Archive - Nov 2010
Practice won't just get you to the world famous Carnegie Hall, as local vocalists look to raise their voices and holiday spirits for the upcoming Living Christmas Tree with rehearsals slated Saturday morning and afternoon.
According to Program Coordinator Eddie Vandewalker, this year's presentation of the Living Christmas Tree will mark the 32nd year the event has been a part of the holiday tradition in the Crossroads area.
Things are toughening up or the Howard College menâ€™s basketball team and head coach Mark Adams wouldnâ€™t have it any other way.
The Hawks are on the road against Collin County Community College at 5:30 p.m. today and Grayson County College at 3 p.m. Saturday in Denison.
The main challenge here? Playing Collin County and not having ample time to prepare for Grayson County.
The Hawks have done this before, with Friday and Saturday games in Weatherford and Midland the last two weekends. This time itâ€™s different though, both teams are tougher.
Big Spring vs. Odessa Permian
- 7:30 p.m., today, Big Spring
First-year Big Spring boys basketball head coach Cliff Thompson got his first win at the helm in Tuesdayâ€™s 69-33 rout of Fort Stockton. Now, a second one would be even better. The Steers will depend on a good mix of athleticism in tonightâ€™s matchup. Tristain Clay and Luke Adams were the high scorers for the Steers in the season opener, with 14 and 13 points, respectively.
Coahoma boys basketball
FORSAN â€” Gary Huckabee has been around the Forsan boys basketball team for five years, and for the last two, heâ€™s seen the Buffaloes fail to reach their potential.
As an assistant those last five years, Huckabee helped develop players, but now in his first season as head coach, he plans on doing something to turn things around.
The Big Spring golf team doesnâ€™t have many chances to get out on the course this fall, but until next spring, the Steers have the Andrews Invitational to remind them what this upcoming season can be like.
Particularly, the Steersâ€™ Blake Brorman may be anxious to get back out on the course after what he did last weekend.
The new NJCAA National Polls were released Wednesday morning and a familiar face was in the Top 25 for womenâ€™s basketball.
The Howard College Hawks basketball team stepped in at No. 18 in the polls. The team is off to a 6-0 start this season, firing on all cylinders and defeating their opponents by an average of 44 points.
â€śThis team has a great sense of teamwork,â€ť head coach Earl Diddle said. â€śWith their intense level of overall play, they have been able to put together some strong wins and see some success.â€ť
Big Spring City Attorney Linda Sjogren says the civil action lawsuit from the early 1980s that brought recent efforts to make revisions to the city's charter to a screeching halt may not be an enormous obstacle, after all.
Sjogren told members of the city council during a recent meeting her research into the matter looks promising for the city's efforts â€” led by newly elected Mayor Tommy Duncan â€” to put several charter revisions before Big Spring voters in May.
Time is running out for area residents looking to lend a helping hand to children in need, as Operation Christmas Child looks to wrap up its Big Spring program Monday.
Brenda Franklin, Operation Christmas Child relay center coordinator, said the local group is hoping to collect nearly 800 boxes this holiday season, a goal she believes the group will be able to exceed.
COAHOMA â€” School trustees here will receive a report on the state of the district's technology upgrades when they hold their regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in the administration building board room.
One of the many upgrades Coahoma Independent School District made during its $13 million renovation was to update classroom technology. But, as CISD Superintendent Randy Brown said, it's one thing to have the technology, it's another to know how to use it effectively.
Dorothy Inez Maxwell Coleman, 92, former Howard County resident, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, in Washington, Utah. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, at the funeral home.