November 30th, 2010
Mack Preston Newton, 66, of Belton, formerly of Big Spring died Nov. 27, 2010 in a Temple Hospital. Visitation was held Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at Dossman Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, at Dossman Funeral Home Chapel.
Weldon D. Peeples, 78, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Hector Fernandez Jr., 51, of Big Spring died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010 in a Midland nursing home. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Big Spring boys
vs. San Angelo Central
Big Spring girls
vs. Grape Creek
vs. Grape Creek
After girls' game
The all-district honors for 5-3A volleyball were announced Tuesday and seven Big Spring players are represented on the list.
As a key component defensively for the Lady Steers, libero Valerie Ross nabbed top defensive specialist in the district. Setter/middle blocker Cerbi Ritchey, middle blocker Taylor Seaton and outside hitter Desiree Anderson made first-team all-district. These three were go-to players for kills this season.
Mary â€śGenerâ€ť Clanton, 87, of Big Spring died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, at the Sterling County Nursing Home. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Memorial Park with Chaplain Cherise Felty of Home Hospice officiating. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
While residents get ready to shop till they drop to fill their Christmas wish lists, local law enforcement officials say criminals will be making their own lists this holiday season, and shoppers will be the prime targets.
Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer with the Big Spring Police Department, said thieves will be out and about this holiday season, just waiting to fill their stockings with ill-gotten gains.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ JOSEPH GUTIERREZ, 20, of 1519 E. 17th St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ MAXY L. ALLEN, 32, of New Mexico, was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ ZACHERY R. MCDONALD, 25, of New Mexico, was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ ANGEL CIRILO MARTINEZ III, 19, of 1706 State, was arrested Sunday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
The Garden City Bearkats arenâ€™t ones to waste opportunities or time.
So just because there were less than two minutes left in the second quarter, didnâ€™t mean they should roll into halftime with a small lead over Ira.
Garden City had different plans en route to its 80-46 win over the Bulldogs in the six-man football state quarterfinal matchup at Memorial Stadium in Big Spring.
â€śI think we scored two touchdowns within a minute and 30 seconds just before the half, Garden City head coach Vance Jones said. â€śThat was really huge.â€ť
Only Grinches would dislike visiting the Heritage Museum the next few weeks.
The Museum kicked off a slew of Christmas activities when it unveiled an art exhibit and its annual Christmas Tree Forest this week.
The art exhibit, â€śAngels We Have Heard On High,â€ť featuring angel-themed art work from members of the Caboose Watercolor Society, debuted Tuesday.