Archive - 2013
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.
PaceâLei Grace Lance was born Aug. 12, 2013, at 12:17 p.m. She weighed 6 pounds 11 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Pace'Lei is the daughter of Angela and Blake Lance of Coahoma. Maternal grandparents aree Donna and David Pace of Big Spring. Maternal grandparents are Lonnie and Vernette Hill of Big Spring. Pace'Lei was welcomed home by big brother Dylan Lance.
If you're a Steer fan, Friday's game against Fort Stockton may have seemed liked deja vu, as Big Spring trounced the Panthers 49-0 for the second straight year in its opener. Except this time, the venue was Memorial Stadium and the Steers dazzled a home crowd.
âWe expected to play well,â BSHS Head Coach Phillip Ritchey said. âWhen you have that many guys on offense and defense who have been there before, you expect them to play well.â
Jonathan Lee Rees was named to the dean's list at Victoria College for maintaining a gpa of 3.5 or greater for the semmester.
Jonathan is the son of Greg and Darla Rees of Victoria, Texas. He is the grandson of Charles and Johnnie Ray and the late, Skeet Harrington all of Coahoma; and Fred and Anita Blalack of Marble Falls and the late, Robert Rees of Olney.
Delbert and Louise (Ramirez) Green were married Aug. 29, 2013 in the courtyard at Marcy House in Big Spring. Mr. and Mrs. James âLeonâ Snider, residents of Marcy House, served as attendants for the couple. Judge Kim Hoffman of Garden City, officiated the wedding.
After the ceremony, guests joined the couple for a reception inside the activity room that overlooks the porch and courtyard area.
The newly pronounced Mrs. Delbert Green said, âIt meant so much to have our families, in addition to the Marcy House family, be a part of our special day.â