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June 21st, 2011

Friendly rivals run for Dunn, disabled vets

June 21, 2011

It's a competition between Army and Marines — well, sort of.

Odis Franklin, former Army Sergeant, and Bill Markunas, former Marine Sergeant, will be taking part in the Ironman 70.3 competition in Lubbock June 26.

“We have a little joke going, it's to see who's better, the Army or the Marines,” Franklin said jokingly.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

June 21, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• KEITH ALLEN MYRICK, 23, of 1610 N. Midway Rd., was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license invalid/suspended with a previous conviction.
• PETER MANUEL CANDELARIA, 23, of 1217 W. Third St., was arrested Monday on a charge of poissession of a controlled substance.
• KRYSTAL EVE YANEZ, 22, of 1408 Oriole, was arrested Monday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance.

Tony Starr

June 21, 2011

Tony Starr, 71, of Big Spring died Sunday, June 19, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 7:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services with military honors will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Courtney Ballard officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Charles (Charlie) Neill

June 21, 2011

Charles (Charlie) Neill, 80, of Coahoma died Sunday, June 19, 2011 at his daughter’s residence in Carlsbad, N.M. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services with military honors will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Walter McCall officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.

June 20th

Fire rages south of Big Spring; threatens Kentwood area

June 20, 2011

Big Spring and Howard County firefighters struggled against a huge wildfire that threatened homes and property ranging from Kentwood to the Driver Road area Monday.

No injuries were reported as of 8 p.m., but several structures were damaged and at least one was destroyed by the blaze.

Several Big Spring firefighting units rushed to the Kentwood subdivision to protect homes in that area of town, while county units were busy protecting homes in the vicinity of Driver Road.

Fred Graham

June 20, 2011

Fred Graham, 71, of Tarzan died Monday, June 20, 2011, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Tony Starr

June 20, 2011

Tony Starr, 71, of Big Spring died Sunday, June 19, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Charles Neill

June 20, 2011

Charles Neill, 80, of Big Spring died Sunday, June 19, 2011, at Carlsbad, N.M. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Barbara Jean 'Bobbie' Rainwater

June 20, 2011

Barbara Jean "Bobbie" Rainwater, 71, of Big Spring died Sunday, June 19, 2011, in a local hospital. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2011, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Inez Garza

June 20, 2011

Inez Garza, 81, of Big Spring died Friday, June 17, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with burial at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

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