August 28th, 2014
Daury Dea Garrison Cockrell Booth, 78, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at her residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Bro. Don Smith and Steve Barker, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Maria R. Gutierrez, 92, of Wolfforth, Texas passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.
Coach Derrick Jackson looked out at the court at the SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Activity Center following the Lady Rattlersâ€™ season-opening loss to the No. 19-ranked Western Texas College Lady Wranglers and breathed a sigh of relief.
Tuesdayâ€™s 25-7, 25-4, 25-6 loss to Western Texas wasnâ€™t a story-book beginning for his team, but it was a beginning nonetheless.
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David James Green, 47, of San Antonio, formerly of Big Spring, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in a San Antonio nursing home. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring with the Rev. Ken McIntosh, pastor of First Christian Church, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Daury Cockrell Booth, 78, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Faced with what they described as a drastic situation at the local Economic Development Corporation, the Big Spring City Council devised an equally drastic solution.
In an emotionally charged council chamber Tuesday evening, the council voted by a 5-to-2 margin to remove the EDC board of directors â€” Don Avant, Nati Saldivar, Frances Hobbs, Jim DePauw and Scott MacKenzie.
Mayor Larry McLellan was joined by council members Raul Marquez Jr., Justin Myers, Bobby McDonald and Raul Benavides in voting to oust the board, while Carmen Harbour and Marvin Boyd voted against the action.
An unfortunate fact Big Spring residents are only too aware of is that trash costs money â€” and itâ€™s about to get even more expensive.
Spurred on by the need to pay for a new landfill, Big Spring City Council members approved new trash collection rates by a 6-to-1 vote during their Tuesday night meeting. Marvin Boyd was the only council member who voted against the measure.
The Big Spring High School Steers suffered a tough 3-0 setback to the Frenship Lady Tigers in Lubbock on Tuesday evening in non-district volleyball action.