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Archive - 2014

March 13th

JV Steers to face Snyder, Forsan

March 13, 2014

The Big High School junior varsity teams will be busy on Monday, March 17, as both squads will be in action.

March 12th

Fire destroys three structures, no injuries reported

March 12, 2014

orning made extinguishing a residential fire doubly difficult for firefighters and caused extensive damage to two occupied homes.

The fire also placed nearby residents in peril for a period of time; however, there were no injuries to civilians or responders.

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

Private EMS group to aid city with routine transports

March 12, 2014

Big Spring’s Emergency Medical Service is farming out some of its workload.

City council members Tuesday unanimously accepted a proposal from Guardian EMS of Abilene to assume non-emergency ambulance service for Big Spring.

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

Oleta Lavern Clanton

March 12, 2014

Oleta Lavern Clanton, 76, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Jim Binnix, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Frances Billalba McKiski

March 12, 2014

Frances Billalba McKiski, 60, of Big Spring, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Jacques 'Jackie' Newton

March 12, 2014

Jacques “Jackie” Newton, 92, of Big Spring died Saturday March 8, 2014, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center. Private family services will be at a later date.

She was born March 12, 1921, to Wilma and Samuel Rawls in Fort Worth, Texas. She married Thomas J. Newton in Abilene, Texas on Feb. 17, 1945. He preceded her in death Nov. 10, 1997. She had been a resident of Big Spring for 13 years, moving to the city from Midland. She was a homemaker and housewife. She loved to bake chocolate meringue and lemon meringue pies. She also was a collector of salt and pepper shakers.

Arthur Thomas Barrett

March 12, 2014

Arthur Thomas Barrett, 88, of Abilene, died Wednesday Feb. 19, 2014, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home in Big Spring. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene.

Andra Adams

March 12, 2014

Andra Adams, 58, of Sweetwater, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in an Abilene hospital. Services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Callie Jo Nickle

March 12, 2014

Callie Jo Nickle, 58, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at her residence. Services are pending Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

March 11th

Lady Buffaloes place 4 on 6-A all-district team

March 11, 2014

The Forsan High School Lady Buffaloes had four players earn postseason honors earlier this month when the District 6-A all-district teams were announced. In all, 22 athletes were recognizes for the efforts by the coaches from the six teams in the district.

Erin Pollard and Julianna Rodriguez collected more than a few accolades for their prowess on the...
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