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July 27th

Birth announcement

July 27, 2013

Kagen Ray Boubek, a boy, was born July 13, 2013 at 11:16 a.m. He weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long.
Kagen is the son Tiffany Boubek and Kurt Boubek II of Big Spring. Maternal grandparents are Russell Strong and Ana Saucedo.
Paternal grandparents are the late Kurt F. Boubeck and Angela Maker. Kagen was welcomed home by his parents and a brother and sister.

Jakas and Robinson to wed

July 27, 2013

Alana Jakas of Brighton, N.Y., and Wolfgang Robinson of Big Spring, Texas, will exchange wedding vows Sept. 28, 2013, in Cape Cod, Mass.
Alana is a 2004 graduate of Brighton High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Massachusetts. She is a food scientist at Mondelez International.
Wolfgang is the son of Michael and Monica Robinson. He is a 2003 graduate of Big Spring High School, a 2009 graduate of Portland State University and a 2012 graduate of Seton Hall University School of Law.
He is a judicial clerk to the Honorable Jose L. Fuentes, P.J.A.D.

Love, Devotion and a Remarkable Journey

July 27, 2013

Schoep has passed away.
The nicest man in the world, John Unger, has lost his companion. Schoep had just had his 20th birthday. A huge milestone considering Unger was contemplating euthanasia late July of last year.
But after what was supposed to be a final photo of Unger and Schoep went viral on the Internet, Unger was able to spend a few more precious months with his friend.

John E. Dever Jr.

July 27, 2013

Graveside services for John E. Dever Jr., 80, of Lubbock, Texas, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2013. Services are under the direction of Abell Funeral Home & Flower Shop of Abernathy, Texas, and will be held in the Abernathy Cemetery.
Mr. Dever died Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Lubbock.

Angela 'Lita' DeAnda Rodriguez

July 27, 2013

Angela "Lita" DeAnda Rodriguez, 90, of Big Spring died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at her residence. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Myrna 'LaRue' Casey

July 27, 2013

Myrna "LaRue" Casey, 75, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, passed peacefully through the pearly gates to heaven Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Austin, Texas, after a gallant five-year battle with colon cancer.
LaRue was born March 22, 1938, to E.C. and Edna Casey. LaRue was a 1956 graduate of "Dear olé Big Spring High" where she was proudly elected "Ranch Queen" in 1955. LaRue loved Big Spring and its people. In the mid 90s, LaRue moved to Georgetown, Texas, to be closer to her family.

Gwyn Dunnam

July 27, 2013

Gwyn Dunnam, 67, of Big Spring died Thursday July 25, 2013, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Pastor Sam Segundo officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Gwyn was born Nov. 16, 1945, in Wheeler, Texas, to Lavoy and Jack Davis. They moved to Big Spring in 1955 from Austin. Gwyn married Tommy Dunnam on Feb. 12, 1965, in Big Spring. She was a homemaker, caregiver and a Baptist. Her greatest pleasure in life was caring for her grandchildren.

Feeding the ducks

July 27, 2013

County to take a close look at budget

July 27, 2013

Howard County commissioners will meet during a special-called meeting Monday morning to begin work in-earnest on the government entity's 2013-2014 fiscal plan.
The Howard County Appraisal District released certified values this week, with Howard County seeing a slight downturn in its certified taxable values. The county saw values dip to $3,201,897,608 this year, down $248,038,790 compared to values estimated at $3,449,936,398 in 2012.

July 26th

Ten jailed on drug charges, warrants out for others

July 26, 2013

A six-month multi-agency investigation culminated Wednesday morning with the arrest of 10 Big Spring residents — and warrants being issued for several more — on various drug charges.

Officers with the Big Spring Police Department, Howard County Sheriff's Office and Department of Homeland Security were all involved in Wednesday's arrests, BSPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Tony Everett said.

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