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August 5th, 2014

Fabian Rios Jr.

August 5, 2014

Fabian Rios Jr., 18, of Big Spring, died Wednesday July 30, 2014, in Lubbock. Vigil services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 6, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday Aug. 7, 2014, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

James A. Reese

August 5, 2014

James “Jim” A. Reese, 85, of Big Spring, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in a Midland hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.

Joseph LaMartina

August 5, 2014

Joseph LaMartina, 89, of Garden City, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Paul Merrell

August 5, 2014

Paul Merrell, 61, of Big Spring, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Nell Beard

August 5, 2014

Nell Beard, 91, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at Parkview Nursing & Rehab. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

August 4th

Earnest Henry Jr.

August 4, 2014

Earnest Henry Jr., 71, of Big Spring, died Thursday July 31, 2014, at Rockwood Manor in Midland. Private family services will be at a later date.
He was born to Dorothy Mae and Earnest Sr. in Rosebud, Texas, on Oct. 28, 1942. He came to Big Spring in 1947 from Rosebud. He worked for several different car dealerships. He was a member of Mount Bethel Baptist Church.

Sharon Kay Meads

August 4, 2014

Sharon Kay Meads, 59, of Big Spring, passed away on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in a local hospital. Memorial services were held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Alan Wallace officiating.
She was born June 17, 1955, in Midwest City, Okla. She graduated from Big Spring High School and married Tommy Brumley in 1973 and they had two children together. On April 12, 2001, Sharon married John Meads in Big Spring. He preceded her in death Aug. 2, 2006.
Sharon was an office assistant at Hester's Mechanical before she became ill.

Registered sex offender arrested on multiple charges

August 4, 2014

A registered sex offender has been arrested and been charged with burglary with intent to commit an assault and fleeing a police officer.
Paul Hildreth, 45, remains in the Howard County Detention Center after being taken into custody Sunday.

Pick up a copy of the Herald for the entire article.

August 2nd

Police release sketch of stabbing/rape suspect

August 2, 2014

Big Spring Police Department has released a forensic drawing of the suspect wanted in the sexual assault and stabbing of an 84-year-old woman July 17 in Big Spring.

The victim was able to describe the suspect to a forensic artist. The suspect is believed to be 6 feet tall and weight approximately 200 pounds.

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

Big Spring ISD student registration begins Aug. 19

August 2, 2014

Area public students have only a few weeks left before first day of school.

School begins Aug. 25 in Texas and Big Spring Independent School District employees are gearing up for another academic year.

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

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