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Archive - Jan 25, 2012

United Way gearing up for next run

January 25, 2012

Another wave comes in.

New officers and members were installed for the 2012 year of the United Way of Big Spring and Howard County during the organization’s annual meeting Tuesday.

Agencies and board members gathered at Dora Roberts Community Center for a recap of last year’s success and to share what’s in store for the coming year.

Election still up in the air

January 25, 2012

While the state's situation regarding redistricting has left many counties in limbo regarding upcoming election dates — most notably the political party primaries currently slated for April 3 — Howard County election officials say it's full steam ahead for them.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

January 25, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• QUETIN MARCEL VANDERBILT, 25, of 2624 Langley, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for failure to control speed.
• LAFAWN FAYE CANTU, 39, of 508 Young St., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.
• JOE ERNEST VALENCIA JR., 28, of 202 N.E. Third St., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance.

Daniel Paul Breyman

January 25, 2012

Daniel Paul Breyman, 34, of Odessa joined our Heavenly Father on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012. The family will receive friends and relatives at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home, 906 S. Gregg, Big Spring, Texas, on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Services will be held in Odessa at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5401 JBS Parkway. The service is open to the public and the family invites all to attend who knew Daniel or his relatives.

Clayton Henderson

January 25, 2012

Clayton Henderson, 89, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in Big Lake, Texas. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at the Garden City Cemetery.

Clayton was born Sept. 2, 1922, in Colorado City and married Dorothy Gregg on Dec. 7, 1946, in Midland. They celebrated their 65th anniversary Dec. 7, 2011.

Jesus 'Chuy' Gomez

January 25, 2012

Jesus “Chuy” Gomez, 61, of Ackerly died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at his residence. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Templo Centro De Alabanza. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery in Ackerly.

He was born May 10, 1950, in Ackerly to Lucia and Fred Gomez. He was a lifetime resident of Ackerly and farmed all of his life there. He was a Baptist.

Bobby Joe Burleson

January 25, 2012

Bobby Joe Burleson, 55, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Lady Steers stage defensive clinic vs. Monahans

January 25, 2012

Quick basketball lesson: If you keep the other team from scoring, your chances for victory become ridiculously easy.

The Big Spring Lady Steers took that lesson to heart Tuesday, using ferocious defensive pressure to hound the Monahans Lady Loboes into submission en route to a 67-24 non-district basketball victory at Steer Gym Tuesday night.

Big Spring served notice from the start what kind of night it would been when the Lady Steers blanked Monahans in the first quarter — and it barely got better for the Lady Loboes from there.

Jan. 25 sports calendar

January 25, 2012

THURSDAY
Women’s basketball
Odessa College at Howard College, 5:45 p.m.

Men’s basketball
Odessa College at Howard College, 7:45 p.m.

FRIDAY
Girls’ basketball
Big Spring at Abilene Wylie, 6 p.m.
Stanton at Coahoma, 6:30 p.m.
Forsan at Post, 6:30 p.m.

Boys’ basketball
Big Spring at Abilene Wylie, 7:30 p.m.
Stanton at Coahoma, 8 p.m.
Forsan at Post, 8 p.m.

To submit a calendar item, please call 263-7331, ext. 235, or e-mail reporter@bigspringherald.com

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