Archive - Feb 2011
Freddie Mae White, 97, of Big Spring died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Bakerâs Chapel AME Church with burial at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
Ruby âMiss Rubyâ Atkinson, 87, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Mt. Olive Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Claudie Aaron, 70, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Graveside services were held Thursday at Fairview Cemetery in Midland.
Stanley Louder, 59, of Midland died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, at the First Baptist Church of Stanton with the Rev. David Harp, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
Rip Griffin Center
Big Spring vs. Kennedale
Breckenridge High School
Stanton vs. Bushland
Rip Griffin Center
- 8 p.m.
Monahans High School
Sands vs. Spur
- 6:30 p.m.
Post High School
The Howard College womenâs basketball team needs a lot of help as far as making the Region V Tournament is concerned. Head coach Earl Diddle knows that much.
In order to clinch a berth, the Hawks not only have to take care of Frank Phillips at 5:45 p.m. today in Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, South Plains has to beat New Mexico Junior College and Midland College has to beat Odessa.
âWeâve got to do what weâve got to do and then weâre at the hands of these other people, which is not a real good feeling,â Diddle said. âBut thatâs the position weâre in.â
A Mississippi man was pronounced dead at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover Tuesday morning near the 184 mile marker of Interstate Highway 20.
Emergency personnel — including the Big Spring Fire Department, Howard County Sheriff's Office and Texas Department of Public Safety — responded to the crash, which happened near the highway overpass east of Exit 184, at approximately 10 a.m.
According to DPS Trooper Jared Bratcher, who is in charge of the investigation, the victim was 43-year-old Charles Corbin of Gulfport, Miss.
A new future is under construction.
Lee George Construction began work on the new Boys and Girls Club building Tuesday. Expected time frame for completion is six to eight months.
“Despite several major technical challenges which have delayed the start of construction, the Salvation Army is now confident that we can provide the community of Big Spring the best building possible,” Capt. Edgar Cheshire, commanding officer of the Big Spring Salvation Army, said.
The Big Spring City Council approved a resolution Tuesday supporting House Joint Resolution 56, a bill currently being considered by the Texas Legislature that would — by constitutional amendment — outlaw unfunded or under-funded mandates in the Lone Star State.
Specifically, the amendment would prohibit unfunded and underâfunded mandates passed down from the state level to city and county governments.