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August 22nd, 2014

Names released of pair killed in oil field accident

August 22, 2014

WESTBROOK — The identification of two men who were killed in an oilfield-related accident in Mitchell county have been released by the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office.

Harvey Ray McKinney, 35, and Laban Michael Robokoff, 24, both of the Midland/Odessa area and both employees of Midland-based Rayco of Midland, died after being electrocuted when their truck came into a contact with a power line, according to Mitchell County Sheriff Patrick Toombs.

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

Forsan ISD trustees slate hearing on tax rate, budget

August 22, 2014

FORSAN — The public has a chance to voice an opinion on the proposed 2014-2015 budget and tax rate rate before trustees with the Forsan Independent School District consider final adoption of the items.

A public forum on the issue has been set for 6 p.m. Monday at the Fosan ISD boardroom, 411 W. Sixth, Forsan.

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

Coahoma, Forsan to begin ‘14 with ‘Bowl’ for bragging rights

August 22, 2014

For many years, the Coahoma and Forsan football teams did the unthinkable – they decided the “Battle for Howard County” outside of the county’s boundaries.
That won’t be the case this year.

VIDEO: Cowboys' Holloman Has Career-Ending Neck Injury

August 22, 2014

Cowboys' Holloman Has Career-Ending Neck Injury

August 22, 2014

VIDEO: Cowboys' Holloman Has Career-Ending Neck Injury

August 21st

Rash of burglaries has PD warning residents

August 21, 2014

In recent days, Big Spring has been hit with a string of unrelated robberies, and local police officials are offering several tips to citizens to help them prevent becoming future crime victims.

“During the past week, Big Spring has experienced several robberies,” a BSPD news release states. “The police department would like to make the citizens aware of these crimes in hopes that the information will help prevent further crimes of this type.”

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

Two electrocuted in oil field accident

August 21, 2014

WESTBROOK — Two men were killed and another seriously injured in an oilfield-related accident near here Wednesday.

Officials said the men, whose names have not been released, were moving a pump jack about 10 miles northwest of Westbrook when a cable from their truck came into contact with a power line, electrocuting the men.

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

Iona M. Hardison

August 21, 2014

Iona M. Hardison, 91, of Big Spring, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug.t 19, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel with Pastor Andy Miller, officiating.

E. D. 'Wimp' Holcomb

August 21, 2014

E. D. "Wimp" Holcomb, 81, of Big Spring, Texas, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 in a Lubbock, Texas, hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at the 14th and Main Church of Christ with Rick Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park, Big Spring.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Wimp was born Nov. 28, 1932, in Martin County to the late Earl and Gurtha (Lewis) Holcomb. He married Evelyn Roberts, Jan. 24, 1951, in Knott, Texas.

Linda Dykes

August 21, 2014

Linda Dykes, 67, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in a Houston hospital. Services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.

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