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Archive - Aug 2013

August 19th

Reginald Vanderbilt

August 19, 2013

Reginald Vanderbilt, 30, of Big Spring died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Tashanna Forman

August 19, 2013

Tashanna Forman, 40, of Big Spring died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Alvin Gillion

August 19, 2013

Alvin Gillion, 53, of Big Spring died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Pablo 'Paul' Silva

August 19, 2013

Pablo "Paul" Silva, 71, of Big Spring died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Odyssey Hospice in Lubbock. Vigil Service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
He was born Jan. 15, 1942, in Lubbock to Librada and Vicente Silva. He was a lifetime resident of Howard County. He married Andrea Perez on Aug. 18, 1962, in Big Spring.

Virginia Shaw Black Fikes

August 19, 2013

Virginia Shaw Black Fikes, a thoughtful, persevering and adventurous soul with a wide range of interests has left us after making the world a happier place for those around her for 97 years. Virginia died in Robert Lee, Texas on Aug. 16, 2013.

Two killed in Interstate 20 rollover

August 19, 2013

Two Big Spring residents were killed late Friday evening when the vehicle they were in rolled several times along Interstate 20.
Thirty-year-old Reginald Vanderbilt and 40-year-old Tashanna Forman were pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Kathryn Wiseman shortly after 11 p.m.

Leadership deadline extended

August 19, 2013

The Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce has extended its deadline for applications for the Big Spring Leadership program, set to begin Sept. 12 at the Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce.
“We still have space available and we would like to have anyone join us who can,” said Debbye ValVerde, chamber executive director.
Deadline for applications to be turned is now 3 p.m. Sept, 5.
This program is designed to increase leadership skills and learn more about the community. We are anticipating another successful year.

Lady Steers look good at Bev Ball Classic

August 19, 2013

ABILENE — Big Spring volleyball enjoyed a successful weekend at the Bev Ball Classic Tournament, at which the state-ranked Lady Steers won four-of-six matches against a wide array of schools.

After losses to Lubbock Coronado and Burleson on Friday, BSHS rebounded with a win over Water Valley to close out the evening. Saturday, The Lady Steers racked up wins against Brownwood, Sweetwater and San Angelo Lake View.

August 17th

TxDOT anti-DWI campaign to visit colleges this fall

August 17, 2013

With the Labor Day holiday right around the corner, the Texas Department of Transportation is aiming to curb drunk driving by giving potential offenders a look at the hardships they can face if they get behind the wheel while intoxicated.

Part of TxDOT's “Drink. Drive. Got to Jail” campaign, the state agency will be touring Texas college campuses with its portable simulated jail cells in hopes of conveying the harsh reality of being arrested for driving while intoxicated.

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