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June 19th, 2012

Runoff generates yawns, few votes

June 19, 2012

The runoff election to select a new Big Spring Independent School District trustee is attracting next to no attention from voters so far.

With early voting for Saturday's runoff ending today, only 10 ballots have been cast in the runoff, which will select the school district's District 2 trustee.

Incumbent Maria Padilla, seeking a fourth term on the board, is facing challenger Pat DeAnda in the election.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

June 19, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• CARLETTA MICHELLE MCKINNEY, 43, of 4102 Muir St., was arrested Monday on a warrant for criminal trespass of a habitation/shelter.
• JARRETT THEODRIC EVANS, 26, of 1313 Kindle, was arrested Monday on a charge of urinating in a public place.
• SAMMY FERRELL, 50, of 509 N. Johnson, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.

Father Barry McLean

June 19, 2012

Father Barry McLean passed away suddenly in San Angelo on June 17, 2012, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in San Angelo where he was concelebrating at the Marriage Jubilee Mass with Bishop Michael D. Pfeifer, OMI.

James 'Buddy' Anderson

June 19, 2012

James "Buddy" Anderson, 67, of Coahoma died Monday, June 18, 2012, at his residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at the Coahoma Cemetery with Eddy Pitchford officiating.

The family will receive friends following the services at the Coahoma Church of Christ.

He was born March 26, 1945, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Cynthia Clevenger on July 18, 1970, in Baton Rouge, La.

Frances Thomason

June 19, 2012

Frances Thomason, 87, of Big Spring died Monday, June 18, 2012, at her niece’s residence. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home with Rick Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in Mangum, Okla.

June 18th

Father Barry McLean

June 18, 2012

Services are pending for Father Barry McLean, 51, of Big Spring, who died Sunday in San Angelo.

James 'Buddy' Anderson

June 18, 2012

James "Buddy" Anderson, 67, of Coahoma died Monday, June 18, 2012, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Santiago Rodriguez

June 18, 2012

Santiago Rodriguez, 82, of Snyder, formerly of Gail died Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Snyder Oaks Care Center. Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Gail Cemetery.
He was born May 1, 1930, to Rebecca and Manuel Rodriguez in Mexico. He married Rita Acosta in Mexico. He had been a resident of the Gail Community for about 20 years. He was a farm hand and a Catholic.

Wreck victim was from California

June 18, 2012

A traffic accident near the 186 mile marker of Interstate Highway 20 early Saturday morning claimed the life of a California man and sent one other person to the hospital in serious but stable condition, according to officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Ronald Anthony Webb, 66, of Redland, Calif., was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by Howard County Justice of the Peace Quail Dobbs at 5:51 a.m.

Local kids invited to aviation class

June 18, 2012

Kids, get ready to take flight.
Kids Klub at Hangar 25 Air Museum — Flight School — will be July 16-20 for children between the ages of 6 and 12 years old.
“This is going to be a week-long journey of discovering the secrets of aviation, the life of a soldier and several other activities,” Museum Administrator Genevieve Stockburger said.
During the week, pilots will be coming in to speak to the participants about different types of airplanes and the life of a soldier. Each day will have a mission pertaining to the day's lesson and activities.

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