Archive - 2013
Clarence D. Hays, 82, of St. Pete, Fla., formerly of Big Spring passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at his residence after a two-year battle with lung cancer.
He was born July 16, 1931, in Mitchell County, Texas, to Tennie and W.D. Hays. Clarence was a member of United Methodist Church in Coahoma. He graduated from Coahoma High School in 1948. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1951 and retired July 31, 1971. While serving our country, he received three commendation medals.
Donald Roy Cloud departed this life on Sunday evening at his home in College Station. Don was preceded in death by his parents Roy Cloud and Esther Barr Cloud and his daughter Courtney Cloud. Don is survived by his wife Fan Barber Cloud; his three sons Blake Cloud and Linda, Scott Cloud and Diane, and Mark Cloud and Michelle. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Jennifer and Kenneth Cloud, Bradley Cloud, and
Lillian and Cameron Cloud and by two great-grandchildren, Dylan and Emily Cloud.
Herald Staff Report
Big Spring Police Officer Mark Castaneda has been served with a federal felony indictment by the U.S.Department of Justice, the local police depaartment has confirmed.
Big Spring Police Det. Sgt. Tony Everett, public information officer, said the felony indictment, delivered Tuesday, â€śstems from allegations on Mr. Cantaneda from a previous employer, not the Big Spring Police Department.â€ť
Everett said BSPD is cooperating fully with the investigation and will continue to do so.
By LYNDEL MOODY
A long-time Howard County law enforcement officer has tossed his hat into the ring for the justice of the peace, precent 1, place 2 position.
Robert Fitzgibbons filed his intent to run with the Republican chairman Wednesday. The 54-year-old lifetime resident of Howard County is a lieutenant in the Big Spring Police Department patrol division.
â€śIâ€™ve worked with the city for 30 years,â€ť he said. â€śIâ€™ve been with the police department for 29 years. I have an extensive law enforcement background, so I believe that qualifies me to sit in that position.
By LYNDEL MOODY
COLORADO CITY â€” Curtis Potter and Justin Trevino will join Shady Mitchell and the Kickinâ€™ Kountry Band to headline tonightâ€™s performance of the C City Opry Show.
â€śWe do a country music show at the Colorado City Opera House loosely based on the old Hee Haw show,â€ť said Debby Mitchell, assistant manager. â€śWe put a little comedy in, recruit local talent and from time to time bring in older country stars.
Patricia â€śPattiâ€ť Smith, 53, of Coahoma, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Elvira Gandar, 73, of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday Nov. 17, 2013 at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be Thursday 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Eric Kelly, 26, of Dallas, Texas, was called Home by our Heavenly Father, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the funeral home.
Eric was born Dec. 21,1986, in Midland. He graduated from Big Spring High School, and then Howard College with an associateâ€™s degree.
Charles â€śCharlieâ€ť Thompson, 73, of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday Nov. 17, 2013, at his residence.
The family will receive friends Wednesday 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be 3 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Danny Wright officiating.
Burial will follow at Coahoma Cemetery.
He was born Dec.14, 1939, in Carlsbad, N.M., to Louise and James B. â€śJayâ€ť Thompson.
He married Carolyn Gring March 29, 1958, in Kermit. They came to Big Spring in 1972 from Kermit.
Eva Sue â€śSusieâ€ť Anderson, 88, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in Perris, Calif. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park.
Susie was born Aug. 27, 1925, in Potisi, Texas, and married Wilford Edward â€śPeteâ€ť Anderson Aug. 12, 1942, in Big Spring, Texas. They were married for 39 years. Pete preceded her in death in 1981.