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December 10th

Council agrees on pact for railway expansion

December 10, 2014

They’ll be working on the railroad … some more.

During their Tuesday meeting, Big Spring City Council members unanimously approved a performance agreement with the local Economic Development Corporation that will result in expansion of the railroad spur at McMahon-Wrinkle Airpark.

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

Douglas and Markus Irwin

December 10, 2014

Douglas Patrick Irwin, age 43, of Big Spring, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, due to a car accident in Andrews County, Texas.

He was born in Fort Stockton, Texas, on March 17, 1971, to Billy Gene Irwin and Velma Correne Stidham. He worked as an oilfield mechanic for Best Services.

Doug was a feisty redneck and a hard working man who was often seen wearing a hard hat. A country boy, he loved wearing boots and cowboy hats and played guitar, singing old country songs.

Billy Ray Wells

December 10, 2014

Billy Ray Wells, 40, of Midland, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at Belvue Church of Christ, 611 Carroll St., Stanton. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Stanton.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at the Gilbreath Funeral Home, 209 North St. Charles, Stanton.

Billy was born Jan. 11, 1974, in Andrews and grew up in Odessa. He was a construction contractor his whole life.

Carla Sabrina Cuviello

December 10, 2014

Carla Sabrina Cuviello, 46, of Big Spring, Texas, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at Hendrick Medical Center in Abilene, Texas.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle and Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

She was born on June 13, 1968, in Big Spring, the daughter of Constance Howard and Freddie Williams.

Lucia Pickett

December 10, 2014

Lucia Pickett, 94, of Denton, formerly of Stanton, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in a Denton hospital. Her services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton.

Wynfred Hocker

December 10, 2014

Wynfred Hocker, 60, of Big Spring, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Charles Lusk

December 10, 2014

Charles Lusk, 90, of Big Spring, died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Pro Football weekend recap

December 10, 2014

Thursday Night Football 12/4/14

Dallas (9-4) 41
Chicago (5-8) 28

Dallas used the 3rd quarter to put this game out of reach. After a tightly contested first half the score was 14-7 in Dallas’ favor. Dallas was able to use an early second half turnover to score a 24 yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo to Cole Beasley. They used great field position to tack on 2 more touchdowns before the end of the 3rd quarter to make the score 35-7. Chicago made the game somewhat close thanks to a 21 point fourth quarter of their own, but it was too little, too late.

Sunday 12/7/14

December 9th

BSHS presents ‘Christmas Carol’ Thursday to public

December 9, 2014

The Big Spring High School’s top actors will tackle a timeless Christmas classic in their next production “A Christmas Carol,” by Charles Dickens.

“This is a radio version so there will not be any scenery or costumes but we will have sound effects,” said Chelsea Prettyman, high school theater teacher. “The actors are going to have to play several different parts and will have to change up their voices to fit the part they are playing.

A public performance will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, at the high school auditorium, 707 E. 11th Place. There is no admission fee.

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