January 25th, 2011
Lonny Martin, 54, of Tarzan died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, in Martin County. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, at the Gilbreath Funeral Home in Stanton. Private family services will be held. Family and friends are invited to lunch at noon Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011, at Luichi's in Stanton.
Sharon Ann White, 64, of Big Spring died Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, in a local hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
In the week since the Texas House of Representatives announced its proposed state budget for the coming biennium, officials have been busy analyzing the numbers to determine exactly what they would mean to Howard College.
The short answer? Little in the area of good news.
The Big Spring Area Foundation is looking for financial backing from the community for a new endowment that could help soften the financial burden illness has on many residents.
The endowment, which was started with an initial donation of $10,000, is part of a network of funds the The Big Spring Area Community Foundation oversees, according to local attorney Drew Mouton.
A number of routine matters top the agenda for Howard County commissioners Monday morning, as the court looks to lend its support to House Joint Resolution 56, which calls for a constitutional amendment prohibiting unfunded and underâfunded mandates from the state of Texas.
County Judge Mark Barr said the county's resolution, if approved, will help show support for the House resolution, which touches on a sore issue among most county government officials.