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August 5th, 2011

Police/Sheriff/EMS

August 5, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• JOHNNY REX DAVIS, 41, of Midland, was arrested Thursday on charges of aggravated assault and criminal mischief – more than $1,500 and less than $20,000.
• GILBERT RECIO JR., 38, of 1007 Wood, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
• JULIAN JAY TORRES, 18, of 500.5 N.W. Seventh St., was arrested Thursday on charges of deadly conduct, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon and resisting arrest, search or transportation.

Angelita G. Alvarez

August 5, 2011

Angelita Gulieta Heredia Alvarez, 66, of Big Spring died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2011, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Deacon Johnny Arguello officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Lynda F. Sliger

August 5, 2011

Lynda F. Sliger, 72, of Big Spring died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, in a Midland hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Parras birth

August 5, 2011

Julie Wheeler and Patrick Parras both of Big Spring, announce the birth of their son, Dominique Allen Hernandez Parras.
Dominique was born July 29, 2011, at 2:27 p.m. He weighed seven pounds eight ounces and measured 19 ¾ inches long.
His maternal grandparents are Marvie and Evelyn Wheeler of Big Spring and Patrick Parras and Alison Edinger of N.C. and Janice Rivera of Big Spring.

50th Wedding Anniversary

August 5, 2011

Richard (Dick) and Sally Grove celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 4 with a small gathering of family and friends at the Airbase in Wichita, Kansas.
The cocky young airman met and fell for the pretty young dance instructor while playing in the band and the two were soon married. The next 22 years were a blur of world traveling from Europe to the Middle East before the couple finally came to roost in Big Spring in 1981.

Flores birth

August 5, 2011

Nathaniel Hector Castaneda Flores, son of Emily Luz Flores and Hector Ruben Castaneda, both of Big Spring, was born July 29, 2011.
He arrived at 5:35 p.m. weighing six pounds 12.6 ounces and measured 18 ½ inches.
His maternal grandfather is Oscar Flores and great-grandmother is Gregoria Flores, both of Big Spring. His paternal grandmother is Frances Enriquez of Big Spring.
He was welcomed home by his sibling, Jasiah.

Davis-Haney wedding

August 5, 2011

Erin Michelle Davis and Paul Robert Haney exchanged marriage vows in a double ring ceremony on the beach at the Iberostar Maya in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, on Monday, June 6, 2011, at 4 o’clock in the afternoon.
Erin is the daughter of Jay and Mona Davis of De Soto. She is the granddaughter of the late Harry and Mary Jean Nugent of Lake Charles, La, and the late John Davis of Las Vegas, Nev., and Vera Thomas of Gold Beach, Ore.

August 4th

Hang gliding competition returning to Big Spring

August 4, 2011

McMahon-Wrinkle Airpark will again be host for the United States Hang Gliding and Paragliding National competition, scheduled this year for Aug. 14-21.

“It's unusual to have these competitions in the same place so it really is a big deal that Big Spring keeps having them,” said Terry Wofford, event coordinator. “This is a good way to get our town name out there past the perimeter of Texas.”

Student registration set for BSISD

August 4, 2011

Ready or not, here it comes.

A new school years begins Aug. 22 and Big Spring Independent School District officials have announced dates and times for student registrations, schedule pick-ups and orientations.

All elementary campuses (grades kindergarten through 4) will hold orientations and “meet the teacher” events Aug. 18. The times for each campus are:

• Bauer — 5:30 p.m.
• Kentwood — 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
• Marcy — 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
• Moss — 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (students will attend classes this school year at the Goliad Intermediate campus)

Police/Sheriff/EMS

August 4, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• ANTHONY JOSEPH AZUL, 27, of 1516 Sycamore, was arrested Wednesday on warrants for driving without safety belt secured, failure to appear (three counts), operating a motor vehicle with the wrong registration and no driver's license – when unlicensed.
• CHELSEA LEE HOLMES, 28, of 2611 Fairchild, was arrested Wednesday on charges of theft – shoplifting, no safety belt – child less than 17 years of age (three counts) and driving while license invalid.
• THEFT was reported:

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