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September 17th, 2014

James Windell Hughes

September 17, 2014

James Windell Hughes, 82, of Andrews passed away early Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at Permian Residential Care Center in Andrews.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at McNett Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at McNett Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Andrews West Cemetery.

James was born July 20, 1932, in Quanah, Texas to Oscar Woodrew and Ruby Jewel Hughes.

He graduated from Andrews High School in 1950. He married Elizabeth Grainer Feb. 21, 1951, in Lovington, NM.

Central topples Lady Steers

September 17, 2014

On paper, the San Angelo Central Lady ‘Cats look as if they administered a good old-fashioned beat down with their 3-0 win over the Big Spring High School Lady Steers.
Then again, stats on paper doesn’t tell the whole story.
Facing a veteran Class 6A squad with a large front line, the Lady Steers turned in a gutsy effort in their final non-district home appearance. Big Spring actually controlled the game during several stretches, including the final half of the decisive Game 3.

September 16th

Dixie Laverne Boyd

September 16, 2014

Dixie Laverne Boyd, 75 of Sweetwater, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 17, 1938.
Survivors include her husband, Calvin Boyd of Sweetwater; daughters Vickie Hiltz and husband Dennis of Gilmer and Lisa Shelton and husband Don of Midland; son, Calvin Doyle Boyd of Sweetwater; sister, Joyce Whittenburg and husband Wendell of Sweetwater; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services are pending with McCoy Funeral Home in Sweetwater.

Christene James

September 16, 2014

Christene James, 79, of Big Spring, died Thursday Sept. 11, 2014, at Parkview Nursing Center and Rehab. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.
Christene was born Dec. 5, 1934 in Canton, Texas, to Verna and Joe Hollis. She came to Big Spring in 1970 from Mississippi. She married Luther Conn James in 1962 who preceded her in death in 2004. She worked for RIP Griffin Truck Stop for 11 years and nine years at West-Go. She later worked as a caregiver in Home Health Care for 11 years.

Sue Balzer

September 16, 2014

Sue Balzer, 79, of Big Spring, Texas, died Sunday Sept. 14, 2014, at Covenant Specialty Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Midway Baptist Church with Jim Binnix and Rick Foster officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Alvin Lloyd Moore

September 16, 2014

Alvin Lloyd Moore, 80, earned his heavenly wings Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Paris, Texas. He was born Sept. 7, 1934, to Arville Lloyd Moore and Ruby Anna Pugh in Big Cedar, Okla. Alvin married Marilyn Joan Constant April 10, 1955, in Clovis, N.M.

Energy boost sparks Howard College to offer safety courses

September 16, 2014

To meet the needs of the growing energy industry, Howard College now offers safety training courses for area workers and businesses.
“We have open enrollment and Chad (Averette, director or work force training) will also work with business to create specialized classes that might need a H2S (hydrogen sulfide gas) awareness class or lock out/tag out (electrical/mechanical safety use in the oil field) for their employees, said Kinsey Hanesn.

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Tickets still available for fair quilt

September 16, 2014

HERALD photo/Lyndel Moody

September 15th

VIDEO: Cowboys bounce back with dominant win over Titans

September 15, 2014

VIDEO: Cowboys bounce back with dominant win over Titans
Joe Buck and Troy Aikman break down the Cowboys' win.

Evening of Art and Wine

September 15, 2014

HERALD photo/Lyndel Moody

Dillon Robertson, sales representative for Llano Estacado Winery, pours a sample for Denise McComb Saturday night at the Heritage Museum's “Evening of Art and Wine,” an event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Big Spring Art Association and also kick off the museum's endowment campaign.

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