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June 6th, 2014

Fly In set at airpark

June 6, 2014

The Big Spring Airport will have the welcome mat out for area aviators Saturday.

The airport’s annual Prairie Dog Fly In, which offers pilots from across West Texas the chance to visit the airport, tour the facilities and visit with each other, will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday.

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

Brenda Koonce Webb

June 6, 2014

Brenda Koonce Webb, 66, of Stanton died Thursday, June 5, 2014, in a Midland hospital. Her services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.

June 5th

Body found; believed to be missing Lubbock woman

June 5, 2014

A body discovered on Martin Luther Boulevard Wednesday is believed to be that of a Lubbock woman missing since late Friday.

Police have not confirmed the body’s identification, but family members told Lubbock TV station KCBD it is that of Rachel Guzman, 41, of Lubbock.

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

20th Relay set Friday for Friday

June 5, 2014

Solidarity is evident at many Big Spring businesses and its color is purple. Ribbons and bunting in the distinguishable color can be seen tied to doors and entrances around town. The color display is in honor of Relay for Life, which returns Friday to raise money for cancer research.

There are many changes in this year’s Relay For Life, but the goal remains the same: to raise money and awareness of the devastating disease.

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

Dr. Russell A. Patrick Sr.

June 5, 2014

Dr. Russell A. Patrick Sr., 84, of Big Spring, died Monday, June 2, 2014, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 6, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Mark Lindsey, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

June 4th

Officials eye ‘road map to the future’

June 4, 2014

City representatives got a sneak peek at the first two parts of Big Spring’s “road map to the future” Tuesday evening.

Members of the city council and planning and zoning committee met with consultants to begin hammering out future zoning and development plans for the city’s airpark and north sector, part of an overall comprehensive master plan for the city.

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

Volunteers paint the town with purple as Relay nears

June 4, 2014

Relay for Life committee members are hoping the community will decorate the town with a sea of purple this week to celebrate 20 years of the Howard-Glasscock Relay For Life event.

Mary Mable Sneed

June 4, 2014

Mary Mable Sneed, 94, of Big Spring, Texas passed away and was welcomed into heaven on June 3, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 6, 2014, at Myers & Smith Chapel with Ken Thomas and Don Allen Yoak officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Russell A. Patrick Sr.

June 4, 2014

Dr. Russell A. Patrick Sr., 84, of Big Spring, died Monday, June 2, 2014 in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 6, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Mark Lindsey, pastor of First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

He was born Sept. 4, 1929, in Jennings, Mo. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1946 to 1948. He graduated from Baylor University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth with a doctorate degree.

June 3rd

Veteran dove hunt scheduled

June 3, 2014

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 47 is requesting public assistance to help organize a weekend getaway for disabled U.S. military veterans.

“We’re going to bring four disabled veterans to Howard County, and we’re going to take them on a dove hunt,” said Mike Tarpley, senior vice DAV Chapter 47. “We have at least one place for them to hunt, but we are trying to get enough volunteers to help guide these veterans and more hunting spots.”

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

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