January 29th, 2011
Aloma Maynard Hobdy, 74, of Big Spring, passed away Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at her residence. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Midway Baptist Church with the Rev. Jim Binnix and the Rev. Walter McCall officiating. Burial will follow in Coahoma Cemetery.
Lucille Knox, 95, died peacefully in Big Spring, surrounded by friends and loved ones on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011. A memorial will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Big Spring on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Ed Williamson and the Rev. Sharon Wiese, officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Another memorial will be held in Lebanon, Tenn., on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011.
Marcie E. Noble, 69, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Dorothy Newby, 82, of Big Spring, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, in a local hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
A reward has been offered for information leading to the whereabouts and/or safe return of 13-year-old Hailey Dunn of Colorado City, who has been missing since Dec. 27. Call the Colorado City Police Department at (325) 728-5294 with information.
The Stanton boys, led by Tyler Fulton and Trace Sidle, hope to stave off Coahoma again at 7:30 p.m. today in Stanton. The girlsâ€™ game is set for at 6 p.m. and both teams need a win to keep pace in District 3-2A.
The Forsan girls face Post at 6 p.m. today in Forsan after sweeping Coahoma for the season. The boys are coming off a loss to Coahoma, but hope to right the ship at 7:30 p.m. today.
Big Spring girlsâ€™ basketball coach Mike Warren believes No.18 Abilene Wylie is due for an upset.
Of course, he was hoping his team would be the one to dish it out when Big Spring faced the Lady Bulldogs on the road to open District 5-3A.
Things didnâ€™t work out so well for them thanks to Peyton Little and company, but the second meeting between the two teams at 6 p.m. today in Steer Gym may be the best chance to score that upset.
A bad shooting night didnâ€™t stop Howard College from stealing a win on the road at Western Texas College Monday. But nights like those canâ€™t happen against teams like Odessa.
The Lady Wranglers got easy buckets and Howard couldnâ€™t answer back on a consistent basis in Thursdayâ€™s 60-45 loss.
Odessa had three players in double figures. Kiaherra Powell was hard to stop in the paint with 15 and Takoia Larry and Clarissa Davis had 14 apiece.
Time is quickly running out for are residents who haven't paid their 2010 property taxes, with Monday being the last day to ante up before accruing penalties and interest.
Area property owners have until 5 p.m. Monday to pay their property taxes or have their payment post marked, according to County Tax Assessor Kathy Sayles.
Think you are the only one with problems? Guess what? You're not.
That was the message nationally-known motivational speaker Lisa Smartt relayed at the Healthy Woman second anniversary celebration held Thursday night at the Dora Robert Community Center.