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July 18th

Corbett Hardgrave

July 18, 2013

Corbett Hardgrave, infant son of Lucas and Jennifer Hardgrave of Knott, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in a Midland hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Rodney 'Roddy' Robertson Sr.

July 18, 2013

Rodney "Roddy" Robertson Sr., 58, of Big Spring died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Patricia 'Pat' Dover

July 18, 2013

Patricia "Pat" Dover, 67, of Big Spring died Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

July 17th

One dead after Tuesday rollover

July 17, 2013

A 56-year-old New Mexico woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a one-vehicle crash on State Highway 176 Tuesday morning after law enforcement officials say the vehicle she was traveling in rolled several times.

According to officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety, the accident was reported at 8:40 a.m. at a location on Highway 176, approximately 7/10 of a mile from mile marker 306, inside Howard County.

Rain brings much-needed moisture across West Texas

July 17, 2013

An “unusual” weather system that brought welcome relief from baking temperatures and parched conditions may stick around a day or two longer, officials say.

Crossroads residents have been sighing in relief the past few days because of the system, which has slashed temperatures and brought some much-needed precipitation to the area.

National Weather Service Meteorologist David Henrig said the cause of all this welcome weather is an upper-level low pressure system that's slowly making its way through this area.

Frances Faye Vinson Hobbs

July 17, 2013

Frances Faye Vinson Hobbs, 81, of Big Spring went to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 14, 2013, in a Lubbock hospice facility. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the Family Faith Victory Center with Brother Neil Hall officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at the funeral home.
She was born April 15, 1932, in Hatchel, Texas, and married Johnnie A. Hobbs Jr. on Aug. 14, 1948, in Big Spring, Texas.

Carlos Humphrey

July 17, 2013

Carlos Humphrey, 84, of Big Spring died Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in a Lubbock hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rick Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at the funeral home.
Survivors include his wife, Willene Humphrey of Big Spring; one son, Neal Humphrey of Ira; one daughter, Gay Lynch of Midland; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

July 16th

Nw Mexico woman killed in rollover

July 16, 2013

A 56-year-old New Mexico woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a one-vehicle crash on State Highway 176 Tuesday morning after law enforcement officials say the vehicle she was traveling in rolled several times.
Evangelina Ontiveros, 56, of Eunice, N.M., was pronounced dead at the scene by Howard County Justice of the Peace Quail Dobbs at approximately 9:30 a.m. Law enforcement officials said she was the only passenger in the vehicle not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
For the complete story, see Wednesday's edition of the Herald.

Housing shortage slams school districts

July 16, 2013

Anyone can tell you there's a housing shortage in this area, but nowhere is it more keenly felt than in the public school districts.

The recent oilfield-fueled hiring boom has brought lots of people into this area, but it has also dried up the list of available housing, and officials at Big Spring, Coahoma and Forsan school districts all agree it is hampering their efforts to hire new employees.

Parker, Smith honored for cooperation

July 16, 2013

Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker and newly retired Big Spring Police Department Chief Lonnie Smith got a hefty nod from local officials on both sides of the city and county lines Monday afternoon, as the two were honored with commemorative plaques at the Troy M. Hogue Law Enforcement Center.

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