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Archive - 2014

October 23rd

Shooting leaves 1 wounded

October 23, 2014

Police are searching for a man believed responsible for a Wednesday evening shooting that resulted in a local man being airlifted to a Midland hospital.

Big Spring police and emergency medical service personnel responded to Northcrest Apartments, 1002 N. Main, around 9 p.m. Wednesday, in reference to a gunshot victim.

Upon arrival, officers located Alfredo Harper, 25, lying between two of the apartment’s building.

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

Fashion Club slates fundraiser

October 23, 2014

Products of the Big Spring High School Fashion Club will be on sale at Friday’s high school football game between Big Spring and Stephenville when members host a Tailgate fundraising event.

Club members are raising funds for a trip to New York during Fashion Week.

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

Reta May Spradling

October 23, 2014

Reta May Spradling, 92, of Big Spring, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in a Midland hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church of Big Spring with the Rev. Bill Ivins officiating. Interment will follow at Mt Olive Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Reta was born July 16, 1922, in Yowell, Texas and married Orville Spradling June 3, 1944, at Camp Rucker in Coffee County, Ala.

Richard 'Dick' Raymond Tobias

October 23, 2014

Richard "Dick" Raymond Tobias, 81, of Brownwood, formerly of Arlington and Andrews, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring with Larry Mathis officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

He was born June 25, 1933, in Atlantic, Iowa and married Nelda Ann Shaw July 25, 1952, in Yuma, Ariz.

Bobby Baker

October 23, 2014

Bobby Baker, 80, of Sand Springs, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial following at Coahoma Cemetery. Pastor Ron Westbrook of First Baptist Church of Sand Springs will officiate.

Jaynet Smith Hardin

October 23, 2014

Jaynet Smith Hardin, 76, of Fort Worth, formerly of Big Spring, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Burleson, Texas. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

October 22nd

Mayor cited for role in accident

October 22, 2014

Big Spring Mayor Larry McLellan has been cited in the Monday accident in which his vehicle struck and seriously injured a pedestrian.

Big Spring Police Department officers were dispatched to the intersection of 11th and Scurry shortly after 6 p.m. Monday in reference to a pedestrian-vehicle accident. It was determined that a vehicle driven by McLellan struck Big Spring resident Robert Pullin, 68.

Pullin suffered head injuries in the accident and was flown from the scene by helicopter to Odessa Medical Center, according to a BSPD news release.

Reta May Spradling

October 22, 2014

Reta May Spradling, 92, of Big Spring, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in a Midland hosptial. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at the First United Methodist Church of Big Spring with the Rev. Bill Ivins officiating. Interment will follow at Mt Olive Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Reta was born July 16, 1922, in Yowell, Texas and married William Spradling June 3, 1944, at Camp Rucker in Coffee County, Alabama.

Maria G. Gonzales

October 22, 2014

Maria G. Gonzales, 84, of Corbin, Ky., formerly of Big Spring, passed away Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at her home. Visitation will be 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at the O'Neil-Lawson Funeral Home Chapel in Corbin, Ky. There will be no funeral services.

She was born Dec. 24, 1929, in Big Spring, Texas to the late Salome Gutierrez and Manuela Martinez Gutierrez. She worked at Nurses Unlimited and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Big Spring, Texas.

Bobby Baker

October 22, 2014

Bobby Baker, 80, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

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