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Archive - 2014

May 21st

R.D. 'Doc' Tindol

May 21, 2014

R. D. “Doc” Tindol, 84, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in a local hospital. Services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.

May 20th

Murder suspect surrenders

May 20, 2014

A suspect in Sunday’s shooting that left one man dead and another seriously wounded has surrendered to authorities.

Nicholes Hernandez Limon, aka Nick Hernandez, 25, of Big Spring, turned himself into the Dawson County Jail in Lamesa shortly after 7 p.m. Monday, said Sgt. Tony Everett, Big Spring Police Department public information officer.

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

HC trustees approve bid for dental lab renovation

May 20, 2014

The Howard College board of trustees on Monday approved a $154,858 bid from Basic IDIQ of San Angelo to renovate a dental hygiene lab to include a simulation lab.

This is part of a three-phase plan to enhance the growing dental hygiene program. Monies for the expansion came from a private donation from local resident Marie Hall.

“It will be similar to the nursing lab where students will be able to practice. Very few other colleges have these facilities,” said College President Dr. Cheryl Sparks.

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

Dee Chilton Foster

May 20, 2014

Dee Chilton Foster, 61, formerly of Big Spring, died May 16, 2014. A visitation and celebration of Dee’s life will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Victor R. Yanez III

May 20, 2014

Victor R. Yanez III, 52, of Big Spring, died Monday May 19, 2014 at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.

Chance Harrison

May 20, 2014

Chance Harrison, 45, of Big Spring died Sunday May 18, 2014 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.

Dylan Headrick

May 20, 2014

Dylan Headrick, 17, of Big Spring, died Sunday, May 18, 2014 in a local hospital. Services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

May 19th

1 dead, 1 critical after weekend shooting

May 19, 2014

One man is dead and another seriously wounded following a weekend shooting at Moss Creek Lake.

Dylan Headrick, 17, was killed and Rudy Hernandez III, 19, was critically wounded during the shooting, which occurred at one of the lake's west side pavilions around 8:50 p.m. Sunday.

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

Coahoma students shine on STAAR tests

May 19, 2014

COAHOMA – Coahoma fifth graders scored above both regional and state averages in their math and reading STAAR assessments while eighth graders scored above average for the region and on par for the state for their reading tests.

“The greatest area of student growth came in the performance of the fifth graders on the math assessment,” said Amy Jacobs, CISD Superintendent. “This year’s fifth grade class scored 81 percent, a 26 precent increase over their met standard percentage on the fourth grade math assessment in 2013. The fifth graders scored 82 percent in reading."

Patricia 'Pat' Jimenez

May 19, 2014

Patricia 'Pat' Jimenez, 69, of Big Spring, died Friday May 16, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with burial following at Trinity Memorial Park.

She was born in Colorado City to Virgie and Frank Puga March 17, 1945. She was a lifelong resident of Big Spring and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She was a housewife and loved gardening. Most of all, she loved being with her family and loved life itself.

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