Archive - Aug 5, 2013
After having to ask employees to do more for less the past few years, Howard College trustees are looking to reverse that trend.
When trustees hold their annual budget workshop at 10 a.m. Tuesday, they will take a long, hard look at giving faculty and staff a raise for the first time in three years.
Juan M. Rodriguez, 85, of Big Spring died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Jowili "Mama Jo" Taylor Etchison died Saturday, August 3, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
She was born in Kiowa County, Okla., on Dec. 26, 1919, to Clyde and Joe Emma Clare Taylor. They moved to Littlefield, Texas, when she was 12 years old.
Manuel C. Cervantes Jr., 61, of Big Spring, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends beginning at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Mary Z. Hale, 89, of Coahoma died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at Snyder Oaks Care Center. The family will receive friends Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born April 24, 1924, in Ackerly, Texas, to Winnie Mae (Whitmire) and John Bledsoe. She married Jess Franklin on Aug. 9, 1941, and he died March 5, 1975. She then married Tolbert (Tollie) Hale on Feb. 14, 1981, and he preceded her in death Dec. 7, 1995.
Leta Mae Normand, 83, of Big Spring died Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Millersview Cemetery in Millersview, Texas.
Survivors include two daughters, Cheryl Neal of El Paso and Dianne Harris of Shawnee, Kan.; one son, David Normand of Big Spring; one brother, Victor Jones of Ben Brook; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services under the direction of Eden Funeral Home.
John Robert "Bob" Scott, 83, of Big Spring, Texas, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at Shannon Medical Center in San Angelo, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at the First Christian Church in Big Spring with the Dr. Ken McIntosh and the Rev. Clark Ford officiating. Graveside services will be held at 4 p. Tuesday at Mount Evergreen Cemetery in Pecos, Texas.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
There are a lot of perks to growing up and attending high school in a small town.
For student-athletes, however, it can be hard to get exposure while trying to advance to the collegiate level in sports.