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April 13th

Ruth Graham

April 13, 2013

Ruth Graham, 70, of Big Spring, died Friday, April 12, 2013, at her residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Dr. Randy Cotton officiating.

The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

She was born Feb. 6, 1943, in Big Spring, Texas and married Bud Graham October 6, 1982, in Big Spring.
Ruth worked for the Big Spring State Hospital for more than 30 years, retiring as the purchasing manager.

Lillie Elizabeth Craven

April 13, 2013

Lillie Elizabeth Craven, 86, died April 12, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at the Trinity Baptist Church with Dr. Randy Cotton officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

April 12th

Bond projects nearing end at Big Spring ISD

April 12, 2013

It's amazing what $60 million can buy.

As Big Spring Independent School District nears the end of construction and renovation related to the $60 million bond approved by voters in 2010, officials say the district definitely got a bang for its bucks.

BSISD trustees learned during their monthly meeting Thursday that not only has the district been able to finish all the construction projects it originally targeted in 2010, there's a bit of money left over for more work.

Annual health fair slated Saturday at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum

April 12, 2013

A major part of avoiding health issues is avoiding potential hazards, and a portion of Saturday's Health Fair will be geared toward just that, officials are saying.

The event, in its 31st year, will be held from 8 a.m. until noon at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum on the Howard College campus. Admission is free. It is staged each year by Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 4-13

April 12, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• JEREMY GLEN WILLIAMS, 27, of 1 Courtney Place Apt. 706, was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• JAMES RANDLE GONZALEZ, 28, of 2601 Ent, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
• DARRICK DEWAYNE MOSLEY, 45, of 904 S. Aylesford, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.

Reginald 'Reggie' Dawson

April 12, 2013

Reginald "Reggie" Dawson, 48, of Big Spring died Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church with Pastor Johnny Ray Baker officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Reginald “Reggie" Dawson was born Jan. 22, 1965, in Big Spring, Texas, to the late E.S. (Sam) Dawson and Jo Hazel Dawson. He attended public schools, graduating from Big Spring High School in 1983.

James Richard 'Dick' Conley

April 12, 2013

James Richard Conley "Dick", 58, of Big Spring, Texas, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center surrounded by his family and friends. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 13, 2013, at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Big Spring officiated by the Rev. Craig Holstedt and the Rev. Dana Mayfield. Visitation with the family will be held Friday, April 12, 2013, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

William (Bill) Frederick Wiese

April 12, 2013

William (Bill) Frederick Wiese completed his journey on this earth April 9, 2013. He was born Sept. 15, 1949, in Abilene, Texas, and was adopted by Ray and Ima Wiese of Petersburg, Texas, in 1951.

Bill grew up, farmed and ranched in Petersburg, Texas, before moving to Hillston, New South Wales, Australia, where he ranched and introduced cotton farming. He also spent 10 years in Dallas, Texas, in the commercial real estate business.

Marlyin Elain Jackson Scypion

April 12, 2013

Marlyin Elain Jackson Scypion, 49, formerly of Big Spring died April 7, 2013. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Rocky Springs Baptist Church, 316 E. Shady Grove, Grand Prairie, Texas. A wake will be held Friday from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Ben Washington Baptist Church, 3901 Frisco Ave., Irving, Texas.

Marlyin was born July 5, 1963, to A.J. and Eloise C Jackson in Big Spring, TX.

Petra Molina Leos

April 12, 2013

Petra Molina Leos, 87, of Big Spring died Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

She was born April 29, 1925, in Iatan, Texas, to Jesus and Nicolsa Molina. She lived most of her life in Big Spring. She lived in Michigan from 1966 until 1994. In her earlier years, she worked at the Settles Hotel.

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