Archive - Nov 2013
Joseph Clifton Woods, loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great grandfather, uncle, and loyal friend, went to be with our Lord on Nov. 2, 2013. Joseph was born on Aug. 30, 1924, in Mercury, Texas, to Victor H. Woods Sr. and Lela Elizabeth Long. He was married to Edith June Lollar on June 19, 1944, in Hooker, Okla.
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Air Force Airman Nathaniel S. Mitchell-McCoy graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
Â The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Â Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Â Mitchell-McCoy is the son of Sylvia McCoy of Big Spring.
Â He is a 2011 graduate of Big Spring High School.
Ray and Glenna Hiltbrunner will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on November 9, 2013. Â Ray was born in Wheeler, Texas and Glenna was born in Big Spring.
Traffic at the site of a collapsed overpass bridge on Interstate 20 could resume normal operations sooner than originally anticipated, transportation officials said.
The FM 2566 overpass bridged collapsed onto the westbound lane of the interstate at mile marker 170 after it was struck by an 18-wheeler late Tuesday. No major injuries were reported, but the collapse forced traffic in both directions to be rerouted.
It was so much fun last year that they've decided to do it again.
The Heritage Museum is hosting its second annual Cup Cake Wars this Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon during the Christmas Tree Forest open house. The cupcakes will be judged on taste and decoration with any theme for Christmas, however this year's Christmas will be based on â€śGlitz, Glitter and Glamour 1930s Style.â€ť
Varnell D, Pierce, 86, of Winters died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Big Spring, Texas.
He was born Oct. 7, 1927, in Winters, Texas to Johnnie L. and Dessie Mae Bowen Pierce. He attended school in Winters and later served in the U.S. Army's 11th Airborne Division and served in occupied Japan. He married Alma Lou Tatum on January 4, 1948 in Winters, Texas.
Ruby Langford Fowler, 85, passed away peacefully Oct. 10, 2013. A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Herb McPherson officiating.
Judy Price Belcher, 63, of Big Spring, died Saturday, Nov. 02, 2013, in a Lubbock hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 08, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
She was born Dec. 30, 1949 in Rotan, Texas and married Elmer Belcher July 15, 1987 in Coahoma. He preceded her in death Jan. 5, 1998.
Sections of Interstate 20 west of Big Spring are closed following an overpass collapse late Tuesday evening.
The collapse occurred around 11 p.m. Tuesday when an 18-wheeler struck beams supporting the FM 2566 overpass near the 170 mile marker of I-20.
Officials said the 18-wheeler first struck a guard rail, then over-corrected, sending it head-first into the support beams, which caused a section of the overpass to collapse onto the westbound lane of the interstate. A second 18-wheeler then struck the collapsed overpass.
Both drivers received minor injuries in the accident.