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May 14th, 2011

Voters approve term limits, incumbents lose seats

May 14, 2011

Politicians in Big Spring will have to accomplish their goals within two terms on the city council, as voters approved an amendment to the municipal charter to place term limits on local elected officials.
The proposition — which was brought to the voters via a petition championed by the local Concerned Citizens Council — got the nod from local voters Saturday with 765 ballots (64.34 percent) in favor of the measure and 424 ballots (35.66 percent) against it.

Paula Hughes

May 14, 2011

Paula Hughes, 47, of Big Spring died Friday, May 13, 2011, in a Midland hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Syble Patterson Kinder

May 14, 2011

Syble (Tenie) Patterson Kinder, 84, died Friday, May 13, 2011, in Midland. Trinity Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered at www.ellisfunerals.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Midland, 4629 Andrews Hwy., Midland 79703 or www.hospiceofmidland.org.

Ira Elmo 'Ike' Wasson

May 14, 2011

Ira Elmo “Ike” Wasson went to be with Yahweh on May 12, 2011, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Joe Hernandez officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Big Spring doing well in early going of state meet

May 14, 2011

Big Spring High School’s Bridgette Tuitt and Desiree Anderson placed 1-2 in the Class 3A long jump Friday at the University Interscholastic League State Track Meet.
Classmate Mike Menefield took second in the long jump and third in the triple jump.
A more detailed report will be upcoming in the Herald. The state meet was to conclude Saturday.
A list of results involving local and area athletes follows.

BOYS
3A LONG JUMP:

Lady Buffs defeated by Alpine’s Bucks, 14-1

May 14, 2011

ODESSA — Forsan’s Lady Buffs ran into a buzzsaw here Friday and fell to Alpine 14-1 in Game 1 of its quarterfilal playoff series.
Game 2 of the best-of-three series was scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at the same location. Game 3, if necessary, was to follow 30 minutes after the completion of Game 2.
The series was being played at Odessa High School Field near Ratliff Stadium.

Forsan boys exit playoffs

May 14, 2011

LUBBOCK — Coach Jason Phillips was disappointed his Buffaloes weren’t moving on the playoffs after Friday’s 6-2 loss to Bushland but he certainly wasn’t disappointed in his players.
“We played two solid games against last year’s state finalist. Bushland is a great 2A baseball team and our guys went out and proved that we could play with them,” Coach Phillips said. “It’s disappointing to lose, but we had a great year. I’m proud of our guys.”

Local scouts to recruit, fight hunger

May 14, 2011

Staff Writer
It’s time for the 2011 Boy Scouts of America Spring Information Night.
Representatives from the Boy Scouts will be on hand from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at 610 Scurry Street to provide information about the different programs the Boy Scouts of America offer.
Throughout the evening information will be provided from volunteers of the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, aviation exploring, fire service exploring and venturing.

BSHS Senior wins national award for ‘Dreams’ painting

May 14, 2011

It’s all about never forgetting our dreams, at least that’s what Sara Goza portrays in her award winning painting, “Dreams.”
“Our dreams are something that everyone needs to keep in mind,” Goza said. “Even though we may look back on them and think they are silly, at one time they were important.”
Goza, a senior at Big Spring High School, entered her piece, along with three other Big Spring students to the 2011 Congressional Art Competition for Texas District 19.

Herald to file on candidates

May 14, 2011

Information pertaining to alleged illegal campaign contributions accepted by a pair of candidates vying for seats on the Big Spring City Council this weekend was turned over Friday to local law enforcement on the advice of legal officials with the Texas Press Association.
According to campaign finance reports filed with City Hall, Marcus Fernandez, candidate for District 1 in Saturday’s city elections, and James Glen Carrigan, who is running for the District 3 seat, both accepted contributions from two corporations, Quad A Inc. and Hydro Dynamics.

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