Archive - Oct 2013
Howard County commissioners voted to chop off $2,000 from a recently approved road access permit during a special meeting Monday.
In August, commissioners approved a fee of $4,500 for all new access entrances which intersect county roads for commercial purposes â€” except agricultural related industries. The construction of the entrances are required to conform with county road and bridge department requirements.
Funeral services for T.C. "Jiggs" Jones, 96, of Lamesa will be held on Wednesday Oct. 9, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Church of Christ in Lamesa with Mark Hackett officiating. Burial will follow in Lamesa Memorial Park under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. Visitation was held Tuesday Oct. 8, 2013, at Branon Funeral Home.
David Wayne Gary, 71, of Plainview, passed away Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. Funeral services will be held at Kornerstone Funeral Directors Chapel at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, with Pastor Ed LeCompte officiating. Burial will follow in Plainview Cemetery under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview. A family visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013.
Mary Davidson, 68, of Big Spring , died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
William A. Belew, 71, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, in a Lubbock hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Big Spring will follow a new â€śroad mapâ€ť when dealing with future growth.
During its Monday meeting, the city council voted 5-0 (Mayor Larry McLellan and Raul Benavides were absent) to authorize a comprehensive overhaul of the city's master plan, which officials said will serve as a guidepost of sorts as the city deals with growth issues brought on by the shale oil boom and other factors.
Dog and cat owners have a chance to contribute to the community and save a little money as well when the Howard County Humane Society and Sierra Animal Clinic join together to host an animal immunization clinic.
â€śWe have a great turnout for this,â€ť said Jo Stone, Humane Society coordinator. â€śWe've already had six or seven calls so far, and we've just started to advertise.â€ť
Marcus Neal, 54, of Big Spring died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Tuesday is the deadline to purchase a ticket for the 22nd annual Ag Appreciation Day luncheon, which will be held Thursday in the G.C. Broughton Ag Complex on the Howard College campus.
Tickets, $15 each, are available at the Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce, Crop Production Services, Lone Star Bank, South Plains Implement and State National Bank. The deadline to obtain tickets and reserve a seat is 3 p.m.
All area farmers and producers eat free at the appreciation luncheon; however tickets are necessary so that a head count will be available.
Annexation matters are expected to be the main topics of conversation when the Big Spring City Council holds its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in council chambers, located at 307 E. Fourth St.
Council members will hold a series of public hearings concerning the possible annexation and/or rezoning of property during the meeting.