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Steers fall twice, ladies split in holiday tourneys

December 29, 2012

Big Spring

Boys

BRIDGEPORT — The Steers (5-12) met two larger schools Friday — Saginaw and Fort Worth Western Hills — and lost both outings as Big Spring dropped Game One to Saginaw 63-45 and Game Two to Western Hills 61-48.
Despite the mismatch in enrollment numbers, BSHS Head Coach Cliff

Thompson cited a lack of consistency as the reason for the losses.
“We started off playing well against Saginaw, but then we had a terrible third quarter,” Thompson said. “We turned the ball over four or five times and (Saginaw) scored on all of them. We just didn't play all four quarters.”

Rebirth of a landmark: Settles reopens in blaze of lights

December 29, 2012

It may have taken six long years filled with skeptics and naysayers, but when the last few lights clicked on at the historic Hotel Settles during Friday night's opening ceremonies, Big Spring native Brint Ryan looked a lot like the cat who ate the canary.

Ryan — joined by his wife, five daughters and hundreds of friends, family and guests — hosted a private reception at the downtown landmark, including a lighting ceremony where onlookers got to see the hotel lit floor by floor, leading up to the large, red sign atop the building.

Faye Price

December 29, 2012

Faye Price, 87, of Austin and formerly of Big Spring, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, in Austin. She fought a long, courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel with Bill Ivins, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiating.

George G. Bass

December 29, 2012

George G. Bass, 87, of Big Spring, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

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