Archive - 2013
Don D. Roman, 75, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Revs. Walter McCall and Joey Bacon officiating. Interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at the funeral home.
He was born Sept. 22, 1937, in Tahoka, Texas. Don married Beth Kuykendall Nov.19, 1988, in Big Spring, Texas.
Donna Mann, 60, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at the Hospice House in Odessa. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Big Spring Fire Marshal Carl Condray is asking for the public's assistance in catching an arsonist he believes is responsible for setting two fires at a home in the 1700 block of Benton.
The first fire occurred late Thursday and resulted in minor damage to the outside of the house, a recently vacated rental property. Then, in the early morning hours of Monday, someone gained forced entry into the house and started a fire which caused moderate damage to the dwelling's interior.
Condray said there is no doubt the fires were deliberately set.
If anyone was wondering what U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer has been up to, they had an opportunity to find out at the town hall meeting âListening Sessionâ held Tuesday morning.
With his little red wagon in tow, Neugebauer addressed several issues submitted by his constituents at the meeting â including Syria, gun control, healthcare and government intervention.
Robin Douglas Orr, 61, died Sept. 1, 2013, in Lubbock, Texas, at the Lubbock Heart Hospital as a result of complications following bypass surgery. Robin was born Aug. 30, 1952.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edgar Ray âPeteâ Orr.
He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Kaye Graham Orr, of Big Spring, Texas; his mother, Faye Orr of Plano, Texas; his brother and sister-in-law, Brad and Joni Orr of Little Elm, Texas; his sister-in-laws, Gennie McAferty and husband Tom of Gastonia, N,C. and Margaret (Becky) Graham Winkles and husband Billy of Bay City.
Don Roman, 75, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Sept.3, 2013, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Perspective is the key.
At least it will be when Derrick Tennant takes the stage at 7 p.m. Sept. 5 in the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum for the fall speaker series. The title of this yearâs presentation is âThe Love Chromosome.â
The series is brought to the community through a partnership between Howard College Foundation Speaker Series and Scenic Mountain Medical Centerâs Healthy Woman program.
With the annual Friends of the Howard County Library book sale three weeks away, the group is still soliciting books to sell at the event.
The annual sale will be held Sept. 20-22 at the library, located at 500 Main St.
âIf you have books in good condition you wish to donate to this worthwhile cause, please take them to the library Monday through Saturday during regular hoursâ said Ruth Ann McKay, publicity chairman for the Friends of the Library. âPlease, no National Geographic magazines, other magazines or condensed books.â
Robin D. Orr, 118th Judicial District Assistant District Attorney, has died from complications following heart surgery.
Orr, 61, who had served as the assistant DA for Howard, Martin and Glasscock counties for more than 12 years, died early Sunday morning in a Lubbock hospital. He had undergone open heart surgery two weeks ago, but complications ensued and he never recovered, District Attorney Hardy L. Wilkerson said.
âHe was a good man and a good lawyer who always pursued justice in his job, and he's going to be deeply missed,â Wilkerson said.
AUSTIN â Texas Game Wardens will conduct its first virtual patrol ridealong via Twitter on Labor Day weekend.
The wardens will give the public a first-hand look at what happens on a typical opening dove season shift in their tweet-along on Sunday, September 1st.
Throughout that day, the agencyâs technology warden, also a commissioned officer, will join a warden in Travis County and tweet continuously what happens that day. Â The public is invited to follow along at twitter.com/TexasGameWarden.