September 2nd, 2014
There is still time to register for the seventh annual Comanche Warrior Triathlon, set for Saturday at Comanche Trail Lake.
The event, which will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, consists of a 500-meter swim, an 18-mile bicycle ride and a 3-mile run, event organizer Hayley Lewis said.
There will be a whole lotta public hearings going on over the coming days.
Forced by a software glitch to reshuffle their tax rate and budget adoption schedules, the city of Big Spring and Howard County will hold several public hearings to give area residents a chance to provide their input.
For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of the Herald.
Erlinda Flores, 86, of Big Spring, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Erlinda was born March 10, 1928, in Chichimequilla, Zacatecas.
She was a devoted Catholic and loved gardening and raising her children and grandchildren.
Beverly Strickland, 64, of Stanton, Texas died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in a Midland hospital. Graveside services was held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at the Evergreen Cemetery.
Beverly was born Oct. 29, 1949, in Odessa and married Danny Strickland, May 8, 1969, in Midland. She worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone for more than 30 years.
She is survived by her husband, Danny Strickland; one son, Donny Strickland and wife, Vicki; one daughter, Loree Strickland; and four grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be made to Home Hospice of Midland, www.homehospicewtx.com
Winnie Dodson of Coahoma, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Tyler Collins continues to make Howard College baseball history ... even three seasons after he earned the National Junior College Player of the Year honors and headed off to professional baseball.
Collins became the first Howard College product to homer in the Major Leagues on Monday afternoon by launching a three-run pinch-hit blast in the Detroit Tigersâ€™ 12-1 rout of the Cleveland.
Erlinda Flores, 86, of Big Spring, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept.3, 2014, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park. Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Erlinda was born March 10, 1928, in Chichimequilla, Mexico.
A Big Spring man accused of participating in a June robbery has been indicted by the Howard County Grand Jury.
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SAN ANGELO â€“ The Big Spring High School Steers made sure the large crowd on hand at San Angelo Stadium got their moneyâ€™s worth on Saturday evening.
And then some.
Matt Yanez, on the final play of the Steersâ€™ season opener, outleaped a crowd of defenders in the end and snagged a 41-yard â€śHail Maryâ€ť pass from Tobyn Tannehill and then alertly pitched the ball to teammate Hunter Hill, who finished off a wild come-from-behind victory over Kerrville Tivy by cradling the game-winning touchdown while falling to the ground.
The city of Big Spring wants you â€” for the Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors, that is.
Less than 48 hours after the city council ousted the EDC board, city officials were already getting the word out in a hunt for replacement directors. And the clock is ticking â€” replacements need to be in place by the end of September.
For more of this story, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.