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August 30th

Eloisa Arriola

August 30, 2013

Eloisa Arriola, 85, of Big Spring died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at her residence. Prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial in Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Barbara Russell

August 30, 2013

Barbara Russell, 81, of Big Spring died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

August 29th

Dunnam named BSSH superintendent

August 29, 2013

Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner Dr. David Lakey named Lorie Dunnam the superintendent of Big Spring State Hospital, effective Sunday.

Dunnam currently is the hospital’s assistant superintendent and oversees administration of the 200-bed facility, Big Spring’s largest employer.

Dunnam assisted long-time Superintendent Ed Moughon in managing more than 625 employees and a $29 million a year operating budget.

Moughon retired July 31 after serving as Big Spring State Hospital superintendent for 17 years.

Rod Run roars into town Friday

August 29, 2013

Let's go cruisin'.

The Big Spring Cruisers car, motorcycle and truck club will hold its 42nd annual Rod Run and Sonic Cruise beginning Friday evening and up to 100 of the finest vintage two -and-four-wheel vehicles from around West Texas and southeast New Mexico — along with their owners, of course — are expected to participate.

Cliffa Jean Slate

August 29, 2013

Cliffa Jean Slate, 87, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in a local hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Terry McDaniel officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

She was born Dec. 25, 1925, in Sweetwater, Texas and married Walter L. Slate May 5, 1945, in Big Spring, Texas.

She was a Christian.

Eloisa Arriola

August 29, 2013

Eloisa Arriola, 85, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

August 28th

Two killed on RR 33

August 28, 2013

GLASSCOCK COUNTY — Two people were killed and two injured late Monday in a three-vehicle crash about 10 miles north of Garden City.

According to traffic investigators, killed were 41-year-old Wilson “Tex” Edwards Jr., a graduate of Big Spring High School, and 30-year-old Alvis Linker of Duncan, Okla. The accident took place about 10:30 p.m. on Ranch Road 33.

Officials said the truck Edwards was driving crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a vehicle driven by 24-year-old Curtis Gaston of Big Spring. Gaston's vehicle went into the ditch and turned over.

Legislative reps update citizens on state affairs

August 28, 2013

“Water, water everywhere. Nor a drop to drink.” Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s  line from the “Ancient Mariner” would have been appropriate for a large part of a Town Hall Meeting held at the Hotel Settles Tuesday.

Referred to as“The best tandem in show business,” State Sen. Kel Seliger and State Rep. Drew Darby — Howard County's representatives in the state legislature — gave an optimistic recount of the 83rd Legislative session.

Tex Edwards

August 28, 2013

Wilson Connell “Tex” Edwards Jr.. of Garden City was born Dec. 22, 1971 and passed Aug. 26, 2013.

Vicki Lynn Parks

August 28, 2013

Vicki Lynn Parks, 59, passed away at her home in Colorado Springs, Colo. Aug. 23, 2013, after a courageous battle with brain cancer. She is survived by her husband Robert Parks of Colorado Springs, CO; her daughter Skydria ‘Sky’ Hall and husband, Tom of Colorado Springs, Colo. and their children Dylan Williamson of Allen, Texas, Cheyenne Williamson and Callen Hall, both of Colorado Springs, Colo.; her son Jeremy Parks and wife, Jessica of Colorado Springs, Colo.

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