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October 12th

Brenda Canada

October 12, 2013

Brenda Canada, 68, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, in a local hospital. Memorial services will be scheduled at later date.
Brenda was born Oct. 17, 1944, in Alexander City, Ala., and came to Texas in 1985.
Survivors include her daughter, Kathy Lord of Lubbock; four granddaughters; 10 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Little Ray Henry and Jimmy Dale Henry, both of Montgomery, Ala.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gurtis and Irene (Hayes) Henry; two sisters, Helen Henry and Sheila Henry; two brothers, James Henry and Big Ray Henry; and one great-grandson..

Martha Pearl Cooley Miller

October 12, 2013

Martha Pearl Cooley Miller, age 76, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, after a long illness. Pearl was born in Anson, Jones County, Texas, Feb. 22, 1937, to Earl Leo and Izora Mae (Moore) Cooley. She was the only girl of four children, with two older brothers: Charles Stanford and Joe Earl, and one younger brother, Burl Leo, all of whom survive her.

Orthopedic surgeon joins SMMC medical staff

October 12, 2013

Scenic Mountain Medical Center and Family Medical Center Orthopedic Department has announced the arrival of Orthopedic Surgeon Darrell Franks M.D.
Dr. Franks joins the FMC family after 20 years of private practice in Lubbock.

For the rest of the story, pick up a copy of the Herald print or e-edition.

Wedding Announcement

October 12, 2013

K'Leigh Marae Fowler and Jeremy Tye Baker were married Saturday Oct. 5, 2013, at Moss Creek Ranch near Big Spring, Texas.

Community Fund to receive millions of dollars

October 12, 2013

Thanks to a donation which will bring millions of dollars into its coffers, the Big Spring Community Foundation's future just took a turn for the brighter.
President Drew Mouton announced Thursday the foundation has been named beneficiary of a trust fund established by the A.K. Guthrie estate. The fund is expected to bring between $15 million and $20 million to the foundation during the next 20 years.

For the entire story, pick up a copy of the Herald print or e-edition.

Fire Prevention Week

October 12, 2013

Big Spring firefighter Justin Wolf addresses a group of Goliad Elementary kindergarteners during a National Fire Prevention Week demonstration at the school Thursday afternoon.

United Country-No One Knows The Country Like We Do

October 12, 2013

New Listings:
600 Highland

October 11th

Top ag producer, business named

October 11, 2013

Brandon Iden and South Plains Implement were the major honorees at Thursday’s 22nd annual Ag Appreciation Luncheon.

Iden, a fourth-generation farmer/rancher, was named Ag Producer of the Year, while South Plains Implement was recognized as the Ag Business of the Year during the luncheon, sponsored by the Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce and held at Howard College’s Broughton Agriculture Complex.

Iden graduated from Sands High School, then attended Howard College before graduating from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture education.

Waiver applications headed to TEA

October 11, 2013

Forty-one down, nine to go.

Trustees with the Big Spring Independent School District were pleased to learn that officials plan to apply for only nine class-size waivers from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) this year.

“As the result of (personnel) moves we made earlier this year — some of our staff members and some from new hires — we are requesting only nine class-size waivers as compared to 50 waivers that we applied for last year.” said Chris Wigington, BSISD interim superintendent. “Without the hires and the moves that we made, we would be requesting 29 waivers."

William A. Belew

October 11, 2013

William A. Belew, 71, of Lamesa, died Tuesday, Oct.8, 2013, in a Lubbock hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Dr. Stan Blevins officiating. Interment will follow at Ackerly Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the funeral home.
Bill was born May 24, 1942, in Scranton, Texas, and married Martha Smith Jan. 24, 1969, in Lamesa. She preceded him in death Oct. 14, 2003.

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