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February 23rd, 2011

Jessie Olivares

February 23, 2011

Jessie Olivares, 40, of Big Spring passed away Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at Midland Memorial Hospice Inpatient Unit. There will be time of remembrance to pay condolences to family as follows Friday night at 6 p.m. at Family Faith Center located at 810 E. 11th Place in Big Spring.

Freddie Mae White

February 23, 2011

Freddie Mae White, 97, of Big Spring died Saturday, Feb.19, 2011, at Midland Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Baker’s Chapel AME Church with burial at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

Stanley Louder

February 23, 2011

Stanley Louder, 59, of Midland, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011, at his residence. His services are pending with Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton.

Claudie Aaron

February 23, 2011

Claudie Aaron, 70, died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. Services are pending with Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Steers take bi-district playoff game against Bowie

February 23, 2011

CISCO — Riding the wave of momentum that got them in the postseason — and guard Kevin Dunn — the Bowie Jackrabbits tested the Big Spring
Steers early in Monday’s bi-district playoff game.

To combat that, the Steers didn’t just rely on Luke Adams. There was Marc Segundo and Tristian Clay hitting big jumpers and Mike Menefield and Devante Lloyd dominating in the post.

Everything fell into place for the Steers on the way to a 77-47 win to start the boys’ Class 3A playoffs.

Stanton takes down Kermit in bi-district playoffs

February 23, 2011

ODESSA — Tyler Fulton and Grayson Gray have been big for the Stanton Buffaloes all season.

So why would that change in Tuesday’s bi-district playoff game against Kermit?

The two combined for 42 points in the Buffs’ 57-48 win at Odessa College in Odessa.

Stanton head coach Ken VanCuren said he was impressed with the way his team stepped up at the right time.

Bearkats thrash Hermleigh, 72-36

February 23, 2011

Everybody knows Garden City for its state championship football team, but the basketball version of the Bearkats might be ready to make some postseason noise, also.

Led by the senior duo of Aaron Long and Brett Chudej, the ‘Kats opened the Class

1A Div. II playoffs with a convincing 72-36 shellacking of Hermleigh at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum Tuesday night.

Chudej scored 19 points and Long added 16, while Corbin Davis and Hayden
Halfmann chipped in 12 and 10 points, respectively, to pace Garden City, which improved to 14-7 for the season with the victory.

BSHS softball gets win at Levelland

February 23, 2011

LEVELLAND — The Big Spring softball team cruised to am 8-2 win against Levelland Tuesday night, upping its records to 2-2.

The Lady Steers rode the arm of Logan Yarbar, who was credited with the win.

Angelina Castillo was big, going 2 for 4. She batted in three runs in the sixth inning, ensuring the Lady Steers left Levelland with a win.
Outside of Castillo, Haley Dimidjian, Mackenzie Stone and Jiliian Valle all went 2 for 4.

February 22nd

Fire threat on the rise

February 22, 2011

If Howard County Volunteer Fire Chief Tommy Sullivan and his band of firefighters seem a bit weary these days, there's good reason.

The volunteer fire department has been called to numerous grass fires — despite an ongoing county-wide burn ban.

Cancer survivor forms foundation

February 22, 2011

It may be a touchy subject, but they are Ballsy enough to handle it — pun intended.

The Ballsy Cancer Society of America is a new foundation aimed at educating the public, especially males ages 15-40, about testicular cancer.

“At this point, there is nothing else like this out there,” Jennifer Hedges, founder of Ballsy, said. “There is nothing in America that focuses on research and education.”

Hedges understands the need for education on this issue, after witnessing the journey her husband, Brady has had to travel.

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