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October 22nd, 2014

Mayor cited for role in accident

October 22, 2014

Big Spring Mayor Larry McLellan has been cited in the Monday accident in which his vehicle struck and seriously injured a pedestrian.

Big Spring Police Department officers were dispatched to the intersection of 11th and Scurry shortly after 6 p.m. Monday in reference to a pedestrian-vehicle accident. It was determined that a vehicle driven by McLellan struck Big Spring resident Robert Pullin, 68.

Pullin suffered head injuries in the accident and was flown from the scene by helicopter to Odessa Medical Center, according to a BSPD news release.

Reta May Spradling

October 22, 2014

Reta May Spradling, 92, of Big Spring, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in a Midland hosptial. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church of Big Spring with the Rev. Bill Ivins officiating. Interment will follow at Mt Olive Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Reta was born July 16, 1922, in Yowell, Texas and married William Spradling June 3, 1944, at Camp Rucker in Coffee County, Alabama.

Maria G. Gonzales

October 22, 2014

Maria G. Gonzales, 84, of Corbin, Ky., formerly of Big Spring, passed away Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at her home. Visitation will be 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at the O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home Chapel in Corbin, Ky. There will be no funeral services.

She was born Dec. 24, 1929, in Big Spring, Texas to the late Salome Gutierrez and Manuela Martinez Gutierrez. She worked at Nurses Unlimited and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Big Spring, Texas.

Bobby Baker

October 22, 2014

Bobby Baker, 80, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

October 21st

PD requests DPS help in accident involving mayor

October 21, 2014

A Monday accident involving Big Spring Mayor Larry McLellan resulted in a Big Spring man sustaining serious injuries.

Big Spring Police Department officers were dispatched to the intersection of 11th and Scurry shortly after 6 p.m. Monday in reference to a pedestrian-vehicle accident. It was determined that a vehicle driven by McLellan struck Big Spring resident Robert Pullin, 68.

Pullin suffered head injuries in the accident and was flown from the scene by helicopter to Odessa Medical Center, according to a BSPD news release.

College theater department to present ‘Steel Magnolias'

October 21, 2014

The Howard College Theater Department’s production of “Steel Magnolias” is set to take the stage Thursday night.

“I encourage everyone to come to the play,” said Nathan Jacobs, Howard College theater director. “There is something for everyone to enjoy.”

The production will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Hall Center for the Arts, located on the Howard College Campus, 1001 Birdwell Lane. Tickets are $5 and $3 for students with a valid ID. For more information, call Jacobs at 264-5648.

For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of the Herald.

Roberto P. Flores

October 21, 2014

Roberto P. Flores, 78, of Big Spring, died Saturday Oct. 18, 2014, at South Austin Medical Center in Austin, Texas. A vigil service will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel, with burial at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Roberto was born in Big Spring on Jan. 31, 1936 to Eulalia (Palomino) and Daniel Flores and was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. He worked as a custodian for many years at the Big Spring State Hospital.

Doyce Reed

October 21, 2014

Doyce Reed, 89, of Big Spring, died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Reta Spradling

October 21, 2014

Reta Spradling, 92, of Big Spring, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in a Midland hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.

October 20th

Saturday wreck claims Midland man

October 20, 2014

A late Saturday evening accident west of Big Spring claimed the life of a Midland man.

Alfred B. Tochterman III, 34, died from injuries sustained when his pickup collided with a tractor-trailer driven by Clint Faulkner of Big Spring at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday on State Highway 176 five miles east of Lenorah.

For more of this story, read Monday's edition of the Herald.

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