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June 1st, 2011

Mary Alice Cain Christensen

June 1, 2011

Mary Alice Cain Christensen, 87, of Oak Ridge Estates left us May 29, 2011, for her eternal resting place with our Lord. A memorial service will be held in Midland and her final resting place will be at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation in remembrance be given to her favorite charity, the Rescue Mission of El Paso (1949 W. Paisano, El Paso 79922) or to a charity of your choice.

Roberta (Bobbie) Schenck

June 1, 2011

Roberta (Bobbie) Schenck, 76, of Big Spring died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at Hospice House of Odessa. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2011, at Trinity Memorial Park.

Leo W. 'Doc' James

June 1, 2011

Leo W. “Doc” James, 90, of Omaha, died Sunday, May 29, 2011, at his residence. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Rocky Branch Missionary Baptist Church in Rocky Branch with the Rev. Larry Neely and the Rev. Glenn Griffith officiating. Interment followed at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Mt. Pleasant.

Kyle Jackson

June 1, 2011

Kyle Jackson, 81, of Lamesa died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, in an Odessa Hospice Facility. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Freddie Ray Leonard

June 1, 2011

Freddie Ray Leonard, 48, of Big Spring died Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

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June 1, 2011

May 28th

Big Spring graduation

May 28, 2011

Tina Mata fixes the gown of her daughter, Abigail Fierro, before Big Spring High School’s graduation ceremonies at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum Friday night.

Never forget

May 28, 2011

Cub Scout Justin Raymond takes part in the placing of the flags at Trinity Memorial Cemetery Saturday morning. Every year the scouts get together and recognize veterans who gave their lives by placing flags on their gravesite for Memorial Day. Two local ceremonies are planned for Monday to commemorate those who gave their lives in service to our country. At 11 a.m., the Big Spring Vietnam Memorial will mark its 20th anniversary with a program feturing guest speakers Sonny Choate and Tim McKinnon. Trinity Memorial Park’s annual Memorial Day observance is scheduled for 2 p.m.

A special surprise

May 28, 2011

A couple of Big Spring natives reunited in a special way recently, and — thanks to reality television — the whole nation can share the moment.
U.S. Army Sgt. Garrett Huitt, his wife April and their children Aaric and Kendall will be featured in the TLC broadcast of “Surprise Homecoming” Monday night at 9 p.m. Central Time.
The series, which is hosted by Billy Ray Cyrus, features surprise military homecomings. The hour-long show features three such “reunions,” including the Huwitt family homecoming that took place March 15.

Bretz birth announcement

May 28, 2011

Brody Manddler Bretz was born May 10, 2011, at 9:48 p.m. to Timothy and Laura Brets of Big Spring. He weighed 7 pounds 3 ounces and was 20 Âľ inches long.
His maternal grandparents are Carol Snelgrave of Arlington, Kans., and Rocky Varioles of Oskaloosa, Iowa. His paternal grandparents are Charisse and Doug Everett of Anadarko, Okla., and the late Billy Bretz.
He was welcomed home by his big brother, Gage Bretz.

The Big Spring Little League all-star teams had a solid first-round showing on Saturday. Overall,...
Jeremy Ramagos is probably a huge fan of the Big Spring Cowboy Reunion and Rodeo this morning. He...
The transformation of Memorial Stadium from ugly duckling to Hollywood goddess is almost complete....

 

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