Archive - 2013
Howard College finished off its sweep of Luna College on Saturday, winning Game Three of the four-game stint, 5-2 and Game Four, 9-0.
Taking all four games was important the Hawks, who are in a bit of uncharted territory.
Howard College's perennially strong baseball program has faced some adversity this year.
With the renovations to the playing surface at Jack Barber Field, the Hawks were forced to play more than 30 games on the road before they enjoyed a home field advantage.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ CHRISTOPHER RAY TEICHMAN, 40, of 1207 Hilltop Rd., was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€¢ JOHN THOMAS MARTINEZ, 27, of 709 Creighton, was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€¢ JOSE ANTONIO NIETO, 32, of 2403 S. Main St., was arrested Saturday on charges of public intoxication and criminal mischief.
Barbara Blackshear, 73, of Big Spring died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at her residence. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Memorial Park.
Barbara was born May 20, 1939, in Valley Head, W. Va. She graduated from Channing High School in 1957. Barbara married Bobby Blackshear on Dec. 30, 1958, in Channing. She was a homemaker and a member of College Baptist Church.
The one-year playoff drought is over.
Big Spring defeated Monahans on Saturday by a score of 2-1 at Lady Steer Field, then Snyder beat Greenwood to ensure BSHS the final postseason bid from District 4-3A.
The Lady Loboes jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but the Lady Steers answered quickly answered back.
Manuel "Maco" Vega Sr., 76, of Big Spring, died Friday, April 19, 2013, in a local hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
A vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
He was born July 23, 1936, in Big Spring, Texas. He married Margarita Sosa and she preceded him in death May 18, 2005.
Maco had lived in Big Spring or Odessa all of his life. He worked as a carpenter and plumber and enjoyed working in his yard. He was a Catholic.
Candy Lillie Andrews, 81, of North Richland Hills, formerly of Big Spring, died on Friday, April 19, 2013, in a Fort Worth hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 25, 2013, at the First Presbyterian Church. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
Candy was born April 15, 1932, and married Raymond Andrews on Feb. 5, 1949, in San Angelo. He preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 2001.
Delores Scott, 74, of Big Spring died Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Her services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Abner Shellman Sr., 68, of Big Spring died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Midland Memorial Hospital. His services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Gail Earls, 75, of Big Spring, died Sunday, April 21, 2013 at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Manuel Vega Sr. 76, of Big Spring died Friday, April 19, 2013, in a local hospital. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.