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February 1st, 2012

BSHS sweeps Sweetwater

February 1, 2012

The Big Spring Steers and Lady Steers followed similar scripts to victory against Sweetwater Tuesday – struggle early, use defense and three-point shooting to take the lead, then blow matters wide open in the second half.

The results were anything but boring for BSHS fans – the Lady Steers claimed a 53-31 win, while the Steers raced to a 48-37 victory in District 5-3A action for both teams.

The Lady Steers improved to 20-8 overall, 3-3 in district play, while the Steers are now 13-16, 3-3.

Girl's game
Big Spring 53
Sweetwater 31

January 31st

Bonura steps in as interim SWCID provost

January 31, 2012

Longtime friend and supporter of SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf, Dominick “Dom” Bonura, will be stepping in as the interim provost at the SWCID campus effective immediately.

Structure fire suspicious, fire marshal says

January 31, 2012

The fire that destroyed a home in the 400 block of Lancaster late Saturday night has been ruled suspicious, according to Big Spring Fire Marshal Carl Condray, but the cause remains under investigation.

Condray said the home, which was located at 404 Lancaster and had been vacant for several years, was a total loss.

“The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire. There had been transient activity through the home for several years,” Condray said. “It's being treated as a suspicious fire at this time.”

Police/Sheriff/EMS

January 31, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday:
• JACQUELINE KAY RAINER, 21, of 1900 Martin Luther King Boulevard 108, was arrested Monday on warrants for driving while license invalid and fail to appear.
• ROBERT RENTERIA, 48, general delivery, was arrested Monday on a charge of public intoxication.
• GARY MONTEZ, 21, of 1018 Ridgeroad St., was arrested Monday on a warrant for theft less than $50.

Donald Herff McGonagill

January 31, 2012

Donald Herff McGonagill, 84, of Big Spring, passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, in San Angelo. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Mark Lindsey and the Rev. Mike Couch of First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at the funeral home.

Don was born Feb. 16, 1927, in Melvin, Texas, to Herff and Floy (Farnsworth) McGonagill.

Donald Eugene (Don) Smith

January 31, 2012

Donald Eugene (Don) Smith, age 81 of Seguin formerly of Big Spring, passed away Jan. 30, 2012. Visitation will begin Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, at 10 a.m., followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. at Tres Hewell Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Robert K. Odom officiating. Interment will follow at San Geronimo Cemetery.

Don was born May 13, 1930, in Big Spring,Texas, to John Henry and Clara Elma Page Smith. His wife Geri Smith and his parents preceded him in death.

Jan. 31 sports calendar

January 31, 2012

TODAY

Girl’s basketball
Sweetwater at Big Spring, 6 p.m.
Coahoma at Slaton, 6:30 p.m.
Denver City at Forsan, 6:30 p.m.

Boy’s basketball
Sweetwater at Big Spring, 7:30 p.m.
Coahoma at Slaton, 8 p.m.
Denver City at Forsan, 8 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY

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

THURSDAY

Baseball
Frank Phillips College at Howard College (DH), noon.

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

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

Howard hoops squads fall at South Plains

January 31, 2012

LEVELLAND — Howard College Men's Basketball Coach Mark Adams isn't much one for moral victories, but even he saw a little bit of a silver lining in the Hawks' nail-bitingly close loss to top-ranked South Plains Monday night.

The Hawks pushed South Plains down to the wire — almost to the last second, actually — before finally dropping a 65-62 decision in Western Junior College Athletic Conference action.

January 30th

Police beat

January 30, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• DERRICK DAMOND WILBERT, 31, of 404 Circle St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid – no insurance.
• DAVID ORTIZ GONZALES JR., 32, of 4617 Ash St., was arrested Sunday on a charge of public intoxication.
• ROBERT GARDNER LYNCH JR., 51, of 300 Veterans Blvd., was arrested Sunday on charges of resisting arrest, search or transportation and public intoxication.

Fred Ramos Terrazas Sr.

January 30, 2012

Fred Ramos Terrazas Sr., 85, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at a local hospice unit in Midland. He is survived by his children, Fred “Lucky” Terrazas Jr, Nicholas Terrazas, Albert Terrazas, Yolanda Martinez, Joann Perez, and Linda Flores; brothers, Felix Terrazas and Manuel Terrazas; sisters, Rosa Espinoza and Mary Vargas; 19 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

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