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November 17th, 2012

HC seeks at risk manager for Angelo campus

November 17, 2012

Howard College trustees will get an update on the building project on the college's San Angelo campus — including a recommendation for construction manager at risk — when they meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday in the student union building's Tumbleweed Room.
According to College President Dr. Cheryl Sparks, the project — estimated at $12 million, with a final figure not yet established — will allow for construction of two new buildings on Howard's San Angelo campus.

Forsan falls to Quanah 41-6

November 17, 2012

CLYDE — Brendan Roman, senior running back for Forsan picked up a Quanah fumble at the one-yard line and ran it in for a 99-yard touchdown early in the first quarter during the Buffaloes (6-5) bi-district outing against the 8-3 Indians on Friday.

Unfortunately for the Buffs, a holding penalty caused the score to be recalled.

That would set the tone of Forsan's season-ending, 41-6 loss. Five interceptions and a lost fumble coupled with costly penalties proved insurmountable for Head Coach Jason Phillips' squad.

Grady avenges loss to Ropes in playoff opener

November 17, 2012

ACKERLY — Grady (8-3) opened its season with back-to-back losses, including a narrow, 56-48 defeat at the hands of the Ropes Eagles (7-4) in the Wildcats first game of the year.

After winning six of its last seven regular season games, Grady — under the tutelage of first year Head Coach Chris Kuykendal — met Ropes once again Friday in the first round of postseason action.

This time, a much-improved Wildcat squad upended the Eagles in a convincing, 80-56 win.

Grady trailed 16-0 early in the affair, but rallied back to take a 44-22 heading into the second half.

Bearkats pummeled by WIldcats in bi-district bout

November 17, 2012

STERLING CITY — The Garden City Bearkats posted a 3-7 record during the regular season, but found a way into the playoffs.

Despite being at their healthiest in some time, the Bearkats — who won back-to-back state championships in 2009 and 2010 — were outmatched by the undefeated Water Valley Wildcats on Thursday, losing their postseason opener by mercy rule, 64-18.

November 16th

Christene Horn

November 16, 2012

Christene Horn, 88, of Big Spring died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Joe T. Gamble

November 16, 2012

Joe T. Gamble, 88, of Big Spring died Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans Home. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Claudine (Sam) Dillard

November 16, 2012

Claudine (Sam) Dillard, 94, of Big Spring died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Pat Ray, pastor of Prairieview Baptist Church, officiating.

Hubert Donald 'H.D.' Barber

November 16, 2012

Hubert Donald “H.D.” Barber, 82, of Big Spring, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, after a long battle with cancer.

Police beat

November 16, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• ANTHONY A. VASQUEZ, 38, of 2525 Hunter, was arrested Thursday on two warrants from other agencies.
• ANDREW JUAREZ JR., 23, of 411 Trades, was arrested Friday on a charge of failure to identify as a fugitive – giving false information and a warrant from another agency.
• ASSAULT was reported in the 1400 block of Tucson.
• THEFT was reported:
In the 1000 block of N.W. Second Street.
In the 700 block of Scurry.
• BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported:

Forrest earns ACS award

November 16, 2012

Amanda Duforat photo
Joanne Forrest was recognized with the American Cancer Society Lifetime Achievement Award during the Community Kick-off for Relay this week. Pictured from left to right in back are Jason McCoy, regional vice president for West Texas Region of American Cancer Society and Manny Negron, Howard/Glasscock Relay For Life Chairman. On the front row are Whitney Wine, community manager/income development for ACS; ; Joanne Forrest, award recipient; and Leslie Kitto, regional director for development, ACS.

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