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July 25th

Symphony gearing up for another season

July 25, 2013

Big Spring Symphony has been making beautiful music for more than three decades and the tradition continues with a new season starting in September.

“We Like the Big Symphony” is the theme for the series, which opens Sept. 21.

The symphony, which varies between 50 and 60 players and includes a chorus depending on the program, offers four subscription concerts each year, as well as performing during the Pops in the Park patriotic music and fireworks extravaganza on July 3 at the Comanche Trail Park Amphitheater.

Dr. Keith Graumann is artistic director and conductor for the symphony.

Big Spring ISD school supply list

July 25, 2013

Pre-Kindergarten

2 boxes Crayola brand primary crayons
1 box Crayola washable markers
1 pair Fiskars brand blunt tip scissors
6 glue sticks
1 package construction paper
Kinder-Mat and towel (for nap)
3 boxes Kleenex
1 package of baby wipes (refills)
Backpack (regular size)
Cheap paper plates (not styrofoam)
Boys — gallon-sized inexpensive, sealable baggies
Girls — quart-sized inexpensive, sealable baggies

Kindergarten

Backpack (no wheels or rollers)
2 boxes 24-count Crayola crayons
1 12-count package of No. 2 yellow pencils (plain only)
2 large pink erasers

Forsan ISD registration ongoing

July 25, 2013

FORSAN — The first day of classes is still more than a month away, but officials at Forsan Independent School District are gearing up for a new school year.

New student registration has begun at Elbow Elementary and will continue through the first day of school Aug. 26.

Parents of elementary (grades pre-kindergarten through 5) students new to FISD will need to bring the following information to the campus, located at 5001 Nichols Road, when they register their children:

• The child's birth certificate.
• The child's Social Security card.
• The child's immunization record.

Horace 'Hoss' Rankin

July 25, 2013

Horace "Hoss" Rankin, 84, of Big Spring died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Matt Farmer officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2013, at the funeral home.
He was born Dec. 13, 1928, in Kimble, Texas, and married LaRue Browne on Aug. 26, 1950, in Odessa, Texas. She preceded him in death April 25, 2004.

Mildred Louise Collum

July 25, 2013

Mildred Louise Collum, 91, died July 12, 2013, in Big Spring. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013, at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial Chapel in Pampa with the Rev. Barry Owens, associate pastor, officiating. Private burial will be held in Fairview Cemetery in Pampa under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors of Pampa.

Carol Ann Gum

July 25, 2013

Memorial services will be held for Carol Ann Gum, 72, of Roswell, N.M., at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Wayne Griffin of 2nd Baptist Church in Amarillo officiating. Carol Ann passed away July 22, 2013.

Carol Ann was born Feb. 15, 1941, in Big Spring, Texas, to Robert and Theresa Virginia (Garrison) Wilson. Carol Ann was a very sincere, loving and dedicated mother and wife. She was active in both her church and the Red Hat Society.

Miguel Angel Gonzalez

July 25, 2013

Miguel Angel Gonzalez, infant son of Rufina and Miguel Belarmino Gonzalez, died July 20, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Thy Will Be Done Ministry, located at 610 Abrams St.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by one sister, Kimberly Gonzalez of Big Spring; two brothers, Willie and Wilmore Gonzalez, both of Big Spring; grandparents, Oralia Gonzalez of Guatemala, Victoria Martinez and Bernardo Solias, both of Mexico.

Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com

Maria Margarita Rodriguez

July 25, 2013

Maria Margarita Rodriguez, 48, of Midland, formerly of Ackerly died Monday, July 22, 2013, at Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Ackerly Cemetery.

She was born Dec. 13, 1964, in Dimmitt, Texas. She married Gerardo Rodriguez in October 1989 in Lamesa, Texas. She was a homemaker.

Delbert Verl Shultz

July 25, 2013

Delbert Verl Shultz, 88, of Big Spring died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in a local nursing home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 26, 2013, at Mt. Olive Memorial Park with Dr. Randy Cotton officiating.

Delbert was born May 22, 1925, in Big Spring, Texas. He graduated from Big Spring High School in 1942, attended Texas A&M from 1943 to 1945 and served in the United States Navy from 1946 to 1949.
He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Debbie Henry of Arvada, Colo.; and one son, Howard Shultz of Florida.

Bobby Capps

July 25, 2013

Bobby Capps, 69, of Coahoma died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

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