Vanessa Parra and Jacob Romero are getting married.
Vanessa is the daughter of Sandy Parra of Big Spring, and Juan Parra. She is the granddaughter of Urena Loya and the late Octavio Loya of Big Spring and Don Juan Parra of El Paso and the late Scorro Parra.
She graduated from Big Spring High School in 2003, Howard College in 2005, Baylor University in 2008 and received her masters degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009.
Catherine Leubner of Big Spring and Kirby Dunn of Bowie announce their engagement.
Catherine is the daughter of John and Ruth Leubner of Big Spring and Kirby is the son of Chris and Karla Dunn of Bowie.
She is a 2009 graduate of Big Spring High School and is attending Wayland Baptist University.
The prospective groom is a 2006 graduate of Bowie High School and also attended Wayland Baptist University. He is employed at Harvest Christian Fellowship of Plainview.
The couple will exchange wedding vows on July 9, 2011, at Hillcrest Baptist Church.Â
Christina Hernandez Alcantar of Killeen and Guillermo Willie Alcantar of Sheppard AFB announce their engagement.
Christina is the daughter of Jose G. and Celia M. Hernandez of Killeen. She is the granddaughter of Jose G. and Juanita G. Hernandez and James L. and Celia R. Merritt, all of Eagle Pass.
Guillermo is the son of Richard Alcantar and Maria B. Alcantar of Big Spring. He is the grandson of of Ofelia Alcantar of Dallas and the late Perfecto and Rosa Baca and Guillermo Alcantar.
The bride-elect graduated Howard College with her associates of science degree.
Air Force Airman Guillermo W. Alcantar graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
He is the son of Maria Alcantar of Westover Road. Alcantar graduated in 2009 from Big Spring High School.
Rachel and Gabriel Aguilar Sr. of Big Spring announce the birth of their son, Daniel Lee Aguilar. Daniel was born April 12, 2011, at 11:19 p.m. weighing 5 pounds 10 ounces and measuring 19 Âľ inches. His maternal grandparents are Lorenzo and Mary Juarez. His paternal grandparents are Raul and Amelia Aguilar. He was welcomed home by his sister, Gabriella, and his brother, Gabriel Jr.
Landon Paul Jenkins, son of Richard and Wendi Jenkins of Big Spring, and Amber Nicole Ferrell, daughter of Bennie and April Ferrell of San Antonio, are pleased to announce their engagement and plans to mary July 16, 2011, in San Antonio.
Landon is a 2004 graduate of Big Spring High School and received his bachelorâ€™s degree in general business from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2008. He recently received his masterâ€™s degree in organizational human resource development from Abilene Christian University in February 2011.
Hayley Jo Knox and Matthew Morris Worstell, both of Dallas, announce their engagement. They will exchange wedding vows at Playacar Palace in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
The bride-to-be is the daughter of Joann Knox of Abilene, formerly of Big Spring and the granddaughter of Dorothy Sullivan of Rankin and Billy Joe and Peggy Knox of Crockett. She is the great-granddaughter of Eloise Knox, also of Crockett.
Hayley is a 2000 graduate of Big Spring High School and a 2005 graduate of Texas Tech University.Â She is an oral healthcare consultant for GlaxoSmithKline.
Norma Jean Abundez and Rick Cantu, both of Mission, announce their engagement.
Norma is the daughter of Paul and Bonnie Abundez of Big Spring. She is a 2003 graduate of Mission High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Texas Pan American. She is currently employed as a middle school teacher.
Rick is the son of Eleazar and Maria A. Cantu, of General Bravo, Nuevo Leon. He is a 2001 graduate of Mission High School. He is employed by Geek Squad at Best Buy in McAllen.
The couple plans to exchange wedding vows June 25, 2011 in Mission.