November 28th, 2011
A vacant house trailer was consumed in a Saturday afternoon blaze near the intersection of Highway 87 and FM 700.
No injuries were reported in the blaze, which was reported to the Howard County Volunteer Fire Department at about 4:45 p.m. Saturday.
â€śBy the time the first unit arrived on scene, the trailer was fully engulfed (by the fire),â€ť HCVFD Chief Tommy Sullivan.
Officials with the Big Spring VA Medical Center are inviting the community to help kick off the Christmas season Friday, Dec. 2, as the local healthcare provider will hold its annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony.
Daniel L. Marsh, medical center director for the West Texas VA Health Care System, assisted by area children, will throw the switch on the VA Medical Center's holiday lights, according to VA officials.
Deborah Ann Lewis, 46, of Big Spring died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home with Pastor Holston Banks officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
She was born Aug. 6, 1965, in Big Spring, Texas, to Doris Noble and Jessie Brown. She was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. She worked as a waitress at Dennyâ€™s, TA Travel Center, Wendyâ€™s and Pizza Hut.
Cheryl Johnson Clark, 55, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Tony H. Guzman, 75, of Big Spring died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Howard County Justice of the Peace Outstanding IBC Warrants:
Gregory Aguilar Jr., 1508 Sunset Ave., Big Spring
Irene Lopez Alaniz, 774 E. Highway 80, Abilene
Brian Layton Allison, 1100 College Circle, Ranger
Demetrio Alva, 11520 Arrow Rock, El Paso
Terica Alvarado, 1100 E. 61st St., Odessa
Anthony G. Anderson, 3401 Cammelia Dr., Temple
Daniel Antrim, 120 N. 22nd Pl., Lamesa
Nancy Ramirez Banuelos, 1515 A Sycamore, Big Spring
Christine Avalos Bara, of 1405 N. Sixth, Lamesa
Amy Barber, 2602 Ent, Big Spring
Samantha Ann Barrera, 606 Lamar, Sweetwater
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
â€˘ ALEX FERRELL PAREDEZ, 20, of 903 E. 16th St., was arrested Friday on charges of public intoxication and consume alcoholic beverage/license for off premise consumption.
â€˘ YVETTE YVONNE SOLIZ, 26, of 1206 Johnson, was arrested Friday on warrants for safety seat system/child under the age of 8 or less than 4'9â€ť tall, fail to display drivers license (two counts) and assault: by threat.
Howard County commissioners will meet Monday morning to discuss a number of items, including possible approval of a contract with Dallas-based WBK Construction to manage the court's ongoing project to build a new joint law enforcement center.
The project â€” which would provide a new home for both the Howard County Sheriff's Office and Big Spring Police Department, located at the newly constructed County Detention Center â€” has been in the works for more than a year now, and according to County Judge Mark Barr, Monday's meeting could pave the way for construction to begin.
â€śAnd the Man and Woman of the Year are â€¦ â€ś yet to be determined.
Man and Woman of the Year will be announced at the annual Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce banquet set for Jan. 31. Of course, for those wanting to submit a nomination there are a few requirements to remember.
All nominations must be submitted in written form, provided and approved by the selection committee in order to ensure the relevant information is received about the nominee.