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January 24th, 2012

Midland takes 2 from Hawks

January 24, 2012

MIDLAND — Some things should just be assumed when Howard College and Midland College meet on the basketball court — defense will rule the day; the winner will be celebrating a hard-fought win; and the loser will be left regretting missed chances.

Monday night's doubleheader at Chaparral Center followed that script perfectly as Midland took a pair of defensive battles against the Hawks, prevailing 59-53 in the women's game and 66-60 in the men's contest.

January 23rd

Eagles cooking up ways to help Children in Need

January 23, 2012

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

January 23, 2012

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.

January 23, 2012

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

January 23, 2012

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

January 23, 2012

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.

Healthy Woman anniversary set Thursday

January 23, 2012

Hard to believe that three years of Healthy Woman have gone by.
Scenic Mountain Medical Center Healthy Woman program is “Celebrating Three Thrilling Years” at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Dora Roberts Community Center ballroom.
“It 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,” SMMC Marketing Director Kim Howell said, “where folks lay aside the problems and stress of the day and get in the mood to have a terrific evening.”
Special guest speaker will again be Lisa Smartt, author and comedienne.

Police Beat

January 23, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• FELICIA CANALES, 22, of 616 State St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• JARRON DAWAN VANDERBILT, 28, of 1502 Lincoln, was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.

January 21st

Sports calendar

January 21, 2012

MONDAY
Women’s basketball
Howard College at Midland College, 5:45 p.m.
Men’s basketball
Howard College at Midland College, 7:45 p.m.

TUESDAY
Girls’ basketball
Monahans at Big Spring, 6 p.m.
Coahoma at Forsan, 6:30 p.m.
Boys’ basketball
Coahoma at Forsan, 8 p.m.

To submit a calendar item, please call 263-7331, ext. 235, or e-mail reporter@bigspringherald.com

Victory is theirs: Coahoma sweeps Post

January 21, 2012

COAHOMA — The drought — the victory drought, that is — 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 — 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.

Boys' game
Coahoma 63, Post 55

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