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November 19th, 2010

Jessie Lee (Buddy) Polk Jr.

November 19, 2010

Jessie Lee (Buddy) Polk Jr., 66, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at Covenant Specialty Hospital in Lubbock. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Mattie Richardson

November 19, 2010

Mattie Richardson, 96, of Big Spring died Friday, Nov. 19, 2010, in a Marble Falls nursing home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

Tubbs signs with University of Houston

November 19, 2010

Howard College's Tasha Tubbs will make Houston her home next basketball season. She signed her national letter of intent Thursday.

Howard College head coach Earl Diddle on Tubbs: "We really excited. I think the University of Houston is getting a real complete player. She's worked very hard from her days at Amarillo Palo Duro High School. She's done something that junior college players have to do and that's improve. She's improved her defense, her rebounding, she's improved her passing. She's a great shooter.

Director: United Way goal attainable

November 19, 2010

As this year's United Way campaign formally ends, officials expressed confidence that the drive's goal will be reached.

The annual campaign, which raises money for various service agencies in Howard County, is about three-quarters of the way to its $250,000 goal as it formally ends today, but several events in the coming months should help officials reach that mark, Executive Director Jeannie Coor said.

SA needs volunteers to help with holiday meal

November 19, 2010

t's turkey time at the Big Spring Salvation Army, as the local charity prepares to open its arms — and its kitchen — to the community for its annual Thanksgiving dinner.
Prep work for the dinner is expected to get under way as early as Tuesday, according to Salvation Army Capt. Terri Cheshire, continuing daily until the Nov. 25 meal is ready to be served.

Living Christmas Tree rehearsals set

November 19, 2010

Practice won't just get you to the world famous Carnegie Hall, as local vocalists look to raise their voices and holiday spirits for the upcoming Living Christmas Tree with rehearsals slated Saturday morning and afternoon.

According to Program Coordinator Eddie Vandewalker, this year's presentation of the Living Christmas Tree will mark the 32nd year the event has been a part of the holiday tradition in the Crossroads area.

Howard men in Denison, women face LCU JV

November 19, 2010

Things are toughening up or the Howard College men’s basketball team and head coach Mark Adams wouldn’t have it any other way.

The Hawks are on the road against Collin County Community College at 5:30 p.m. today and Grayson County College at 3 p.m. Saturday in Denison.

The main challenge here? Playing Collin County and not having ample time to prepare for Grayson County.
The Hawks have done this before, with Friday and Saturday games in Weatherford and Midland the last two weekends. This time it’s different though, both teams are tougher.

Area basketball roundup: BSHS boys face Permian, Coahoma girls in action

November 19, 2010

Boys
Big Spring vs. Odessa Permian
- 7:30 p.m., today, Big Spring
First-year Big Spring boys basketball head coach Cliff Thompson got his first win at the helm in Tuesday’s 69-33 rout of Fort Stockton. Now, a second one would be even better. The Steers will depend on a good mix of athleticism in tonight’s matchup. Tristain Clay and Luke Adams were the high scorers for the Steers in the season opener, with 14 and 13 points, respectively.

Coahoma boys basketball

Huckabee hoping to turn things around in Forsan

November 19, 2010

FORSAN — Gary Huckabee has been around the Forsan boys basketball team for five years, and for the last two, he’s seen the Buffaloes fail to reach their potential.

As an assistant those last five years, Huckabee helped develop players, but now in his first season as head coach, he plans on doing something to turn things around.

November 18th

After Brorman performance, BSHS golf excited about upcoming season

November 18, 2010

The Big Spring golf team doesn’t have many chances to get out on the course this fall, but until next spring, the Steers have the Andrews Invitational to remind them what this upcoming season can be like.

Particularly, the Steers’ Blake Brorman may be anxious to get back out on the course after what he did last weekend.

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