Archive - 2013
Ruth Graham, 70, of Big Spring died Friday, April 12, 2013, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Lillie "Beth" Craven, 86, of Big Spring died Friday, April 12, 2013, at her son's home in Wolfforth. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Performances of "Sleeping Beauty" scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight and Friday at the Hall Center for the Arts on the Howard College campus, has been postponed for a week.
HC Dance Director Eulaine McIntosh cited "unforeseen circumstances" in announcing the postponement.
The performances have been rescheduled for April 25-26 at 7:30 p.m.
"Tickets already reserved or sold for this weekend will be honored," McIntosh said in a statement. "We are sorry for any inconvenience caused by this.
Call 432-264-5161 for more information.
Confrontation is being replaced by communication.
Issues over how to share costs of funding a new municipal landfill, which threatened to turn into a war of words between Big Spring and Howard County officials, have not been resolved, but an encouraging sense of cooperation was evident following a meeting between representatives of the two entities Wednesday.
Big Spring Mayor Tommy Duncan and County Commissioner John Cline, along with City Councilman Marcus Fernandez, Commissioner Jimmie Long and several city staffers, met to discuss the potentially divisive issue.
For many Big Spring residents, the arrival of spring translates into plenty of yard and lawn work, including mowing, pruning trees and bushes and other activities to prepare for the summer season.
However, many residents will be faced with the prospect of what to do with the leftover trimmings and other waste, a problem which can quickly translate into dangerous situations and work for local firefighters, according to Big Spring Fire Marshall Carl Condray.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ MELINDA MACHADO GAMBOA, 36, of 1200 Dixie, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.
â€˘ DAVID ADAM MARTINEZ, 28, of 608 Caylor, was arrested Wednesday on charges of fleeing from or attempting to elude police officers and disregarding a stop sign.
â€˘ MALORY MARIE LUNA, 22, of 4201 W. Highway 80 Apt. 13, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of hindering officers discharging official duties.
Irva Dean Paul, 80, of Big Spring passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Stanton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013, at Myers & Smith Chapel with Ken McMeans, pastor of College Baptist Church, officiating.
James Richard "Dick" Conley, 58, of Big Spring died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in a local hospital. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2013, at the funeral home.
Dick was born Oct. 15, 1954, in Amarillo, Texas, and married Janie Wooten on July 1, 1978, in Hobbs, N.M.
Reginald â€śReggieâ€ť 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 was born Jan. 22, 1965, in Big Spring, Texas, to the parents of the late E.S. (Sam) Dawson and Jo Hazel Dawson. He graduated from Big Spring High School in 1983 and was a member of Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. Reggie worked at Furrâ€™s, Hermans, Safeway and later partnered with his fatherâ€™s janitorial service.
Petra Leos, 87, of Big Spring died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.