October 2nd, 2012
Law enforcement officials are investigating a robbery reported late Monday night at the local Chicken Express restaurant where a masked suspect allegedly attacked an employee and made away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
According to Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the Big Spring Police Department, the robbery was reported at approximately 11 p.m. Monday at the restaurant, located at 2000 E. FM 700.
One construction project at Howard College is nearing completion, while preparations are under way for another.
People can be forgiven if they believe the college has become a permanent construction zone, what with all the work that's been ongoing the past few years. And that impression will continue, at least for the next few months.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ CHARLIE JAKE TURNER JR., 32, of 4215 Hamilton, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ CECILLIA MIRAMONTEZ MIER, 61, of 1201 FM 461, was arrested Monday on a charge of assault by contact.
â€˘ CECILIA MIER QUINTANA, 33, of 1201 FM 461, was arrested Monday on a charge of assault by contact.
â€˘ MOLLY GALAN, 39, of 1201 Mulberry, was arrested Monday on a charge of assault by contact.
Evelyn Flynt Alsup, 87, of Big Spring, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at her residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Rick Cunningham officiating.
She was born Jan. 2, 1925, in Dawson, Texas and married Clyde Alsup Aug. 27, 1974, in Carlsbad, N.M. He preceded her in death Aug. 8, 1999.
Evelyn graduated from Big Spring High School in 1943. She worked as a substance abuse counselor at Big Spring State Hospital, retiring in 1987. She loved working in her yard and decorating her house.
Carolyn Hobbs Alexander, 64, of Sweetwater, Texas, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Trinity Baptist Church with the Rev. Ward Hayes, Dr. Travis Monday and the Rev. Chris Stephens officiating. Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
A new method of learning will be introduced Saturday.
â€śReading and Spelling Pure and Simple,â€ť written by local author Deede Cauley, will be featured at the Heritage Museum during a book signing from 1 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.
â€śI didn't plan on writing a book, it just kind of happened,â€ť Cauley said.
The book is the product of an invitation to help four students learn to read. According to Cauley there was a short amount of time allotted to work with the students and she soon found herself rewriting lesson plans to accommodate what the children were needing to learn.
STANTON â€” Where can you go and shop at 500 stores, all within a few blocks of each other, and grab a meal, a snack or a refreshing drink, too?
Old Sorehead Trade Days, for sure.
It's time again for the folks in Martin County to roll out the red carpet for a shopping extravaganza in downtown Stanton. Fine arts, crafts and collectibles of all kinds are featured at the event, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13-14.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ROBERT SCOTT OCHOA, 32, of 2607 Chanute, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ YADIRA FELICIA GOMEZ-PAZ, 18, of 508 State, was arrested Sunday on warrants for no driver's license â€“ when unlicensed and failure to appear.
â€˘ JESSIE LOUIS SANCHEZ, 23, of 2813 Coronado, was arrested Sunday on a charge of discharge of a firearm within city limits.
â€˘ ANTHONY CHRISTOPHER NEIGHBORS, 21, of 1206 Jeffery, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
Nell O'Neal Philley, 85, of Big Spring, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, in a local hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 at Ochiltree Cemetery in Perryton, Texas, with the Rev. Ken McIntosh officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
She was born to Bill and Lora Wilson Sept. 1, 1927, in Ochiltree County, Texas, and married W. H. Philley Sept. 22, 1957, in Perryton, Texas. He preceded her in death Jan. 17, 2006.
Marvin Winton, 74, of Big Spring, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at his residence. Graveside services with military honors will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, at Trinity Memorial Park.
He was born Dec. 14, 1937, to Mamie and Samuel Winton in Mercedes, Texas. He served in the United States Air Force from July 26, 1955 until Oct. 31, 1975, serving during the Vietnam era. He retired as a staff sergeant from Webb Air Force Base in Big Spring, Texas. After retiring, he worked for H.W. Smith Transport for 10 years. He has been a resident of Howard County since 1975.