September 8th, 2012
Bonnie Griffis, 68, of Kerrville, formerly of Big Spring, died Friday, Sept. 07, 2012, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
L.C. Hurst, 83, of Big Spring, died Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Big Spring improved to 2-0 for the season with a 17-12 victory over the Midland Christian Mustangs in the Steers' home opener at Memorial Stadium Friday night.
Complete game coverage will be in the weekend edition of the Herald.
New rail opportunities could be making their way to Big Spring by next year.
Big Spring Economic Development Corporation approved a memorandum of understanding Wednesday with Express Midstream Services LLC (EMS) for a potential lease of property east of Sid Richardson's carbon black plant and northeast of Alon refinery.
As Sept. 11 approaches, Mike Tarpley and the local DAV chapter are gearing up for another ceremony. The ceremony â€” started in 2007 â€” will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Big Spring Mall.
â€śThe original idea was to hold a ceremony at a flag pole out by Hangar 25 (Air Museum), but once I thought about it some more, we decided that it should be out here,â€ť Tarpley said from inside the mall.
The first year drew 70 people and has continued to grow ever since. Last year there were 250 people in attendance at the 9-11 ceremony.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ SHAWN MICHAEL OVERTON, 24, of 1503 Lincoln, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ MARK MAXIANO GUTIERREZ, 21, of 2911 W. Highway 80 (apartment number not provided), was arrested Wednesday on warrants for consumption of alcohol by a minor, driving under the influence of alcohol by a minor and failure to appear.
Hijinio T. Moreno, 87, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Loran Warren Jr., 59, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
In just a few days, the Comanche Warrior Triathlon returns to Big Spring.
Triathletes will be swimming, biking and running up and down county roads and through Comanche Trail Park starting at 8 a.m. Saturday.
â€śWe are looking forward to this year and can't wait for all the triathletes to get here,â€ť Debbie Wegman, event coordinator, said.
The competition, in its fifth year, will include a 500-meter swim in Comanche Trail Lake, transition to a 30K bike ride and will conclude with a 5K run.
Local law enforcement officials say they are following up on several leads from the vandalism and theft at the Big Spring Vietnam Memorial believed to have taken place Aug. 25, however, no arrests have been made.
According to Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the Big Spring Police Department, the investigation into the vandalism and theft is ongoing.
â€śWe have several leads we are following up on at this time,â€ť Everett said. â€śThis is an ongoing investigation and I can't really say much more than that.â€ť