Archive - Nov 18, 2013
Tricia Jo Tompkins, 41, went to be with her Lord on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, holding the hands of the people she loved most. Her courage and faith remained with her as she â€śfought to the end.â€ť The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Dr. Doug Shelley, pastor of East Side Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Edith â€śTinkâ€ť Harrell, 90, of Lubbock, Texas, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Saturday Nov, 16, 2013, at Crown Point Health Suites in Lubbock. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Matt Wolfington of Saint Lukeâ€™s United Methodist Church of Lubbock officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Elvira Gander, 73, of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday, November 17, 2013 at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers& Smith Funeral Home.
Charles Thompson, 73, of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Itâ€™s lucky number seven for the annual Empty Bowls event.
United Way of Big Spring and Howard County is gearing up for the annual event, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday at the Dora Roberts Community Center.
This year, the event is being sponsored by the Howard College Art Department, the Big Spring High School Art Department and H-E-B.
With less than a month to go, preparations for the annual Festival of Lights have gone past high gear and are safely into overdrive, organizers said.
The 17th annual Christmas season attraction, which attracts thousands of visitors to Comanche Trail Park, will run from Dec. 15-31 at Comanche Trail Park, longtime director Pat Simmons said.
But the attraction will get its unofficial start the evening of Thanksgiving, when the switches are thrown on several lighted poinsettias which will decorate the dam at Comanche Trail Lake.
SNYDER â€” Big Spring is headed to the state championship tournament.
The Lady Steers (31-13) may as well have been playing a home game Saturday against District 4-3A nemesis Abilene Wylie, as the crowd was very Big Spring-centric. And quite loud.