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July 17th, 2014

Dorothy 'Dotsy' Murray

July 17, 2014

Dorothy “Dotsy” Murray, 73, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at her residence. Memorial services and interment in family plot will be at a later date in Fort Stockton.

She was born Jan. 15, 1941, in Pecos, Texas to Lenore and Tom McKenzie. She married Jim Murray on Sept. 24, 1983. They came to Big Spring from Big Lake in 2002. She was a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. She was a homemaker, an artist and loved animals. She was a friend of Bill W. for over 31 years.

Jana Carter-Hector

July 17, 2014

Jana Carter-Hector, 57, of Big Spring, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.

July 16th

Big Spring woman killed in pedestrian vehicle accident

July 16, 2014

A Big Spring woman died Tuesday afternoon from injuries received in a pedestrian/vehicle accident in Midland.

Officials said Barbara Hall, 62, was hit by a pickup in the parking lot of Midland Memorial Hospital around noon Tuesday, and was pronounced dead at the hospital later in the day.

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

Relay wrap-up features $10,000 donation

July 16, 2014

Call it a bittersweet moment.

Relay For Life committee members accepted a $10,000 donation in memory of one of their own Tuesday night during the group's annual wrap-up meeting.

In an emotional moment, Doug Lykken, the husband of the late Marcy Lykken, presented the $10,000 donation to the organization his wife gave so much time and effort to help succeed.

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

Shelley Rachel Lopez

July 16, 2014

Shelley Rachel Lopez, 15, of Big Spring, died Sunday, July 13, 2014 in an Odessa hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, July 17, 2014 at the Family Faith Center of Big Spring. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 PM Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring.

Ouida Watznauer

July 16, 2014

Ouida Watznauer, 81, of Big Spring, died Monday, July 14, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the Alive in Christ Lutheran Church. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park, Big Spring.

Ouida was born April 29, 1933 in Lubbock, Texas. She loved garage sales and was an avid antique collector. She was well known at the area livestock sale barns because she was the best ticketwriter around for many years. She married C. F. "Ike" Watznauer May 19, 1990 in Big Spring.

She was a member of the Alive in Christ Lutheran Church.

Katherine Woodson Roberts

July 16, 2014

Katherine Woodson Roberts, 96, of Odessa died July 8, 2014 in Benbrook, Texas. She was born Dec. 17, 1917, to Futhie Presley and Cecil Gray Woodson in Crosby, Ark.

She graduated from Coahoma High School in 1936. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Louise Roberts.

Dorothy Murray

July 16, 2014

Dorothy Murray, 73, of Big Spring, died Tuesday July 15, 2014. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Barbara Hall

July 16, 2014

Barbara Hall, 62, of Big Spring, died Tuesday July 15, 2014. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

July 15th

Competitors ready to glide into Big Spring

July 15, 2014

“Strongest, smoothest, most consistent conditions of all the major U.S. competitions. Air conditioned pilot lounge, hangar, paved runways, ice cream, water and all facilities.”

That’s how the U.S. Hang Gliding Para Gliding Association (USHPA) describes Big Spring on its website.

According to Airpark Director Jim Little, more than 60 competitors have registered for this year’s event, to be held Aug. 3 to 9, surpassing previous years

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

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