March 4th, 2014
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.
LaRue Shanks, 81, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in a local nursing home. Services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Vivian Marie Whitetree Ward, 69, of Odessa died Sunday in a Houston hospital. Funeral services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Ronald Long, 59, of Big Spring died Monday in a local hospital. Funeral services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Dorothy Jones, 84, of Big Spring, died Monday at her residence. Funeral services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
The Big Spring Herald has been informed that Saturday's youth fishing tournament, sponsored by the Greater Big Spring Rotary Club, has been postponed until March 22.
Karina Alvarado and the The Big Spring High School Lady Steers turned in an impressive outing on Friday at the Region I Powerlifting Championships in Fort Stockton. As a team, the Lady Steers had 10 athletes finish in the top 20 in their respective weight classifications.
Carlee Daniel and Jahnia Willard both turned in record-setting performances for the Forsan High School Lady Buffaloes this past weekend at the Region I Powerlifting Championships in Irion County. Both set personal marks in the meet, which was held Friday.
The Forsan High School tennis team, under the guidance of head coach Seth Johnson and assistant coach Amanda Burton, qualified for 2014 State Team Tennis Tournament by finishing second in the Region I Team Tennis Tournament.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner candidate Kinky Friedman made a stop in downtown Big Spring on Sunday to solicit votes before election day. Friedman. author, humorist and musician, is urging the legalization of marijuana in the state. Pictured from left are Ramon Holguin, owner of iThink 219, campaign manager Rania Batrice and Friedman