September 9th, 2011
Marinette M. Teague, 76, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Visitation was held Thursday at Saint Constantine and Helen Orthodox Church in Colorado Springs, Colo. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Saint Constantine and Helen Orthodox Church, Colorado Springs.
Marcia Ruggles, 88, of Big Spring died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
When Savannah Neff went on her coach's Facebook page and read of the grief and concern being poured out from someone she respected and appreciated, she knew something had to be done to help. The Coahoma High School sophomore came up with an idea. After talking with Coach Mitzi Bell to get permission, the Bulldogette basketball player and her teammates are organizing a donation drive to help the families whose lives have been uprooted by the current fires in Bastrop.
Ten years and counting, but not forgotten.
September 11, 2001, is a day that was marked as one that would live in infamy, and it has. No one has forgotten where they were when terrorists flew planes into the Twin Towers and the Pentagon, and how that act forever changed lives.
The remembrance ceremonies may not be what they once were, but they still exist, especially in Big Spring. The Big Spring Mall will be the location for a 2 p.m. memorial service Sunday.
It’s all about the journey to success — at least that’s the message Dominique Dawes hopes to bring during the Scenic Mountain Medical Center Healthy Woman event scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
Twice a year, the Howard College Foundation Speaker Series brings in an individual to inspire and moti-vate members of the community. The event is free, but a ticket is required.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ ASHLEY RENEE GARCIA, 18, of 1002 N. Gregg, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency and a local warrant for theft â€“ shoplifting.
â€¢ DANIEL RIOS, 25, of 905 E. 16th St., was arrested Thursday on charges of criminal mischief, evading arrest or detention, resisting arrest, search or transportation and a warrant from another agency.
â€¢ BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported in the 1400 block of Park.
â€¢ THEFT was reported:
In the 1300 block of Madison.
The Lady Steers were in action Tuesday, defending Steer Gym against Midland Christian. The game took all five matches to determine a winner, as the two teams took turns with the advantage, but Big Spring pulled out the win with scores of 14-25, 25-16, 25-17, 22-25 and 15-11.
The 20-8 Lady Steers used every weapon available to them in the win, with familiar names leading the way. Setters Cerbi Ritchey and Morgan Seaton combined for an 49 assists in the game, along with 33 digs, 22 kills and 13 blocks.
Water and education were the topics of choice during Tuesday’s town hall meeting with Kel Seliger, as the District 31 state senator discussed the results of the recent legislative session and what it could mean for rural West Texas.
Seliger said the necessity of water is something the legislature is paying close attention to, especially in parched West Texas.
The G.C. Broughton Foundation is once again partnering with Howard College to fund the construction of an agriculture facility estimated at approximately $685,000.
The gift will fund the construction of Phase II of the Agriculture Complex on the Big Spring campus.
The current agriculture pavilion was funded by the G. C. Broughton Foundation in November 2010. Phase II will continue the development of the original designs to include an enclosed formal show barn and pens.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ ARLINDA ROSALES SMITH, 60, of 2002 S. Nolan, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of silent or abusive calls to 911 service.
â€¢ ENRIQUE MARTINEZ ALVAREZ JR., 48, of 823 W. Eighth St., was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from another agency.
â€¢ JIMMY RAY WILLIS JR., 41, of 303 Spring Creek Rd., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.