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Steers season to end Friday night

November 3, 2011

As winter approaches and the nights begin to get longer, the sun is quickly setting on another year of Steers' football, with the 0-9 Steers heading into Friday night's season finale in Snyder.

The 2011 season has been a disappointing one for Steer Nation, though fans saw their hometown boys come close in several games. The heart-breaking 7-6 season-opening loss to Fort Stockton seemed to set the tone for the season, as it would be the closest Big Spring would come to a win.

District 2-2A offers plenty of excitement Friday

November 3, 2011

Welcome to the final week of the regular season. Get ready for a bumpy, hard-hitting ride. District 2-2A has all the excitement football fans could want this week, as three area teams jockey for position.

The 6-3 Coahoma Bulldogs have already clinched a playoff spot as they sit side-by-side with Idalou at 5-0 in district play. They will be playing for the district title Friday night in Idalou. Bulldogs' head coach Trey Gardner said it was a win-win situation for his team.

Special One Day sale for the Big Spring Herald

November 3, 2011

5k run to help homeless vets

November 3, 2011

Howard County Road Kill running club will be taking on Scenic Mountain and encouraging other residents to accompany them in support of raising awareness about area homeless veterans.

The club, which was founded in 2009, is hosting a 5k walk/run at Big Spring State Park at 9 a.m. Nov. 19. Funds raised through the effort will be used to support veterans through the VA Medical Center and the Disabled American Veterans in Big Spring, according to Otis Franklin, club member. The support will come through help for shelter, food, clothing, employment and dependency treatment.

'Positive' winners named

November 3, 2011

The contest is ended, but organizers of the chamber's “think positive” campaign are hopeful the theme will carry on.

Focus on the Positive campaign — sponsored by the Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce — concluded Oct. 28 and 10 winners were named Oct. 31.

Area residents were asked to create and submit a top 10 list of positive things about Howard County, Big Spring, Coahoma and Forsan and submit it to the chamber. The lists were combined into one list and at random 10 participants were awarded prizes from area business sponsors.

Police/Sheriff

November 3, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• LARRY JOE WARD, 31, of 4009 W. Highway 80 Apt. 7, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.
• RODOLFO HERNANDEZ JR., 41, of 1306 Tucson, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency and a warrant for fraudulent possession of a controlled substance prescription schedule 3-4.
• RILEY ERIK WOOD, 19, of 605 Highland, was arrested Thursday on charges of consumption of alcohol by a minor and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Evlyn Archer Coker

November 3, 2011

Evlyn Archer Coker, 95, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at the First Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Lindsey, pastor, and Dr. Larry Ashlock officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, at the funeral home.

Charles E. Hamm

November 3, 2011

Charles E. Hamm, 79, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Bob Heneghan officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, at the funeral home.

He was born Jan. 5, 1932, in Bangor, Maine, and married LaWanda Lewis on April 2, 1971, in Lovington, N.M.

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