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June 25th, 2011

Indiana fugitive captured by U.S. lawmen here

June 25, 2011

Deputy U.S. Marshals, assisted by local law enforcement officials, arrested an Indiana man charged with two counts of child molestation from Decatur County, Ind., Friday afternoon in the 300 block of Gregg Street.
Adam Carter Kelley, 32, was arrested by U.S. Marshals and deputies with the Howard County Sheriff's Office Friday afternoon near a car wash located in the 300 block of Gregg Street, adjacent to the Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce.
According to Sheriff Stan Parker, marshals notified his office they would be in Big Spring Friday in an attempt to arrest another wanted fugitive.

DAV holds fundraiser

June 25, 2011

Ed Meiser, Chapter 47 commander, places a donation in the jar at the Disabled American Veterans Fundraiser Friday evening, while Barbara Tarpley and Joyce Parker look on. The event, held to raise funds for local veterans — including the purchase of a van to transport veterans to the VA Medical Center — was held at the Hog Heaven Party Barn on W. Highway 80.

HERALD photo/Amanda Moreno

Horace C. Murdock

June 25, 2011

Horace C. Murdock, 80, of Big Spring died Saturday, June 25, 2011, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Caden Ian Garcia

June 25, 2011

Caden Ian Garcia, infant, died Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Odessa Regional Medical Center. Services were at 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Trinity Memorial Park.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com

Kimball Guthrie

June 25, 2011

Kimball Guthrie, 79, of Big Spring died Thursday, June 23, 2011. A private family service was held.
Arrangements were under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com

Shirley O. Farrace

June 25, 2011

After spending 81 years on this earth, Shirley O. Farrace passed away peacefully after a short illness in the evening hours of June 23, 2011.
A celebration of her life will take place on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Johnson’s Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Benson officiating. Burial will follow at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Johnson’s Funeral Home.

Smith engagement

June 25, 2011

Mr. and Mrs. James E. Smith II of Cleburne, announce the engagement of their daughter, Susan Smith, to Caleb Hollingshead of Big Spring. 
The bride-elect graduated from Cleburne High School in 2002 and Texas A&M University in College Station in 2006. In 2009, she graduated from Texas Tech School of Law and currently works for a law firm in Fort Worth. 

Lee engagement

June 25, 2011

Maegan Lee and Rory Gammons announce their engagement.
Maegan is the daughter of Ray and Peggy Lee of Coahoma. She is employed by Back in Motion Chiropractic as a chiropractic assistant.
Rory is the son of Larry and Lana Gammons of Big Spring. He is employed by Howard County.
Both are graduates of Coahoma ISD and live in Coahoma.
Rory will complete the family of Maegan Lee and her daughter Raelynn Lee Sept. 17, 2011.

Adams Engagement

June 25, 2011

Michael and Leatrice Adams announce the engagement of their daughter, Misty Dawn Adams to Brett Carson Mimms, son of Clay and Reta Mimms of Ima, N.M.
Misty is the granddaughter of O.V. and Lucy Glaze and the late L.D. and Fern Adams of Stanton.
Brett is the grandson of Pete and Bobbye Mimms of Shallowater, and W.T. Settle and the late Maxine Settle of Abernathy.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Lubbock Christian University with a bachelor degree in agriculture science. She is employed with Rusty's Oilfield in Stanton.

June 24th

BSISD committee wrestles with redistricting

June 24, 2011

As the old saying goes, the devil's in the details.

Drawing new district maps for a governmental entity is a concept that sounds fairly simple on the surface — take your total population, divide it by the number of representatives, then reshape the boundaries so that each district has roughly the same number of residents.

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