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Archive - Apr 2014

April 23rd

Carl Bacon

April 23, 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 a Christian.

Albert Lee Ortega

April 23, 2014

Albert Lee Ortega, 46, of Big Spring, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at his residence.

He was born April 22, 1967, in Big Spring, Texas. He graduated from Big Spring High School in 1985 and attended Aladdin Beauty College. He moved to Arizona in 2002 and returned to Big Spring in 2008.

Survivors include four brothers, Jose O. Ortega, Sammy Ortega and Rudy Ortega, all of Big Spring and Carlos Ortega of Phoenix, Ariz.; one sister, Mary Lou Ortega Puga of Big Spring; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Lena Marquez

April 23, 2014

Lena Marquez, 58, of Big Spring, died Tuesday April 22, 2014, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Michael Brown

April 23, 2014

Michael Brown, 64, of Big Spring, died Monday April 21, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

April 22nd

City master plan draws little interest

April 22, 2014

Fewer than 200 people took up the city of Big Spring’s invitation to help craft its master plan for the next 25 years.

A crowd estimated at 150 attended a public meeting of the Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum to provide their input as to how they’d like the city to evolve in the coming years.

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

Dance concert sets 2-day run at Hall Center

April 22, 2014

Howard College Department of Dance will hold its annual Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Hall Center for the Arts.

This year’s show is titled, “The World in Our Own Back Yard” and features some historic ethnic dances from around the world and contemporary dances which show the influence of America’s immigrated cultures.

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

Zonetta 'Zo' Moore

April 22, 2014

Zonetta “Zo” Moore, 91, of Nocona, Texas, died April 19, 2014. Grave service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Jack McBride officiating.

Zonetta was born Jan. 15, 1925, in Wellington, Texas to Leslie Auburn and Sarah Etta Moore. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Big Spring, Texas.

She is survived by her daughters, Kim Combs and Tricia Stewart, both of Nocona; brother, Joe Lynn Moore of New Mexico; and three grandchildren.

Lady Hawks’ Stinnett, Wipf sign with 4-year programs

April 22, 2014

On the court, the Howard College Lady Hawks were one of the youngest teams in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference this past season, and it showed as the team struggled to find ways to win games. Despite their youthfulness, the one thing no one ever questioned was the Lady Hawks’ athletic ability.

Gerardo 'Oaxaca' Rodriguez

April 22, 2014

Gerardo “Oaxaca” Rodriguez, 57, of Midland died Monday April 21, 2014, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Vigil services will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Ackerly Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 27, 1956, in Mexico. He moved from Mexico to Lamesa in 1974. He married Maria Riojas on October 1989, in Lamesa. He lived most of his life in Ackerly where he farmed and he was a Catholic.

Albert Lee Ortega

April 22, 2014

Albert Lee Ortega, 46, of Big Spring, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.

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