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July 28th, 2014

Ready for liftoff: Hang gliding championships begin Sunday

July 28, 2014

“Strongest, smoothest, most consistent conditions of all the major U.S. competitions. Air conditioned pilot lounge, hangar, paved runways, ice cream, water and all facilities.”

That’s how the U.S. Hang Gliding Para Gliding Association (USHPA) describes Big Spring on its website.

According to Airpark Director Jim Little, more than 60 competitors have registered for this year’s national championships, which begins Sunday, surpassing previous years.

For more of this story, read Monday's edition of the Herald.

Gas prices continue downward slide

July 28, 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.38 a gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.51 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

For more of this story, read Monday's edition of the Herald.

VIDEO — Dog passes out from joy

July 28, 2014

July 26th

Severo M. Montes

July 26, 2014

Severo M. Montes, 60, of Big Spring, died Thursday July 24, 2014, at his residence. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Pastor Mona Lu Tonn of Spring Tabernacle officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
He was born to Emsrosiana and Porfidio Montes July 19, 1954, in San Miguel, Mexico. He had been in the community for 15 years. He married Guadalupe Aguilar in Big Spring on Aug. 26, 2006. He was a truck driver for Globe and was a member of Spring Tabernacle.

Grand jury hands down murder indictment

July 26, 2014

A Big Spring man has been indicted in a May shooting that left one man dead and another seriously injured.
Nicholas Hernandez Limon, 25, was indicted on charges of murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon during this week's session of the Howard County Grand Jury.

For the rest of the story, pick up a copy of the Herald.

Local couple on Coca-Cola website

July 26, 2014

If a picture is worth a 1,000 words then it's definitely worth using in an international marketing campaign.
One local couple found that fact out after posing for a photo at the request of their granddaughter recently.

For the entire article, pick up a copy of the Herald.

July 25th

Reward boosted: Crime Stoppers offering $20K for info into attack of elderly woman

July 25, 2014

Law enforcement officials say local residents are putting their money where their outrage is.

Spurred by donations from residents and area businesses, Big Spring Police Chief Chad Williams announced Thursday a reward approaching $20,000 for anyone providing information leading to the arrest and indictment of the man who viciously attacked and sexually assaulted an 85-year-old woman in Big Spring July 17.

For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.

Seliger: Stick with education reforms

July 25, 2014

State Senator Kel Seliger(R-Amarillo) says let’s stick with the educational reforms encompassed with House Bill 5.

Janice Cearley

July 25, 2014

Janice Cearley, 69, of Big Spring, died Tuesday in San Antonio. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel with the Rev. Bill Ivins officiating.

Janice was born July 22, 1945, in Big Spring to Florine “Pete” and W. A. Cobb. She married Jim Cearley on Sept. 28, 1963, in Big Spring.

Lizzie Mae Turnipseed

July 25, 2014

Lizzie Mae Turnipseed, 92, of Big Spring, died Thursday July 24, 2014, at Stanton Nursing Center in Stanton. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Myers & Smith Chapel. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

She was born Feb. 9, 1922, to Mary Kate and Clarence Thompson in Atlanta, Ga. She married Lloyd M. Turnipseed on May 16, 1939, in Atlanta. She came to Big Spring in 1941.

She was a self-employed housekeeper, a long time member of Mount Bethel Baptist Church and a member of Ada Bell Dement Civic Art Club.

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