September 7th, 2011
Ruth Alice Jamison, 61, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at her residence. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at East Side Baptist Church with Dr. Doug Shelley officiating.
Leo Walters, 63, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
After weeks of foundation work, construction is starting to go vertical on Big Spring Independent School District construction projects.
The most visible sign of progress in the $60 million renovation of BSISD's infrastructure is at the site of the new Goliad and Washington elementary campuses, where the walls of the new buildings began going up last week. And school officials promise that is only the beginning.
There's a new face at Hangar 25.
Genevieve Stockburger, a recent Texas Tech University graduate, has stepped in as the new museum administrator.
Stockburger who graduated this past August with her masters degree in museum science officially accepted the keys to the Hangar Friday morning.
“I was presented with the opportunity to impact a smaller community than Lubbock, with a profound historical base and I took it,” Stockburger said.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ DAVID CANALES JR., 26, of 1111 Settles, was arrested Saturday on warrants for manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance and a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ ALBERT MARTINEZ JR., 33, of 601 State, was arrested Saturday on warrants for interfering with an emergency phone call, failure to appear and assault â€“ family violence.
â€˘ RENE RODRIGUEZ, 23, of 1312 Sycamore, was arrested Saturday on warrants for driving while license invalid, no seat belt and open container â€“ passenger.
Anna Smith, 95, of Big Spring passed away Sept. 4, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Darrell Hendrickson officiating. Interment will follow at the Mount Olive Cemetery.
Jose Angel â€śMatitaâ€ť Mata, 82, of Big Spring died Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Vigil Services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Ervin Lester Bridge, 85, of Lomax died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, in a local hospital. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. David Harp officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
Aimee Wallace Aragon, 41, of Elkhart, formerly of Big Spring died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, in Tyler, Texas. The family received friends from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Big Spring. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.