February 20th, 2014
Yolanda "Landy" Ramirez Lara, 69, of Big Spring, formerly of Brownsville, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at her daughter's home in Brownsville. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in Big Spring. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park in Big Spring.
She was born June 11, 1944, in Big Spring and married Benito Lara July 1, 1960, in Big Spring.
Jerry McCormick, 72, of Big Spring, died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 in a local hospital. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Joey Bacon officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
He was born Aug. 22, 1941, in Big Spring to Jesse and Margery McCormick and married Carolyn Clary April 4, 1997, in Del Rio, Texas.
Funeral services for Joe Garcia Lopez Sr., 67, of Lovington, N.M. will be held Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas Catholic Church with the Rev. Manuel Ibarra officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Kirby-Smith-Rogers Funeral Home.
Marshall Louder, 88, of Tarzan, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in a Midland nursing home. His services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home.
Mrs. Ernest W. â€śBillieâ€ť Smith, 83, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, in a local nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Merline Pierce, 88, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in a San Angelo hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Mary Magana, 52, of Big Spring died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.
Wednesdayâ€™s doubleheader with the Weatherford College Lady Coyotes was the best of times â€“ and the worst of times â€“ for Howard College Lady Hawksâ€™ head coach Kelli Raines.
For the Howard College menâ€™s basketball team, this afternoonâ€™s game with the New Mexico Military Institute Broncos couldnâ€™t be more important. They need the win clinch one of the four postseason berths in the Region V Basketball Tournament Western Junior College Athletic Association â€“ and to maintain a small buffer between themselves and New Mexico Junior College.
Hayden Adamson, Namen McCullough and John Porras swept the top three spots in the individual standings and helped power the Bulldogs to the team championship at the Crane Invitational Golf Tournament, which was played at the Crane Country Club.