January 7th, 2012
Makinze Kayann Blair, daughter of Heath and Jacy Blair of Coahoma, was born Dec. 2, 2011.
She weighed 8 pounds 1 ounce and measured 19 Â½ inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Rodney and Linda Cozart. Paternal grandparents are James and Debbie Blair.
Makinze was welcomed home by her siblings Corbin and Braxton Blair.
Aria Angelica Saenz, daughter of Alberto Saenz and Ashley Carrillo of Big Spring, was born Dec. 26. 2011, at 10:44 a.m.
She weighed six pounds eight ounces and measured 18 inches.
Her maternal grandparents are Noelia Carrillo and Roy Carrillo. Paternal grandparents are Manuel and Elvira Saenz.
She was welcomed home by her siblings, E.J., Dominic and Demis Saenz, Ruben and Aubry Lopez.
Jaelyn Marie Gonzales, daughter of Abraham and Jennifer Gonzales of Big Spring, was born Dec. 9, 2011.
She was born at Odessa Regional Medical Center in Odessa.
She measured 20.75 inches and weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces.
Her maternal grandparents are Joe and Hortensia Jacobo, of San Angelo and Uvalde.
Paternal grandparents are Max Gonzales and Rebecca Rivera, of Uvalde, Texas.
She was welcomed home by her siblings, A.J. Gonzales, Jocelyn Gonzales and her baby angel Xavier Joel Gonzales.
Fabian and Cathy Ontiveros of Big Spring celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary Dec. 31, 2011.
The couple has 11 grandchildren in Lubbock and Big Spring.
The couple met at the Big Spring Bowl-A-Rama and were married Dec. 31, 2004. Both attend College Baptist Church. They still enjoy bowling.
Law enforcement officials with the Big Spring Police Department say they are investigating what appears to be the hit and run death of a man near the intersection of Sgt. Paredez and Trades Avenue on the city's north side sometime Thursday night.
According to Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the BSPD, investigators are not releasing the name of the victim pending notification of next of kin, which has not yet been confirmed.
Nominations for Man and Woman of the Year are being accepted through Monday at the Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce.
The Man and Woman of the Year will be announced during the annual Chamber banquet Jan. 31. Any member of the Chamber can make a nomination, but it must be submitted in written form.
All nominations will need to be approved by the selection committee in order to ensure the relevant information is received about the nominee.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ DUSTIN WAYNE OLSEN, 28, of 3800 Noble Dr. in Snyder, was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
â€¢ NATIVIDAD TREVINO ROBLES, 36, of 2202 S. Runnels, was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
â€¢ FELIPE HERNANDEZ HERNANDEZ, 58, of 2707 Hernandez Rd., was arrested Thursday on two warrants from two other agencies.
Olga DeAnda ChÃ¡vez, a lifelong resident of Big Spring, passed away Jan. 4, 2012, in the loving care of family and friends. She courageously fought a battle with cancer for 10 months.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Sandra G. Krejci Fisher, 56, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, at her home in San Antonio, Texas. She was born April 29, 1955, in El Campo, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Annie Krejci; and her grandparents, John and Rosina Veselka and Jim and Aloise Krejci, all of El Campo.
She is survived by a daughter, Veronica A. Fisher of Big Spring, Texas; a son, James D. Fisher of Rosenberg, Texas; sisters, Betty Giesie, of Glendale, Ariz, Rosie Giesie, of Sun City, Ariz., and Marie Enax of Rosenberg, Texas; one brother, Mark Krejci of Rosenberg, Texas; and one granddaughter.
Ruth Robinson, 93, of Big Spring died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, in a local hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.