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March 21st

Bettie Greenwade Bedell

March 21, 2014

Bettie Greenwade Bedell, 93, of Big Spring, Texas, died Wednesday March 19, 2014 at Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center. Graveside services were held in the Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel at 11 a.m. today with Dr. Doug Shelley of Eastside Baptist Church officiating.

March 20th

Officials urge citizens to go easy on water use

March 20, 2014

As warmer weather creeps slowly into the Crossroads area, Big Spring city officials reminds residents to think “conservation” when using water to help with dwindling supplies.

Currently, the city is on Stage 2 restrictions where it concerns water usage for area residents.

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

Come rain or shine, fishing tourney will be held

March 20, 2014

Neither rain, sleet or a sunny day will stop the Sixth Annual Trout Fishing Tournament this time.

“We are going to have the tourney this weekend. Even if it rains, sleets or it is sunny. Even if there is no one else out there, I’ll be there fishing,” quipped Ken McIntosh, event organizer.

The tournament will be held Saturday at Comanche Trail Lake.

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

Tom Fread Rountree

March 20, 2014

Tom Fread Rountree, age 88, passed away March 17, 2014.

He was born Nov. 5, 1925, in Dawson, Texas. He served in the 390th Bomb Group of the Army Air Corp in WWII as a tail gunner in a B-17. He was a longtime resident of Big Spring, Texas, where he worked for Texas Electric until retirement. He enjoyed farming and ranching in Big Spring, and enjoyed working in his pecan orchard. He moved to Eddy in 2004 and took great enjoyment from time spent with his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Pat 'Mimi' Richardson

March 20, 2014

Pat "Mimi" Richardson, 73, of Big Spring, died Monday, March 17, 2014 in a Midland hospital. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.

She was born Dec. 2, 1940 in Dialville, Texas. Pat came to Big Spring in 1977 from East Texas and briefly worked as a nurse. Her main job was caring for her grandson, Dillon. She enjoyed fishing and dancing at the Senior Center.

Ruby Jean Hooser

March 20, 2014

Ruby Jean Hooser, 57, of Big Spring, Texas, died Saturday, March 15, 2014, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 2 p.m. at 3301 Old Colorado City Hwy.
She was born Nov. 3, 1956, in Spur, Texas. She was a homemaker.

Bettie Greenwade Bedell

March 20, 2014

Bettie Greenwade Bedell, 93, of Big Spring, Texas, died Wednesday March 19, 2014 at Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center. Graveside services will be held in the Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel at 11 a.m. Friday with Dr. Doug Shelley of Eastside Baptist Church officiating.

March 18th

Indecency trial to end today

March 18, 2014

Punishment for a Big Spring man guilty of indecency with a child is expected to be assessed in 118th District Court today.

Reymundo Martinez, 50, faces up to 20 years in prison for the offense, which was first reported to police in August 2012.

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

Youth fishing tournament Saturday

March 18, 2014

The Sixth Annual Trout Fishing Contest for area youth is set to cast off this weekend at Comanche Trail Park Lake.

The contest will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dora Roberts Community Center. A number of door prizes will be given throughout the 3-1/2 hour tourney. Prizes will also be given in the categories of first fish caught, largest fish caught and most caught by 4 p.m.

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

Altie Lee

March 18, 2014

Altie Lee, 88, of Big Spring, Texas died quietly in her home Sunday, March 16, 2014. Altie was born April 2, 1925, in Mt. Pleasant, Texas to John Henry Cherry and Georgia Mellisa Cherry.

Altie married Arnold Lee April 24, 1948, in Colorado City, Texas

She is survived by her children, Mary Farmer, Ivy Carrigan and Henry Lee; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, eight brothers and sisters, a grandson, a great-grandson and a granddaughter-in-law.

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