Archive - Aug 16, 2013
The local United Way campaign won't begin in earnest until September, but officials will kick off the drive Saturday, they said.
Executive Director Sandy Stewart said the kickoff for the 69th annual campaign will begin at 6 p.m. at the Big Spring Country Club and will feature live music, food and a silent auction.
â€śI just want to say the we are all looking forward to another successful campaign with the strong support of our community,â€ť Stewart said. â€śI am so proud to be a part of an organization and a community that does so much for so many.â€ť
When it comes to hiring teachers, it's definitely a seller's market.
Big Spring Independent School District officials are still looking for teachers to fill some classroom slots as the new school year approaches.
Some BSISD classes will start the school year with part-time or temporary instructors, Director of Curriculum and Instruction Ann McClarty told trustees during their Thursday meeting.
Colette Schraeder, 92, of St. Lawrence,died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church with Father Raj officiating. Interment will follow at St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery.
A rosary service will be at 6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
She was born Feb. 20, 1921, in Ballinger, Texas, and married A.W. Schraeder Nov. 18, 1940, in Olfen, Texas. He preceded her in death Dec. 23, 2002.
Viola Gamboa Rodriguez, 70, of Big Spring died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at her residence. Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Teresa Silva Rocha, 70, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, in a Midland hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.