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September 18th, 2014

Reta Faught

September 18, 2014

Reta Faught, 82, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

James Windell Hughes

September 18, 2014

James Windell Hughes, 82, of Andrews passed away early Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Permian Residential Care Center in Andrews.
Visitation was Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McNett Funeral Home in Andrews.
Funeral services was 2 p.m. Thursday at McNett Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in Andrews West Cemetery.
James was born July 20, 1932 in Quanah, Texas, to Oscar Woodrew and Ruby Jewel Hughes.
He graduated from Andrews High School in 1950. He married Elizabeth Grainer Feb. 21, 1951 in Lovington, N.M.

Gary Dennis Turner

September 18, 2014

Gary Dennis Turner of Buffalo Hollow Ranch, Llano County near Horseshoe Bay, Texas died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at his home after a 10 month fight with colon cancer.
Gary was born Oct. 20, 1948, in Big Spring, Texas to Clyde Dennis and Ruby Helen Lindley Turner. In 1958 the family moved from Coahoma to Big Spring. Gary was a member of the 14th and Main Church of Christ and attended school in Coahoma and later graduated from Big Spring High School in 1967.

September 17th

James Windell Hughes

September 17, 2014

James Windell Hughes, 82, of Andrews passed away early Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Permian Residential Care Center in Andrews.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McNett Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McNett Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Andrews West Cemetery.

James was born July 20, 1932, in Quanah, Texas to Oscar Woodrew and Ruby Jewel Hughes.

He graduated from Andrews High School in 1950. He married Elizabeth Grainer Feb. 21, 1951, in Lovington, NM.

Central topples Lady Steers

September 17, 2014

On paper, the San Angelo Central Lady ‘Cats look as if they administered a good old-fashioned beat down with their 3-0 win over the Big Spring High School Lady Steers.
Then again, stats on paper doesn’t tell the whole story.
Facing a veteran Class 6A squad with a large front line, the Lady Steers turned in a gutsy effort in their final non-district home appearance. Big Spring actually controlled the game during several stretches, including the final half of the decisive Game 3.

September 16th

Dixie Laverne Boyd

September 16, 2014

Dixie Laverne Boyd, 75 of Sweetwater, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 17, 1938.
Survivors include her husband, Calvin Boyd of Sweetwater; daughters Vickie Hiltz and husband Dennis of Gilmer and Lisa Shelton and husband Don of Midland; son, Calvin Doyle Boyd of Sweetwater; sister, Joyce Whittenburg and husband Wendell of Sweetwater; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services are pending with McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.

Christene James

September 16, 2014

Christene James, 79, of Big Spring, died Thursday Sept. 11, 2014, at Parkview Nursing Center and Rehab. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.
Christene was born Dec. 5, 1934 in Canton, Texas, to Verna and Joe Hollis. She came to Big Spring in 1970 from Mississippi. She married Luther Conn James in 1962 who preceded her in death in 2004. She worked for RIP Griffin Truck Stop for 11 years and nine years at West-Go. She later worked as a caregiver in Home Health Care for 11 years.

Sue Balzer

September 16, 2014

Sue Balzer, 79, of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday Sept. 14, 2014, at Covenant Specialty Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Midway Baptist Church with Jim Binnix and Rick Foster officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Alvin Lloyd Moore

September 16, 2014

Alvin Lloyd Moore, 80, earned his heavenly wings Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Paris, Texas. He was born Sept. 7, 1934, to Arville Lloyd Moore and Ruby Anna Pugh in Big Cedar, Okla. Alvin married Marilyn Joan Constant April 10, 1955, in Clovis, N.M.

Energy boost sparks Howard College to offer safety courses

September 16, 2014

To meet the needs of the growing energy industry, Howard College now offers safety training courses for area workers and businesses.
“We have open enrollment and Chad (Averette, director or work force training) will also work with business to create specialized classes that might need a H2S (hydrogen sulfide gas) awareness class or lock out/tag out (electrical/mechanical safety use in the oil field) for their employees, said Kinsey Hanesn.

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