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Archive - 2013

August 21st

Lady Steers dominate Andrews, Coahoma falters against Loraine

August 21, 2013

BIG SPRING
The Lady Steers weren't very gracious hosts to Andrews Tuesday, as Big Spring's volleyball program rolled over the Lady Mustangs in three sets, winning by scores of 25-7, 25-14 and 25-12.

The dominating performance was keyed by strong setting, offense and defense, while Andrews sputtered from the start, unable to string together a meaningful run.

“We're starting at a very high spot,” BSHS Head Coach Lynn Osborne said of her team this season. “They're probably the most solid team coming in that I've ever coached. They did a good job last night.”

August 20th

Lake clean up set Saturday; volunteers helpers needed

August 20, 2013

Local volunteers are banding together to tackle litter at Comanche Trail Lake, as part of the Love Our Lake and the Keep Texas Waterways Clean programs.

Keep Big Spring Beautiful will conduct a cleanup with the help of volunteers Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Dora Roberts Community Center.

Keep Big Spring Beautiful is committed to keeping the Comanche Trail Lake clean, not only to protect and restore it for us, and future generations, but to get the lake area cleaned for the Comanche Warrior Triathlon.

Alvin Gillion

August 20, 2013

Alvin Gillion, 53, of Big Spring died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Private family services will be at a later date.

He was born May 12, 1960 in Galveston, Texas. He married Penny Faul Sept. 2, 1987 in Scotty, La. He has lived in Big Spring for the past seven years. He worked as a sandblaster.

August 19th

Suspicious package

August 19, 2013

HERALD photo / Thomas Jenkins

Reginald Vanderbilt

August 19, 2013

Reginald Vanderbilt, 30, of Big Spring died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Tashanna Forman

August 19, 2013

Tashanna Forman, 40, of Big Spring died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Alvin Gillion

August 19, 2013

Alvin Gillion, 53, of Big Spring died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Pablo 'Paul' Silva

August 19, 2013

Pablo "Paul" Silva, 71, of Big Spring died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, at Odyssey Hospice in Lubbock. Vigil Service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
He was born Jan. 15, 1942, in Lubbock to Librada and Vicente Silva. He was a lifetime resident of Howard County. He married Andrea Perez on Aug. 18, 1962, in Big Spring.

Virginia Shaw Black Fikes

August 19, 2013

Virginia Shaw Black Fikes, a thoughtful, persevering and adventurous soul with a wide range of interests has left us after making the world a happier place for those around her for 97 years. Virginia died in Robert Lee, Texas on Aug. 16, 2013.

Two killed in Interstate 20 rollover

August 19, 2013

Two Big Spring residents were killed late Friday evening when the vehicle they were in rolled several times along Interstate 20.
Thirty-year-old Reginald Vanderbilt and 40-year-old Tashanna Forman were pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Kathryn Wiseman shortly after 11 p.m.

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