Archive - 2013
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.
Reginald Dawson, 48, of Big Spring died Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
SNYDER â€” Big Spring's varsity track squads competed in the first day of the District 4-3A in Snyder on Monday, with several Steers and Lady Steers placing among the top-ranked participants.
â€˘ Triple jump â€” Shahiem Menefield, fifth place, 40-10 Â˝.
â€˘ 3,200 â€” Gustavo Lugo, first place, 10:48:42; Joshua Means, second place 11:10.
â€˘ Triple jump â€” Yaneira Tuitt, first place, 34-9 Âľ.
â€˘ Shot put â€” Julia Wilson, fifth place, 31-8 Âľ.
â€˘ 3,200 â€” Karina Alvarado, second place, 13:27.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ RONNIE EUGENE LEAL, 23, of 1408 S. Birdwell Lane, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
â€˘ ISSAC JAMES TARIN, 20, of 1907 S. Main St., was arrested Sunday on a warrant for criminal trespass.
â€˘ ADAM STARR, 28, of 802 E. 14th St., was arrested Sunday on warrants for disorderly conduct â€“ language, bail jumping â€“ failure to appear (fine only, three counts) and two warrants from other agencies.
Following up a doubleheader in which Howard College outscored Frank Phillips College 31-3 between the two games, the Hawk softball squad took it a little easier on Clarendon College on Saturday at Foundation Field. This time, Howard â€” which has won eight straight â€” allowed five runs on the day, taking Game One 16-1 and Game Two 12-4.
There simply hasn't been much competition for the Hawks (40-8, 15-1), who lead the Western Junior College Athletic Conference and are currently five games ahead of Midland College and Odessa College which are tied for second.
Mary Groshong, 84, of Big Spring died Friday, April 5, 2013, in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Dunamis Griffith, 62, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013, in San Angelo. Graveside services will be held at Grape Creek Cemetery in Grape Creek, Texas, on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at 11 a.m.
He was proceeded in death by his father, M.O., and mother, Glennie Griffith; and a sister, Jackie Rupyard.
He is survived by a brother, Dustin Griffith of Fort Worth; and two sisters, Dawn Powell of Coahoma and Jan Hyden of San Angelo.
Services will be affiliated by Chaplin Art Taylor of Intrim Hospice. Services are entrusted to Heritage Family Funeral Home of Ballinger, Texas.
Jim Hal Parks passed away March 30, 2013, in Colorado City, Texas. Graveside services with military honors for Mr. Parks were held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2013, at Pioneer Cemetery in Graham, Texas. McMillan-Satterwhite Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Parks was born Jan. 28, 1925, in Desdemona, Texas, and moved to Graham in 1991 from Gainesville, Texas. He was a retired utility sales consultant and a member of the Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Sharon M. Ballenger, 75, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, passed away March 29, 2013, at Jennie Edmundson Hospital.
Sharon was born Dec. 22, 1937, in Stamford, Texas, to Jesse and Leola (Herron) Tucker. She graduated high school in Rule, Texas, in 1956 and earned a degree in elementary education from Hardin-Simmons University in 1960.
On Feb. 14, 1960, Sharon was united in marriage with William A. Ballenger. To this union three children were born. Sharon furthered her education at U.N.O., earning her masterâ€™s degree in counseling in 1976.