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June 9th, 2014

Ray T. Barnett

June 9, 2014

Ray T. Barnett, 82, of Big Spring, died Thursday June 5, 2014, at his residence. Private family services will be held at a later date. His ashes will be scattered along Route 66 from Amarillo to Colorado.
He was born to Vera Pearl and Duge Barnett in Hollis, Okla., on Feb. 22, 1932. He had been a resident of Big Spring for 14 years, moving from Amarillo. He retired from Pantex Industries after 22 years as head chef where he cooked for many different dignitaries. He was also a drummer in a band and had played for such stars as Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson.

Brenda K. Webb

June 9, 2014

Brenda K. Webb, 66 of Stanton, Texas, died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in a Midland hospital.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at the Evergreen Cemetery chapel in Stanton, Texas.
Brenda was born Nov. 18, 1947, in Lamesa to the late James and Mary (McCurdy) Koonce. She married Jack Webb Oct. 21, 1966, in Lamesa after growing up in Harlingen, Texas.
Brenda retired from the Martin County Tax office as a deputy clerk.

Jose J. Lopez

June 9, 2014

Jose J. Lopez, 91, of Big Spring, died Friday June 6, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Vigil service will be 7 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Doris Junek

June 9, 2014

OLNEY — Doris Junek, age 82, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Kell West Hospital in Wichita Falls, Texas. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 12, 2014, in the chapel of Myers & Smith Funeral Home in Big Spring, Texas, with Scotte Clark of Olney officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn Funeral Home of Olney.

June 7th

Lubbock PD: Guzman faces murder charge

June 7, 2014

The husband of a woman whose body was discovered in Big Spring Wednesday has been charged with her murder.

Lubbock Police Department officials said Friday they have charged Epifanio Jose “Joe” Guzman, 43, with murder in the death of Rachel Guzman, 41, of Lubbock.

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

Summer school begins

June 7, 2014

Some public school students will be heading back to the classroom Monday when Big Spring Independent School District commences its summer school schedule.

“Parents of students who need to attend summer school should have already received notification,” said George Bancroft, BSISD community relations coordinator. “If you have a question about whether your child needs to attend summer school, please contact the office of the campus where your student attended during the 2013-2014 school year.”

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

Jose J. Lopez

June 7, 2014

Jose J. Lopez, 91, of Big Spring, died Friday June 6, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Vigil service will be 7 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with the Rev. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

He was born June 3, 1923 in Mexico to Juliana and Francisco Lopez. He worked at Berkly Mobile Homes as a roofer. He married Julia Lopez Jan. 15, 1953. He was a longtime resident of Howard County and a Catholic.

Glenn P. Dickenson Jr.

June 7, 2014

Glenn P. Dickenson Jr. 88, of Big Spring, died Friday, June 6, 2014 in a local nursing home. Funeral arrangements are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home and Crematory.

Ray T. Barnett

June 7, 2014

Ray T. Barnett, 82, died Thursday June 5, 2014 at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

June 6th

State park hosts stargazing party Saturday

June 6, 2014

Big Spring State Park is having a party Saturday, and all the stars will be there — real stars, not the two-legged variety.

The park’s 22nd annual Stargazing Party, which is scheduled from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., offers area residents a chance to get a closer look at some of the celestial attractions which can be found in the night skies over West Texas.

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

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