August 27th, 2011
Alice Ann Crown of Denton, Texas, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, passed away Aug. 21, 2011, in a Denton hospital.
A memorial service was held Aug. 24, 2011, in Denton.
She was born in Ludlow, Vt., on Dec. 13, 1943, to Phyllis Marie Waite and Albert Bulley. She worked for Coffee & Coffee Attorneys at Law while she lived in Big Spring. She married Kenneth Crown on March 24, 1992, in Sterling City. He preceded her in death Jan. 16, 2010.
Funeral services for Isidora âLolaâ Salgado have been set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church with Msgr. Tim Schwertner officiating and Deacon Clemente Villa assisting. Interment will follow at the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Isidora, age 89, passed away in Stanton. She was born in San Antonio del Bravo, Chihuahua, Mexico, on April 4, 1922. Her parents were Felix Martinez and Lyz Prieto.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose Salgado; a son, Abelado Salgado; and her parents, Felix and Lyz Martinez.
Stacey Nicole Nehl of Port Huron, Mich., and James Robert Driver of Seminole exchanged wedding vows Aug. 23, 2011, at 2:15 p.m.
The ceremony was held in Howard County and was performed by Justice of the Peace Bennie Green.
Stacey is the daughter of Kelly Scott of Amarillo and Jerome Nehl of Port Huron, Mich. James is the son of Bob and Mary Driver of Big Spring.
Audra Lynn Bailey of Big Spring and Jared Eugene Kirby of Pleasanton were united in marriage Sept.19, 2010, at 11 a.m. at Los Patios in San Antonio. Paul Kirby, uncle of the groom, officiated. A reception followed at The Brazier at Los Patios. A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groomâs parents at Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen.
The bride is the daughter of Mike and Denise Bailey of Big Spring. The groom is the son of Jerry and Martha Kirby of Pleasanton.
Kathryn Dawes Zetterstrom and Jeffrey Phillip Kendall were joined in holy matrimony at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 6, 2011, in the sanctuary of St. Johnâs United Methodist Church in Lubbock. Officiating at the double ring ceremony was the Rev. Ann Akin, associate pastor at St. Johnâs. Organist Sigurd Ogard presented prenuptial music on the Holtkamp tracker pipe organ. The bride, escorted by her father, Joseph OâHara Dawes, processed to Nun Danket Alle Gott by Karg-Elert. The recessional was the St. Anne Prelude by J.S. Bach. Raymond Edward Ellis Smith, cousin of the bride, lighted the alter candles.
Attorneys for Alon USA — owner of the Big Spring Refinery — have filed a lawsuit in 118th District Court against the Howard County Appraisal District contesting the most recent valuation of the facility, which was placed at approximately $215 million.
Chief Appraiser for the district Brett McKibben confirmed Thursday he has been told the suit has been filed, but said neither he nor the appraisal district have been served with legal papers concerning the matter.
You can toss out the “Vacancy” sign in front of the Big Spring Independent School District board room.
BSISD trustees voted unanimously during their Thursday meeting to name the Rev. Kenneth McIntosh the school district's representative from District 3.
McIntosh, a native of Tulsa, Okla., has been pastor of Big Spring's First Christian Church for the past five years. He replaces Alan Partee, who declined to seek re-election, on the school board.
The position had been vacant since the May general election.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
â¢ ASHLEY ELAINE ELLISON, 24, of 3700 Connally, was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid â no insurance.
â¢ STEPHEN KYLE GAY, 27, of 3700 Connally, was arrested Thursday on warrants for failure to maintain financial responsibility, failure to appear (two counts) and expired registration.
â¢ RAMON MAGALLANES, 18, of 1511 Vines, was arrested Thursday on warrants for driving without a safety belt and failure to appear.
Mary Kay Halfmann was born in San Angelo, Texas, on Mary 24, 1959. Mary Kay passed away Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. A rosary service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Interment will follow at St. Lawrence Cemetery.
ASHTABULA, Ohio â Charley D Hunt, 54, of Lake Avenue died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at his home. He was born July 16, 1957, in Garden City, Texas, the son of LeRoy and Daisy (Hare) Hunt and had been an Ashtabula resident for the past 15 years. No calling hours or services will be held at this time. He will be laid to rest with his mother in Texas at a later date.