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February 22nd

Merline Pierce

February 22, 2014

Merline Pierce, 88, of San Angelo, formerly of Big Spring died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in a San Angelo hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring with the Rev. Joey Bacon officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring.
She was born Nov. 22, 1925, in Morrison, Okla. She married John Dudley Beal and he preceded her in death. She then married Leland Pierce April 27, 1973, in Ackerly, Texas.

February 21st

Candidates speak out at forum

February 21, 2014

A large crowd turned out Thursday night at the Dora Roberts Community Center to hear March primary candidates speak about themselves in attempt to garner votes for their campaigns.

The Meet the Candidate Forum, sponsored by the Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce, Big Spring Herald, KBST and KBYG, had 100 percent participation for candidates running in Howard County races. Each candidate was given five minutes to present some background information and pitch their qualifications for the office.

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

Grand jury hands down indictments

February 21, 2014

Three people were indicted on first-degree felony drug charges during Thursday’s session of the Howard County grand jury.

Robby Carroll Atkinson, 42, Donnie Ray Schmaltz, 28, and Jesi Elain Wilkey, 28, all of Big Spring, were indicted on first degree possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver charges, said Howard County District Attorney Hardy L. Wilkerson.

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

Mrs. Ernest W. 'Billie' Smith

February 21, 2014

Mrs. Ernest W. "Billie" Smith, 83, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in a local nursing home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mt. Olive Memorial Park with Greg Surles officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

She was born Sept. 11, 1930, in Big Spring, Texas and married Ernest W. Smith Jan. 9, 1953, in Hobbs, N.M. He preceded her in death Nov. 4, 1997.

Marshall C. Louder

February 21, 2014

Marshall C. Louder, 88, of Tarzan, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Manor Park in Midland. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at the First Baptist Church of Stanton. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday evening at the Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton.

Edwin Maurice Wright

February 21, 2014

Edwin Maurice Wright, 88, of Snyder, Texas, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at Cogdell Memorial Hospital in Snyder after a lengthy illness.

Services for Mr. Wright will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church with the Revs. Brian Adams and Ben Reed officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

Mary Ramirez Magana

February 21, 2014

Mary Ramirez Magana, 52, of Big Spring, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Private family services will be held at a later date.

She was born Sept. 12, 1959 in Cameron, Texas to Julia and Francisco Ramirez Continez. She spent most of her life in Big Spring and was a Catholic. She was a homemaker but also worked at Lamun-Lusk Sanchez.

Steers expect ‘tough’ game against Mustangs

February 21, 2014

Big Spring High School head boys’ basketball coach Ian Ritchey isn’t one to sugar coat issues for his players. He doesn’t mind telling them they “coasted” into the playoffs, or that tonight’s area playoff matchup with the Shallowater Mustangs isn’t going to be easy. In fact, Ritchey doesn’t mind telling his team they will be going up against a tough Shallowater team when they hit the floor at 6 p.m. in the Andrews High School gymnasium.

Hawks roll past NMMI, 67-59

February 21, 2014

Howard College men’s basketball coach Scott Raines didn’t expect his team to turn in a Picasso performance against the New Mexico Military Institute on Monday evening. The sheer emotion involved in claiming a win over Odessa College on Thursday along with a 4-hour bus ride to Roswell, N.M. was a recipe for a slow start.

Forsan to face Iraan tonight

February 21, 2014

The Forsan High School Buffaloes will continue their postseason quest tonight when they take to the floor against the Iraan Braves in the area round of the Class A, Division I playoffs. The Buffaloes are scheduled to face off with Iraan beginning at 7 p.m. in the Midland Christian High School gym.

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