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April 24th

Council puts stamp on city pay increases

April 24, 2014

Big Spring city employees will have slightly wider than normal smiles on their faces when they get their first paychecks in June.

City council members put the final touches on a 6 percent across-the-board pay raises for all city employees by formally approving a revised pay schedule for police officers and firefighters during their Tuesday meeting.

For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of the Herald.

BSISD officials warn of possible scam

April 24, 2014

Officials with Big Spring Independent School District have issued a warning concerning impostors soliciting advertisement for the supposed purpose of raising funds for the school district.

“It’s come to our attention that there are organizations contacting area businesses to solicit advertisements on Big Spring Steer themed T-shirts, posters, plastic footballs and similar items,” said Chris Wigington, BSISD superintendent, in a written statement. “These organizations are portraying that their fundraising activities are endorsed by the school district.”

Carl Bacon

April 24, 2014

Carl Bacon, 77, of Coahoma, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel, with Rick Cunningham officiating.

Carl was born March 26, 1937, in Mitchell County, Texas and married Annita Thompson June 29, 1991, in Coahoma. He worked for Weaver Services in Snyder for more than 20 years and loved cabinetry. He was very proud of his grandkids and great-grandkids. He was a Christian.

Carl Bacon

April 24, 2014

Carl Bacon, 77, of Coahoma, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel, with Rick Cunningham officiating.

Carl was born March 26, 1937, in Mitchell County, Texas and married Annita Thompson June 29, 1991, in Coahoma. He worked for Weaver Services in Snyder for more than 20 years and loved cabinetry. He was very proud of his grandkids and great-grandkids. He was a Christian.

Steers to face Ft. Stockton in first round

April 24, 2014

Big Spring, the District 4-3A runner-up, will begin its playoff run on May 1 when they face the Fort Stockton Pioneers in a best-of-three series at San Angelo Central High School.

Lobos, Mustangs to play for third

April 24, 2014

The Monahans Lobos and the Sweetwater Mustangs will play a one-game district playoff on Friday to determine the third- and fourth-place teams in the District 4-3A standings. Both teams finished the district schedule with 5-5 records. The one-game playoff will be held Friday at Steer Park, starting at 7 p.m.

Big Spring athletes face very busy schedule at Region I-3A track meet

April 24, 2014

There will be no shortage of sportage for the Big Spring High School boys’ and girls’ track athletes beginning Friday when the Region I-3A Track and Field Championships begin in Lubbock. More than a dozen BSHS athletes will be competing in the meet, which will be held on the track at Texas Tech University.

Lena H. Marquez

April 24, 2014

Lena H. Marquez, 58, of Big Spring, died Tuesday April 22, 2014, at her residence. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, with Pastor Bill Ivins officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Michael Brown

April 24, 2014

Michael Brown, 64, of Big Spring, died Monday April 21, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church Chapel with Lloyd Wells, associate pastor of Spring Creek Fellowship, officiating.

He was born to Bennie Inez and Norman Odell Brown in San Bernardino, Calif. on June 28, 1949. He came to Big Spring three years ago from California. He was a carpenter and he enjoyed yard work, painting and odds and ends.

Ed Harvell

April 24, 2014

Ed Harvell, 65, of Canyon died Saturday, April 19, 2014.

Services were held Wednesday in LaGrone-Blackburn-Shaw Coulter Road Chapel with Dr. G.A. Roach officiating. Burial was in Dreamland Cemetery. Military honors were provided by DAV Chapter 26.

Ed was born Nov. 20, 1948, in Big Spring to Thomas and Elsie Harvell. He graduated from Coahoma High School and served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He attended West Texas State University, where he received his degree in music education. Ed married Sharon Allen on Aug. 13, 1970, in Canyon.

Big Spring, the District 4-3A runner-up, will begin its playoff run on May 1 when they face the...
The Monahans Lobos and the Sweetwater Mustangs will play a one-game district playoff on Friday to...
There will be no shortage of sportage for the Big Spring High School boys’ and girls’ track...

 

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