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January 12th, 2012

Livestock show begins

January 12, 2012

Goats and lambs took the stage Wednesday during the Howard County Junior Livestock Show.

In the goat division there were two classes in each weight division. Coahoma FFA member Emilee Custer was named light weight division champion. She entered two goats, one in the Class 1, which took first place and weighed 64 pounds and the other in the Class 2 which placed fourth and weighed 75 pounds.

FISD board to appoint health council tonight

January 12, 2012

FORSAN — School district trustees here are expected to approve the appointment of a School Health Advisory Council when they hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in the administration wing board room.

SHACs are appointed to review and make recommendations on a wide variety of health-related activities, said Randy Johnson, Forsan Independent School District superintendent.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

January 12, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• ZABRINA FREEMAN LOZANO, 25, of 1302 Tucson, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of driving while intoxicated – blood alcohol more than 0.15.
• KENDRA LYNN HARRISON, 41, of 605 S. Abrams, was arrested Wednesday on warrants for nuisance – animal repeatedly at large, driving while license invalid, failure to appear and a warrant from another agency.
• BRYANT ANTHONY PARRISH, 22, of 805 Crighton, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for theft 0 more than $500 and less than $1,500.

Alvah Ruth Hollis

January 12, 2012

Alvah Ruth Hollis, 80, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring with Eddy Pitchford officiating. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Lamesa Memorial Park in Lamesa with Dr. David Ward officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, at the funeral home.

She was born Dec. 27, 1931, in Lamesa and married Raymond "Sonny" Hollis on Aug. 1, 1960, in Lamesa.

Glen R. Overton

January 12, 2012

Glen R. Overton, 80, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the family receiving friends immediately following the service. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

He was born June 2, 1931, in Big Spring to Fannie and James Overton. He worked in construction in Arizona for 35 years. He married Frances Edens on Oct. 9, 1993. He was a member of Central Baptist Church.

Elisa Ann Hart

January 12, 2012

Elisa Ann Hart, 36, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel.

She was born in New Orleans, La., on Dec. 5, 1975, was raised in Kenner, La., and has been a resident of Big Spring, Texas, since 2002. She was a Catholic.

Charles 'Charlie' Trantham

January 12, 2012

Charles “Charlie” Trantham, 60, of Big Spring died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

January 11th

4B project will go to vote

January 11, 2012

Members of the Big Spring City Council may have mixed feelings about how to fund renovations to the municipality's water and wastewater facilities, but there's little doubt they agree the citizens should be allowed to vote on the issue as the panel unanimously approved first reading of a measure calling for a special 4B election to be held on the matter.

Attendance zones on BSISD agenda

January 11, 2012

Where's your student going to school next year?

Big Spring Independent School District trustees will hear a report on proposed new student attendance zones when they hold their monthly meeting at 5:15 p.m. Thursday in the high school board room.

With four new elementary campuses being built and one campus — Bauer Elementary — scheduled for closure in the near future, BSISD's attendance zones and bus routes will have to be reworked for the 2012-2013 school year, Assistant Superintendent Danny Ferrell said.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

January 11, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• CARLOS G. DIAZ, 22, of 600 Johnson, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for open container in a motor vehicle – driver and expired registration.
• PALADIO GARZA JR., 30, of 3100 Webb Lane, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• ALEXANDER QUINTANA, 31, of 610 N.W. Seventh St., was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for assault causing bodily injury.

The Howard County Sheriff’s Office reported the following activity:

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