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BSHS girls, boys topple Snyder to keep playoff hopes intact

January 26, 2013

Big Spring

Boys

The Steers kept their chance of earning a postseason berth alive Friday with a 67-43 rout of visiting Snyder.

Less than a minute into the game, Tyler Graves put up four points and Tavaris Walker registered his first two points of the outing, putting BSHS up 6-0.

Looking dominant on defense, the Steers forced three straight turnovers — all of which turned into points.

Snyder was unable to put together a meaningful rally, as BSHS led the Tigers from start to finish.

Capital Day sign up deadline approaches

January 26, 2013

Monday is the signup deadline for area residents and officials planning to make the trip to Austin Feb. 5 for the biannual Howard County Day at the Capitol.

Monday is the last day to reserve a seat on the chartered bus — or sign up to drive down in a private vehicle for the event — according to Teresa Darden, Big Spring Economic Development Corporation executive assistant.

Howard College, TACC propose change in state funding formula

January 26, 2013

Rural community colleges — including Big Spring's Howard College — are advocating for a different method of state funding for the institutions.
HC trustees will hear a report on efforts to tweak the state's funding formula when they hold their monthly meeting at 12:30 p.m. Monday in the student union building's Tumbleweed Room.

Joe S. Ewing

January 26, 2013

Joe S. Ewing, 70, formerly of Big Spring, Texas, died Jan. 21, 2013, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

He was born Jan. 19, 1943, in Big Spring and attended public schools here, graduating from Big Spring High School in 1961. He then attended North Texas State University before beginning his career in the U. S. Border Patrol. He later transferred to the U.S. Customs Service, where he was a pilot and a senior special agent.

Caden James Hall

January 26, 2013

Aug. 14, 1986 — Jan. 22, 2013

Caden grew up as a country boy from Gardendale, Texas. He lived in Coahoma, Texas, during his teenage years before returning to Gardendale to build his home.

Caden was the owner of Dig-Em Backhoe Services in Gardendale. He was the proud father of a beautiful little girl, Joslynn Rose.

Caden would give the shirt off his back to anyone in need. He had a heart of gold and was quick to help anyone do anything they needed. Caden loved being around people and was easy to spot in a crowd by his cowboy hat and his big smile.

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