March 3rd, 2012
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.
COAHOMA â€” A Coahoma High School student was taken into custody late Friday afternoon following an alleged assault that led to the lock down of the campus and a earch of the area that included support from the Texas Department of Public Safety Aircraft Division.
Law enforcement officials spent much of Friday afternoon searching the area in and around Coahoma High School for the teenage student who, according to witnesses, attacked a female student before fleeing the campus on foot.
A new time, indeed, but familiar topics will greet Howard College's board of trustees Monday.
Expansion is the focus as trustees and college officials will convene at 6:30 p.m. to discuss growth at the San Angelo and SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf campuses. The board normally meets at noon, but the time was pushed back this week to give staff more time to prepare.
Howard College is considering constructing two buildings at its San Angelo campus, located at the West Texas Training Center.
Travis Albert Lillard, of Midland, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012, in Levelland, Texas. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home in Big Spring. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel in Big Spring.
Alma Shafer, 78, of Vincent died Friday, March 2, 2012, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 5, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Ben Neel officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, March 4, 2012, at the funeral home.
She was born Dec. 20, 1933, in Big Spring, Texas, and married LaRoy Shafer on Nov. 7, 1953, in Big Spring, Texas. He preceded her in death on June 30, 1994.
Judy Tucker, 56, of Midland County, formerly of Big Spring died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, at her residence. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Chapel, with Chaplain Lynn Robertson, Compass Hospice, officiating.
She was born Aug. 10, 1955, in Odessa, Texas, to Martha and Eugene Hasha. She grew up in Midland and lived most of her life there. She lived in Big Spring for four years. She was a veteran of the United States Army.
SNYDER â€” Big Spring High School track and field athletes brought home plenty of gold from Friday's Canyon Reef Relays at Snyder High School.
Big Spring finished first in the girl's division and second in boy's competition at the meet. The Lady Steers scored 236 points to easily out-distance runner-up Abilene Wylie (188) for the girl's team title, while Snyder edged out Big Spring 161 points to 148, for the boy's team championship.
The Sands Mustangs and Grady Wildcats have played plenty of big games over the years, but none will be bigger than Saturday's basketball contest between the two schools.
The Mustangs and Wildcats were scheduled to play at 2 p.m. Saturday in the championship game of the Region I-1A Div. II Tournament at South Plains College in Levelland. And the stakes â€” a spot in the state basketball tournament for the winner â€” couldn't be bigger.