March 22nd, 2011
Doyle Hooper, 72, died March 19, 2011, at his home in Big Spring. A family visitation will be held Tuesday, March 22, 2011, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors. Services will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at 10 a.m. in Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors Chapel with Dr. Jimmy Braswell officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Home Hospice of Big Spring in Big Spring.
Wendell Mayo, of Big Spring, formerly of Midland, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011. The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Ellis Funeral Home in Midland from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in the Ellis Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mark Lindsey of the First Baptist Church of Big Spring officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.
Score an assist to Mother Nature.
In a game stretched over three days because of inclement weather, the Big Spring Lady Steers used early and late offensive explosions to claim their District 5-3A softball opener, 11-9, against the Sweetwater Lady Mustangs Monday at the Big Spring ISD Softball complex.
â€¢ Baseball â€” Snyder at Big Spring, 7 p.m.
â€¢ Baseball â€” Lubbock Roosevelt at Coahoma, 7 p.m.
â€¢ Baseball â€” Forsan at Midland Trinity, 5 p.m.
â€¢ Softball â€” Snyder at Big Spring, 6:30 p.m.
â€¢ Softball â€” Lubbock Roosevelt at Coahoma, 5:30 p.m.
â€¢ Softball â€” Lubbock Christian at Forsan, 5 p.m.
â€¢ Golf â€” Forsan boys at Big Lake tournament.
â€¢ Golf â€” Coahomaâ€ƒboys and girls at Roosevelt tournament, Lorenzo CC.
â€¢ Golf â€” Forsan girls at Big Lake tournament.
â€¢ Golf â€” Big Spring girls at Lamesa tournament.
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Norma Jean Abundez and Rick Cantu, both of Mission, announce their engagement.
Norma is the daughter of Paul and Bonnie Abundez of Big Spring. She is a 2003 graduate of Mission High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Texas Pan American. She is currently employed as a middle school teacher.
Rick is the son of Eleazar and Maria A. Cantu, of General Bravo, Nuevo Leon. He is a 2001 graduate of Mission High School. He is employed by Geek Squad at Best Buy in McAllen.
The couple plans to exchange wedding vows June 25, 2011 in Mission.
Mike and Sonya Hernandez announce the arrival of their baby boy, Michael Arnulfo Shane Hernandez.
Michael was born Feb. 17, 2011 at 2:25 p.m. He weighed seven pounds one ounce and was 19 inches long.
His maternal grandparents are the late Rebecca Cannon of Big Spring and the late Harold Lee Hancock â€“ Beckley of West Virginia. His paternal grandparents are Shorty and Emma Hernandez of Coahoma.
He was welcomed home by siblings Stevi Faye Madry and Mia Jean Hernandez.
Elizabeth Bustamante and Guadalupe Cruz announce the birth of their son, Guadalupe Angeal Cruz.
Guadalupe was born March 10, 2011 at Midland Memorial.
Weighing 8 pounds 2 ounces and was 19 Â½ inches long.
His maternal grandmother is Lucy Rubio and his paternal grandfather is Vicente Bustamante.
Billy Minchew, 79, of Big Spring died Sunday, March 20, 2011, in a Midland hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park.
Mr. Minchew was born March 16, 1932, in Coahoma and married June Hightower on Nov. 5, 1956, in Lovington, N.M.
CLYDE â€” Beulah Minerva (Aunt Beulah) Fiaminghi, 99, of Abilene, died Thursday at her home. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the First Evangelical United Methodist Church, 6010 Hwy. 277 in Abilene with Brother Jerry McNeill, Brother Ronnie Newton and Brother Don Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park under the direction of Bailey-Howard Funeral Home of Clyde. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
A one-vehicle rollover on Interstate 20 west of Big Spring left one person dead and sent three others to the hospital.
According to Department of Public Safety reports, 20-year-old Brianca Marie Beltran of El Paso was pronounced dead following the accident, which took place shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday near FM 818. She was not wearing a seat belt, troopers said.