Archive - Jan 10, 2014
Marcelo L. Torres, 93, of Abilene, formerly of Coahoma died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Abilene. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Cosme A. Ramirez Sr., 74, of Big Spring died Jan. 8, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Deacon Johnny Arguello officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
He was born to Margarita and Pablo Ramirez in Big Spring on Sept. 7, 1939. He married Rosa Parra in June 1959 in Big Spring and was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. He was a self-employed contractor in Howard County. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
Lucia G. Manzanarez, 83, of Big Spring died Tuesday at her residence. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will be at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Zirah LeFevre Bednar, 95, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in a nursing center in George West, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at 14th and Main Church of Christ, Big Spring with Rick Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park, Big Spring.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Young Sam King spent his Thursday afternoon trying to make some obstinate pigs ready to shine at the Howard County Junior Livestock Show.
King is one of 143 area youths who've made the commitment to learn, raise, feed and eventually be willing to sell that farm animal for slaughter as part of a county educational agricultural program to teach young students about animal management.
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It's time to iron the tuxedo or pull out your best evening dress, but if you haven't already purchased tickets for the Hangar 25 Air Museum's annual Silver Wings Ball, you are out of luck.
According to Genevieve Stockburger, museum administrator, tickets for the event set for Saturday at the historic Hotel Settles are sold out, but those who have already made their purchase should have an enjoyable evening.
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Abilene Wylie at Big Spring, 6:15 p.m.
Stanton at Coahoma, 6:30 p.m.
Forsan at Plains, 6:30 p.m.
Abilene Wylie at Big Spring, 7:30 p.m.
Stanton at Coahoma, 8 p.m.
Forsan at Plains, 8 p.m.