Archive - Jul 2013
CHILDRESS â€” Every Big Spring Senior League All-Star picked up at least one hit and one RBI Saturday as they competed in the 15-16-year-old sectional finals, a best-of-three series against the hometown Childress All-Stars.
But Big Spring only needed two games to claim the title.
A 22-4 rout in Game One and a narrow, 2-1 victory in Game Two gave the seniors a sweep, as well as a state chmapionship berth in their age bracket.
The Hotel Settles â€” and Big Spring â€” are getting some more statewide publicity.
The â€śPostcardâ€ť section of Texas Highways' August edition contains a feature on the Settles with an invitation to visit other local attractions.
Howard County commissioners are to consider revisions to their Flood Damage Prevention Order and proposed subdivision and manufactured home rental community regulations Monday, moving forward with efforts to protect county residents in the face of the oil boom.
Monday's meeting is to get under way at 10 a.m. in the commissioners courtroom, located on the third floor of the county courthouse.
Maria Concepcion YaĂ±ez (Concha) was called to join all the Angels and Saints in the Heavens above on July 2, 2013. Concha was born Dec. 8, 1923, in Huejotitan Chihuahua, Mexico, to Severiano and Faustina YaĂ±ez.
Our loving mother, Guadalupe â€śLupeâ€ť Cevallos, 88, left to be with our Lord and â€śEl amor de su vida,â€ť Mario on Wednesday, July 3, 2013, in Dallas, Texas. Funeral Mass will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, at St. Annâ€™s Catholic Church Chapel with Monsignor Larry Droll officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring, Texas. Rosary Vigil will be held Sunday, July 7, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Chapel.
Robert Lee Park, 16, of Big Spring, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, in a local hospital due to Duschenne Muscular Dystrophy. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Robert was born Sept. 16, 1996, in Big Spring, Texas.
Survivors include his parents, Bruce and Josette Park of Big Spring; one sister, Rosie Park of Big Spring; one brother, Chris Park of Dallas; his grandfather, John Park; and his aunts, uncles, cousins and a host of friends.
Doris Marie Sadler, 84, of Stanton died Friday, July 5, 2013, at her residence. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Evergreen Cemetery Chapel, Stanton.
Doris was born Feb.24, 1929, in Martin County and married Billy Sadler in 1951 in Midland. He preceded her in death June 16, 1979.
Doris and Billy moved to Lubbock soon after marriage and then to the Brownfield area where they owned and operated a grain elevator. Doris also worked as a bank teller and bookkeeper for several businesses.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Stanton.
Celebrating Independence Day has been a long-standing tradition in Big Spring with Pops In The Park being the climax. The symphony playing songs of patriotism, a slide show honoring veterans and the fireworks display as the grand finale bring rave reviews each year.
To get everyone in a patriotic mood, the Funtastic Fourth has its place in the celebration. This year was the best to date, according to organizers.
â€śIt was a a big success for the Downtown Revitalization Association,â€ť said DRA vice president, Ramon Holguin.