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Young artists show their stuff

May 3, 2013

The future of art — at least, in Big Spring — is on display at Heritage Museum.

More than 100 pieces of artwork, representing the best efforts of Big Spring High School students, will be exhibited at the museum through May 17, Director Nancy Raney said.

Students whose work is on display and their family members will be admitted for free to the museum through the exhibit's run, Raney added.

The exhibit, now in its third year, is the brainchild of BSHS Art Teacher Judy Tereletsky.

Police/Sheriff/EMS 5-3

May 3, 2013

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. May 2, 2013 and 7 a.m. today:
• HENRY TREVINO FRANCO, JR. 21, of 1700 E. Fourth, was arrested Thursday on charges of failure to appear and criminal mischief under $50.
• GARY D. ALLYN, 49, of 999 W. Amador Ave., Las Cruces, New Mexico, was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.
• NINFA MORENO GARCIA, 57, of 1501 Sycamore, was arrested Thursday on charges of public intoxication.
• KURT ANTON MIRANDA, 32, of 4100 Bilger St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of public intoxication.

Billye June (B.J.) Crownover Rogers

May 3, 2013

Billye June (B.J.) Crownover Rogers passed away April 11, 2013. She was born in Electra, Texas, on Oct. 24, 1930, and will be laid to rest at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, in the Loraine cemetery near other members of the Crownover family. She was formerly from Big Spring and Loraine, Texas, but has most recently resided in Portland, Texas, until her death.

Byron B. Smith Jr.

May 3, 2013

Byron B. Smith Jr. of Pittsburg, Texas, died April 30, 2013, in Tyler, Texas, following a short illness. He was 82 years old.

Byron Braxton Smith Jr. was born in Odessa, Texas, to Byron B. Smith Sr. and Anna Hall Smith on Jan. 23, 1931. He was the oldest of five children. The Smith family moved to Arkansas, where, at age 16, Byron enlisted in the Army. He served in the Army, then re-inlisted in the Air Force. He was a staff sergeant and a medic during the Korean War, stationed in Ashiya, Japan.

Kimberly Genice Peacock

May 3, 2013

Services for Kimberly Genice Peacock, 19, a student at Tarleton State University, will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in Big Spring, Texas, with Father Gully officiating. Arrangements are by Lacy Funeral Home, Stephenville, Texas.

Kimberly was born in Big Spring, Texas, on Aug. 29, 1993, to Jeremy Peacock and Valorie A. Hoard. She was a member of Cottonwood Baptist Church in Dublin, Texas, and a member of Phi Mu sorority.

Ethel Louise Riley

May 3, 2013

Ethel Louise Riley, 83, of Midland, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2013.

Survivors include daughter, Pam Rinehart and husband Snooky of Midland, Texas; two granddaughters; a grandson; and four great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland.

Madrid Luene Anderson Robinson

May 3, 2013

Madrid Luene Anderson Robinson, 92, formerly of Big Spring died Thursday, May 02, 2013, at Brian Center of Statesville, N.C.

She was born Nov. 12, 1920, in Slaton, Lubbock County, Texas, and was the daughter of William Jesse and Dolly Mae Barnett Anderson. Before relocating to Statesville in 1996, she was a long-time resident of Big Spring, Texas, where she was a legal secretary for 33 years for the John A. Coffee firm and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

BSHS golfers currently in sixth place at state tourney

May 3, 2013

AUSTIN — After the first round of action at Jimmy Clay Golf Course, the Big Spring boy's golf team is sitting in sixth place with a combined score of 336.

All five Steer golfers managed to shoot in the 80s despite facing yet another day of bad weather on the links.

Tyler Bryan shot 82; Tate Kennedy and Devin Roberson each recorded 84 strokes, Ryan Pollard shot 86 and Jason Guevara rounded out the Steers with a total of 88.

Forsan takes Game One from Eldorado, 10-3

May 3, 2013

SAN ANGELO — Just as its first playoff opponent, Clyde-Eula did, No. 9 ranked Eldorado jumped out to an early lead over Forsan on Thursday at Lake View High School.

The Lady Eagles scored two runs in the bottom of the first after a pair of base hits and a couple of errors were committed by the Lady Buffaloes.

"I don't know why we start out that way," FHS Head Coach Shanna Taylor said with a laugh. "It could a be jitters we have to get past. But the girls never seem to get in panic mode."

Part of the reason the Lady Buffs keep their cool comes from high-intensity practices.

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