January 10th, 2012
Tammy Lynn Torres, 47, of Big Spring died Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home with Chaplain Cherise Felty officiating.
She was born April 26, 1964, in Los Angeles, Calif. She moved to Big Spring five years ago from Lompoc, Calif.. She was a Christian and a housekeeper.
Selestino Hernandez, 60, of Big Spring, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Elizar P. Cantu, 68, of Ackerly, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Glen R. Overton, 80, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
True to his word, Big Spring Mayor Tommy Duncan is set Tuesday night to request a special election be held in May to use economic development funds for an $11 million re-vamp of the city's water and wastewater facilities through a controversial 4B project.
FORSAN — It's a new year, but many of the issues facing Forsan Independent School District in 2012 will be familiar ones.
Ask Superintendent Randy Johnson about what FISD is eyeing in t2012 and the first answer he will give you is the same that has concerned school districts the past few years — how to deal with shrinking state allocations.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ LYNDSEY RACHELLE KELLY, 23, OF ODESSA, was arrested Sunday on charges of use or possession of illegal smoking materials and possession of drug paraphernalia.
â€˘ STEPHEN BRETT SISSON, 22, of Stanton, was arrested Sunday on charges of use or possession of illegal smoking materials, prohibited weapons and possession of drug paraphernalia.
EULA â€“ Joseph Steward Bentley, 92, died Jan. 6, 2012, at his home. Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, at the Eula United Methodist Church with Bob Karlin officiating, assisted by Kerry Patton. Burial will follow in the Eula Cemetery under the direction of Bailey-Howard Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.