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Archive - 2014

August 21st

Forsan, Coahoma to hold final scrimmages today

August 21, 2014

The preseason portion of the high school football season will come to an end tonight for several area football teams, including the Forsan Buffaloes, Coahoma Bulldogs, Garden City Bearkats and Sands Mustangs.

August 20th

Family Medical Center patient records hacked

August 20, 2014

Family Medical Center was among several healthcare operations nationwide that had patient information hacked by a cyber-criminal attack, hospital officials said.

Amanda Duforat, marketing director at Scenic Mountain Medical Center, said limited personal information — names, addresses, birthdates, telephone numbers and social security numbers — belonging to “some” patients seen at Family Medical during the past five years was hacked during the cyber-attack, believed to be orchestrated by a group in China in April and June.

BSEDC discusses policies, possible raise, other items

August 20, 2014

After wrestling once again with “policies and procedures” and getting virtually nowhere, Economic Development Corporation board members moved on to other business Tuesday evening.

Rob Alden Shive

August 20, 2014

Rob Alden Shive, 62, of Lubbock passed away Aug. 3, 2014 in Warsaw, Poland. Rob was born Dec. 12, 1951, to Mr. and Mrs. Rex Shive. He graduated from Coahoma High School where he excelled in public speaking, winning state competition as a junior. He then graduated from Texas Tech, and after graduation spent 15 years working for the Texas Tech University School of Allied Health, becoming an Assistant Dean of Admissions. He served as a recruiter for Tech, traveling the state meeting with prospective students.

E. D. 'Wimp' Holcomb

August 20, 2014

E. D. "Wimp" Holcomb, 81, of Big Spring, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in a Lubbock hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the 14th and Main Church of Christ with Rick Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park, Big Spring.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Wimp was born Nov. 28, 1932, in Martin County to the late Earl and Gurtha (Lewis) Holcomb. He married Evelyn Roberts Jan. 24, 1951, in Knott, Texas.

Iona M. Hardison

August 20, 2014

Iona M. Hardison, 91, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel with the Rev. Andy Miller officiating.

Wylie rallies past Big Spring

August 20, 2014

The Abilene Wylie Lady Bulldogs did what state-ranked teams are expected to do on Tuesday night in front of a large crowd in the Steer Gym: They won.
The Big Spring High School Lady Steers made it anything but an easy – or enjoyable – win.

Wylie rallies past Big Spring

August 20, 2014

The Abilene Wylie Lady Bulldogs did what state-ranked teams are expected to do on Tuesday night in front of a large crowd in the Steer Gym: They won.
The Big Spring High School Lady Steers made it anything but an easy – or enjoyable – win

August 19th

2 injured in altercation

August 19, 2014

Big Spring police are investigating an early Sunday stabbing that occurred in the western section of town.

Joshua Pierce, 30, and John Sipes, 58, were both seriously injured in the incident, which happened around 1 a.m. Sunday in in the 1300 block of Park Street.

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

Gas prices continue downward slide

August 19, 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 1.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.26 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

This compares with the national average that has increased 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.49/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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

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