Terlingua may have its International Chili Championship and Nebraska its World Chili Cookoff Championship, but when it comes to warming the hearts of West Texans, nothing beats a bowl of chili from the Fraternal Order of Eagles Annual Chili Cook-off.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles will pull out its well-seasoned cast-iron pots and gather its secret stash of heated spices to host its 10th Annual Chili Cook-off Jan. 28, benefitting the West Texas Centers Children-In-Need Fund.
Wilma Grice, 84, of Big Spring died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, in a Greenville, Texas, nursing home. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
John D. Pool Jr., 78, of Orlando, Fla., formerly of Big Spring died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, in Orlando. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Daniel Paul Breyman, 34, of Odessa died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, in an auto accident in Martin County. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at The Church of Christ of Latter-day Saints in Odessa with President Jerry Zant officiating. Interment will follow at Andrews North Cemetery in Andrews.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, at the funeral home.
June Leota Bingham McCracken, 86, died peacefully at home Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, surrounded by family and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Dr. Randy Cotton, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Hard to believe that three years of Healthy Woman have gone by.
Scenic Mountain Medical Center Healthy Woman program is â€śCelebrating Three Thrilling Yearsâ€ť at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Dora Roberts Community Center ballroom.
â€śIt is a relaxed, browse and mingle time so folks can come as they are ready. We like to think of it as a transition period,â€ť SMMC Marketing Director Kim Howell said, â€śwhere folks lay aside the problems and stress of the day and get in the mood to have a terrific evening.â€ť
Special guest speaker will again be Lisa Smartt, author and comedienne.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ FELICIA CANALES, 22, of 616 State St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ JARRON DAWAN VANDERBILT, 28, of 1502 Lincoln, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
Howard College at Midland College, 5:45 p.m.
Howard College at Midland College, 7:45 p.m.
Monahans at Big Spring, 6 p.m.
Coahoma at Forsan, 6:30 p.m.
Coahoma at Forsan, 8 p.m.
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COAHOMA â€” The drought â€” the victory drought, that is â€” is over for the Coahoma Bulldogs and Bulldogettes.
The two teams each notched their first District 3-2A wins of the season Friday night vs. Post â€” the Bulldogs rallied from a first-quarter deficit to take a 63-55 win over the Antelopes, while the Bulldogettes found themselves on the high side of a 55-41 score.
The Bulldogettes improved to 6-19 overall and 1-8 in league play, while the Bulldogs improved to 1-6 in the district standings.
Both teams return to action Tuesday at Forsan.
Coahoma 63, Post 55
SNYDER â€” Just call the Big Spring Steers and Lady Steers the Road Warriors.
The Steers and Lady Steers both won their second road game in succession Friday night at Snyder to pull back into District 5-3A contention.
The Lady Steers evened their district record at 2-2 with a 51-41 win over Snyder, while a big second-half rally propelled the Steers to a 51-36 win over the Tigers which improved Big Spring's league record to 2-1.
Both teams returning to action to district action Friday at Abilene Wylie.
BSHS 51, Snyder 36