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January 5th, 2011

Festival of Lights visitor total tops 22,000

January 5, 2011

Comanche Trail Festival of Lights officials are celebrating what they called the successful conclusion of the event's 14th annual run.


More than 22,000 people from 38 states and 14 countries passed through Comanche Trail Park to view the Christmas holiday event, which ended Dec. 31.
“We didn't get the 25,000 visitors I had hoped for, but maybe next year,” said Pat Simmons, long-time festival director.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

January 5, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• RICKY BOB YANEZ, 25, of 1302 Sycamore, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for theft with a previous conviction, terroristic threat and harassment.
• ALEXANDRA ELIZABETH BROWN, 20, of 1306 Tucson, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from another agency and warrants for no driver's license – when unlicensed and speeding in a school zone.
• SHAQUITA BRIZHAY SNEED, 20, of Snyder, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of no driver's license – when unlicensed.

Peggy Willis

January 5, 2011

Peggy Willis, 62 of Midland, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 1. A private family service was held on Jan. 4.

Adam Eziah Viera

January 5, 2011

Adam Eziah Viera, 16 months, of Big Spring died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. A prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Reynaldo Bennett officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

Burnard Marion Mayo

January 5, 2011

Services for Burnard Marion Mayo, 92, of Ben Wheeler, formerly of Big Spring, were held at 1 p.m., Dec. 18, 2010, at First Baptist Church in Ben Wheeler with the Rev. Carlton Young officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home of Canton.

Erlinda Gonzales

January 5, 2011

Erlinda Gonzales, 48, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, at Hospice House in Odessa. Vigil services will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with burial at Trinity Memorial Park.

January 4th

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January 4, 2011

Sheriff awaiting test results on possible skull fragment

January 4, 2011

Law enforcement officials say they are still waiting on preliminary findings from the laboratory examining what is believed to be a piece of a human skull discovered Dec. 20 in Howard County.


Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker said he had hoped to have a preliminary report on the skull last week, but as of yet the laboratory examining the evidence has not yet released any information.

Steers at home against Lubbock Cooper

January 4, 2011

While Big Spring boys’ basketball head coach Cliff Thompson is counting down the days until District 5-3A play begins, he’s also making sure the Steers are fully equipped for the ride.

That includes making sure every aspect of his team is at its highest level before that Jan. 14 matchup at Brownwood and adding a few new wrinkles to the offense.

The Steers have been adding new plays and hope to test them in tonight’s game against Lubbock Cooper at 7:30 p.m. in Steer Gym.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

January 4, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• MELISSA GAY YOUNG, 41, of 1700 W. Third St., was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
• LUIS MIGUEL LOPEZ, 27, of 907 S. Bell, was arrested Monday on a warrant for harassment.
• STACY RONALD, 34, of 1906 Alabama, was arrested Monday on a warrant for assault causing bodily injury.
• ERNEST SARMIENTO, 39, of 1405 N.W. Park St., was arrested Monday on a warrant for operating an ATV on a roadway.

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