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September 26th

Joseph B. Gist

September 26, 2013

Joseph B Gist, 39, died Sept. 24, 2013, at Midland Memorial Hospital. A vigil service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Calvary Baptist Church, 1165 Minter Lane, Abilene, Texas.

He was born Dec. 10, 1974, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Survivors include his wife, Amanda Gist of Big Spring, Texas.

Florence Lavern Hitchcock

September 26, 2013

Funeral services for Florence Lavern Hitchcock will be at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Meador-Clement-Keel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Burnett, pastor of Era Baptist Church officiating. Interment will follow in Valley View Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Hitchcock died Sept. 25, 2013, at Denton Regional Hospital at the age of 71.

September 25th

Attempted murder, robbery charges result in indictments

September 25, 2013

Two Big Spring men who allegedly participated in the armed robbery of a local store in June were among 13 people indicted during Tuesday's session of the Howard County Grand Jury.

Eufemio Ortiz Jr., 21, and Sunday C. Luna, 26, both currently incarcerated in the Howard County Detention Center, were indicted on first-degree aggravated robbery charges for their alleged roles in the Aug. 22 stick-up of the Boost Mobile store on FM 700.

Garbage fee hike trashed

September 25, 2013

Big Spring City Council has done an about-face on plans to increase garbage collection fees this year.

Two weeks after tentatively approving monthly increases of $3 for residences and $5 for businesses, the council voted 4-to-3 to nix the idea during their regular meeting Tuesday evening.

Marcus Fernandez, the lone council member to vote against the fee increase two weeks ago, was joined by colleagues Carmen Harbour, Glen Carrigan and Marvin Boyd in defeating the measure. Mayor Larry McLellan and council members Bobby McDonald and Raul Benavides voted for the fee increase.

Janice Irene Danford

September 25, 2013

Janice Irene Danford, 57, of Georgetown, Texas passed away on Sept. 21, 2013, of recurring cancer, after nearly 10 years in remission.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, in the Chapel of Ramsey Funeral Home with Shane Blackshear officiating.

Abigail Daisy 'Abby' Valencia

September 25, 2013

Abigail Daisy "Abby" Valencia, 17, of Big Spring died Saturday Sept. 21, 2013, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. A vigil service will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Deacon Johnny Arguello officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

She was born Sept. 23, 1995, to Maria Magdalena Enriquez and Adam Valencia Sr., in Big Spring. She was a Catholic and a lifetime resident of Big Spring. She was employed by Whataburger and Wendy's restaurants.

September 23rd

Assault charge upgraded to murder

September 23, 2013

A Big Spring teenager who was allegedly shot by her boyfriend Thursday evening has died, officials said.

Abigail Valencia, 17, died early Saturday at University Medical Center in Lubbock, said Tony Everett, Big Spring Police Department public information officer.

Dakota Aguiano, 19, who had been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in Valencia's shooting, had his charges upgraded to murder this morning, Everett said. Anguiano remains in custody at the Howard County Detention Center.

No arrests in Sand Springs shooting death

September 23, 2013

SAND SPRINGS — Howard County Sheriff's deputies continue investigating a shooting Saturday morning which took the life of a 50-year-old man here.

Deputies, who have been interviewing witnesses, are waiting on autopsy results from the body of Bobby Reed, who was sent to Lubbock following the shooting.

September 21st

City, West Texas Centers sign agreement

September 21, 2013

A year-long planning effort involving West Texas Centers, the city of Big Spring and Scenic Mountain Medical Center culminated in last week’s signing of a lease agreement bringing an innovative treatment center to Big Spring for people living with mental illness.
West Texas Centers will move its Howard County Mental Health Center from downtown to the Malone and Hogan Clinic on or before April 1.
Scenic Mountain Medical Center will begin remodeling the first floor of the Malone and Hogan Clinic in early winter 2013 making way for the new clinic.

Forsan homecoming queen

September 21, 2013

HERALD photo/Bruce Schooler

Chandler Freeman, escorted by her father, Kevin Freeman, smiles after being named Forsan High School homecoming queen Friday night .

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