June 25th, 2011
Ed Meiser, Chapter 47 commander, places a donation in the jar at the Disabled American Veterans Fundraiser Friday evening, while Barbara Tarpley and Joyce Parker look on. The event, held to raise funds for local veterans â€” including the purchase of a van to transport veterans to the VA Medical Center â€” was held at the Hog Heaven Party Barn on W. Highway 80.
HERALD photo/Amanda Moreno
Horace C. Murdock, 80, of Big Spring died Saturday, June 25, 2011, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Caden Ian Garcia, infant, died Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Odessa Regional Medical Center. Services were at 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Trinity Memorial Park.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com
Kimball Guthrie, 79, of Big Spring died Thursday, June 23, 2011. A private family service was held.
Arrangements were under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com
After spending 81 years on this earth, Shirley O. Farrace passed away peacefully after a short illness in the evening hours of June 23, 2011.
A celebration of her life will take place on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Johnsonâ€™s Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Benson officiating. Burial will follow at Lawnhaven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are by Johnsonâ€™s Funeral Home.
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Smith II of Cleburne, announce the engagement of their daughter, Susan Smith, to Caleb Hollingshead of Big Spring.Â
The bride-elect graduated from Cleburne High School in 2002 andÂ Texas A&M University in College Station in 2006. In 2009, she graduated from Texas Tech School of Law and currently works for a law firm in Fort Worth.Â
Maegan Lee and Rory Gammons announce their engagement.
Maegan is the daughter of Ray and Peggy Lee of Coahoma. She is employed by Back in Motion Chiropractic as a chiropractic assistant.
Rory is the son of Larry and Lana Gammons of Big Spring. He is employed by Howard County.
Both are graduates of Coahoma ISD and live in Coahoma.
Rory will complete the family of Maegan Lee and her daughter Raelynn Lee Sept. 17, 2011.
Michael and Leatrice Adams announce the engagement of their daughter, Misty Dawn Adams to Brett Carson Mimms, son of Clay and Reta Mimms of Ima, N.M.
Misty is the granddaughter of O.V. and Lucy Glaze and the late L.D. and Fern Adams of Stanton.
Brett is the grandson of Pete and Bobbye Mimms of Shallowater, and W.T. Settle and the late Maxine Settle of Abernathy.
The bride-elect is a 2006 graduate of Lubbock Christian University with a bachelor degree in agriculture science. She is employed with Rusty's Oilfield in Stanton.
As the old saying goes, the devil's in the details.
Drawing new district maps for a governmental entity is a concept that sounds fairly simple on the surface â€” take your total population, divide it by the number of representatives, then reshape the boundaries so that each district has roughly the same number of residents.
Area stargazers will have plenty to look at Saturday when the Big Spring State Park holds its annual Stargazing Party atop the historic Scenic Mountain.
Park Manager Ron Alton said there will be several interesting heavenly bodies in view when he and members of the West Texas Amateur Astronomy Club turn their eyes — and telescopes — skyward.