January 3rd, 2011
COLORADO CITY â€”A week has now gone by since 13-year-old Hailey Dunn of Colorado City disappeared while walking to a friend's house, and that has her family and many residents of the community concerned.
A prayer vigil for the missing teenager was held Sunday night at Colorado Middle School and about 750 people gathered to pray for her safe return home. Meanwhile, a reward for information leading to Hailey's return has grown from $1,000 to $10,000.
Beryle Simpkins, 83, died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa.
Visitation with the family will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Sunset Funeral Home in Odessa. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at Sunset Memorial Gardens with Steve Horton officiating.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ ANASTACIO GARAY JR., 30, of 509 E 18th St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
â€˘ FRANK HERNANDEZ JR., 18, of 5105 Dawson, was arrested Saturday on a charge of evading arrest or detention.
â€˘ JAMES LEE OVERTON, 19, of 1408 E. Sixth St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
â€˘ LUIS RIOS CANALES III, 26, of 905 E. 16th St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of assault â€“ family violence.
In a year where money was tight â€” not just for individuals, but for businesses, organizations, governments, you name it â€” local school district taxpayers decided to open wide their wallets.
Big Spring Independent School District voters' decision to approve more than $60 million in school construction projects was the top story of the year in the Crossroads area.
FORT WORTH â€” Eva M. "Mimi" Andrews, 90, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010. Funeral: 9:30 a.m. Monday in Greenwood Chapel. Interment: A family graveside service will be held at Eastlawn Memorial Park in Early. Visitation: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Greenwood Funeral Home.
Maxine Hinsley, 85, of Coahoma, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 at Meadow Creek Nursing Home in San Angelo. Graveside services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011 at Coahoma Cemetery.
December 31st, 2010
The director of the local Boys and Girls Club said donations are still needed to bring the Harlem Ambassadors to town in February.
Sonnett Hildebrand said the club plans to stage a basketball game between the Ambassadors and a group of local players Feb. 23 at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
Aside from displaying their basketball skills, the Ambassadors will also visit local schools and present their “Stay in School, Stay Off Drugs” program, Hildebrand said.
Earl Diddleâ€™s voice was hoarse after all the screaming he did in each of the five practices the Hawks have had the last three days.
The Howard College womenâ€™s basketball coach said the Hawks have been working hard, evidenced from Diddleâ€™s hoarse voice. But itâ€™s probably warranted considering the 27 days in between games for the Hawks.
The drought ends against South Mountain Community College at 2 p.m. Saturday in Phoenix. Itâ€™s the first of three games in Phoenix. Matchups against Phoenix College at 2 p.m. Sunday and Glenndale Community
Scenic Mountain Medical Center's Healthy Woman Program is two years old, so of course a party is in the works.
Organizers are planning a “Wild About Healthy Woman” gala to celebrate the second anniversary of the program beginning at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at Dora Roberts Community Center.
The celebration will be split into two parts — a free “health expo” from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by the main event/dinner, which costs $25 per person.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity Thursday and early Friday:
â€˘ LYNDON TRENT FRALEY, 50, 1425 E. Sixth No. 6, was arrested on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
â€˘ CHRISTOPHER WELSH, 38, 613 Steakley, was arrested on a warrant charging public intoxication and failure to appear.
â€˘ TARA RACHELLE CAMDEN, 18, 3215 Cornell, was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance in a drug free zone, possession of marijuana (less than 2 ounces) in a drug free zone and possession of drug paraphernalia.