September 3rd, 2011
Add one more way to the list of how firefighters save lives.
Saturday morning, members of the Big Spring Fire Department set up post on Gregg Street in hopes of raising money for Jerryâ€™s Kids and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
â€śWe are trying to stamp out more than 40 new diseases and the good thing is this money stays in the area. It goes to the Midland office, which services the Big Spring area,â€ť said Chanley Delk, president of the Big Spring Professional Fire Fighters Association.
Shane Martinez and Randi Gerstenberger of Big Spring, announce the birth of their daughter Ava Jean Martinez.
Ava was born Aug. 19, 2011, at 11:08 p.m. She weighed 6 pounds 7 ounces and measured 18 inches long.
Her maternal grandparents are Nelda Williams and Deter and Kion Gerstenberger. Paternal grandparents are Augustine and April Martinez and Denise Creekmore.
She was welcomed home by her siblings, LaRae and Maddix Martinez.
Krystal and Coby Edmiston, of San Angelo announce the birth ofÂ Kaylee Anne Edmiston, born Aug. 3, 2011. Kaylee weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces, and was 19Â 3/4 inches long.Â
Her proud grandparents are Mike & Laura Hughes of Big Spring, the late George Anne McAngus of Eldorado, Jim Bob and Trish Edmiston of McCamey and great grandma's Esther Hughes of Big Spring andÂ Joan Howard of Anchor Point, Ark.Â
Pauline Lecroy, 89, of Big Spring, Texas, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at her residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Joey Bacon, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Ervin L. Bridge, 85, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, in a local hospital.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park, Big Spring, Texas.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory, Big Spring, Texas.
Thomas A. â€śDocâ€ť Fay, 71, of Big Spring, Texas, passed away Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 at his residence. Memorial services and burial will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Conshohocken, Pa.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com.
Aimee Wallace Aragon
Aimee Wallace Aragon, 41, of Rusk, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Friday, Sept.2, 2011 at a Tyler Hospital.Â Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Jose A. Mata
Jose A. Mata, 82, of Big Spring, Texas, died Saturday, Sept. 03, 2011, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
â€˘ ERICK SHERROD FRANKS, 36, of 1425 E. Sixth St. 34, was arrested Friday on warrants for expired registration and driving while license invalid (two counts).
â€˘ DAVID CANALES JR., 26, of 1111 Settles, was arrested Saturday on warrants for manufacture/delivery of controlled substance more than or equal to one gram and less than four grams and warrant from another agency.
If young people are concerned about the future, they need to become active in helping to shape that future.
That was the message U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer hammered home to a group of students during a question-and-answer session at Howard College Thursday afternoon.
During the hour-long session, Neugebauer fielded questions ranging from the economy and jobs to legalization of marijuana.