Archive - May 25, 2012
Dean and Melanie Wheeler of Seminole, announce the engagement of their daughter Rachael Ann Wheeler of Big Spring to Justin Ryan Lewis of Odessa, son of Brad and Lisa Lewis of Odessa.
The bride-elect is a 2008 graduate of Forsan High School. She graduated from Lubbock Christian University in May. She is employed by All State Fence and Supply.
The prospective groom is a 2008 Permian High School graduate and is attending Lubbock Christian University.
The couple is set to exchange vows in a ceremony at 14th and Main Church of Christ in Big Spring on June 16, 2012.
Meridith Kaye Barr and Barrett Wade Durst were united in marriage Saturday, May 5, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Big Spring. The Rev. Mark Lindsey officiated the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Maxwell and Kaye Barr of Coahoma. The groom is the son of Malita and Glenn Durst of Fredericksburg. Maid of Honor was Mrs.Brittney Sartor, friend of the bride, of Bastrop. Bridesmaids were Ms. Andrea Cruce, friend of bride, from Lubbock; Mrs. Sarah Barr, sister-in-law of the bride, Houston; and Mrs. Christy Barr, sister-in-law of the bride, Rowlett.
Law enforcement officials in Colorado City are searching for a 23-year-old mother and her child after investigators say she was reported missing Wednesday.
Reports made to the Mitchell County Sheriff's Office indicate Brittany Hill and her 2-year-old daughter, Khloe Wheeler, were last seen Wednesday around 3 p.m. in Hill's 2002 blue-gray Toyota Highlander.
According to investigators, there is a white cross-shaped sticker and a decal reading "In Memory of Jessica Castillo" on the back of the vehicle.
GARDEN CITY â€” Katie Multer and Reggie Halfmann are the top graduates for Garden City High School' Class of 2012, school officials announced.
Multer, the daughter of Tanya and Warren Multer, is class valedictorian. During her high school career, she has been active in National Honor Society, student council, University Interscholastic League academics, Fellowship of Christian Students, Future Farmers of America, one-act play, Business Professionals of America and robotics.
Borden County: 7 p.m., school auditorium.
Westbrook: 7 p.m., high school auditorium.
Garden City: 7:30 p.m., school auditorium.
Big Spring: 8 p.m., Garrett Coliseum.
Stanton: 8 p.m., high school auditorium.
Grady: 6 p.m., school auditorium.
Forsan: 8 p.m., high school gymnasium.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ GLENN DETRICT LOTTMAN II, of New Braunfels, Texas, was arrested Thursday on charges of driving while intoxicated, driving while license invalid, failure to signal lane change and disregarding a red light.
â€˘ ANTHONY ROBERT SANCHEZ, 25, of 1415 Tucson, was arrested Thursday on charges of failure to identify â€“ giving false information and driving while license invalid â€“ DWI related.
Mary Elizabeth Grandey, 91, of Big Spring died Tuesday, May 22, 2012, in a local nursing home. A private family memorial will be held in Dallas.
She was born June 14, 1920, in Greenville, Texas.
Mrs. Grandey had worked as a switchboard operator at Sears. She was a member of 14th and Main Church of Christ.
Survivors include two daughters, Donna Pettitt of Big Spring and Nancy Rogers and husband Bill of Athens; four grandchildren, Kelly Hunter and wife Liliana, Jana Hunter, Jenny Parum and Jim Louis and wife Lori; and five great-grandchildren.
Marjorie E. "Margie" Bentley, 89, of Carrollton formerly of Stanton, died Saturday, May 19, 2012, in a Fort Worth hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Graveside funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, May 28, 2012, at the Evergreen Cemetery, Stanton.
The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, May 27, 2012, at the funeral home
She was born May 4, 1923, in Stanton, Texas, and graduated valedictorian from Stanton High School. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, John Jackson Bentley.
Jerry L. Turney, 71, of Big Spring died Thursday, May 24, 2012, in a local hospital. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, May 26, 2012, at the funeral home.
He was born Jan. 15, 1941, in Lamesa, Texas, and married Euna Vallene Wilkerson in July 1959. They had two sons, Jeffery and Jay. He later married Winnie E. Dippel on June 3, 1981.
James McVicars, 85, of Midland died Saturday, May 19, 2012, at the Parkview Nursing Home in Big Spring. Memorial services will be held in Toronto, Canada, at a later date.
He was born in Stirling, Scotland, March 27, 1927, and after serving in the British Marines moved to Toronto, Canada. James worked as a dance instructor for many years, opening studios in Jacksonville, Florida and Lubbock, Texas. He later started a construction business in Midland, Texas.