Archive - Lifestyles
September 21st, 2013
Tamara Nichols and Tom Pitts were married Aug. 31.
Trevor Bibb and Kirby Benson, both of Lubbock, were wed on July 27
Miss Gloria Grace Hernandez Weds Mr. Ben Mancha
Aubrie Le'Ann Boyd, a girl, was born Sept. 13, 2013, at 9:51 a.m.
Mariska Jacolby Huckabee, a girl, was born Sept. 11, 2013, at 8:03 p.m. She weighed 5 pounds 7 ounces and was 18 inches long.
She is the daughter of Sheri Walsh and Marty Huckabee of Big Spring. Maternal grandparents are Linda and Bill Zimmer of Phoenix, Ariz. Paternal grandparents are Richard Huckabee of Big Spring and Teresa Adams of Lake Isabella, Calif.
Mariska's siblings are Mariah Walsh, Mackenzie Walsh, Analicia Huckabee and Daisy Herrera.
Clifton (Gene) Woodard and Nora L. Woodard of Decatur, Ala., celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a trip to their hometown of Big Spring.
Clifton was born in Cullman, Ala., and was stationed at Webb Air Force Base. Nora was born in Monahans, Texas. The couple met at â€śThe Big M Drive-in.â€ť
The couple live in Alabama and are both retired. They are members of the Church of Christ. His hobbies include flying and old cars. Her hobbies include shopping at thrift stores, reading and said, â€śWhatever he enjoys, I am there.â€ť
A wise man once said, â€śLife is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get.â€ť Technically it was his mother instilling a little wisdom on her son, and boxes of chocolate usually have a diagram on the inside of the lid, but we all understood the sentiment.
This weekend's Life cover is a little bit like Mrs. Gump's metaphorical box of chocolate a little bit of what went on this past week. But instead of candy, a somewhat of a hodgepodge of pictures that didn't make the cut for one reason or another will grace the page.
Marj Carpenter just returned from the National Federation of Press Women Conference in Salt Lake City where she was a speaker at one of the banquets in the three day meeting.
Other speakers included Heloise of â€śHints from Heloiseâ€ť and members of the Marie/Donnie Osmond family. Marj was honored at the rehearsal of the Latter Day Saints Choir as the former moderator of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A.
Hayes Franklin Striplng IV, grandson of Hayes Franklin Stripling II, of Big Spring, was recently awarded a doctoral degree at Texas A&M University.
â€śFourâ€ť as he is affectionately called by his grandfather, received the doctorate in nuclear engineering and maintained a 4.0 gpa for the eight years he attended.
â€śBut heâ€™s not just an egghead,â€ť said his grandfather. â€śHeâ€™s a tremendous athlete as well.â€ť
Janet and Frank Somers and Dennis (Snuffy) Simmons of Big Spring, Texas are excited to announce the engagement of their son, Jerrod Simmons, to Tracye Wilkinson, both of Dallas, Texas.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Gregg and Julie Morgan of Amarillo and Ted and Renee Wilkinson of Lubbock, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Les and Freddye Carnes of Midland, Texas, and Bob and Freda Wilkinson of Levelland, Texas.
The groom-elect is the grandson of the late Shirley Davis, Bill Davis, and Pat Simmons, all of Big Spring, Texas.