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July 28th, 2014

Marcia Abbott

July 28, 2014

Services for Marcia Abbott, 60, of San Angelo, will be held Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Johnson’s Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Steven Sweet of Sierra Vista United Methodist Church officiating.

Marcia was born Oct. 18, 1953 in Big Spring, Texas to Martin and Lillian Staggs. Marcia passed away Friday, July 25, 2014, peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family.

Lucille 'Lu' Norris

July 28, 2014

Lucille “Lu” Norris, 82 of Big Spring, died Sunday in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and Crematory.

Ronnie Hodges

July 28, 2014

Ronnie Hodges, 59, of Big Spring, died Friday July 25, 2014, in Lubbock. Funeral services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Ready for liftoff: Hang gliding championships begin Sunday

July 28, 2014

“Strongest, smoothest, most consistent conditions of all the major U.S. competitions. Air conditioned pilot lounge, hangar, paved runways, ice cream, water and all facilities.”

That’s how the U.S. Hang Gliding Para Gliding Association (USHPA) describes Big Spring on its website.

According to Airpark Director Jim Little, more than 60 competitors have registered for this year’s national championships, which begins Sunday, surpassing previous years.

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

Gas prices continue downward slide

July 28, 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.38 a gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.51 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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

VIDEO — Dog passes out from joy

July 28, 2014

July 26th

Severo M. Montes

July 26, 2014

Severo M. Montes, 60, of Big Spring, died Thursday July 24, 2014, at his residence. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Pastor Mona Lu Tonn of Spring Tabernacle officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
He was born to Emsrosiana and Porfidio Montes July 19, 1954, in San Miguel, Mexico. He had been in the community for 15 years. He married Guadalupe Aguilar in Big Spring on Aug. 26, 2006. He was a truck driver for Globe and was a member of Spring Tabernacle.

Grand jury hands down murder indictment

July 26, 2014

A Big Spring man has been indicted in a May shooting that left one man dead and another seriously injured.
Nicholas Hernandez Limon, 25, was indicted on charges of murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon during this week's session of the Howard County Grand Jury.

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

Local couple on Coca-Cola website

July 26, 2014

If a picture is worth a 1,000 words then it's definitely worth using in an international marketing campaign.
One local couple found that fact out after posing for a photo at the request of their granddaughter recently.

For the entire article, pick up a copy of the Herald.

July 25th

Reward boosted: Crime Stoppers offering $20K for info into attack of elderly woman

July 25, 2014

Law enforcement officials say local residents are putting their money where their outrage is.

Spurred by donations from residents and area businesses, Big Spring Police Chief Chad Williams announced Thursday a reward approaching $20,000 for anyone providing information leading to the arrest and indictment of the man who viciously attacked and sexually assaulted an 85-year-old woman in Big Spring July 17.

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

The Abilene Wylie Lady Bulldogs did what state-ranked teams are expected to do on Tuesday night in...
The Abilene Wylie Lady Bulldogs did what state-ranked teams are expected to do on Tuesday night in...
The Big Spring Little League all-star teams had a solid first-round showing on Saturday. Overall,...

 

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