March 6th, 2012
ABILENE â€” The Howard College baseball team improved to 16-2 for the season by sweeping a doubleheader with McMurry University Monday afternoon.
In Monday's first game, the Hawks broke open a tie game with three runs in the fifth inning, then held on for an 8-5 win. Dominic Moreno took the win in relief of Howard starter Ethan Carnes, and Nick Sawyer recorded the last four outs to earn the save.
Offensively, Howard's 12-hit attack was paced by Dexter Kjerstad, who belted a home run, and Jordan Allen, who added a double.
Toni B. Choate, 73, of Midland died Saturday, March 3, 2012, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Estelle Meeks, 72, of Big Spring died Saturday, March 3, 2012, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Graveside services for Rommy Austin White, age 71, of Brownwood, Texas, will be held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at Greenleaf Cemetery in Brownwood with pastor Tony King officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Rommy passed away Friday, March 2, 2012, in the Brownwood Skilled Nursing Facility.
Youngsters fish for trout at Comanche Trail Lake during the Rotary Club's annual Kids Fishing Tournament Saturday.
Pancakes, pancakes and more pancakes.
The time is here for the annual Kiwanis Club of Big Spring pancake supper. All the pancakes you can eat will be in the Howard College cafeteria, located in the student union building, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday
â€śThis is a long-standing tradition. We have people who remember having their grandparents take them and they have taken their children and grandchildren,â€ť pancake supper co-chair Ann Duncan said.
The pancake supper has been taking place for the past 60-plus years and no end seems to be in sight, according to Duncan.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ SAMANTHA CYBIL LINDQUIST, 26, of 1306 Tucson, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ LORYN REA ESCOVEDO, 19, of 1216 E. 16th St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of consumption of alcohol by a minor.
â€˘ ABEL MARTINEZ, 37, of 2515 Chanute, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ CHRIS EUGENE DURHAM, 40, of 709 E. 12th St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
Caroline Moskoe of Lamesa and Mariano Granados III of Washington State announce the birth of their daughter, Elana Patricia Granados.
Elana was born Feb. 11, 2012, at 6;12 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds and measured 19 inches.
Her maternal grandparents are the late Patricia Gutierrez of Big Spring and Sammy Gonzales of Lamesa.
Her paternal grandparents are Oralia Granados and Arnulfo Granados.
She was welcomed home by her brothe,r Salvador and her sister, Brianna.
Kaitlyn Blocker of Stanton and Rance Dunn of Ira announce their engagement.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Koy and Tammy Blocker of Stanton. She is a 2009 Grady High School graduate. She is pursuing a masters of occupational therapy at Texas Tech University. She is employed part time at Texas Cardiac Center of Lubbock.
The prospective groom is the son of Dirk and Jodi Dunn of Ira. He is a 2009 graduate of Ira High School. He is studying management information systems with an expected graduation date of December 2012 from Texas Tech University.
Carissa Briann Jensen of Forsan and Keaton Kirk Hughes of Big Spring announce their engagement.
Carissa is the daughter of Archie and Marlene Riffe of Forsan, and Brian and Debbie Jensen of Big Spring. Her grandparents are Joe and Melva Swinney of Rising Star, and DJ and Helen Jensen of Baker, Mont.
Keaton is the son of Mike and Cindy Hughes of Big Spring. He is the grandson of Cleta and the late Eddie Hughes of Lamesa, and Thane and Eva Mae Cornett of Seagraves.
The couple will exchange wedding vows March 11, 2012, at The Courtyard in Big Spring.