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February 2nd, 2012

Albert Chavarria

February 2, 2012

Albert Chavarria, 58, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. Prayer services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2012, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Charles R. Seals

February 2, 2012

Charles R. Seals, 68, of Big Spring died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Feb. 2 sports calendar

February 2, 2012

TODAY

Baseball
Frank Phillips College at Howard College (DH), noon.

Women’s basketball
New Mexico JC at Howard College, 5:45 p.m.

Men’s basketball
New Mexico JC at Howard College, 7:45 p.m.

FRIDAY

Tennis
Big Spring at Andrews Invitational.

Baseball
Frank Phillips College at Howard College (DH), noon.

Girl’s basketball
Big Spring at Brownwood, 6 p.m.
Lubbock Roosevelt at Coahoma, 6:30 p.m.
Stanton at Forsan, 6:30 p.m.

Boy’s basketball
Big Spring at Brownwood, 7:30 p.m.
Lubbock Roosevelt at Coahoma, 8 p.m.
Stanton at Forsan, 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Tennis

UIL announces realignment

February 2, 2012

Forsan's moving down, Coahoma's moving west and Big Spring is pretty much staying put.

The University Interscholastic League's biennial realignment of Texas high schools didn't produce many changes in classifications, but likely added plenty of expenses to school's travel budgets.

This latest realignment takes effect with the 2012-2013 school year.
The school affected the least by realignment is Big Spring High School, which will remain in Class 3A for the next two years.

February 1st

Chamber names man, woman of the year

February 1, 2012

The winners have been announced …

Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce Man and Woman of the Year — Marc Marchesseault and Sherry Hodnett — have been on board with hometown pride all year long.

The two, along with Hero of the Year, were recognized Tuesday at the annual Chamber banquet.

Marchesseault not only made his contributions while serving at Webb Air Force Base, but returned to Big Spring after his military career and continued giving to the community.

“I never met a person so adept at hiding civic accomplishments,” a nomination letter said about Marchesseault.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

February 1, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• KEVIN GLENN CATE, 39, 3227 Cornell, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for duty on striking fixture or landscape.
• YVONNE RODARTE, 33, of 2532 Fairchild, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant from another agency.
• JAMERE RAYSHAD COOPER, 23, of 3706 Boulder Dr., was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for failure to maintain financial responsibility.
• RIANNON LEE HENSON, 27, of 2001 S. Monticello, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for speeding.

Feb. 1 sports calendar

February 1, 2012

TODAY

Softball
Howard College at Weatherford College (DH), 1 p.m.

THURSDAY

Baseball
Frank Phillips College at Howard College (DH), noon.

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

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

To submit a calendar item, please call 263-7331, ext. 235, or e-mail reporter@bigspringherald.com

BSHS sweeps Sweetwater

February 1, 2012

The Big Spring Steers and Lady Steers followed similar scripts to victory against Sweetwater Tuesday – struggle early, use defense and three-point shooting to take the lead, then blow matters wide open in the second half.

The results were anything but boring for BSHS fans – the Lady Steers claimed a 53-31 win, while the Steers raced to a 48-37 victory in District 5-3A action for both teams.

The Lady Steers improved to 20-8 overall, 3-3 in district play, while the Steers are now 13-16, 3-3.

Girl's game
Big Spring 53
Sweetwater 31

January 31st

Bonura steps in as interim SWCID provost

January 31, 2012

Longtime friend and supporter of SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf, Dominick “Dom” Bonura, will be stepping in as the interim provost at the SWCID campus effective immediately.

Structure fire suspicious, fire marshal says

January 31, 2012

The fire that destroyed a home in the 400 block of Lancaster late Saturday night has been ruled suspicious, according to Big Spring Fire Marshal Carl Condray, but the cause remains under investigation.

Condray said the home, which was located at 404 Lancaster and had been vacant for several years, was a total loss.

“The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire. There had been transient activity through the home for several years,” Condray said. “It's being treated as a suspicious fire at this time.”

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