March 5th, 2014
October 28, 1928 â€“ March 3, 2014.
Ruby Taroni of Lake Jackson, Texas, passed away on Monday morning, March 3, 2014, at Oak Village Healthcare Center in Lake Jackson, Texas, following a brief illness.
LaRue Shanks, 81, of Big Spring, Texas, passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday March 7, 2014, at the14th and Main Church of Christ, Big Spring with Rick Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
She was born April 26, 1932, in Pyote, Texas, and married Charlie Shanks January 15, 1951 in Knott, Texas.
Laura Renee McGee, 49, of Big Spring, Texas, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Earnest Wilson, the Rev. Floyd Green, the Rev. Lester Brown and the Rev. William Vaughn officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
Elizabeth Garcia Jimenez, 72, died Tuesday, March 04, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Jan Shepard, 60, of Big Spring, Texas, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
The Howard College menâ€™s basketball team struggled in its final two outings of the regular season. They backed its way into the Region V Basketball Tournament as the No. 4 seed from the Western Junior College Athletic Conference.
Those are facts Hawks head coach Scott Raines isnâ€™t real thrilled about. He believes his team is much better than what the last 80 minutes of the regular season showed.
The Howard College menâ€™s and womenâ€™s basketball teams each placed two players on the 2014 All-Western Junior College Athletic Conference basketball teams. The conference honors were released earlier this week.
Charlie Boling, Ryan Lopez and Charles Green all collected gold medals on Friday and helped power the Big Spring High School Steers track and field team to an impressive outing at the Sandhills Relays in Monahans.
Where to vote in todayâ€™s primary elections:
â€¢ Precincts 11, 12, 12A, 13, 14, 16, 103, 104 and 105 â€” road and bridge office at 1000 N. San Antonio in Big Spring.
â€¢ Precincts 24, 25, 26, 205 and 208 â€” Spring Town Plaza, 1801 E. FM 700 in Big Spring.
â€¢ Precincts 32, 33, 34, 35 and 304 â€” First Baptist Church at 705 W. FM 700 in Big Spring.
â€¢ Precincts 42, 45, 46, 404 and 405 â€” Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, 1001 Birdwell on the Howard College campus.
â€¢ Precincts 408 and 409 â€” First Baptist Church in Sand Springs, 8517 N. Service Road, Sand Springs.
Laura Renee McGee, 49, of Big Spring died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church with the Rev. Earnest Wilson, the Rev. Floyd Green and the Rev. William Vaughn officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.
She was born Oct.14, 1964, in Big Spring. She attended Big Spring schools and was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. She worked a number of years at both Wal-Mart and Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center. She was a member of Bakerâ€™s Chapel, A.M.E. Church.