November 2nd, 2011
Charles E. Hamm, 79, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4, 2011, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring, Texas.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, at the funeral home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory, Big Spring, Texas.
LeRoy Perkins, 78, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, at Kristi Lee Manor Nursing Home in Colorado City. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Evlyn Archer Coker, 95, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011 at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.
Michael Williams, 39, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
The Garden City varsity girls cross country team took first place at the District 10-1A meet in Lamesa recently. Kamie Halfmann took first place overall, with Vanessa Cardenas and Magdaly Huerta close behind in sixth and seventh place, respectively.
Hannah Halfmann finbished in 12th place, Brylie Schaefer in 14th and Holly Halfmann in 25th. The Lady Kats will compete at the Regional II 1A meet Saturday Nov. 5 at Vandergriff Park in Arlington. Start time is 12:05 p.m. They are coached by Amy Hoch-Niehues.
EASTLAND â€” In the swiftest of fashions, the Big Spring Lady Steers grabbed the Bi-District championship from the Vernon Lady Lions Tuesday night in Eastland. The girls needed only three games to claim the title and advance to a meeting with Kennedale in the Area round of the playoffs.
Impacting a child's life can tale less than an hour a week, according to Shannon Duncan, Howard County Service Unit Manager of Girl Scouts of America.
For some, volunteering can be thrown out the window due to cost or lack of time, but the Scout partner program offers a way to impact local youth without requiring a lot of money or time.
â€śThere are boys and girls in the community who need you right now,â€ť Duncan said.
FORSAN — The band will play on.
You must excuse Forsan High School Band members if they seem a little busy this week — they are cramming for one big final test.
For the seventh time in the past 15 years, the FHS band will take its act to the highest level as it competes in the University Interscholastic League State Marching Contest, which will be held Monday in San Antonio's Alamodome.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
NOTE: BSPD officials reported no arrests were made during the corresponding times.
â€˘ THEFT was reported in the 800 block of E. 16th Street.
â€˘ CRIMINAL MISCHIEF was reported:
In the 1100 block of Stanford.
In the 900 block of S. Scurry.
The Howard County Sheriffâ€™s Office reported the following activity:
Note â€” Officials with the Howard County Jail reported having 59 inmates at the time of this report.