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April 18th, 2011

Gerald Wayne Burrow Sr.

April 18, 2011

Gerald Wayne “Shotgun” Burrow Sr., 80, died April 15, 2011. Burial will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery in Amarillo.

Sarah McDonald Boyd

April 18, 2011

Sarah McDonald Boyd passed away into the arms of her Lord Friday evening, April 15, 2011. She was surrounded by her family. Visitation for friends and family will be held at the Nalley Pickle & Welch Funeral Home in Big Spring from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2011. Services will be at First Baptist Church of Big Spring on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at 10 a.m. Graveside services will be held in Sulphur Springs, on Wednesday, April 20 at 10 a.m. at the Sulphur Springs City Cemetery.

Cancer survivors sought for Relay

April 18, 2011

Survivors wanted! That’s the word from the Howard/Glasscock Relay For Life tri-chairwomen of the Survivor Committee, which lists and provides for anyone who has had cancer.

“After all, this is about the people who have survived cancer and are celebrating more birthdays,” affirmed Bonnie Miller, Koila Strickland, and Debbye ValVerde.

“We sent out a mailing that incorrectly stated the deadline to register to get a purple shirt, “ said Strickland, “but the fact is we will take survivors’ names even at the Relay.”

Big Spring Rotary Club to sponsor putt-putt fund-raiser

April 18, 2011

Calling all grandparents, grandchildren, parents and kids.

The Big Spring Rotary Club is having its first putt-putt tournament to benefit PolioPlus. The tournament is set for April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Park and Putt Family Fun Center, located on South U.S. Highway 87.

Suspect caugt after 40-mile chase

April 18, 2011

A Sterling City man was taken to the emergency room at Scenic Mountain Medical Center after crashing his vehicle on Gregg Street following a car chase with law enforcement officials that lasted more than 40 miles.
According to Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker, local law enforcement officials received a call from officers in Sterling City at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Police beat

April 18, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• BRENDA DAWN CHILDERS, 29, of 2403 Carlton, was arrested Saturday on charges of speeding and failure to appear.
• JAMEY SCOTT JOHNSON, 48, transient, was arrested Saturday on charges of pedestrian failing to yield the right of way to a vehicle and standing in roadway to solicit a ride.
• RAUL GONZALES, 59, of 1806 Owens, was arrested Saturday on a warrant from another agency and a warrant for assault – family violence.

Sanchez - Clarke

April 18, 2011

Jennifer Sanchez of Big Spring, daughter of Mike and Josie Sanchez of Big Spring, and Michael Clarke of Baton Rouge, La., son of Steve and Betty Clarke of Baton Rouge, La. announce their engagement.

The bride elect is a 1999 Big Spring High School graduate and a 2003 Howard Junior College graduate. She is employed at Pediatric Dentistry of Arlington.

The prospective groom is a graduate of Trinity High School and is employed at Brandt Engineering.

The couple plans to exchange vows June 11, 2011 in Fort Worth.

Ferrell - Jenkins

April 18, 2011

Landon Paul Jenkins, son of Richard and Wendi Jenkins of Big Spring, and Amber Nicole Ferrell, daughter of Bennie and April Ferrell of San Antonio, are pleased to announce their engagement and plans to mary July 16, 2011, in San Antonio.

Landon is a 2004 graduate of Big Spring High School and received his bachelor’s degree in general business from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2008. He recently received his master’s degree in organizational human resource development from Abilene Christian University in February 2011.

Knox - Worstell

April 18, 2011

Hayley Jo Knox and Matthew Morris Worstell, both of Dallas, announce their engagement. They will exchange wedding vows at Playacar Palace in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joann Knox of Abilene, formerly of Big Spring and the granddaughter of Dorothy Sullivan of Rankin and Billy Joe and Peggy Knox of Crockett. She is the great-granddaughter of Eloise Knox, also of Crockett.

Hayley is a 2000 graduate of Big Spring High School and a 2005 graduate of Texas Tech University.  She is an oral healthcare consultant for GlaxoSmithKline.

April 15th

State hospital honors top volunteers

April 15, 2011

Steve Smith presented the women of Salem Baptist Church with the Jack Y. Smith Award Thursday during Big Spring State Hospital’s Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon.

The luncheon, “Touching Lives, Lifting Spirits,” recognized approximately 100 volunteers who have raised more than $1.5 million in the past 10 years for the patients at Big Spring State Hospital through fundraisers, soliciting donations and operating The Chalet Resale Shoppe.

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