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November 2nd, 2010

Alice Barrier

November 2, 2010

Alice Barrier, 73, of Big Spring died Monday, Nov. 1, 2010, in Grand Saline. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Myers & Smith Chapel with Dick Demaray and Eliseo Gamboa officiating. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Ready to Roll: With no play-in game, rest, Lady Steers confident about playoffs

November 2, 2010

Excuse the Big Spring volleyball team for feeling like its in uncharted territory — or at least territory the Lady Steers haven't been in for a while.

No play-in game to get into the playoffs. Check. Some much-needed rest before the playoffs. Check. No defending state champion waiting to pounce the Lady Steers in the bi-district round. Check.

All that has Big Spring feeling like it has a chance to go deep in the playoffs this season, as opposed to last year. It starts with Vernon at 6:30 p.m. today at Albany High School in Albany.

Howard College women thrash LCU JV 114-44

November 2, 2010

Porsche Young felt like all freshmen women's basketball players should during their first collegiate game.

“I was excited and nervous,” the guard from Oklahoma City said. “I came out and my hands were sweating. But it was fun, it was a good experience.”

Young might have said she was nervous, but she didn't play like it.
The freshman shined in the Howard College Hawks' season-opening win over Lubbock Christian Junior Varsity 114-44 with 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists.

November 1st

Anita Lujan

November 1, 2010

Anita Lujan, 94, died Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at Shannon Memorial Hospital in San Angelo. The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until 6 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at Myers & Smith Chapel. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Donald Max 'Donnie' Overton

November 1, 2010

Donald Max "Donnie" Overton, 57, of Big Spring died Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, at his residence. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, at Myers & Smith Chapel with burial at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Delbert Stanley

November 1, 2010

Delbert Stanley, 86, of Big Spring died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at the 14th and Main Church of Christ with Rick Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

J. Clifton 'Click' Clanton

November 1, 2010

J. Clifton “Click” Clanton of Big Spring died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, November 1, 2010 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rev. Jay Kincaid, officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.

Christmas for Our Troops drive under way

November 1, 2010

Area residents have about a month remaining to donate Christmas gifts to U.S. soldiers serving overseas in combat zones.
The Christmas for our Troops Inc. gift drive, currently ongoing in Big Spring and other West Texas communities, is collecting gifts to ensure that this nation's troops aren't ignored during the upcoming holiday season.
Debbie Burrow, local director for the drive, said volunteers will be soliciting gifts and monetary donations through Dec. 1.
Burrow said the entire purpose of the drive is simple.

Election: Polls open at 7 a.m. for several local, state races to be decided

November 1, 2010

With polls opening at 7 a.m. Tuesday morning, Howard County voters will be expected to go to the polls to determine the outcome of several key state and local races.
Many voters will find the Precinct 2 race for Howard County commissioners on their ballot, as as Republican nominee Donnie Baker faces Democratic nominee Jim Sinclair. Incumbent Jerry Kilgore lost the contest for the Republican party's nod in March.

Police Blotter

November 1, 2010

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• SASHA LATOYA HICKMAN, 22, of 711 Johnson, was arrested Saturday on warrants for failure to maintain financial responsibility (three counts), failure to appear (seven counts), disregarding a stop sign, backed so as to interfere (or without safety), speeding in a school zone and no driver's license when unlicensed.
• CHARLES RAY KUYKENDALL, 19, of 1406 S. Nolan, was arrested Saturday on charges of failure to identify – giving false information and consumption of alcohol by a minor.

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