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September 28th

Robert Scott Greene

September 28, 2013

Robert Scott Greene, 99, of Big Spring died Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, at a local hospital.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Greg Surles officiating. Graveside services will follow at the Dunn Cemetery in Dunn, Texas, at 1:30 p.m. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the funeral home.
Robert was born Dec. 6, 1913 in Ada, Okla., and married Lula Mae McKnight, June 5, 1937, in Lubbock. She preceded him in death April 24, 2010.

Not your grandma's swing

September 28, 2013

Carnival goers enjoy the rides during this year's event, held in conjunction with the Howard County Fair. The carnival and fair wrap up Saturday night.

Ag appreciation event upcoming

September 28, 2013

It’s that time of year! Ag Appreciation Day is just around the corner.
All area farmers and producers will be guests of honor at the 22nd Annual Ag Appreciation Day on Thursday, Oct. 10.
“The Chamber is excited to announce that this year’s event will be held in the newly built G.C. Broughton Ag Complex on the Howard College Campus,” said Debbye ValVerde, chamber executive director.

Man shot dead; deputy on leave

September 28, 2013

Texas Rangers are investigating the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man by a Howard County deputy sheriff early Friday.
Caleb Hector died at Scenic Mountain Medical Center Friday morning after being shot during an altercation with Deputy Sheriff Alfredo Hilario, according to information released by County Sheriff Stan Parker.
Parker said the shooting occurred after Hilario responded to a 911 call at a residence south of Big Spring around 2 a.m. Friday.

For the entire story, see the Herald weekend edition.

September 27th

Deputy kills 19-year-old; Texas Rangers investigating

September 27, 2013

A 19-year-old Howard County resident was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy in an early Friday incident.

Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker said the shooting occurred after Deputy Alfredo Hilario responded to a 911 call at a residence south of Big Spring around 2 a.m. today.

"According to the preliminary investigation, the deputy encountered an armed man and shot the individual," Parker said. The man, 19-year-old Caleb Hector, died later in the morning at Scenic Mountain Medical Center.

Sand Springs shooting probe nears completion, sheriff says

September 27, 2013

The investigation into the Saturday shooting death of a 50-year-old man in Sand Springs is nearing completion, law enforcement officials say.

According to reports, at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Howard County sheriff's deputies were advised of an assault at 8705 Gillem Road in Sand Springs. When they arrived on the scene, investigators found that the 50-year-old Bobby Reed had died of a gunshot wound.

County Sheriff Stan Parker said in a Thursday news release that, “at this point, it has been determined that there had been a domestic/family altercation that led up to the shooting.”

Geneva Ann Carson

September 27, 2013

Geneva Ann Carson, 79, of Big Spring died Thursday, September 26, 2013, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Ewinva Doyle 'Bo' Hail

September 27, 2013

Ewinva Doyle "Bo" Hail, 69, of Big Spring died Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

September 26th

Water woes alleviated somewhat

September 26, 2013

Is the drought over?

“Absolutely not.”

That was the response from John Grant, general manager of the Colorado River Municipal Water District, when asked about the recent rainfall and the rise in lake levels according to the CRMWD weekly report.

“We were fortunate last fall,” said Grant about the runoff Big Spring received at the end of September. As far as the drought is concerned Grant said that we are not quite out of the woods yet.

“We're in better shape than we were last year, but we have a long way to go,” the director explained.

(Ball) Storm is brewing

September 26, 2013

A storm is coming.

The United Way of Big Spring and Howard County, with the assistance of Bill Price and his helicopter, will host the West Texas Ball Storm, a unique community event involving a deluge of golf balls being dropped from 100 feet in the air via helicopter.

Golf balls can be purchased at the United Way office located at 215 West Third Street or from any United Way board member.

The price of a ball is $20 each or six can be purchased for $100. Each ball will be numbered and collected to be dropped from a helicopter at 100 feet onto Blankenship field above the pin.

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