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February 17th

Phillip 'Filmo' Rose

February 17, 2014

Phillip "Filmo" Rose, 30, of Big Spring, Texas, died Friday, February 14, 2014, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Toka Van

February 17, 2014

Toka Van, 39, of Big Spring, died Saturday, February 15, 2014, at her residence Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Yolanda Lara

February 17, 2014

Yolanda Lara, 69, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Brownsville, Texas. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.

Leo E. Frank

February 17, 2014

Leo E. Frank, 93, of Big Spring, Texas, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.

George M. Peters

February 17, 2014

George M. Peters, 88 of Midland, formerly of Stanton, Texas, died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in a Midland nursing home. A rosary service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Stanton. Funeral Mass will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Stanton with Msgr. James Bridges, officiating. Interment will follow at St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Stanton.

Few takers for school board races

February 17, 2014

Walk by any public school administration office and you can hear the crickets chirping — at least where it concerns candidates filing for trustee races.
Filing to run as a candidate in the Big Spring, Coahoma and Forsan school board races has been light to say the least and the same for Howard College.

For the rest of the story, pick up a copy of the Herald.

Guild fundraiser brings back the 20s

February 17, 2014

“Flappers were the original hippies,” said Karen Graves, who organized the Big Spring Symphony Guild “Music To My Heart” Valentine Brunch and Fashion Show held Saturday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
According to Graves, costumer for the Midland Community Theater, free spirits of the 1920s pushed the boundaries of social convention. It was evident in the way they dressed.

For more, pick up a copy of the Big Spring Herald.

February 15th

Early voting starts Tuesday

February 15, 2014

Election season is here — almost.

Early voting for the March state and county primary elections will have to wait a day longer than usual, thanks to a holiday, but the polls will open Tuesday, said Howard County Election Administrator Saundra Bloom.

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

City, county offices closed for holiday Monday

February 15, 2014

The city of Big Spring will close all offices Monday, including the landfill and compost facility. Trash will not be collected Monday but emergency services (police, fire and EMS) will be staffed as normal. Emergency Utilities Department will also continue and can be contacted at 264-2392.

Howard County will also close all offices, including the courthouse and public library. The sheriff's office and county detention center will be staffed.

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

Richard Stone

February 15, 2014

Richard Stone, 82, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Parkview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. No services are planned.

He was born in Saugus, Mass. to Winifred and Thomas Stone. He served in the United States Air Force and retired from civil service after being stationed at San Angelo, San Antonio and Webb Air Force Bases. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Benton, Ark.

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