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Archive - 2014

October 27th

Simon T. Correa Jr.

October 27, 2014

Simon T. Correa Jr., 60, of Big Spring, died Saturday Oct. 25, 2014, in Odessa. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.

Don Statham

October 27, 2014

Don Statham, 71, of Big Spring, died Sunday Oct. 26, 2014, at Parkview Nursing Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

It's on to state contest for BSHS marching band

October 27, 2014

Moving on up.

The Big Spring High School Steer Band is heading to state competition in San Antonio.

Band students earned one of three spots at area competition Saturday held in Lowery Field in Lubbock competing against a large field of 4A schools.

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

Council eyes plastic bag restrictions

October 27, 2014

Are plastic bags an endangered species in Big Spring?

Big Spring City Council members will discuss regulating the use of plastic bags when they meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers, located at 307 E. Fourth.

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

October 25th

Robbery case goes to trial

October 25, 2014

Jury selection begins Monday in the aggravated robbery trial of the Big Spring man accused of robbing Big A Shaved Ice at gunpoint last June.

Heriberto Medina-Torres, 21, faces a possible life sentence if convicted of the first degree felony.

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

24 indicted by grand jury

October 25, 2014

A Big Spring resident accused of beating a 70-year-old man was among 24 people indicted during this week’s session of the Howard County Grand Jury.

Kellen Eugene Wright, 33, faces second-degree felony charges of injury to the elderly for his alleged role in the assualt, which occurred July 8 at Big Mike’s Liquor Store on the Snyder Highway.

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

Jaynet Smith Hardin

October 25, 2014

Jaynet Smith Hardin, 76, of Willow Park, formerly of Big Spring, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Burleson, Texas. Funeral services with Eastern Star Rites will be Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Elwin Collom, pastor of Hillcrest Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at Coahoma Cemetery. The family invites friends to join them for lunch following the service.

Lenard Dean (JR) Garrard Jr.

October 25, 2014

Lenard Dean (JR) Garrard Jr., 47, of Big Spring, died Thursday Oct. 23, 2014, at Midland Memorial Hospital in Midland. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel. Holston Banks, Pastor of Shiloh House of Praise and Ken Stallings will officiate.

Harrison Lee Denton

October 25, 2014

ABILENE — Harrison Lee Denton, 75, passed away Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 at Coronado Nursing Center from complication of Alzheimer’s. A memorial gathering was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Royse City Cemetery.

Lee was born on July 29, 1939, to Mort and Alta Mary (Stallcup) Denton in Big Spring. Lee grew up in Big Spring and graduated from Big Spring High School. He worked for and retired from Cosden Refinery in Big Spring. He served in the Marine Crop reserves in Big Spring.

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school

October 25, 2014

The Big Spring High School Lady Steers know they are in the playoffs ... they just don't know who...
Backed by 22 assists from Emilie Smith and a team-high 13 kills from senior Erin Pollard, Big...
STANTON – With 27 seconds on the clock and the score knotted at 20-20, Coahoma High School head...

 

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