October 19th, 2011
New faces have been added to the Big Spring Economic Development Corporation.
Jim DePauw and Scott MacKenzie were accepted as new members to the BSEDC board during Tuesday evening’s meeting.
The two will be replacing outgoing members Larry McLellan and Glenn Fillingim, secretary/treasurer of the BSEDC. McLellan has served on the board for six years and Fillingim served from 2007 until this year and previously served from 1992 to 1995.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ ROY JOHNSON, 68, of 707 Wyoming, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from another agency.
â€¢ KRYSTAL MARIE SERVANTES, 23, of 1409 Bluebird, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for safety belts required, expired motor vehicle inspection certificate, failure to appear and two warrants from another agency.
â€¢ JASON HARVEY BEDFORD, 27, of 2513 Dow, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€¢ ASSAULT was reported:
In the 400 block of Dallas.
A Howard County grand jury handed down more than two-dozen indictments during its Friday session in 118th District Court, many for alleged drug violations.
Among those indicted were:
â€¢ Pedro Rosendo Aguilar, 50, of 312 N.E. 10th St., possession of a controlled substance (third-degree felony, enhanced).
â€¢ Tony Bernard Anderson, 22, currently being held in the Howard County Jail, forgery (state jail felony).
â€¢ Ashley Dawn Walters, 22, currently being held in the Howard County Jail, forgery (state jail felony).
Greg Walker, 56, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, in a Lubbock hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Howard County residents are asked to focus on the positive, but that’s not all.
The Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce not only wants residents to find positive things around the county, but to put them down on paper and submit them.
“There are positive things about Howard County and all those positive things are for the betterment of the communities,” Debbye ValVerde, executive director of the chamber, said.
Officials with the Howard County Tax Collector’s Office say 2011 property tax bills have been mailed out and area residents can expect to receive them in the next few days — if they haven’t already.
County Tax Collector Kathy Sayles said her office is currently contracting with a company that stuffs the envelopes and mails out the statements for the Tax Collector’s Office.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ MANUEL SOSA, 18, of 1905 Wasson Rd. Apt. 41, was arrested Monday on a charge of possession of marijuana â€“ two ounces or less.
â€¢ MELVIN KEITH BROWNFIELD, 68, of 2107 Morrison Dr., was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
â€¢ XAVIAN FELIX YOUNG, 21, of 600 N.W. Eighth St., was arrested Monday on warrants for driving without safety belt secured and failure to maintain financial responsibility.
RICHLAND HILLS â€” Jacob Brown Jr. passed away Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. His wife, Geraldine Brown, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011.
Jacob Eddie Brown Jr. was born April 19, 1918, in Big Spring to Jacob Eddie Brown Sr. and Mary Elizabeth O'Daniel Brown. J.E. graduated from Coahoma High School in Coahoma in 1938 and married Geraldine Musgrove on Oct. 25, 1938.
Geraldine Musgrove was born Aug. 10, 1920, to Oscar E. Musgrove and Zuella Caroline Thomason. Geraldine graduated from Coahoma High School in Coahoma in 1938.
Clarence Hartfield, 94, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
The Big Spring Lady Steers upped their district record to 4-2 Friday when they defeated Sweetwater in four matches. Sweetwater would rally to take the third game, but the rest of the night belonged to the Lady Steers as they downed their district rival 25-15, 25-16, 22-25 and 25-14.