Archive - 2014
Oleta Lavern Clanton, 76, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Jim Binnix, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
Frances Billalba McKiski, 60, of Big Spring, died Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.
Jacques â€śJackieâ€ť Newton, 92, of Big Spring died Saturday March 8, 2014, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center. Private family services will be at a later date.
She was born March 12, 1921, to Wilma and Samuel Rawls in Fort Worth, Texas. She married Thomas J. Newton in Abilene, Texas on Feb. 17, 1945. He preceded her in death Nov. 10, 1997. She had been a resident of Big Spring for 13 years, moving to the city from Midland. She was a homemaker and housewife. She loved to bake chocolate meringue and lemon meringue pies. She also was a collector of salt and pepper shakers.
Arthur Thomas Barrett, 88, of Abilene, died Wednesday Feb. 19, 2014, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home in Big Spring. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene.
Andra Adams, 58, of Sweetwater, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in an Abilene hospital. Services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Callie Jo Nickle, 58, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at her residence. Services are pending Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
The Forsan High School Lady Buffaloes had four players earn postseason honors earlier this month when the District 6-A all-district teams were announced. In all, 22 athletes were recognizes for the efforts by the coaches from the six teams in the district.
The Chicano Gold Association will be holding a 4-man scramble on March 23 at the Comanche Trail Golf Course.
The South Plains Texans and the New Mexico Junior College Thunderbirds finally know who their first-round opponents will be when they tip off play in the NJCAA Menâ€™s national championship tournament on March 17.
The Big Spring Fire Department, in conjunction with the Big Spring Police Department, is investigating a series of dumpster fires that occurred Monday in the southwest part of the city.
According to Fire Marshall Carl Condray, at least five fires were set in both roll out and metal dumpsters in the Coronado Addition in the early morning hours Monday.
For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of the Herald.