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Archive - Apr 2014

April 16th

Wilma Brooks

April 16, 2014

Wilma Brooks, 66 of Stanton died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in a Midland hospital. Funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Belvue Church of Christ in Stanton. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Central time at the Portales Cemetery, Portales, N.M.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, at the Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton.

Wilma was born Nov. 3, 1947 in Portales, N.M. to Jim and Freeda Vernon McBride. She married Bill Brooks Nov. 23, 1967 in Portales.

Mark Edwards

April 16, 2014

Mark Edwards, 56, of Big Spring, died Sunday March 30, 2014, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Coahoma Cemetery.

He was born to Katherine and James Edwards on Feb. 2, 1958, in Big Spring. He was a lifetime resident of Howard County. He was a long haul and oilfield truck driver until retiring in 2013 due to ill health. He was a member of East Fourth Baptist Church.

Florencia Gamboa

April 16, 2014

Florencia Gamboa, 97, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Roberson qualifies for state golf tourney

April 16, 2014

Devin Roberson is headed to high school golf’s version of the Promised Land.
The Big Spring High School senior punched his ticket to the Class 3A state golf tournament on Thursday with a solid round on the final day of the Region I-3A Golf Championships at Shadow Hills Golf Course in Lubbock.

BSHS needs win in finale to clinch playoff berth

April 16, 2014

The Big Spring High School Lady Steers stood toe-to-toe with the Greenwood Rangerettes for three innings. Then, unfortunately, landed a knockout blow in the fourth and raced to a stunning 20-7 victory.

C-City girls upend Bulldogettes, 6-4

April 16, 2014

The Colorado High School Lady Wolves spoiled Coahoma High School Senior Night activities on Tuesday by grinding out a tough 6-4 victory.

April 15th

Trio arrested on drug charges

April 15, 2014

Narcotics officers with the Big Spring Police Department continued their busy month Monday with a drug bust that resulted in three arrests.

Brittany Clayton, 27, of Spenser, Okla., Eddie Ray Hunter Clayton, 28, of Oklahoma City and Linger James Evans, 52, of Cordova, Calif., were all charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, according to information released by BSPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Tony Everett.

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

College awards convocation tonight

April 15, 2014

Howard College will honor the hard work of many of its students tonight at its annual awards convocation.

“Each year we try to take time out during the busy semester and recognize our students for their hard work and dedication to their educational goals,” said Dr. Cheryl Sparks, Howard College president. “We encourage the public to join us as we reward these students and congratulate them on a job well done.”

The ceremony begins at 7 p.m. in the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, 1001 Birdwell Lane.

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

Cecil Douglas Hoard

April 15, 2014

Cecil Douglas Hoard, 59, of Big Spring, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at his residence. Private family services will be at a later date.

He was born on July 1, 1954 in Big Spring. He spent most of his life in Howard County and also worked most of his life in the oil field. He married Cynthia Othman in Big Spring in 1985.

Ann C. Hayes

April 15, 2014

Ann C. Hayes, 72, of Big Spring, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Private family services will be at a later date.

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