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February 8th, 2012

Matthew David Jones

February 8, 2012

Matthew David Jones of Odessa, 26, passed away Thursday morning Feb. 2, 2012, while sleeping peacefully at home.

Before falling into ill health, Matt was an exceptionally energetic young man with the world at his fingertips. Handsome, smart, strong, entertaining, and funny are some of the words used to describe him when he was at his best.

Matthew received Jesus as his Savior at an early age. He worshiped at Antioch Christian Church and Crossroads.

Yvette (Scudday) Jiles

February 8, 2012

Yvette (Scudday) Jiles, 70, of Cedar Park, Texas, passed away Feb. 6, 2012. She was born Feb. 27, 1941, in Seagraves, Texas, to the late Marshall Vernon and Virginia Jane (Craig) Scudday.

Yvette grew up on Possum Kingdom Lake, working at her family’s fishing camp, Possum Hollow Camp. She had a love for education and children. Yvette taught for 32 years, spending the majority of those years at Coahoma Elementary School. During that time, she returned to school and received a masters in education.

Yvette was a loving mother, grandmother and sister, and she will be greatly missed.

William N. 'Bill' Currie

February 8, 2012

William N. "Bill" Currie, 57, of Big Spring died Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, in a local hospital. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park.

He was born May 16, 1954, in Big Spring, Texas.

Bill graduated from Big Spring High School and then attended Howard College. He was a fourth generation rancher on the Currie Ranch in Glasscock County. Bill and his brother Jerry John Currie raised Angus cattle and award-winning show calves.

He was a Methodist.

Jimmy Newsom

February 8, 2012

Jimmy Newsom, 80, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Feb, 7, 2012, in a local nursing home. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Gail Whitney Legg

February 8, 2012

Gail Whitney Legg, 94, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

LeRoy Headrick

February 8, 2012

LeRoy Headrick, 87, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, in a local nursing home. His services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

Steers, Lady Steers stop Snyder

February 8, 2012

The Big Spring Steers had a drama-free solution to a suspenseful situation.

The Steers left little doubt as to their qualifications for the state basketball playoffs Tuesday by taking a 61-44 win over Snyder that clinched a postseason berth for Big Spring.

Also Tuesday, the Big Spring Lady Steers closed out the regular season with 55-42 win over Snyder.

Boy's game

Heading into Tuesday's game, the Steers knew that if they won, they would clinch the last playoff spot from District 5-3A. Lose, however, and they could have missed the postseason altogether.

Feb. 8 sports calendar

February 8, 2012

TODAY

Softball
Ranger College at Howard College (DH), 1 p.m.

THURSDAY

Baseball
Howard College vs. Vernon College, 2 p.m., Abilene.

Women’s basketball
Western Texas College at Howard College, 5:45 p.m.

Men’s basketball
Western Texas College at Howard College, 7:45 p.m.

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

February 7th

Local man arrested for solicitation

February 7, 2012

A Big Spring man was arrested by local and federal law enforcement officers during the early morning hours Tuesday on a charge of online solicitation of a minor, with possibly more charges to come, according to investigators.

Kyle Wade Guthrie, 27, of 408 Hillside Dr., was arrested at his residence at approximately 12:55 a.m. by deputies with the Howard County Sheriff's Office.

According to Sheriff Stan Parker, law enforcement officials received information regarding the offense Friday.

Hangar 25 promotes division patches

February 7, 2012

Representation for all who served at Webb Air Force Base is the main objective of the new Division Patch fund-raiser.

Hangar 25 Air Museum has started work on two wooden replicas that were represented at Webb.

“This is something that honors those who served at Webb, but it's also another way to bring in a little money to help keep the museum going,” Museum Administrator Genevieve Stockburger said.

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