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February 19th, 2011

BSHS choir excels at contest

February 19, 2011

The Big Spring High School Choir had quite a medal haul at the recent University Interscholastic League Solo and Ensemble Contest in San Angelo.

Thirty BSHS students earned Division I ratings (the highest possible) during the contest, which was held at Angelo State University Feb. 5.

BSHS Choir Director Anna Castaneda O'Brien said 28 of those students qualified to compete in the State UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest, which will be held at the University of Texas in Austin later this school year.

Police blotter

February 19, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity Friday and early Saturday:
• DAVID ISAIAS MIRAMONTES, 22, El Paso, was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
• ROSA MARIA FLORES, 34, 1504 Lincoln, was arrested on a warrant for harassment.
• ANNA MAE WHITE, 23, 1107 S. Goliad, was arrested on warrants for speeding and failure to appear.
• ROBERT ALLEN WRIGHT, 48, 2621 Chanute, was arrested on a warrant from another agency.

Joy Fortenberry

February 19, 2011

Joy Fortenberry of Big Spring passed away Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, to be with her Heavenly Father. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Dr. Randy Cotton, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, officiating.

Mary B. Hogg

February 19, 2011

Mary B. Hogg, 96, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, in a local nursing home. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Joey Bacon officiating.

Benjamin Brumit

February 19, 2011

SNYDER — Benjamin Grover Brumit of Snyder died Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, at Snyder Oaks Care Center after a lengthy illness. A private family service for Mr. Brumit, 58, will be held to celebrate his life. As per Mr. Brumit's wishes, his body will be donated to science.

Tommie Cooper

February 19, 2011

Tommie Cooper, 88, of Big Spring, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

February 18th

'Time Travels' takes stage on Saturday

February 18, 2011

“Time Travels,” Big Spring Symphony's third concert of the 2010-2011 season, promises a varied and contrasting repertoire, according to music director and conductor Dr. Keith Graumann.

A part of the “Home is Where the Heart Is” series, “Time Travels” will open at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Big Spring High School Auditorium.

Boys & Girls Club needs donations for Ambassador visit

February 18, 2011

Last-minute details are falling into place, but the local Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club still needs help to pull off the upcoming Harlem Ambassadors benefit basketball game.

BSFD awarded truck to fight brush fires

February 18, 2011

The Big Spring Fire Department has a shiny new weapon in it's arsenal of firefighting tools, adding a $100,000 brush truck to its fleet, compliments of the State Legislature.

According to BSFD spokesman Craig Ferguson, the truck — which is used to fight brush fires in areas fire engines are unable to reach — didn't cost the city of Big Spring a dime and represents a considerable step forward for the department.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

February 18, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• ROBERT RUBEN SANCHEZ, 46, of 1023 Stadium Avenue was arrested on a charge of public intoxication.
• PAUL WINSLOW ADAIR, 56, of 1549 SE 1000 in Andrews, was arrested on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with previous conviction.
• RANDALL SCOTT MARTIN, 31, of 1419 Tucson, was arrested on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with previous conviction.

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