April 27th, 2011
Marvelene Bradford Dickson, 80, of Kingsland, formerly of Big Spring died Sunday, April 24, 2011, in Kingsland. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rick Cunningham, minister of 14th and Main Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Services for Arlis F. Kennedy, 56, of Jefferson and formerly of Lindale are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale with Bro. Jack Holt officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow in the Bethesda Cemetery near Lindale.
Sue Brunson Lamb, 68, of Big Spring, died on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in a Midland Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 29, 2011, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Randy Cotton, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, officiating.
Joe Don Marrow, 68, of Big Spring died Sunday, April 24, 2011, in a local hospital. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 30, 2011, at The River, Park 2400, College Hills, San Angelo.
Mamie Madry, 100, formerly of Big Spring died Tuesday, April 26, 2011. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Shonie Bean, 51, of Scurry County, formerly of Big Spring died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in Midland. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Trinity Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Doug Nichols, 68, of Big Spring died Tuesday, April 26, 2011, in San Angelo. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
A Howard County grand jury handed down more than two dozen indictments last week, including numerous true-bills for possession of a controlled substance.
The grand jury met Thursday but because of the Easter holidays, results were not released until Monday afternoon.
Among those indicted were:
â€¢ Jesus Castaneda Bustamante, 69, of 605 S. Nolan, possession of a controlled substance (state jail felony).
â€¢ Jimmy Escovedo Rodriquez, 53, currently being held at the county jail, possession of a controlled substance (third-degree felony, enhanced).
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ ARMANDO JOSE CERVANTES, 18, of 1304 Madison, was arrested Monday on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon causing serious bodily harm to a family member, consumption of alcohol by a minor and failure to appear.
â€¢ MARTIN ANTHONY RAMIREZ, 20, of 2008 Nolan, was arrested Monday on warrants for assault â€“ family violence and failure to appear.
Area residents of Big Spring's District 2 will get the chance to get rid of some of their oversized garbage Friday, as the city continues its annual large item pickup service.