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November 10th, 2011

Joyce Harris

November 10, 2011

Joyce Harris, 82, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Don Snipes officiating. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. at the Sweetwater Cemetery.

Cynthia Middleton

November 10, 2011

Cynthia Middleton, 68, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at her daughter’s residence. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel.

Martha Cargile Fielder

November 10, 2011

Martha Cargile Fielder, 87, of Abilene, formerly of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, in an Abilene hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Mike Couch officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11, 2011, at the funeral home.

Several activities planned on Veterans Day

November 10, 2011

For more than 20 years, the Crossroads area has been coming together on Veterans Day and this year will be no different.
Area residents are invited to participate in a community-wide event at Howard College Friday at 11 a.m.
“Veterans Day is just one day out of 365 that we should stop and take a moment to remember our veterans and say thank you,” said Iva Jo Hanslik, Big Spring VA Medical Center community relations coordinator.
After the program there will be an appreciation luncheon for veterans and their families, provided through donations from individuals in the community.

Friday is deadline for annual Christmas parade

November 10, 2011

What's free, a lot of fun and ... wild?
“A Wild West Christmas,” of course, this year's Big Spring Herald Community Christmas Parade.
So why is the Herald bugging you about something that's almost a month away? Well, to remind you that the deadline to enter is Friday, as in tomorrow, Veterans Day.
It almost got by you, huh?

Police Beat

November 10, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• DAVID RAY HENSON, 42, of 5205 Longshore Dr., was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency and a charge of theft.
• RANSOM COLTON PARKS, 18, of 3228 Cornell, was arrested Wednesday on charges of possession of marijuana – two ounces or less, possession of drug paraphernalia and expired registration.
• WILLIAM DARIC GILL, 40, of 3509 E. Interstate Highway 20 Apt. 20, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of assault – family violence.
• THEFT was reported:

BSISD sets early release for Friday

November 10, 2011

Big Spring Independent School District will have early dismissal of classes for grades 7-12 Friday to allow students to attend the Region I Volleyball Meet in Snyder.
Big Spring High School's Lady Steers will take on Andrews at 1 p.m. Friday on the Western Texas College campus. The winner will advance to the finals Saturday to face either Abilene Wylie or Monahans.
Grades 7-12 will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m. Friday. Grades K-6 will remain in school until their regular dismissal times unless a parent or guardian signs their child out through the office.

Baby scalded; suspect arrested

November 10, 2011

STANTON — A 1-year-old Martin County boy is listed in serious condition at University Medical Center in Lubbock and a 24-year-old Stanton man is in custody after law enforcement officials say the child was injured by scalding water Tuesday evening.
Dominick Peña, 24, has been charged with injury to a child, a first-degree felony. Martin County Sheriff John Woodward said Peña was still in the custody of the sheriff's office this morning after his bond had been set at $100,000.

Forsan fights for playoff spot

November 10, 2011

Missing key elements to their team, the Forsan Buffaloes went into last week's battle with Hawley needing a 13-point victory to make the playoffs. Brendan Roman had one of his best games of the season and To'a Maumau exploded onto the scene in relief of injured Foster Burchett to gain the Buffaloes a 32-19 win, edging Forsan past Hawley into the final playoff spot.

Coahoma enters playoffs

November 10, 2011

After last week's 40-6 loss at the hands of district champion Idalou, the Coahoma Bulldogs are ready to get back on the field. The Dogs will travel to Plainview Friday night for a 7:30 p.m. clash with Spearman.
The 8-2 Spearman Lynx finished the regular season in third place in their district behind Sanford-Fritch and Abernathy.

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