November 13th, 2012
Hermerejildo "Herman" "Mere" Orosco Sr., 91, of Big Spring died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at the Nallely-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
He was born April 13, 1921, in Pecos, Texas, and married Eusebia Carrasco on Jan. 17, 1944, in Big Spring, Texas.
Lucy Narbaiz Ochoa, 71, of Big Spring died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in a Lubbock hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with a vigil service to follow at 7 p.m.
Tommy Lou Knight passed into the loving, waiting arms of our Lord and Savior on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Midway Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Binnix officiating.
Lou was born May 19, 1941, to Tommy and Opal Coleman. She married her sweetheart, Sam Harrison Knight, on Nov. 19, 1958. Lou and Sam moved in 1993 from Hobbs to Big Spring, where they've made their home since.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ROBERT ELGIN LITTLEFIELD, 38, of San Angelo, Texas, was arrested Monday on a warrant for harassment.
â€˘ THEFT was reported:
In the 1400 block of W. Interstate Highway 20.
In the 100 block of ValVerde.
â€˘ BURGLARY OF A BUILDING was reported:
In the 4100 block of Dixon.
In the 1800 block of Old Colorado City Highway.
â€˘ CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported:
In the 1600 block of N. Birdwell Lane.
In the 1300 block of S. Scurry.
In the 1600 block of Lincoln.
It's turkey time at the Big Spring Salvation Army, as the local charity prepares to open its arms â€” and its kitchen â€” to the community for its annual Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, Nov. 22.
Prep work for the dinner is expected to get under way next, according to Salvation Army Social Worker Bessie Flores, continuing daily until the meal is ready to be served.
Geek and green will unite Friday, as Keep Big Spring Beautiful and the city of Big Spring team up for the annual e-waste collection day in an effort to keep electronic devices out of the municipal landfill and recycle materials.
Collection is set for 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. for businesses or residents needing to do away with 10 or more computers or other electronic items. However, the collection will be open to everyone in the community Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Both collections are being held at the Municipal Landfill, located at 4100 E. FM 700.
Abraham Espinoza Jr., 74, of Big Spring died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Lou Knight, 71, of Big Spring died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers and Smith Funeral Home.
Apolonio â€śHoppyâ€ť Hernandez, 77, of Big Spring died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
O.A. Davis, 90, of Big Spring died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his daughters home in Lubbock. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.