March 5th, 2012
Youngsters fish for trout at Comanche Trail Lake during the Rotary Club's annual Kids Fishing Tournament Saturday.
Pancakes, pancakes and more pancakes.
The time is here for the annual Kiwanis Club of Big Spring pancake supper. All the pancakes you can eat will be in the Howard College cafeteria, located in the student union building, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday
â€śThis is a long-standing tradition. We have people who remember having their grandparents take them and they have taken their children and grandchildren,â€ť pancake supper co-chair Ann Duncan said.
The pancake supper has been taking place for the past 60-plus years and no end seems to be in sight, according to Duncan.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ SAMANTHA CYBIL LINDQUIST, 26, of 1306 Tucson, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ LORYN REA ESCOVEDO, 19, of 1216 E. 16th St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
â€˘ ABEL MARTINEZ, 37, of 2515 Chanute, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ CHRIS EUGENE DURHAM, 40, of 709 E. 12th St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
Caroline Moskoe of Lamesa and Mariano Granados III of Washington State announce the birth of their daughter, Elana Patricia Granados.
Elana was born Feb. 11, 2012, at 6;12 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds and measured 19 inches.
Her maternal grandparents are the late Patricia Gutierrez of Big Spring and Sammy Gonzales of Lamesa.
Her paternal grandparents are Oralia Granados and Arnulfo Granados.
She was welcomed home by her brothe,r Salvador and her sister, Brianna.
Kaitlyn Blocker of Stanton and Rance Dunn of Ira announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Koy and Tammy Blocker of Stanton. She is a 2009 Grady High School graduate. She is pursuing a masters of occupational therapy at Texas Tech University. She is employed part time at Texas Cardiac Center of Lubbock.
The prospective groom is the son of Dirk and Jodi Dunn of Ira. He is a 2009 graduate of Ira High School. He is studying management information systems with an expected graduation date of December 2012 from Texas Tech University.
Carissa Briann Jensen of Forsan and Keaton Kirk Hughes of Big Spring announce their engagement.
Carissa is the daughter of Archie and Marlene Riffe of Forsan, and Brian and Debbie Jensen of Big Spring. Her grandparents are Joe and Melva Swinney of Rising Star, and DJ and Helen Jensen of Baker, Mont.
Keaton is the son of Mike and Cindy Hughes of Big Spring. He is the grandson of Cleta and the late Eddie Hughes of Lamesa, and Thane and Eva Mae Cornett of Seagraves.
The couple will exchange wedding vows March 11, 2012, at The Courtyard in Big Spring.
COAHOMA â€” A Coahoma High School student was taken into custody late Friday afternoon following an alleged assault that led to the lock down of the campus and a earch of the area that included support from the Texas Department of Public Safety Aircraft Division.
Law enforcement officials spent much of Friday afternoon searching the area in and around Coahoma High School for the teenage student who, according to witnesses, attacked a female student before fleeing the campus on foot.
A new time, indeed, but familiar topics will greet Howard College's board of trustees Monday.
Expansion is the focus as trustees and college officials will convene at 6:30 p.m. to discuss growth at the San Angelo and SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf campuses. The board normally meets at noon, but the time was pushed back this week to give staff more time to prepare.
Howard College is considering constructing two buildings at its San Angelo campus, located at the West Texas Training Center.
Travis Albert Lillard, of Midland, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012, in Levelland, Texas. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home in Big Spring. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring.
Alma Shafer, 78, of Vincent died Friday, March 2, 2012, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 5, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Ben Neel officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4, 2012, at the funeral home.
She was born Dec. 20, 1933, in Big Spring, Texas, and married LaRoy Shafer on Nov. 7, 1953, in Big Spring, Texas. He preceded her in death on June 30, 1994.