July 18th, 2012
Interested in learning about a career in firefighting and emergency services?
Want to participate in firefighting training and riding along on calls? The Fire and Emergency Service Career Exploring program at the Big Spring Fire Department may be for you.
Fire and Emergency Service Career Exploring is open to young men and women ages 14 (and who have completed the eighth grade) and not yet 21 years old with an interest in learning more about careers in the field.
The Howard County Sheriff's Office reported the following activity Tuesday and early today (Note: The county detention center reported 76 prisoners):
â€¢ ROBIN LEON JORDAN, 44, was jailed on a charge of public intoxication.
â€¢ BRANDON LYNN WHITE, 24, was jailed on a charge of open alcohol container in a motor vehicle.
â€¢ RICARDO ARTEMYO URANGA SR., 53, was jailed on a bench warrant.
â€¢ WILLIAM JEROD FRANKS, 35, was jailed on a charge of failure to comply with sex offender regulations/registration.
â€¢ REBECCA LYNN COMSTOCK, 28, was jailed on charges of bail jumping and failure to appear.
Alice Loraine Baker Rueda, 64, of Big Spring died Monday, July 16, 2012, at Midland Memorial Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday, July 19, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Marlene Riffe, 58, of Big Spring died Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Coahoma Cemetery.
Call it one-stop registration.
Parents of students new to the local school district will no longer have to visit multiple campuses to get their children registered, thanks to a move Big Spring Independent School District to consolidate those services under one roof.
The result is the Student Records and Registation office, located at the old Goliad Intermediate campus.
Two 2012 Big Spring High School graduates, Seth Trevino and Shawn Adams, have been accepted as members of the newly formed debate program at Ranger College.
"We're glad to have Big Spring represented on our roster." Jason Jordan, coach of the Ranger College team, said, "Big Spring has developed a reputation for producing successful debaters who are competitive both regionally and nationally."
With next year being the first year debate is offered at Ranger College, Trevino and Adams will be on the ground floor of what should be a quality program.
Mary Ann Williams Musick, 70, of Big Spring died Monday, July 16, 2012, at her residence. Private family services will be at a later date.
She was born March 25, 1942, in Luling, Texas, and married Harry Musick on June 9, 1998.
Survivors include her husband, Harry Musick of Big Spring; two daughters, Kim Boeckel Brennan and Deborah Boeckel Richards, both of League City; three sisters, Kathryn Toyer of Salem, Mo., Tammy Deaton of Big Spring and Heather of Arlington; one granddaughter; and numerous aunts and uncles.
Donna Jean Arroyo, 50, of Monahans, formerly of Big Spring died Sunday, July 15, 2012, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 19, 2012, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in Big Spring.
A prayer vigil will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Donna was born Nov. 11, 1961, in Big Spring, Texas.
Alice Loraine Baker Rueda, 64, of Big Spring died Monday, July 16, 2012, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.