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September 16th, 2011

Hilario birth

September 16, 2011

Melinda Williams and Ruben Hilario Jr. of Big Spring, announce the birth of their daughter, Neviellah Aleera Hilario.
Neviellah was born Aug. 22, 2011, at 1:37 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and measured 19 ½ inches.
Her maternal grandparents are Vickie and James Carson of Big Spring. Her paternal grandparents are Margie and Rueben Hilario Sr. of Big Spring.
She was welcomed home by siblings, Aycence Williams and Cory Hilario.

Film buffs sought for 'Dark Crystal'

September 16, 2011

The Big Spring Film Society is looking for a few good men ... and women.

The local film society is looking for volunteers to help with its final screening of the season Saturday, Sept. 24, when the organization plans to present “The Dark Crystal” at Big Spring State Park.

According to Film Society Chairman Brandon Johnson, the screening — part of the group's annual summer screening series which began this year with “Back to the Future” and “Ghostbusters” — represents a major accomplishment for the organization.

Weekend happenings

September 16, 2011

Weekend full of fun

Friday
7 p.m. until midnight — Diez y seis de Septembre
Downtown in Heart of the City Park
Food vendors, arts and crafts, live music

11:50 p.m. — Scenic Mountain Moonlight Rave Run
Scenic Mountain
Registration will take place from 10:15 p.m. to 11:50 p.m. Entry fee is $20

Saturday

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Bastrop Donation Drop-off
Bealls parking lot (Big Spring Mall on FM 700)
Coahoma basketball girls will be collecting donations for Bastrop fire victims which will be delivered Sunday by the girls

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Garage Sale for Bastrop Fire Victims

Police/Sheriff/EMS

September 16, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• ARTHUR EARL JACKSON, 44, of 1307 E. 14th St., was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.
• ALFREDO RIOS, 56, of 1204 Wood, was arrested Thursday on a warrant for expired driver's license.
• FELICIA CANALES, 22, of 1002 N. Main St. Apt. 18, was arrested Thursday on warrants for failure to use safety seat system with child (three counts) and no driver's license when unlicensed.

Roy 'Alan' Petty

September 16, 2011

Following a courageous battle with cancer, Roy "Alan" Petty of Georgetown, Texas, passed away on Tuesday morning, Sept. On Sept. 17, 2011, visitation will begin at 2 p.m., followed by a service at 3 p.m. at Ramsey Funeral Home, 5600 Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas. Following the service, there will be a Celebration of Life at the Berry Creek Country Club from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Verlene Atkinson

September 16, 2011

Verlene Atkinson, 78, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, in a local hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at the Mt. Olive Memorial Park Chapel with Robert Turner officiating.

Ladies Golf Association results

September 16, 2011

In a recent nine-hole team scramble, members of the Comanche Trail Ladies Golf Association continued their trend of taking it down to the wire.

While there was a clear winner, with the team of Jerry Roach, Annie ward, Paul and Dee Jenkins shooting four under par, a three-way tie had to be sorted out to determine second place.

A scorecard playoff, going to the fourth handicap hole, was used and second place was eventually grabbed by Jimmy and Deanna Foresyth, along with Bill and Bobbie Holden.

September 15th

Diez y seis festival starts Friday

September 15, 2011

Downtown Big Spring Heart of the City Park will turn into a fiesta Friday night and Saturday. ALSA, a local community club, is bringing live music, food vendors and other vendors together for a community celebration of diez y seis de Septembre (Sept. 16) —Mexican independence day.

“This is just one more way we can serve the community and provide a community and family oriented event,” said Jaime De los Santos, ALSA vice president.

Forsan gears up for annual homecoming

September 15, 2011

FORSAN — Calling all Buffaloes.

Current and former Forsan High School students are expected to gather this weekend when the school holds its annual homecoming activities.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

September 15, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• RONALD PHILLIP CASILLAS III, 36, of 2706 S. Monticello, was arrested Wednesday on charges of possession of a controlled substance and use or possession of illegal smoking material.
• JAMES ODELL PERRY, 45, of 538 Westover Rd. Apt. 249, was arrested Wednesday on warrants for possession of a controlled substance, use or possession of illegal smoking material and a warrant from another agency.

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