Archive - Apr 23, 2014
The Wylie Bulldogs used a 5-fun outburst in the bottom of the second inning on Tuesday in Abilene to race to a 10-5 victory in the final regular season game for both squads.
The Howard College Hawksâ€™ baseball team scored a run in the top of the eighth inning on Tuesday and then held on to claim a tough 7-6 victory over the Midland College Chaparrals in Western Junior College Athletic Conference action at Christensen Stadium.
Coahoma, a longtime state power in softball, will get its 2014 playoff run started on Thursday when they face Post in the first game of their best-of-3 series in the bi-district round, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Andrews.
A historical part of Texas road infrastructure will be at the forefront of conversation Saturday when Dan L. Smith, author of â€śThe Bankhead Highway in Texas,â€ť appears at a book signing and lecture at the Heritage Museum.
Get ready, itâ€™s almost Cinco de Mayo time.
A number of bands are expected to perform for the two-day Cinco de Mayo festivities, sponsored by the North Side Movement and co-sponsored by Budwieser and Pepsico.
Patsy Lou Evans (nĂ©e Thompson) died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at her home in Bellingham, Wash. after a battle with cancer.
Carl Bacon, 77, of Coahoma, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, in a local nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel, with Rick Cunningham officiating.
Carl was born March 26, 1937, in Mitchell County, Texas and married Annita Thompson June 29, 1991, in Coahoma. He worked for Weaver Services in Snyder for more than 20 years and loved cabinetry. He was a Christian.
Albert Lee Ortega, 46, of Big Spring, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at his residence.
He was born April 22, 1967, in Big Spring, Texas. He graduated from Big Spring High School in 1985 and attended Aladdin Beauty College. He moved to Arizona in 2002 and returned to Big Spring in 2008.
Survivors include four brothers, Jose O. Ortega, Sammy Ortega and Rudy Ortega, all of Big Spring and Carlos Ortega of Phoenix, Ariz.; one sister, Mary Lou Ortega Puga of Big Spring; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Lena Marquez, 58, of Big Spring, died Tuesday April 22, 2014, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.