Archive - 2014
Jereline Halfmann, 92 of Amarillo, formerly of Big Spring, died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in an Amarillo nursing home. Funeral services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and Crematory.
Ronald L. Dugan, 57, of Big Spring, formerly of Paradise, Texas, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Big Spring. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at the Paradise Cemetery in Paradise, Texas.
Ron was born April 3, 1957, in, Olney, Texas, He was a retired painter and avid fisherman.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Paradise.
A 118th District Court jury on Thursday sentenced Leroy Zubiate to 12 years in prison for shooting and seriously wounding a Big Spring man late last year.
The jury assessed the sentence after finding Zubiate guilty of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the Nov. 27 shooting of Juan Diaz.
For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.
Officials with the Big Spring Independent School District may not feel comfortable about whistling âBlue Skiesâ around campus yet, but the newest round of state accountability ratings are giving them a little more confidence that district academics is improving.
âI always say we didnât get to where we are overnight,â Superintendent Chris Wigington said during the board of trustees meeting Thursday. âI know our teachers are doing a great job, our principals are doing a great job, the curriculum department and everybody. They are working hard, and we are heading into the right direction."
Becky Salgado, 47, of Big Spring, died Tuesday Aug. 12, 2014, at her residence. A prayer service will be held Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Pastor Kevin Knudson officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Clara Hernandez, 92, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, with Monsignor Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Ike (Clarence) Francis Watznauer, 84, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the Alive In Christ Lutheran Church. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Ronald Dugan, 57, of Big Spring, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Big Spring police are searching for a man who allegedly robbed Advantage Inn at gunpoint early this morning.
Around 4 a.m. today, police were advised a black male wearing a black hoodie entered the office of the hotel, located at 804 W. Interstate 20, displayed a handgun and demanded money.
For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of the Herald.