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August 5th, 2014

$46K bond set for sex offender

August 5, 2014

A $46,000 bond has been set for a registered sex offender who was arrested Sunday on charges of burglary with intent to commit an assault and fleeing a police officer.

According the Howard County jail officials, Municipal Judge Tim Green set a $46,000 bond for Paul Hildreth, 45, during a hearing held Monday morning.

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

H.C. Rowden

August 5, 2014

H.C. Rowden, 80, of Big Spring, died Monday Aug. 4, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Memorial Park with Eddy Pitchford of Coahoma Church of Christ officiating.

He was born June 10, 1934, in Big Spring to Ocie Magdalene and Charlie Lee Rowden. He was a lifetime resident of Howard County. He was a retired plumbing contractor and a member of Birdwell Lane Church of Christ.

Dena Codean Walden

August 5, 2014

Dena Codean Walden, 97, died Saturday in a Lubbock nursing home. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & welch Funeral Home.

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.

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