Archive - Aug 29, 2013
Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner Dr. David Lakey named Lorie Dunnam the superintendent of Big Spring State Hospital, effective Sunday.
Dunnam currently is the hospitalâ€™s assistant superintendent and oversees administration of the 200-bed facility, Big Springâ€™s largest employer.
Dunnam assisted long-time Superintendent Ed Moughon in managing more than 625 employees and a $29 million a year operating budget.
Moughon retired July 31 after serving as Big Spring State Hospital superintendent for 17 years.
Let's go cruisin'.
The Big Spring Cruisers car, motorcycle and truck club will hold its 42nd annual Rod Run and Sonic Cruise beginning Friday evening and up to 100 of the finest vintage two -and-four-wheel vehicles from around West Texas and southeast New Mexico â€” along with their owners, of course â€” are expected to participate.
Cliffa Jean Slate, 87, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in a local hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Terry McDaniel officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
She was born Dec. 25, 1925, in Sweetwater, Texas and married Walter L. Slate May 5, 1945, in Big Spring, Texas.
She was a Christian.
Eloisa Arriola, 85, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.