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May 6th, 2011

Gem show: Pitchers shine as Hawks win 2 at regional tourney

May 6, 2011

LUBBOCK — The Howard College Hawks have made their name with hitting this softball season, but it was pitching and defense that saved the day Thursday.

The Hawks escaped a no-out, bases-loaded jam in the first inning, then turned things over to the pitching combo of Sandra Serna and Selina Mitchell en route to a 4-3 victory over Midland College in a second-round Region V West tournament game at Lubbock Christian University.

May 5th

Groundbreaking signals start of school construction projects

May 5, 2011

Never, never give up.

That was the motivation for Big Spring Independent School District Superintendent Steven Saldivar. Wednesday morning, S

aldivar, school board members and students were able to witness the groundbreaking for one of four new elementary schools approved by voters.

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Relay for Life begins Friday

May 5, 2011

Friday and Saturday, the Howard/Glasscock Relay For Life will once again take the track at Blankenship Field just east of Big Spring High School.

Teams and committee members will begin setting up campsites after school Friday afternoon.

Opening ceremonies are at 8 p.m., followed by the Survivors’ and Caregivers’ Lap and balloon release. Survivors are treated to a reception and given tickets for meals at the various food booths.

Lurlene F. Gregg

May 5, 2011

Lurlene F. Gregg, 78, of Odessa died Tuesday, May 3, 2011, in an Odessa hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 7, 2011, at the Evergreen Cemetery in Stanton.

Offense key to Hawks' chances at Region V tournament

May 5, 2011

Anyone who has watched the Howard College softball team knows that, to a large degree, the Hawks will go as far as their bats will take them this postseason.

Fueled by one of the most potent offensive attacks in team history, the Hawks finished third in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference with a 19-6 mark, and they hope their bats remain hot as they prepare to open play at the Region V Softball Tournament, which begins Thursday at Lubbock Christian University.

FHS state track contingent's been there, done that

May 5, 2011

FORSAN — As Yogi Berra might say, it's like deja vu all over again.

When the Forsan High School boys' track contingent competes in the upcoming Class 2A state track and field meet in Austin, first-time jitters will not be in abundance.

That's because, for the most part, the same athletes will be competing in the same events on the same stage as they did at this time last year.

May 4th

Term limits fuels voting, official says

May 4, 2011

Election officials say early voting is off to a good start, with the proposed charter amendment to place term limits on Big Spring City Council members likely the driving force behind the totals.

According to Saundra Bloom, elections administrator for Howard County, 86 voters cast their ballots in this year’s municipal elections Monday, which — along with 22 mail-in ballots — brought the first day of early voting to a total of 108 ballots.

Award-winning BSHS bands to perform on upcoming dates

May 4, 2011

It’s not your typical performance, but it is no typical band.

The Big Spring High School Honor Band will be performing a noon concert at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Thursday.

“We are performing this not only to get another quality recording from the band, but to allow people who normally wouldn’t be able to attend a nighttime concert hear the band perform,” explained Big Spring High School Band Director Rocky Harris.

Master Gardener plant sale Saturday

May 4, 2011

For the sixth straight year, Howard County Master Gardeners will expand the offerings at its Annual Spring Plant Sale, to be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday in the Fellowship Hall of St Paul Lutheran Church, at 810 Gregg St.

In addition to the many flowering plants, the group is offering pots, potting soil and more.

More information on the plant sale or Master Gardeners may be obtained at 432-264-2236.

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Police/Sheriff/EMS

May 4, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
• JUANITA CANALES RIOS, 44, of 905 E. 16th St., was arrested Tuesday on a charge of driving while license invalid and two warrants from another agency.
• SHANE EDDIE ANDERSON, 39, of 1200 E. Lloyd, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.

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