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September 30th, 2011

Carl Bradley

September 30, 2011

Carl Bradley, 85, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. David Robertson and the Rev. Bill Ivins officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at the funeral home.

He was born Feb. 25, 1926, in Hughes Springs, Texas, and married Joyce Howard on June 20, 1959.

Calvin C. Gaston

September 30, 2011

Calvin C. Gaston, 70, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, at the funeral home.

He was born Sept. 7, 1941, in Blackwell, Texas. Calvin was a pumper for Whiting Oil and Gas.

LeAnn Campbell Pesek

September 30, 2011

LeAnn Campbell Pesek, 35, of Cedar Park, formerly of Big Spring, died Monday, Sept. 26, 2011. The family will receive friends Sunday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Monday at Trinity Baptist Church with burial at Trinity Memorial Park.

Clayton W. Bettle

September 30, 2011

Clayton W. Bettle, 91, of Big Spring, died Friday, Sept. 30, 2011 in a Temple hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

September 29th

College to celebrate milestones

September 29, 2011

Consider it two celebrations in one.

Howard College will celebrate two important milestones Friday — the 65th anniversary of the first day of classes at the institution and the official completion of a multi-year, $23 million campus renovation.

Building dedications, tours and an address from a former HC student who went on to become one of the top educators in Texas will highlight the Friday observance.

Parade, king and queen to highlight BSHS homecoming

September 29, 2011

Get out your black and gold garb, exes — it’s homecoming in Big Spring.

Big Spring High School homecoming activities will be in full swing today and Friday, with all the usual pageantry — a parade and the crowning of a king and queen — and even a slight alteration to an old standby, the homecoming bonfire.

Howard County Fair schedule

September 29, 2011

Today — booth set-up, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; fair opens to general public at 5 p.m.; queen contest at 6 p.m.; domino tournament at 6:30 p.m.; gospel music at 7:30 p.m.

Friday — Crystal River at 6 p.m., followed by Heather Vassar at 8 p.m. in the entertainment tent. A cooking demonstration will be held at 6 p.m.

Saturday — Kountry Kids contest at 10:30 a.m., tractor pull at 1 p.m., a kid’s tractor pull at 1:30 p.m., food demonstration at 2 p.m. and a pet contest at 3 p.m. in the show barn. Amber Digby will take the stage at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Police/Sheriff

September 29, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• LAWRENCE EUGENE HARRISON, 35, of 3304 W. Highway 80 Apt. 44, was arrested Wednesday on charges of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction, possession of marijuana – two ounces or less and failure to maintain financial responsibility.
• GERALD RAY KING, 31, of 2911 W. Highway 80 Apt. 145, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of public intoxication.
• BURGLARY OF A VEHICLE was reported in the 1300 block of Park.

Kathlyn M. Trevey

September 29, 2011

Kathlyn M. Trevey passed away Sept. 19, 2011, at a local nursing home in Big Spring. She was born in Scurry County, Texas, on Nov. 5, 1921.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, in Snyder, Texas, in the Snyder Cemetery.
She is survived by nieces Joyce Logan of Big Spring, Kay Kolb of Midland, Texas, Betty Jones of Odessa, Alice Barron of Marshall, Texas, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Arrangements are being handled by Bell-Cypert Seatle Funeral Home of Snyder, Texas.

Claudine Karnes

September 29, 2011

Claudine Karnes, 85, of Big Spring died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at her residence. The family will receive friends Friday from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Trinity Memorial Park.

She was born May 10, 1926, in Roanoke, Va., to Ruth and Otey Hutchens. She moved to Big Spring in 1972 from Germany and returned in 1975 from the Philippines. She was a homemaker and was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

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