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April 3rd, 2014

Billy Carl Reid

April 3, 2014

“Occasionally in life you meet someone who inspires you. Someone who is able to push you further than just the experience of the moment.” These words without a doubt apply to Billy Carl Reid, 71, of Forney, Texas, who passed away at his home on Sunday, March 30, 2014, with his family at his side.
Interment will be on Friday, April 4, 2014, at 10:30 a.m., at Dallas-Fort Worth National Veterans Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas. Following interment, a memorial service will be held at noon at New Hope Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens, 500 E. Hwy 80, Sunnyvale, Texas.

April 2nd

Kindergarten rodeo to be named after Quail Dobbs

April 2, 2014

COAHOMA — Quail Dobbs’ legacy will be alive and well Friday when the memory of the well-known professional rodeo clown and Coahoma leader is honored during the annual Coahoma kindergarten stick horse rodeo, scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. in the elementary gymnasium.

“We’ve changed the name of the rodeo this year to the Quail Dobbs Legacy Coahoma Kindergarten Rodeo to honor him in this way,” said Coahoma ISD kindergarten teacher Natalie Rochelle.

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

13 locals jailed on drug charges

April 2, 2014

Tuesday was April’s Fools Day, but it was anything but a joking matter for 13 individuals arrested during the latest drug sweep conducted by area law enforcement officials.

The sweep was conducted by the Big Spring Police Department with assistance from the Howard County and Sterling County sheriff offices, Homeland Security and U.S. Marshalls.

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

Sandra Cross Cox

April 2, 2014

Sandra Cross Cox, 75, of Big Spring, died Sunday March 30, 2014, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Mahlaya Da’Nae Woodruff

April 2, 2014

Mahlaya Da’Nae Woodruff, 5, of Coahoma died Sunday March 31, 2014, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church with burial at Trinity Memorial Park.

She was born Jan. 7, 2009, in Big Spring to Krystal and Curtis Woodruff. She was a pre-K student at Coahoma Elementary.

April 1st

Cars, Stars, Handlebars to aid BSSH

April 1, 2014

It’s one way the funding gets done, and it relies on you.

Money generated from the past seven Cars, Stars and Handlebars fundraisers have assisted Big Spring State Hospital patients with a host of needs over the years, ranging from a new patient transport vehicle to a family visitation center.

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

Forsan thespians wrap up successful season

April 1, 2014

FORSAN — Elizabeth Rhodes and Zachary Long, Forsan High School students, earned a spot on the All-Star Cast for University Interscholastic League District One Act Play contest held Saturday.

Joining the duo for acting honors were fellow students Aaron Alton and Bryce Gartman, who were selected for honorable mention at the competition, held at Sundown, Texas.

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

Ray Davidson

April 1, 2014

Ray Davidson, 90, of Big Spring, Texas, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial following at Trinity Memorial Park with full military honors.

Marcie Lykken

April 1, 2014

Marcie Lykken, 65, of Big Spring, Texas, died Monday March 31, 2014, at her residence in Big Spring. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at 704 Capri Court in Big Spring. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church with Pastor Bill Ivins officiating. A reception will follow at the church.

Welby Jackson

April 1, 2014

Welby Jackson, 88, of Odessa, Texas, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, in an Odessa nursing home. Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Mark Lindsey officiating. Memorial services will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Mission Dorado Baptist Church in Odessa with the Rev. Bob Bratcher officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

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