Archive - May 2011
ODESSA â Forsanâs Lady Buffs ran into a buzzsaw here Friday and fell to Alpine 14-1 in Game 1 of its quarterfilal playoff series.
Game 2 of the best-of-three series was scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at the same location. Game 3, if necessary, was to follow 30 minutes after the completion of Game 2.
The series was being played at Odessa High School Field near Ratliff Stadium.
LUBBOCK â Coach Jason Phillips was disappointed his Buffaloes werenât moving on the playoffs after Fridayâs 6-2 loss to Bushland but he certainly wasnât disappointed in his players.
âWe played two solid games against last yearâs state finalist. Bushland is a great 2A baseball team and our guys went out and proved that we could play with them,â Coach Phillips said. âItâs disappointing to lose, but we had a great year. Iâm proud of our guys.â
Itâs time for the 2011 Boy Scouts of America Spring Information Night.
Representatives from the Boy Scouts will be on hand from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at 610 Scurry Street to provide information about the different programs the Boy Scouts of America offer.
Throughout the evening information will be provided from volunteers of the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, aviation exploring, fire service exploring and venturing.
Itâs all about never forgetting our dreams, at least thatâs what Sara Goza portrays in her award winning painting, âDreams.â
âOur dreams are something that everyone needs to keep in mind,â Goza said. âEven though we may look back on them and think they are silly, at one time they were important.â
Goza, a senior at Big Spring High School, entered her piece, along with three other Big Spring students to the 2011 Congressional Art Competition for Texas District 19.
Information pertaining to alleged illegal campaign contributions accepted by a pair of candidates vying for seats on the Big Spring City Council this weekend was turned over Friday to local law enforcement on the advice of legal officials with the Texas Press Association.
According to campaign finance reports filed with City Hall, Marcus Fernandez, candidate for District 1 in Saturdayâs city elections, and James Glen Carrigan, who is running for the District 3 seat, both accepted contributions from two corporations, Quad A Inc. and Hydro Dynamics.
ROSCOEâRoscoe Collegiate High School is in the second year of their program allowing students to not only earn college credit hours, but to graduate high school with their associates degree.
âThe goal of this program is to make all students college ready, career ready and life ready,â Jacob Tiemann, director of Roscoe Collegiate High School, said.
Last year, one senior took advantage of the program and received her associates degree three weeks before her high school graduation. This year 13 of the 24 graduating students received their associates degree at Western Texas College on May 6.
Orlando and Patsy Tercero are proud to announce the graduation of their daughter,Â Andrea Jane Tercero, who completedÂ herÂ Master of Science degree in Kinesiology at the University of the Incarnate WordÂ onÂ May 6, 2011. She is a BSHS '84 graduate.Â Â Â
Vanessa Jean Raney of Roscoe, and Anthony Allen Pace of Big Spring, united in marriage April 23, 2011, at 5 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Roscoe.
The flower girls were Alexis and Desirae Pace, nieces of the groom and Danielle Raney, daughter. Best Man was Ace Raney, son of the couple. Ring bearer was Tyler Anderson, nephew of the groom.
The bride's grandmother made the three-tiered wedding cake decorated with white and pink icing and scattered with live gerbera daisies.
Former Big Spring resident Mark J. Silen has had his book âThe Perfect Time, the Universal Calendarâ published. The book details a simple method of marking time. The system consists of 52 weeks, times 7 days equals 364 days. Silen is a resident of San Angelo. His book is available online and at most major bookstores.
Petra âPatsyâ Torres, 52, of Big Spring died Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Hospice House in Odessa. Funeral services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.