Archive - 2013
Magdalen "Maggie" Carter, 81, of Big Spring died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home, followed by a vigil service at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Herbert Lee Armstrong, 69, of Midland died Sunday, June 30, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the Belvue Church of Christ in Stanton with Bill Welch officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton.
He was born to Willie Dee Armstrong Jr. and Edna Ruth on Nov. 1, 1943, in Comanche, Texas, and married Alice Fay McNew on Dec. 11, 1964, in Stanton, Texas.
Boyd Anderson, 91, died Friday, June 28, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Not only did the Big Spring Senior League All-Stars win the District 3 All-Star Tournament after a 13-8 victory over Midland High on Saturday at Steer Park, they went undefeated against the best lineups in the region throughout the week.
Trevor Williams started on the mound for Big Spring in the championship game, with the offense quickly racking up three runs to back him up. Gary Watkins came in to relieve Williams when a run was walked in during the top of the third, but Midland got to Watkins as well and took a 4-3 lead.
Cadet John Lang, son of Mark and Kathy Lang of Orlando, Fla., graduated from the U.S. Military Academy May 25. He is the grandson of Bob and Peg Lang of Orlando, Fla., and of the late John Birdwell and Betty Birdwell of Big Spring, Texas.
Lang graduated from Boone High School in Orlando in 2009. While at West Point he concentrated his studies in sociology. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army within the infantry branch and will report to Fort Drum, New York, for his first assignment.
Kimberly Nalley of Big Spring and Bruce Finch of Lubbock, Texas will exchange wedding vows July 27, 2013 in Lubbock, Texas.
Kimberly is the daughter of John and Lynda Nalley and Belle and Bruce Schooler, all of Big Spring. She is a 2011 graduate of SWCID and is employed as office manager at Cornerstone Covenant Church.
Bruce is the son of Robert and the late Patsy Finch of Hart, Texas. He is a 2010 graduate of Wayland Baptist University and is a teacher at Slaton ISD.
Kathy Haro of Big Spring and Jeremy Hull of Stanton will exchange wedding vows Sept. 21, 2013, in Odessa, Texas. Kathy is the daughter of Henry and Delma Haro. She is a 2003 graduate of Big Spring High School. She attended Midland College where she majored in general studies. She is a 2007 graduate of Lubbock School of Aesthetics.
She is employed as a medical aesthetician at Medical Spa in Midland.
Ashley Cox, of Stanton, Texas and Matthew Van Pelt, of Vernon, Texas will exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m. July 6, 2013, at Trinity Baptist Church in Big Spring, Texas with a reception to follow.
Ashley attended Wayland Baptist University and is employed by Big Spring ISD at Marcy Elementary. She is the daughter of Billy and Stephanie Cox of Stanton, Texas and the granddaughter of Vernon and the late Anita Cox and Deanna and the late David Burnett.
Kynzie Leigh Oliver, a girl, was born June 12, 2013 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center in Big Spring, Texas. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces and was 18 Â¾ inches long. She is the daughter of Stephen and Natalie Oliver of Big Spring and the little sister of Kaden Oliver. Maternal grandparent is Cindy Lozano of Big Spring. Paternal grandparents are George and Becky Oliver of Big Spring, Texas and Alice and Don Moore of Fort Worth, Texas.
This year's Funtastic Fourth will be colorful to say the least. Along with the bright, color filled bursts in the night sky and the scintillance of the festival, art gallery I Think 219 will be adding a wholly different pallet to the event.
Owner, Ramon Holguin and curator, Andrew Bowman have invited 10 artists to participate in Through the Can, a painting party that will be a treat to spectators attending the festival.