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June 21st, 2014

Claudia F. McCreary

June 21, 2014

Claudia F. McCreary, 93, of Big Spring, died Friday, June 20, 2014, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle Welch Funeral Home.

June 19th

Guzman indicted on murder charge

June 19, 2014

Tuesday, a Lubbock grand jury indicted a man on a murder charge who allegedly killed his wife in Lubbock and dumped her body in Big Spring.

According to court documents, Epifano Guzman, 44, has admitted to strangling his wife, Rachel Guzman, to death during an argument in their Lubbock County residence. The argument stemmed over a pending indecency with a child charge he was facing in Big Spring, he told investigators.

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

Blood drive Friday

June 19, 2014

A blood drive is set Friday at the city of Big Spring Council Chambers.

The city of Big Spring will host the blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Council Chambers, 307 E. Fourth. Call Stacie King at 264-2347 to schedule an appointment.

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

Lois Thomas Stewart

June 19, 2014

Lois Thomas Stewart, 92, of Lubbock, formerly of Big Spring, died Friday, June 13, 2014, in Lubbock. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Steve McMeans of Indiana Avenue Baptist Church in Lubbock officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.

June 18th

Big Spring to honor Dobbs, rodeo legend

June 18, 2014

For most of the rodeo world, Quail Dobbs was a bullfighter and rodeo clown who everyone adored.

For folks in Howard County, he was just Quail: a family member, a friend and man of the community. Dobbs died this past January at the age of 72, leaving behind his wife, Judy; daughter, Stephanie Rotan; a son, Coley Dobbs; and four grandchildren.

His life will be honored during each of the three performances of the Big Spring Cowboy Reunion and Rodeo, set for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Big Spring Rodeo Bowl.

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

Texas Plains Trail board to convene here

June 18, 2014

Tourism and Texas history are on the agenda when Texas Plains Trail region board members hold their meeting Thursday at the Hotel Settles.

“The Texas Plains Trail is one of 10 regions in the state under the umbrella of the Texas Historical Commission,” said Debbie Wegman, Texas Plains Trail board president and Big Spring Area Conventions and Visitors Bureau director.

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

Maria Luisa Zavala

June 18, 2014

Maria Luisa Zavala, 52, of Big Spring, died Monday June 16, 2014, at Midland Memorial Hospital. A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel with the Rev. Reynaldo Bennett of Lighthouse Restoration Church officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Lois Stewart

June 18, 2014

Lois Stewart, 92, of Lubbock, formerly of Big Spring, died Friday June 13, 2014, in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

June 17th

Old Settlers Reunion to take less formal approach this year

June 17, 2014

The emphasis will be more on the “reunion” part of the annual Howard-Glasscock Old Settlers’ Reunion this year.

A less formal, more low-key reunion will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Heritage Museum.

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

Critical blood drive slated 10 to 2 Friday

June 17, 2014

According to representatives with the United Blood Services (UBS), the O-Negative blood supply for the area is at a dangerously low level.

The city of Big Spring will be hosting a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, in Council Chambers 307 E. Fourth. Call Stacie King at 264-2347 to schedule an appointment. 

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

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