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Rattler roundup this weekend

March 25, 2011

It's time for slithery, hissing creatures to take over the fairgrounds.

The 47th Annual Rattlesnake Roundup and Arts and Crafts Show and Flea Market is set for this weekend. The roundup will once again take place at the Howard County Fair Barns and feature professional snake handlers.

The snake shows, demonstrations and races begin at 10 a.m. and last until 6 p.m., on Saturday. Sunday the doors will be open from noon to 5 p.m. The arts and crafts show will run during the same time as the roundup.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

March 25, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• MATTHEW RODRIGUEZ, 18, of 410 Aylesford, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication by a minor.
• KENNETH ODIS LEWIS, 56, of 1704 Hilltop, was arrested Thursday on warrants for failure to appear and driving without a safety belt.
• DAWN CHERIE HARTFIELD, 38, of 2509 Gunter, was arrested Thursday on a warrant from another agency.
• ROBERT RUBEN SANCHEZ, 46, of 1023 Stadium, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.

Floyd J. Morehouse

March 25, 2011

Floyd J. Morehouse, 82, of Big Spring died Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in a local hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 26, 2011, at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Bill Bates officiating.

Marilyn Joan Constant Moore

March 25, 2011

Marilyn Joan Constant Moore, 74, of Octavia, Okla., formerly of Big Spring died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in a Dallas hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 25, 2011, at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Walter McCall officiating.

William A. 'Am' Fitzgerald

March 25, 2011

William A. "Am" Fitzgerald, 93, of Big Spring died Wednesday, March 23, 2011, in an Odessa hospice facility. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2011, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Craig Holstedt officiating.

Alfonso Reyes Sr.

March 25, 2011

Alfonso Reyes Sr., 61, of Big Spring died Sunday, March 20, 2011, at his residence. Vigil services will be held at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.

Wilma Marlow

March 25, 2011

Wilma Marlow, 81, of Big Spring died Friday, March 25, 2011, in a local hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

CHS golfers fourth in Roosevelt tourney

March 25, 2011

LORENZO — The Coahoma boys' golf team finished fourth at the Roosevelt High School Invitational at Lorenzo Country Club Wednesday.

Idalou No. 1 won the tournament with a combined score of 316. Colorado City was second, followed by Slaton and Coahoma.

Nine teams entered the tournament.

Low score for the Bulldogs was Adrian Grant with a 93, followed by Alex Hill (98), Reagan Reid and Kaleb McAdams (101) and Morgan Luce.

Friday sports calendar

March 25, 2011

TODAY
Baseball — Big Spring at Brownwood, 7 p.m.
Baseball — Coahoma at Colorado City, 7 p.m.
Baseball — Howard College at Clarendon (DH), noon.
Softball — Big Spring at Brownwood, 5 p.m.
Track — Big Spring boys at Angelo Relays, San Angelo.
Track — Big Spring girls at Andrews Relays, Andrews.
Track — Coahoma at Angelo Relays, San Angelo.
Track — Forsan at Loop meet.
Tennis — Forsan at Big Lake tournament.

SATURDAY
Baseball — Howard College at Clarendon (DH), noon.
Baseball — Forsan at Slaton, noon.
Softball — Coahoma at Colorado City, noon.

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