April 7th, 2014
The District 4-3A Track and Field Championships will be held today and on April 10 at Blankenship Field on the campus of Big Spring High School. The top performers in each event will advance to the Area track meet on April 17 in Pecos.
For those who watch Big Spring area governmental body meetings on cable channel 17 â or at least have tried to â the city council has a deal for you.
The council will consider a resolution which would beef up video and audio recording capabilities of several area entities when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers, 307 E. Fourth.
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Three Big Spring High School acting students earned honors at the UIL One Act Play competition held in Snyder Saturday, March 29.
âUnfortunately, we did not advance but brought home three acting awards,â said Tabatha Wright, high school theater teacher and director of the play. âAll young men that won acting awards are first year actors. We are in a very tough district, and I believe that BSHS Theatre did a fantastic job and performed to the best of their ability.â
George Russell âRustyâ Hayworth, age 51 of Coppell, Texas, went to be with the Lord on April 4, 2014, after a courageous battle with colon cancer.
Current eighth-grade Big Spring students and their parents will begin meeting with school counselors Monday to select a graduation plan as school districts across Texas prepare to implement a new set of graduation plans for the fall of 2014.
âOne of the requirements implemented through House Bill 5, is that a parent and student must sign off on the plan that they choose, so it is extremely important that parents and students plan to attend the sessions next week,â said Mike Ritchey, Big Spring High School principal.Â
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The Big Spring High School Steers notched one of its biggest wins of the season on Friday evening in front of a large crowd at Steer Park. And they put themselves right in the middle of the postseason talk by doing it.
Big Spring, backed by a pair of hits from Brett Brorman and Gary Watkins, pushed across a run in the bottom of the ninth inning and claimed a thrilling 5-4 victory over ninth-ranked Abilene Wylie in District 4-3A action.
COAHOMA â Competition was tough at the Quail Dobbs Legacy Coahoma Kindergarten Rodeo held Friday morning and when the last stick-bull was ridden and the final barrel race won, it was the 2014 kindergarten class that triumphed.
âIt's a phenomenal event,â said Ben Clements PRCA and USTRC announcer who lent his talent to the annual event held at the Coahoma Elementary School gym.
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The Big Spring Lady Steers suffered a heart-rending 6-5 loss to the Abilene Wylie Lady Bulldogs on Friday at the BSHS Softball Complex.
Big Spring High School head track coach Nick Roberson doesnât mind telling anyone he thinks his team has the talent to compete with anyone. The teamâs overall talent level and depth gives it an opportunity to compete each and every time it takes to the track.
That is good news for area track and field fans - especially those who plan to turn out to watch the Big Spring boysâ and girlsâ track teams take aim at the District 4-3A Track and Field Championships. The meet is scheduled to get under way on Monday morning at Blankenship Field.
Graveside services are scheduled for 3 p.m., Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Trinity Memorial Park, Big Spring, Texas, 6900 S. Highway 87, for Weldon Miles Watson, who was born July 28, 1926, in Ira, Texas, to Ava and Bill Watson, who preceded him in death. Weldon attended school in Ira, Texas, while working with his family on their farm. It was in Ira that he met and married Eutha Fay Bryce on Jan. 18, 1945. Fay passed away Aug. 16, 2012, after 67 years of marriage.