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Archive - Sep 2013

September 4th

Robin Douglas Orr

September 4, 2013

Robin Douglas Orr, 61, died Sept. 1, 2013, in Lubbock, Texas, at the Lubbock Heart Hospital as a result of complications following bypass surgery. Robin was born Aug. 30, 1952.

He was preceded in death by his father, Edgar Ray “Pete” Orr.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Kaye Graham Orr, of Big Spring, Texas; his mother, Faye Orr of Plano, Texas; his brother and sister-in-law, Brad and Joni Orr of Little Elm, Texas; his sister-in-laws, Gennie McAferty and husband Tom of Gastonia, N,C. and Margaret (Becky) Graham Winkles and husband Billy of Bay City.

Don Roman

September 4, 2013

Don Roman, 75, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Sept.3, 2013, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

September 3rd

Fun, uplifting talk planned by rehabbed athlete

September 3, 2013

Perspective is the key.

At least it will be when Derrick Tennant takes the stage at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 in the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum for the fall speaker series. The title of this year’s presentation is “The Love Chromosome.”

The series is brought to the community through a partnership between Howard College Foundation Speaker Series and Scenic Mountain Medical Center’s Healthy Woman program.

Bookworms, your help is needed for annual sale at county library

September 3, 2013

With the annual Friends of the Howard County Library book sale three weeks away, the group is still soliciting books to sell at the event.

The annual sale will be held Sept. 20-22 at the library, located at 500 Main St.

“If you have books in good condition you wish to donate to this worthwhile cause, please take them to the library Monday through Saturday during regular hours” said Ruth Ann McKay, publicity chairman for the Friends of the Library. “Please, no National Geographic magazines, other magazines or condensed books.”

September 2nd

Assistant D.A. Robin Orr passes away

September 2, 2013

Robin D. Orr, 118th Judicial District Assistant District Attorney, has died from complications following heart surgery.

Orr, 61, who had served as the assistant DA for Howard, Martin and Glasscock counties for more than 12 years, died early Sunday morning in a Lubbock hospital. He had undergone open heart surgery two weeks ago, but complications ensued and he never recovered, District Attorney Hardy L. Wilkerson said.

“He was a good man and a good lawyer who always pursued justice in his job, and he's going to be deeply missed,” Wilkerson said.

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