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September 3rd, 2011

La Corsha to manage Settles Hotel

September 3, 2011

When the historic Settles Hotel once again opens its doors to the Crossroads area in less than a year, it will be Austin-based management and consulting firm La Corsha Hospitality Group at the helm.
According to Big Spring native Brint Ryan — founder and CEO of Ryan LLC and the investor currently driving the ongoing restoration of the downtown landmark — the hotel is expected to re-open during the first quarter of 2012, with the Austin firm prepared to take the lead in marketing and managing the facility.

Firefighters helping 'Jerry's Kids'

September 3, 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 Jerry’s Kids and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
“We 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,” said Chanley Delk, president of the Big Spring Professional Fire Fighters Association.

Martinez birth

September 3, 2011

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.

Edmiston birth

September 3, 2011

Krystal and Coby Edmiston, of San Angelo announce the birth of Kaylee Anne Edmiston, born Aug. 3, 2011. Kaylee weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces, and was 19 3/4 inches long. 
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 and Joan Howard of Anchor Point, Ark. 

Pauline Lecroy

September 3, 2011

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

September 3, 2011

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. "Doc" Fay

September 3, 2011

Thomas A. “Doc” 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 — pending

September 3, 2011

Aimee Wallace Aragon
Aimee Wallace Aragon, 41, of Rusk, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Friday, Sept.2, 2011 at a Tyler Hospital.  Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Jose A. Mata – pending

September 3, 2011

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.

Police blotter

September 3, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday:
• 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).
• 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.

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