Archive - May 5, 2011
Never, never give up.
That was the motivation for Big Spring Independent School District Superintendent Steven Saldivar. Wednesday morning, S
aldivar, school board members and students were able to witness the groundbreaking for one of four new elementary schools approved by voters.
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Friday and Saturday, the Howard/Glasscock Relay For Life will once again take the track at Blankenship Field just east of Big Spring High School.
Teams and committee members will begin setting up campsites after school Friday afternoon.
Opening ceremonies are at 8 p.m., followed by the Survivors’ and Caregivers’ Lap and balloon release. Survivors are treated to a reception and given tickets for meals at the various food booths.
Lurlene F. Gregg, 78, of Odessa died Tuesday, May 3, 2011, in an Odessa hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7, 2011, at the Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton.
Anyone who has watched the Howard College softball team knows that, to a large degree, the Hawks will go as far as their bats will take them this postseason.
Fueled by one of the most potent offensive attacks in team history, the Hawks finished third in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference with a 19-6 mark, and they hope their bats remain hot as they prepare to open play at the Region V Softball Tournament, which begins Thursday at Lubbock Christian University.
FORSAN â€” As Yogi Berra might say, it's like deja vu all over again.
When the Forsan High School boys' track contingent competes in the upcoming Class 2A state track and field meet in Austin, first-time jitters will not be in abundance.
That's because, for the most part, the same athletes will be competing in the same events on the same stage as they did at this time last year.