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February 15th, 2012

Lady Steers break playoff drought

February 15, 2012

ANSON — Despite having to battle both a severe case of playoff nerves and a scrappy Burkburnett squad, the Big Spring Lady Steers are playoff winners for the first time in more than a decade, thanks a 34-33 Class 3A bi-district win at the Anson Sports Center Tuesday night.

Feb. 15 sports calendar

February 15, 2012

THURSDAY

Women’s basketball
Midland College at Howard College, 5:45 p.m.

Men’s basketball
Midland College at Howard College, 7:45 p.m.

FRIDAY

Golf
Big Spring boys at Plainview tournament.
Big Spring girls at Snyder tournament.

Baseball
McLennan College at Howard College, 2 p.m.
Amarillo Caprock at Big Spring (scrimmage), 5 p.m.
Forsan at Rawls (scrimmage), 6 p.m.

Softball
Big Spring at Andrews, 6:30 p.m.
Coahoma at Midland tournament, TBA.
Forsan at San Angelo tournament, TBA.
Howard College at Midland Classic, TBA.

Girl’s basketball

February 14th

EDC to help fund water project

February 14, 2012

The decision presented Monday night to Big Spring Economic Development Corporation board members was a hard one, according to Justin Myers, president of the BSEDC board, but it was one that had to be made.

“Hopefully this will be a one-time deal and our funding will be back up and we can continue to do economic development in 20 years after this agreement,” Myers said.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

February 14, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• JOE ANGEL MARTINEZ, 49, of Magnolia Ave., was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while intoxicated.
• JONATHAN FAZ, 25, of 607 Jones Apt. 1 in Seguin, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ASHLEY LEE RAMOS, 27, of 1715 E. Highway 350, was arrested Monday on a warrant from another agency.
• ROXANA PAYAN, 22, of 8807 W. Cholla Circle in Odessa, was arrested Monday on a warrant for driving while intoxicated.

Dr. James I. Shelton

February 14, 2012

Dr. James I. Shelton, 67, of Big Spring died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church with the Rev. Ken McIntosh officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.

Johnny Ray Liedecke

February 14, 2012

Johnny Ray Liedecke, 55, of Big Spring died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, in Scurry County, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Rogue Salazar Sr. and Co-Pastor Jesse Salazar Sr. officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at the funeral home.

He was born Aug. 15, 1956, in San Antonio, Texas, and married Guadalupe Salazar on March 5, 1987, in Colorado City, Texas.

Dolores V. Chavez

February 14, 2012

Dolores V. Chavez, 94, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Feb. 14 sports calendar

February 14, 2012

TODAY

Softball
Big Spring at Midland Christian, 5 p.m.
Coahoma at Levelland (scrimmage), TBA.

Baseball
Odessa Permian at Big Spring (scrimmage), 5 p.m.

Girls’ basketball
Big Spring vs. Burkburnett (Class 3A bidistrict playoffs), 6 p.m., Anson High School.
Grady vs. New Home (Class 1A Div. II bidistrict playoffs), 7:30 p.m., Post.

Boys’ basketball
Big Spring vs. Nazareth (practice game), 4:30 p.m., Rip Griffin Center, Lubbock Christian University.
Coahoma at Post, 6 p.m.
Forsan at Colorado City, 6:30 p.m.
Sterling City at Garden City, 6:30 p.m.

Late shot lifts Hawks to win

February 14, 2012

ROSWELL, N.M. — Remember that old sports cliché about “throwing the records out the window when these two teams meet?” Apply it to just about any Howard College-New Mexico Military Institute basketball game.

The Hawks and NMMI entered Monday night's Western Junior College Athletic Conference matchup at opposite ends of the conference spectrum — Howard was firmly in second place, while the Broncos were ensconced in the WJCAC cellar.

So, of course, the game wasn't decided until the final moments.

February 13th

Lowell E. Holland

February 13, 2012

Lowell E. Holland went to be with
his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ,
on Jan. 27, 2012.
Lowell was born March 6, 1928,
to Ernest E. and Myrtle Holland
in Loraine, Texas. On March 3,
1950, Lowell married Wanda June
Patton in Big Spring, Texas. They
were married for 61 years before
June passed away March 7, 2011.
Lowell served in the United
States Marine Corps, receiving the Purple Heart
for his service in the Korean War, where he lost his
eyesight in frontline combat. After recovering from
his injuries, Lowell attended Bethany Nazarene

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