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Archive - Jan 2014

January 20th

Mary Paredez

January 20, 2014

Mary Paredez, 86, of Big Spring, Texas, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Heartland Nursing Home in San Antonio, Texas. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial at Mount Olive Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Jerline Averitt

January 20, 2014

Jerline Averitt, 87, of Big Spring, Texas, died Friday Jan. 17, 2014, at her residence. The family will receive friends Monday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Myers and Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Eddy Prince of Grace Fellowship Church of God officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel.

Dorothy Stephens

January 20, 2014

Dorothy Stephens, 82, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at Abilene Regional Medical Center. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in the Oakwood Cemetery in Honey Grove, Texas. Ray Boles will officiate. Services are under the direction of The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road.

Dorothy was born June 22, 1931, in Muddig, Texas, to Oscar and Ida Mae (Baker) Boles. She attended East Texas State in Commerce, Texas, before receiving her master’s degree from the University of Utah.

January 31 deadline to pay taxes sans penalty

January 20, 2014

Time is running out for property owners wishing to pay their tax bills without incurring penalties.

Homeowners have until Jan. 31 to pay their tax bills without penalties or interest, said Diane Carter, Howard County tax assessor/collector.

See More in Today's Big Spring Herald

New trustee say’s he will seek full term

January 20, 2014

Fabian Serrano, the newly appointed trustee to the Big Spring Independent School District, confirmed Friday that he will seek to fill the unexpired District 7 term in the May election.
See more in today's Big Spring Hearld

January 18th

Closures scheduled for MLK Day

January 18, 2014

Many area offices and agencies will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Day which commemorates the birthday and life's work of the civil rights leader and proponent of peaceful protest.

For more information, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.

Filing period nears for city, school elections

January 18, 2014

The time is fast approaching for prospective candidates to toss their hats into the ring for upcoming city and school elections. Candidacy filing periods for both the Big Spring City Council and Big Spring Independent School District Board of Trustees elections this May begin Jan. 29 and run through Feb. 28, officials said.

For more information, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.

Quail Dobbs

January 18, 2014

Quail Dobbs, 72, of Coahoma, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at Trinity Baptist Church in Big Spring with Eddy Pitchford, Russ Mullins and Tumbleweed Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.

He was born Aug. 27, 1941 in Albany, TX and married Judy McGuire Feb. 21, 1964, in Clovis, New Mexico.

Phyllis Ann Scroggins

January 18, 2014

Phyllis Ann Scroggins, 71, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, in a Midland care center. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with John Snider officiating. Interment will follow at Coahoma Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, at the funeral home.

Doris Modean Ferguson

January 18, 2014

Doris Modean (Moo Moo) Ferguson, 90, of Urband, Mo. passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014.
Doris was born Aug. 3, 1924 in Quanah Texas to James Walters and Verdie Mavous (McNutt) Landers.
She married Willie Ferguson Aug. 6,1938, in Quanna, Texas.

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