Archive - Aug 2013
Reginald Vanderbilt, 30, of Big Spring died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Tashanna Forman, 40, of Big Spring died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
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, 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, 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 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.
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.
â€śWe still have space available and we would like to have anyone join us who can,â€ť 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.
ABILENE â€” 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.
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 â€śDrink. Drive. Got to Jailâ€ť 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.