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March 1st

Crossroads softball tournament starts today

March 1, 2012

Local softball lovers will find themselves close to nirvana starting today.

Thirty teams from across West Texas, including the host Big Spring Lady Steers and the Forsan Lady Buffaloes, will converge on the Roy Anderson Complex for the three-day Tournament At The Crossroads, which runs through Saturday.

The Lady Steers (5-5) will open play in Pool C, along with Alpine, Jim Ned, Fort Stockton, Odessa Permian and Lubbock Estacado. Forsan will play in Pool B, which also includes Andrews, Midland Lee junior varsity, Levelland, Hawley and Odessa.

March 1 sports calendar

March 1, 2012

TODAY

Baseball
Big Spring at Snyder tournament, TBA.
Coahoma at Crane tournament, TBA.
Midland Classical at Forsan, 1 p.m.
Howard College at Odessa College (DH), 1 p.m.

Softball
Big Spring and Forsan at Big Spring tournament, TBA.

Women’s basketball
Frank Phillips College at Howard College, 5:45 p.m.

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

FRIDAY

Baseball
Big Spring at Snyder tournament, TBA.
Coahoma at Crane tournament, TBA.

Softball
Big Spring and Forsan at Big Spring tournament, TBA.

Boy’s basketball

February 29th

Man charged with harming two children

February 29, 2012

A Big Spring man was arrested and charged with two counts of injury Tuesday evening after allegedly assaulting two children, according to officials with the Big Spring Police Department.

Ray Martinez Alvarado, 34, of 1500 Lincoln Ave., was arrested on charges of injury to a child with intent to cause bodily injury (two counts) after police officials say he physically assaulted the children, who are members of his household.

Landtroop talks redistricting, education

February 29, 2012

Redistricting may have been the scheduled focus of Tuesday's town hall meeting at the Hall Center of the Arts, but it was by no means the only topic addressed.

State Rep. Jim Landtroop opened the meeting by honoring Howard County Volunteer Fire Chief Tommy Sullivan and Fire Marshal Carl Condray with flags that flown over the capitol. The presentation was made as a way to recognize the service demonstrated during the past year's fire season.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

February 29, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• ALBERTO HOLGUIN MENDOZA, 67, of 406 N.W. 11th St., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of public intoxication.
• MICHAEL DON FULBRIGHT, 47, of 900 Runnels, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for public intoxication, speeding in a school zone and a warrant from another agency.
• RAY MARTINEZ ALVARADO, 34, of 1500 Lincoln Ave., was arrested Tuesday on charges of injury to a child with intent to cause bodily injury (two counts).

Deidra Whatley

February 29, 2012

Deidra Whatley, 84, of Bandera, formerly of Big Spring died Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at Bandera Rehab and Health Center. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Trinity Memorial Park.

Deidra was born July 10, 1927, at Texon, Texas, to Mildred and A.O. Vanderford. She married Tommy Whatley on Jan. 29, 1947, in Big Spring. He preceded her in death on Jan. 6, 1992.

'Kats scratch way to regional tourney

February 29, 2012

For the Garden City Bearkats, it was a matter of simple math — two is greater than one.

The Bearkats rode the hot shooting hands of Sam Miller and Corbin Davis to a 71-52 victory over Ira in their Class 1A Div. II regional quarterfinal showdown in Garrett Coliseum Tuesday night.

Garden City's formula for success? Miller and Davis out-aced Ira's Lance Morris.

February 28th

Man who dumped son insane, judge decides

February 28, 2012

SWEETWATER — A man who said voiceds told him to kill his 4-year-old son has been found not guilty of attempted capital murder by reason of insanity.

State District Judge Glen Harrison made the ruling Monday and ordered Carlos Rico to be committed to the maximum security North Texas State Hospital in Vernon for examination. According to documents, Rico will be returned to a Nolan County courtroom within 30 days for assessment of his mental progress, at which time Judge Harrison will decide whether to keep him hospitalized.

Did you file a 2008 income tax return? If not, you could be in for extra cash

February 28, 2012

According to local tax officials, some area residents may have a rather sizable refund coming to them — they just aren't aware of it.

Refunds totaling more than $1 billion may be waiting for as many as 1 million people throughout the nation who did not file a federal income tax return for 2008, according to AARP Tax-Aide Coordinator Ray Alexander. However, any hope of collecting that money will vanish in April.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

February 28, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday:
•RENE SALAZAR-PEREZ, 26, of 610 S. Douglas St., was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
• LANCE BRANDEN LOVELACE, 40, of 410 W. Cuthbert Apt. F, Odessa, was arrested Monday on charges of unlawfully carrying a weapon, evading arrest/detention, resist arrest search or transport deadly weapon and failure to identify giving false/fictitious info.

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