Archive - 2011 - Lifestyles
Arius James Jensen, son of Rian and Jodi Jensen of Colorado City, was born June 8, 2011, at 5:47 p.m.
He was 8 pounds 12 ounces and measured 21 inches.
His maternal grandparents are Dearl and Jo Messick of Loraine. His paternal grandparents are Marlene and Archie Riffe of Big Spring and Brian and Debbie Jensen of Big Spring.
Arius was welcomed home by his brother Ryan Joe Jensen.
Julie Wheeler and Patrick Parras both of Big Spring, announce the birth of their son, Dominique Allen Hernandez Parras.
Dominique was born July 29, 2011, at 2:27 p.m. He weighed seven pounds eight ounces and measured 19 Â¾ inches long.
His maternal grandparents are Marvie and Evelyn Wheeler of Big Spring and Patrick Parras and Alison Edinger of N.C. and Janice Rivera of Big Spring.
Richard (Dick) and Sally Grove celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 4 with a small gathering of family and friends at the Airbase in Wichita, Kansas.
The cocky young airman met and fell for the pretty young dance instructor while playing in the band and the two were soon married. The next 22 years were a blur of world traveling from Europe to the Middle East before the couple finally came to roost in Big Spring in 1981.
Nathaniel Hector Castaneda Flores, son of Emily Luz Flores and Hector Ruben Castaneda, both of Big Spring, was born July 29, 2011.
He arrived at 5:35 p.m. weighing six pounds 12.6 ounces and measured 18 Â½ inches.
His maternal grandfather is Oscar Flores and great-grandmother is Gregoria Flores, both of Big Spring. His paternal grandmother is Frances Enriquez of Big Spring.
He was welcomed home by his sibling, Jasiah.
Erin Michelle Davis and Paul Robert Haney exchanged marriage vows in a double ring ceremony on the beach at the Iberostar Maya in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, on Monday, June 6, 2011, at 4 oâ€™clock in the afternoon.
Erin is the daughter of Jay and Mona Davis of De Soto. She is the granddaughter of the late Harry and Mary Jean Nugent of Lake Charles, La, and the late John Davis of Las Vegas, Nev., and Vera Thomas of Gold Beach, Ore.
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.