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May 28th, 2011

Olague and McGruder engagement

May 28, 2011

Mariah Kay Olague and Alton Lamonte McGruder, both of Big Spring, will exchange wedding vows June 11, 2011, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Bethal Baptist Church.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Tom and Debra Olague of Big Spring and the granddaughter of Maria Florez, the late Fermin Florez Sr. and Elvira Olague and the late Tomas Olague Sr., all of Big Spring.
She is a Big Spring High School graduate.
The groom-to-be is the son of Beverly Easley and the grandson of Dorthy Wooden and James Jasper McGruder Wooden, both of Big Spring.
He is a Big Spring High School graduate.

Matthews-Wheeler wedding announcement

May 28, 2011

Rory Kristen Matthews and Asa James Wheeler, both of Big Spring, exchanged wedding vows April 30, 2011, at College Baptist Church.
Rory is the daughter of Gordon and Kathy Daniels of Big Spring and the late Kenneth Matthews. She is the granddaughter of Lyndon and Joyce Priest, JoNell Daniels and Charles and Jewell Matthews, all of Big Spring.
She is attending Howard College and works at Anthony Hunt Library.
The groom is the son of Jennifer Walker of Kennadale and the grandson of Duncan and Mary Wheeler of San Antonio. He is attending Howard College and works at Sears.

Buchanan anniversary

May 28, 2011

Sammie and Connie Ford Buchanan of Big Spring will celebrate their 50th anniversary June 1, 2011.
The couple married in Coahoma and had two children, Sammie Don Buchanan Jr. and wife, Paris, of Austin; and Vickie Buchanan Engel and husband, Todd, of San Angelo. They have three grandchildren, Rae Dawn Buchanan of San Antonio; Amy Catherine Engel, who is attending Texas Tech in Lubbock and Alyson Renae Engel of San Angelo.

Buchanan anniversary

May 28, 2011

Sammie and Connie Ford Buchanan of Big Spring will celebrate their 50th anniversary June 1, 2011.
The couple married in Coahoma and had two children, Sammie Don Buchanan Jr. and wife, Paris, of Austin; and Vickie Buchanan Engel and husband, Todd, of San Angelo. They have three grandchildren, Rae Dawn Buchanan of San Antonio; Amy Catherine Engel, who is attending Texas Tech in Lubbock and Alyson Renae Engel of San Angelo.

May 26th

Construction begins at elementary campuses

May 26, 2011

A different kind of school work is beginning at Big Spring Independent School District.

While students and teachers prepare for summer vacation, construction work on four new elementary campuses is beginning in earnest.

Crews have begun preparing the sites for three of the four new schools in recent days, and the pace of work will only increase in the coming weeks, BSISD officials said.

20th anniversary of Vietnam Memorial planned Mnday

May 26, 2011

Memorial Day will mark the 20th anniversary of the Big Spring Vietnam Memorial. The day will be commemorated with an 11 a.m. ceremony at the memorial.

“We need to pay tribute to all those who lost their lives,” Clarance Hartfield Jr., Vietnam Memorial board member said. “We pay tribute to the men and women still serving and we need to not forget those who lost their lives for us.”

Sonny Choate, United States Air Force, will be the keynote speaker and Tim McKinnon, United States Army, will be the guest speaker at the event.

Memorial Day service set for Trinity Memorial Park

May 26, 2011

As the country prepares to honor its fallen heroes next week, officials with Trinity Memorial Park are planning a patriotic Memorial Day display and ceremony that features more than 120 full-size U.S. flags and hundreds of smaller flags.

Set for 2 p.m. Monday, May 30, officials with the local memorial park will hold a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the men and women who have given their lives in defense of America, according to Trinity Memorial Park Facility Manager Phillip Welch.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

May 26, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
Note: The BSPD reported no arrests were made during this period.
• BURGLARY OF A VEHICLE was reported in the 1100 block of N. Aylesford.
• ASSAULT was reported in the 400 block of E. Fourth Street.
• BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported:
In the 1200 block of Young.
In the 600 block of State.

The Howard County Sheriff’s Office reported the following activity:
Note — Officials with the Howard County Jail reported having 70 inmates at the time of this report.

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