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July 15th, 2014

Competitors ready to glide into Big Spring

July 15, 2014

“Strongest, smoothest, most consistent conditions of all the major U.S. competitions. Air conditioned pilot lounge, hangar, paved runways, ice cream, water and all facilities.”

That’s how the U.S. Hang Gliding Para Gliding Association (USHPA) describes Big Spring on its website.

According to Airpark Director Jim Little, more than 60 competitors have registered for this year’s event, to be held Aug. 3 to 9, surpassing previous years

For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of the Herald.

Farmer’s Market vendors welcome

July 15, 2014

Call it a retro idea or the hard copy of the digital version.

Vendors can still sign up to participate in the Elbow Creek Hay & Feed Farmer’s Market which is the physical spin-off of the fledgling, original on-line version — elbowcreek.locallygrown.net.

“We had a lot of interest from our customers to have a more traditional Farmer’s Market,” said Nancy Raney, who co-owns Elbow Creek Hay & Feed with her husband Hugh. “Since opening the feed store, I’ve seen quite a lot of interest in eating healthy, locally grown foods.

For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of the Herald.

Robbin Angela Hutcheson

July 15, 2014

Robbin Angela Hutcheson, 50, of Big Spring, died Saturday, July 12, 2014 at her residence. Memorial services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Salvation Army.

She was born July 22, 1963 in Ayers, Mass. and married Robert Hutcheson May 22, 1981 in Bastrop, Texas. He preceded her in death August 13, 2013.

She came to Big Spring in 1978 and had worked at Western Hills Animal Clinic.

Shelley Rachel Lopez

July 15, 2014

Shelley Rachel Lopez, 15, of Big Spring, died Sunday, July 13, 2014, in an Odessa hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Family Faith Center of Big Spring. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring.

Shelley was born Sept. 30, 1998, in Odessa. She was a sophomore at Big Spring High School. She enjoyed music and dancing, playing the flute in the band and taking dance since she was five.

July 14th

1 killed, three injured in rollover

July 14, 2014

An early Sunday morning crash claimed the life of a Big Spring girl.

Fifteen-year-old Shelly Lopez was killed and three others were hospitalized as the result of injuries received in a one-vehicle rollover shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday on the 1300 block of East Fourth St.

For more of this story, read Monday's edition of the Herald.

KBSB urges residents to go native while planting

July 14, 2014

If you plant it, will it grow?

That is a question members of Keep Big Spring Beautiful can answer after creating a native and adaptive plant demonstration garden at the Dora Roberts Community Center.

“We hope people will visit it and see what plants will work,” said Jan Hansen, of KBBB who co-chaired the project along with Willia Ledford. “Hopefully, they will go home and start supplementing these water wise plants for other plants and grasses that use more water since we are being prohibited on our water usage in this area.”

John Walter Lindsey

July 14, 2014

John Walter Lindsey, 67, of Big Spring, Texas went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 12, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, July 14, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at the Coahoma Cemetery.

Robbin Angela Hutcheson

July 14, 2014

Robbin Angela Hutcheson, 50, of Big Spring, died Saturday at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

July 12th

Fireworks start grass fire, officials say

July 12, 2014

A grass fire Thursday afternoon that threatened some residential houses was caused by children playing with fireworks, according to Big Spring Fire Department officials.

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Council caps water service out of city limits

July 12, 2014

The city of Big Spring is limiting the number of customers living outside the city limits who receive water service.
During their Tuesday meeting, the city council approved an ordinance that effectively put a cap on the number of residents outside Big Spring's city limits who receive water from municipal sources.

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