May 4th, 2012
Big Spring Symphony Guild is getting â€śDressed to a Teaâ€ť on May 12 in support of the Big Spring Symphony and Orchestra.
An auction item preview will kickoff tea time at 11:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church.
â€śThis is an event for all ages and those attending will be able to enjoy an elegant, fun environment,â€ť Eulaine McIntosh, guild president, said.
Atendees will be able to share in Victorian trivia and hear about the history behind tea parties. Ellen Austin, Dressed to a Tea chair and event organizer, will be sharing her experiences in tea parties.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ JOSIE RODRIGUEZ, 28, of 5010 Wasson Rd., was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ KENNY MATTHEW CARROLL, 30, of 906 S. Nolan St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ BOBBY LEE AGUERO JR., 29, of 1402 Mt. Vernon, was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while intoxicated second offense.
â€˘ SCOT JUDSON SHEPPARD, 47, of 301 Jill Rd., was arrested Thursday on a charge of deadly conduct discharge firearm hab/building/vehicle.
Camilla Joyce Osburn, 75, of Big Spring died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel with Dr. Randy Cotton officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Raul Martinez, 51, of Big Spring died Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
LUBBOCK â€” The Howard College Hawks and the Western Texas College Westerners aren't exactly strangers passing in the night.
The two have met four times this year in Western Junior College Athletic Conference play, in which WTC was outscored by the Hawks 37-3.
A turnaround wasn't in the cards for the Westerners on Thursday, as they found themselves on the short end of an 8-0 ball game in the Hawks' regional championship opener.
MINERAL WELLS â€” There is no telling how deep into the playoffs the Big Spring Steers baseball squad could go this season, but if they maintain their current pace, it may be a few more weeks before the fans run out of games to attend.
BSHS Coach Bert Otto said prior to the bi-district series opener that he believed his team could compete with Iowa Park in the playoffs.
He was right.
The Steers took the first game by a score of 5-1 and will head into Game Two with the all-important momentum any coach would like when squaring off against the region's best.
Camilla Joyce Osburn, 75, of Big Spring died Tuesday, May 1, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel with Dr. Randy Cotton officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Dotty for dachsunds? Psyched about shih tzus? Wowed by Welsh corgis?
Hundreds of this region's best show dogs will put their best paws forward this weekend at the Big Spring Kennel Club's annual Dog Show, set for Saturday and Sunday at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
The 42nd annual show opens at 8 a.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
Betty Kelley, one of the event's organizers, said high gasoline prices will probably hold down entries, but added that she still expects more than 400 dogs, some from as far away as Arizona, to participate this weekend.
Howard County Elections Administrator Saundra Bloom says early voting has gotten off to a slow start in the May 12 municipal election, a surprising fact considering what's at stake in this year's municipal election.
By the way, polls will be open until 7 this evening at the county courthouse.
â€śWe opened up Monday with approximately 150 votes,â€ť Bloom said. â€śTuesday we had about 126 ballots, which was much slower than what we were expecting. Wednesday was around the same neighborhood. I'm not sure why things are moving so slowly.â€ť
Great artists have to start somewhere.
Heritage Museum and Big Spring High School art students are running with that idea. The Big Spring High School Student Art Show will be on display in the museum gallery until May 15.
During this time, the public will have access to viewing more than 100 works from local students.
â€śThe works are examples of various assignments given throughout the school year,â€ť said BSHS Art Teacher Judy Tereletsky. â€śEach student was asked to pick at least one item to display.â€ť