The Howard County Sheriff's Office reported the following activity (68 prisoners were reported in the county jail):
â€˘ AMY NICOLE FAZ, 30, was jailed on a charge of hindering officers from discharging official duties.
â€˘ MARTIN A. MORA, 35, was jailed on a charge of driving while license invalid with previous conviction.
â€˘ JULIAN JESUS MEDRANO, 35, was jailed on two motions to revoke probation for evading arrest/detention with a vehicle.
â€˘ JOLANDA GONZALES, 43, was jailed on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Sibyl Gilmore, 94, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Eddy Pitchford and Rick Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born Sept. 28, 1918, in Callahan County, Texas and married Joe Clayton Gilmore Dec. 7, 1935, in Big Spring, Texas. He preceded her in death March 16, 1986.
A Big Spring man was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with making a terroristic threat in connection with the Monday morning bomb threat at the Big Spring High School.
Jordan Weston Hamilton, 24, of 1007 E. 15th St., was arrested and charged with terroristic threat â€“ placing public in fear of serious bodily injury. As of the time of this report, Hamilton was being held in the custody of the Howard County Detention Center awaiting arraignment.
Texas Department of Transportation employees hosted a public hearing Tuesday evening at the Dora Roberts Community Center regarding recent changes to the US 87 truck relief route in Howard County.
Throughout the course of the evening, information was released regarding recent changes and the community was given the opportunity to view the schematics, environmental assessment and a tentative construction schedule.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ERIN CLEO STANSBURY, 30, of Lawton, Okla., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of possession of marijuana â€“ two ounces or less.
â€˘ ANTHONY DELAGARZA, 47, of 1605 State, was arrested Tuesday on charges of shoplifting â€“ more than $50 and less than $500 and criminal trespass.
â€˘ JORDAN WESTON HAMILTON, 24, of 1007 E. 15th St., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of terroristic threat â€“ placing public in fear of serious bodily injury.
John J. â€śJerryâ€ť White, 92, of Big Spring died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home. His body will be in state at Myers & Smith Funeral Home Wednesday and Thursday. Graveside services with military honors will be at 2:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas.
He was born April 26, 1920, in Sessor, Ill. He entered the Army Air Corps in 1937 and served in Europe during World War II. His service included Selfridge Air Base in Michigan, Port Field Air Base in the Philippines and Perrin Air Base in Sherman, Texas.
Frank â€śPorkyâ€ť Overton, 28, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, in Big Spring. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Derek Looney, pastor of Spring Creek Fellowship, officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Frank was born Feb. 5, 1984, in Big Spring, Texas to Hassona and Donald Max Overton. He was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. He was a driller for Robinson Drilling at the time of his death.
BIG SPRING â€” The Lady Steers improved to 10-7 Tuesday at Steer Gym with a convincing 50-31 victory over San Angelo Lake View.
SALV kept up with BSHS, only trailing by six until a 16-3 run during the fourth quarter put the game on ice for the Lady Steers.
Big Spring High School was evacuated Monday morning following a bomb threat, however, law enforcement officials say the call was a hoax.
According to Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the Big Spring Police Department, the call was received at 9:52 a.m. by local law enforcement dispatch.
â€śDispatch received a 911 call from a male subject who claimed there was a bomb in the high school,â€ť Everett said. â€śSchool officials were immediately notified and the building was evacuated. Officers responded to the scene and conducted a search of the premises.â€ť
Coordinators with the local Salvation Army Angel Tree program say an over-abundance of angel cards has forced them to extend the annual effort until noon Wednesday in hopes of providing for area low income children and seniors.
According to Bessie Flores, a social worker with the local charity, there are approximately 90 angel cards left on the program's last tree, representing a tremendous shortfall for the holiday effort.