Archive - Jul 2011 - Lifestyles
Templo Belen celebrated the graduation of seven pupils from Vision Int'l University on Sunday, July 24.
Vision International University has their main campus in California and originated back in 1977. There is also a campus located in Dallas and now has a Resource Center in Big Spring.
For the past three years, Templo Belen has been hosting classes for Vision International University and the School of Tyrannus Int'l Discipleship Program, founded by Dr. Bemis â€”founder of of For God's Glory Ministries.
Major Darryl G. Hammonds, son of Frank and Joann Brooks of Big Spring, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal in February and received the award in April.
Hammonds has been a Big Spring resident since the age of 9 and has been stationed at Quantico, Virg. for the past year and a half. He entered into the United States Marine Corp Feb. 13, 1990 and has served four combat tours in Kuwait, Iraq, Somalia and Afghanistan, which earned him the Bronze Star.
Christina Leann Helsley of Big Spring and Jonathon Kurtis Lennon of Muleshoe exchanged wedding vows June 11, 2011 at a 2 p.m. ceremony at Spring Creek Fellowship in Big Spring.
Tina is the daughter of Bruce and Beccie Helsley of Big Spring. She is the granddaughter of the late Gene and Anne Helms of Big Spring and the late George and Leona Helsley of Inwood, W.V.
Jon is the son of Jack and Jayna Lennon of Mulshoe. He is the grandson of John and Carolyn Harris of Muleshoe.
The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Dennis Teeters.
Amber Rowland of Fort Collins, Colo. and Israel Hernandez of Big Spring, announce their engagement.
She is the daughter of A.J. and Linda Rowland of Fort Collins, Colo..
He is the son of Eriberto and Sylvia Hernandez of Big Spring.
The couple will exchange vows Nov. 11, 2011 at Club Tico in Fort Collins, Colo.
Heather Justice Templin of Big Spring and Jason Wayne Keesee of Ballinger announce their engagement.
She is the daughter of Cheryl Justice and the late Ernie Justice of Big Spring. She is employed at the VA Medical Center.
He is the son of Marty and Sam Keesee. He is employed by S&S Construction.
The couple plans to exchange wedding vows Sept. 24, 2011 at The Courtyard in downtown Big Spring.
Jennifer Ann Hedges of Big Spring and Brady Alexander Hedges of Wills Point exchanged wedding vows June 4, 2011, at 6 p.m. at Cacharel Grand Ballroom in Arlington. A reception followed.
She is the daughter of Scott and Kathy Davidson of Big Spring. She is the granddaughter of Patricia Tate of Big Spring.
He is the son of Jim and Sasha Hedges of Edgewood. He is the grandson of Tom and Jean Hedges of Terrell and Viera Woolverton.
Dustin and Somer Gaskins of Big Spring, announce the birth of their daughter Kinley Grace Gaskins.
Kinley was born June 18, 2011, at 11:57 p.m. She weighed six pounds 10 ounces and measured 19 inches.
Her maternal grandparents are John and Ruth Leubner of Big Spring and her paternal grandparents are Kelly and Teresa Gaskins of Knott.
Kinley was welcomed home by her siblings, Wiley and Tye.
Mr. and Mrs. H.G. Parker of Lake Victor announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzan Evelyn Parker to Terrell Shay Bibb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bibb of Big Spring.
The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Texas Tech University with a degree in human development and family studies. She is seeking a second degree in nursing.
The groom-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Texas Tech University with a degree in animal science. He is currently enrolled a mastersâ€™ degree program in anatomy and physiology.
Both are at the Texas Tech University Health Science Center.
Bryan R. Juan, son of Drs. Mel and Lorna Juan, received a bachelor of arts in chemistry and a bachelor of science in biological sciences, Magna Cum Laude and honors in liberal arts during the May 2011 SMU commencement ceremony. After the university-wide commencement, SMU's schools and departments held individual ceremonies throughout the day to honor graduates.
Bryan will continue his education and pursue his doctor of medicine degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Lubbock.
Karlie Lyn Hernandez, daughter of Alfredo and Yuly Hernandez of Big Spring, was born July 13, 2011, at 4:44 p.m.
She weighed 7 pounds and meausured 19 1/2 inches.
Maternal grandparents are Guadalupe and Julian Burciaga of Big Spring.
Her paternal grandparent is Lupe Rivas of Big Spring.