Archive - Jan 16, 2014
The Grady Wildcats put together a 17-6 run in the first eight minutes of the third quarter on Tuesday and then raced to a 62-55 come-from-behind win over the Sands Mustangs.
The Colorado High School Wolves received a late Christmas gift on Tuesday. In fact, they received two in their matchup with the Coahoma High School Bulldogs.
Make no mistake about it, there will be plenty of offense on display this evening when the Howard College menâ€™s and womenâ€™s basketball teams take to the court at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum to face off against Odessa College.
There could also be a few changes in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference menâ€™s standings when the smoke clears. The Howard College and Odessa College men enter tonightâ€™s game tied for second in the WJCAC standings with 3-1 records.
COAHOMA â€” There might be some people more well-liked, respected or loved more than Quail Dobbs.
Good luck trying to find them.
Dobbs, who brought joy to thousands as a Hall of Fame rodeo clown, good will ambassador for this community and all-around good guy, died Wednesday after battling a lengthy illness. He was 72.
For more, read Thursday's edition of the Herald
Tony Randall Partee, 54, of Big Spring, died Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, in Ruidoso, N.M. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Pastor Wade Cobb officiating. Private family interment will follow.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 at the funeral home.
He was born Aug. 14, 1959, in Odessa, Texas. Tony graduated from Big Spring High School and attended trade school, learning the art of welding. He worked as a welder on the Gulf Coast and in the oil field.
Patricia Gail Hodges, 73, Midland, Texas, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Lubbock, Texas.
She was born Jan. 30, 1940, in Grand Falls, Texas, to Clifford G. and Lydia West. She graduated from Knott High School, Knott, Texas. She married Alvis Harlan Hodges on April 19, 1958. She worked at Powell Printing Company in Midland for more than 40 years. Pat loved to cook and sew and tend to her family. She doted on her grandchildren and great-granddaughter. She was a member of Crestview Baptist Church.
Jimmy Bledsoe, Sr., 60, of Big Spring, died Tuesday Jan. 14, 2014, at Texas Specialty Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday Jan. 17, 2014, at Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel. Dr. Doug Shelley will officiate.
Larry Bohannon, 64, of Big Spring, died Tuesday Jan. 7, 2014, at his residence. Graveside services with Navy Honors will be noon Friday at Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene, Texas.
Quail Dobbs, 72, of Coahoma, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at his residence. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.
Phyllis Scroggins, 71, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at in a Midland care center. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.