June 30th, 2014
Funeral services for Mr. Emilio H. Garza Sr. of Coahoma, formerly of Lenorah, were 10 a.m. Monday, June 30, 2014, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Stanton, with Monsignor Schwertner officiating. Burial will follow at Coahoma Cemetery. A vigil was held Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Stanton Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.
He was born May 21, 1925, in Dilley, Texas and passed away June 27, 2014, in Midland, Texas.
He was a farmer for many years in Lenorah and Coahoma.
He is preceded in death by a daughter, Christina Garza; and a son, Luis Luz Garza.
Mrs. Drucilla Board, age 92, of Westbrook, died Friday, June 27, 2014, in a Big Spring care center. Services will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, in the Kiker-Seale Chapel with the Rev. Paul Smith officiating. Burial will follow in the Westbrook Cemetery under the care and direction of Kiker-Seale Funeral Home.
Travis W. Hunter, 68, of Lubbock, formerly of Big Spring died Saturday, June 28, 2014, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Billy Guy of North Birdwell Lane United Methodist Church officiating.
Philexis Jackson lent her big voice Friday night to kick off the 12th annual Funtastic Fourth in downtown Big Spring.
The 14-year-old from Las Vegas belted out the national anthem on stage early Friday evening as part of the opening ceremonies, which included the Howard County Volunteer Fire Department color guard and the Young Marines, both presenting colors.
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Thanks to a last-minute infusion of cash, the show will most definitely go on.
Preparations are almost complete for the 17th annual Pops in the Park celebration, which will be held July 3 at the Comanche Trail Park amphitheater.
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Jessie "Jack" Glaze, 95, of Tarzan, Texas died Friday, June 27, 2014, in a Midland hospital, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Downtown Church of Christ in Stanton, Texas. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park in Midland.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 29, at Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton.
"Jack" was born February 25, 1919, to George W. and Mary (Neville) Robertson in Grimes County. She married Joe Lee Glaze March 14, 1936 in Midland. He preceded her in death January 26, 1991.
Robert (Bob) D. Kiser, 84 of Fort Worth, formerly of Abilene and Sand Springs, Texas
died Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Bob will lay in state at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 U.S. Hwy 277 S., Abilene, Texas, from 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014.
Big Spring Independent School District has a reputation problem, according to the Texas Education Agency monitor assigned to the district.
While county residents will be out celebrating the July 4 festivities, Howard County Sheriffâ€™s Deputies will be on the roads to crack down on drunk driving.
â€śWe want everyone to have reason to celebrate this holiday season,â€ť said Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker. â€śBut that means that drivers need to arrange for a safe and sober ride home.â€ť
The enforcement period runs from June 27 to July 7.
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Geraldine Lewis, 95, of Midland, formerly of Big Spring, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in a Midland nursing home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2014, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring with the Rev. Bob Porterfield officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home in Big Spring.
Geraldine was born Jan. 29, 1919, in Annona, Texas and married Alton Lewis Feb. 22, 1936, in Ackerly, Texas. He preceded her in death Feb. 6, 1983.