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BSHS 2nd at district academic meet

March 28, 2013

Big Spring High School's academic team fell short of earning a second straight District 4-3A title, placing second to Abilene Wylie High School in Tuesday's University Interscholastic League meet at BSHS.

Wylie scored 541 points to handily win the meet, while Big Spring was second with 350.5 points. Snyder High School finished third with 220 points, followed by Monahans, Greenwood and Sweetwater.

“I was proud of our students,” said Jennifer Adams of BSHS, the district's meet coordinator. “I was hoping we'd repeat as district champs, but Wylie is always going to be tough.”

Got Cline Shale shock? Public hearing to help

March 28, 2013

The Cline Shale formation.

It's certainly on the tip of every tongue in the West Texas area, as local officials and residents continue to play up or down the expected effects of what the U.S. Geological Survey is saying could be largest oil-related discovery in the Permian Basin in the last 50 years.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 3-28

March 28, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
• ALEX SANCHEZ, 26, of 809 S. Aylesford, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for hindering officers discharging official duties.
• MICHAEL DEWAYNE NORRIS, 39, of 3500 W. Interstate Highway 20 Apt. 14, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.
• DEBRA ANDERSON, 53, of Abilene, Texas, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.
• JANIE GALAVIZ, 41, of 3620 Calvin, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of public intoxication.

James Houston Barclay Sr.

March 28, 2013

James Houston Barclay Sr., 89, of Reno, Nev., died Thursday, March 21, 2013, in a Reno, Nev., nursing home. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring, Texas, with Derrick Looney officiating.

Jim was born Sept. 12, 1923, in San Augustine, Texas, to Willie and Julia (Grunning) Barclay. He proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II. Jim was a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was aboard the USS Utah and made it to shore before the ship sank.

Mary Rios

March 28, 2013

Mary Rios, 43, of Big Spring died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

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