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July 7th, 2012

June Minchew

July 7, 2012

June Minchew, 76, of Big Spring, died Thursday, July 5, 2012, in a local hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 9, 2012, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Walter McCall officiating.
She was born Oct. 1, 1935, in Erath County, Texas, and married Bill Minchew Sr., Nov. 5, 1956, in Lovington, N.M. He preceded her in death March 20, 2011.
June was a Baptist.
Survivors include her daughter, Sherri Spurny and husband Joe of Midland; many cousins; and numerous caring friends.

July 6th

Coahoma Freedom Parade Saturday

July 6, 2012

COAHOMA — Pride in country and community will be on display here Saturday.

Coahoma's Freedom Parade, featuring floats, cars and tractors festooned in their red, white and blue best, will make its way down First Street beginning at 10 a.m.

The parade will start at the Coahoma High School football stadium and proceed south on First Street, east on the north service road, then north on Sixth Street before ending at the city park.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

July 6, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• CAROLYN HANKE, 17, of 704 Borden Rd., was arrested Thursday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
• MELISSA GAY YOUNG, 43, of 704 Highland Dr., was arrested Thursday on a warrant for hindering officers discharging official duties, speeding in school zone, safety seat system-child younger than 8 or less than 4'9” tall.
• LORENZO TORRES RAMIREZ, 27, of 410 W. Eighth St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

Levi Pearson

July 6, 2012

Levi Pearson, 80, of Big Spring died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at his residence. The family received friends from 8:00 PM until 9:00 PM Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Memorial services will be at 10:30 AM Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Rev. Craig Felty officiating.

Teodora T. Ramirez

July 6, 2012

Teodora T. Ramirez, died July 3, 2012, with her family by her side in Big Spring, Texas. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

A vigil service will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, July 6, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.

She was born May 1, 1933, in Del Rio, Texas, to Felipe T. and Teodora T. Ramirez. Her father was a bootmaker and mother a homemaker. They moved to Big Spring in 1937.

Oren 'Wayne' Brown

July 6, 2012

Oren “Wayne” Brown passed away June 7, 2012, at the age of 79 in Edmond Memorial Hospital.

Wayne was born Feb. 1, 1933, to O.O. “Brack” and Myrtle Brown in Jayton, Texas, and moved to Big Spring, Texas, in 1943.

He graduated from high school in 1951 then joined the Air Force. Wayne lived and coached softball in Guthrie, Edmond and Oklahoma City.

Ronald Barrow

July 6, 2012

Ronald Barrow, 56, of Big Spring, died Friday, June 29, 2012, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Private services will be held at a later date.

He was born Jan. 18, 1956, in Big Spring, Texas, to Barbara Barrow. He lived in Oregon most of his life. He moved to Big Spring in 1996 and worked at TA – Travel Centers of America — as a cashier.

He is survived by one sister, Tanya Beck of Big Spring; and one brother, Randale Seratt and wife Kelly of Portland, Oregon; two nephews and one niece.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one niece and one nephew.

June Minchew

July 6, 2012

June Minchew, 76, of Big Spring, died Thursday, July 5, 2012 in a local hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

July 5th

Rate this year's Pops in the Park celebration

July 5, 2012

Howard County celebrates America’s independence

July 5, 2012

Fireworks, music and an all around good time is what Pops in the Park offered once again.

This year's celebration marked another success for the 15-year tradition held at the Comanche Trail Park Amphitheater. The evening kicked off with former Big Spring resident Don Turner and his Dixieland band taking the stage at 6:30 p.m.

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