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September 8th, 2011

Olympic gold medalist to speak on success

September 8, 2011

It’s all about the journey to success — at least that’s the message Dominique Dawes hopes to bring during the Scenic Mountain Medical Center Healthy Woman event scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.

Twice a year, the Howard College Foundation Speaker Series brings in an individual to inspire and moti-vate members of the community. The event is free, but a ticket is required.

Police/Sheriff

September 8, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• ASHLEY RENEE GARCIA, 18, of 1002 N. Gregg, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency and a local warrant for theft – shoplifting.
• DANIEL RIOS, 25, of 905 E. 16th St., was arrested Thursday on charges of criminal mischief, evading arrest or detention, resisting arrest, search or transportation and a warrant from another agency.
• BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported in the 1400 block of Park.
• THEFT was reported:
In the 1300 block of Madison.

September 7th

Lady Steers turn back Midland Christian

September 7, 2011

The Lady Steers were in action Tuesday, defending Steer Gym against Midland Christian. The game took all five matches to determine a winner, as the two teams took turns with the advantage, but Big Spring pulled out the win with scores of 14-25, 25-16, 25-17, 22-25 and 15-11.

The 20-8 Lady Steers used every weapon available to them in the win, with familiar names leading the way. Setters Cerbi Ritchey and Morgan Seaton combined for an 49 assists in the game, along with 33 digs, 22 kills and 13 blocks.

Education, water key Seliger talk

September 7, 2011

Water and education were the topics of choice during Tuesday’s town hall meeting with Kel Seliger, as the District 31 state senator discussed the results of the recent legislative session and what it could mean for rural West Texas.

Seliger said the necessity of water is something the legislature is paying close attention to, especially in parched West Texas.

Howard College announces gift of building

September 7, 2011

The G.C. Broughton Foundation is once again partnering with Howard College to fund the construction of an agriculture facility estimated at approximately $685,000.

The gift will fund the construction of Phase II of the Agriculture Complex on the Big Spring campus.

The current agriculture pavilion was funded by the G. C. Broughton Foundation in November 2010. Phase II will continue the development of the original designs to include an enclosed formal show barn and pens.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

September 7, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• ARLINDA ROSALES SMITH, 60, of 2002 S. Nolan, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of silent or abusive calls to 911 service.
• ENRIQUE MARTINEZ ALVAREZ JR., 48, of 823 W. Eighth St., was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from another agency.
• JIMMY RAY WILLIS JR., 41, of 303 Spring Creek Rd., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.

Ruth Alice Jamison

September 7, 2011

Ruth Alice Jamison, 61, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at her residence. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at East Side Baptist Church with Dr. Doug Shelley officiating.

Leo Walters

September 7, 2011

Leo Walters, 63, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

September 6th

Football question: How are the Dallas Cowboys going to do this season?

September 6, 2011

Going up: BSISD construction projects hitting high gear

September 6, 2011

After weeks of foundation work, construction is starting to go vertical on Big Spring Independent School District construction projects.

The most visible sign of progress in the $60 million renovation of BSISD's infrastructure is at the site of the new Goliad and Washington elementary campuses, where the walls of the new buildings began going up last week. And school officials promise that is only the beginning.

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