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Archive - Nov 2012

November 16th

Claudine (Sam) Dillard

November 16, 2012

Claudine (Sam) Dillard, 94, of Big Spring died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Pat Ray, pastor of Prairieview Baptist Church, officiating.

Hubert Donald 'H.D.' Barber

November 16, 2012

Hubert Donald “H.D.” Barber, 82, of Big Spring, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, after a long battle with cancer.

Police beat

November 16, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• ANTHONY A. VASQUEZ, 38, of 2525 Hunter, was arrested Thursday on two warrants from other agencies.
• ANDREW JUAREZ JR., 23, of 411 Trades, was arrested Friday on a charge of failure to identify as a fugitive – giving false information and a warrant from another agency.
• ASSAULT was reported in the 1400 block of Tucson.
• THEFT was reported:
In the 1000 block of N.W. Second Street.
In the 700 block of Scurry.
• BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported:

Forrest earns ACS award

November 16, 2012

Amanda Duforat photo
Joanne Forrest was recognized with the American Cancer Society Lifetime Achievement Award during the Community Kick-off for Relay this week. Pictured from left to right in back are Jason McCoy, regional vice president for West Texas Region of American Cancer Society and Manny Negron, Howard/Glasscock Relay For Life Chairman. On the front row are Whitney Wine, community manager/income development for ACS; ; Joanne Forrest, award recipient; and Leslie Kitto, regional director for development, ACS.

Empty Bowls said 'amazing' success

November 16, 2012

Mark another successful year down for Empty Bowls, one of the biggest United Way of Big Spring and Howard County fundraisers.
With more than 250 people supporting the annual fundraiser, the organization brought in a little more than $6,000 toward the 2013 campaign goal set at $300,000.
“Every year is a success, but this year was just amazing. We changed venues in order to allow more people to experience the event,” United Way Executive Director Sandy Stewart said.

November 15th

Friday is deadline to enter Community Christmas Parade

November 15, 2012

Remember those tales mom and dad use to read to you at bedtime? It's time to recreate them for the Big Spring Herald Community Christmas Parade, themed “A Storybook Christmas.”
The parade is Saturday, Dec. 1, but the deadline to enter and be eligible for prizes is Friday — as in tomorrow.
Entries will be judged in the following categories: Individual or family; civic group, church or school; commercial; industrial; and mounted.

Police beat

November 15, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• SAMMY HERNANDEZ LIMON, 30, of 1 Courtney Place, was arrested Wednesday on charges of driving while intoxicated – third or more offense and driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• MICHAEL SHANE ALLEN, 38, of 3701 Hamilton, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of possession of marijuana – two ounces or less.
• JASON LYNN NICHOLS, 30, of Palestine, Texas, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.

Frankie D. Chandler

November 15, 2012

Frankie D. Chandler, 67, of Big Spring died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his residence. Private family services will be held at a later date.
He was born Jan. 27, 1945, in Sulphur Springs, Texas, to Pauline (Tolls) and I.D. Chandler. He was a lifetime resident of Big Spring and a Little Debbie Distributer for many years.

O.A. Davis

November 15, 2012

O.A. Davis, 90, of Big Spring died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at his daughter's home in Lubbock. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rick Cunningham, minister of 14th and Main Church of Christ, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at the funeral home.
He was born April 29, 1922, in Brown County, Texas, and married Wandalene Witty on June 11, 1948, in Coleman, Texas. She preceded him in death Sept. 9, 2008.

Glen E. Davis

November 15, 2012

Glen E. Davis, 64, of Big Spring died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in a Lubbock hospital. At his request, his body was donated to medical science. Memorial services will be held in conjunction with his father, O.A. Davis, at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rick Cunningham, minister of 14th and Main Church of Christ, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at the funeral home.

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