the events of the night.

Edwin Rentas

November 14, 2012

Edwin Rentas, 56, of Midland died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Chapel. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.
Edwin was born May 1, 1956, in Ponce, Puerto Rico, to Esther (Berrios) and Euclides Rentas. He worked at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Big Spring and was a veteran of the United States Army. He spent the last three years as an escort with Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Apolonio 'Hoppy' Hernandez

November 14, 2012

Apolonio “Hoppy” Hernandez, 77, of Big Spring died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
He was born Dec. 28, 1934, in Coahoma, Texas, to Leonor and Antonio Hernandez. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked for Union Pacific Railroad as an engineer and was a lifetime resident of Howard County. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

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