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Archive - Apr 2014

April 29th

Harold Dean Holland

April 29, 2014

Harold Dean Holland, age 77, passed peacefully from his earthly life to be present with his Lord on Sunday morning, April 27, 2014.

Jean Range

April 29, 2014

Jean Range, 89, of Big Spring, died Friday, April 25, 2014 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A Remembrance Service will be held on May 9, 2014 at 1st United Methodist Church Garrett Hall at 5:00 PM. She will be laid to rest at the National Cemetery at Dallas/Ft. Worth.

Jean was born March 17, 1925 in Clarendon, Texas to Loxie Mae Boles and June W. Taylor. She married Edgar Byron Range, Jr. on March 17, 1947 and he preceded her in death on September 28, 2012.

April 28th

Jean Range

April 28, 2014

Jean Range, 89, of Big Spring, died Friday April 25, 2014, at Parkview Nursing Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.

Dean Holland

April 28, 2014

Dean Holland, 77, of Big Spring, died Sunday, April 27, 2014, in a Midland hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Dean was born Sunday, Sept. 27, 1936, in Big Spring, Texas, and married Edna McCartney.
He retired from Cosden Oil and Chemical as a district gauger and was a member of the Cosden Coffee Club.

Council tables proposed street changes

April 28, 2014

A plan to covert a section of Second and Lancaster streets near Gregg into one-way traffic has been tabled for now, fueled by opposition from some businesses in the area.

Pick up a copy of the Herald for the rest of the story.

April 26th

TxDOT breaks ground on Hwy. 87 reliever route

April 26, 2014

A ground-breaking ceremony for the largest construction project in the history of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Abilene District to date — the US 87 Truck Relief Route — was held Friday at the Hangar 25 Air Museum.

Local, state and federal dignitaries celebrated the moment by speaking of the project’s history, economical importance and the collaborative effort by West Texas communities to bring the bypass to fruition. Yet, of all the eloquent words spoken at the podium Friday morning, one long-time advocate of the Ports-to-Plains trade corridor said it best.

County finalizing road repair projects

April 26, 2014

Howard County commissioners are close to finalizing plans for a multi-million dollar road renovation which, if all goes well, will begin this summer.

When they meet at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the county courthouse, commissioners will finalize an agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation which will clear the way for that state agency to provide almost $4 million in grant money for county road repair.

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

Maryn Nicole and Marit DeAnn Childress

April 26, 2014

Our precious daughters Maryn Nicole and Marit DeAnn Childress went to be with Jesus in heaven on April 18, 2014, in Houston, Texas. Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at Grape Creek Cemetery with the Rev. Brad Winchester officiating.

Although our angels were with us just a short while, they wove their life into our hearts forever, and we will carry them in our hearts always.

Maryn Nicole and Marit DeAnn were preceded in death by their grandfather, Dwain Childress, of San Angelo and grandmother, Vicky Logsdon, of Big Spring.

Jeffrey Young

April 26, 2014

Funeral services for Jeffrey Young will be held at the First Baptist Church of Stanton at 2 p.m. Wednesday April, 30, 2014. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery.

He was born April 6, 1965, in Stanton to the late Joseph II and Bobbie Young. He was the eigth of nine children. Jeffery attended public school in Stanton. He worked for Ellis & Son Plumbing and enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Jeffrey passed away in San Antonio on Wednesday April 23, 2014.

April 25th

Big Spring athletes begin quest for state berths

April 25, 2014

Autumn Minter and Dyrshae Vanderbilt can still feel the sting of failing to qualify for the finals at last year’s Region I-3A Track and Field Championships. It was, they admit, a feeling that left them in tears.
And extremely determined to make sure there won’t be a repeat.

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