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January 21st, 2011

Search continues for Hailey Dunn

January 21, 2011

COLORADO CITY — Both investigators and volunteers pushed forward today despite frigid temperatures in the search for 13-year-old Hailey Dunn, a search that has already spanned more than three weeks since the child's disappearance.

Searchers continued to comb fields and wooded areas near the Dunn home, looking for traces of the girl, including clothing and personal items.

No. 24 Steers face speedy Snyder team

January 21, 2011

Big Spring center Devante Lloyd applied one of the sayings from football head coach Phillip Ritchey to the Steers’ basketball season so far.

“Coach Ritchey once said ‘Once you catch fire, there’s no telling how far you’ll go,’” Lloyd said. “So that’s the way I see it. We have two wins in district so we caught fire. We’re just going to keep going from there.”

How on fire are the Steers? It’s early, but they’re 2-0 in District 5-3A play and ranked No. 24 in the state according to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ rankings.

Police/Sheriff/EMS

January 21, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. today:
• ANTHONEY THOMAS MCGRUDER, 40, of 704 W. Eighth St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of possession of marijuana – two ounces or less.
• ADRIAN PATRICK VALENCIA, 22, of 908 S. Nolan, was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• PRISCILLA LEANN TORRES, 28, of 1408 Wood St., was arrested Thursday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.

BSHS ready for District 4-4A swim meet

January 21, 2011

The Big Spring swimming team may have something to prove at today’s District 4-4A meet.

In a district with powerhouses such as Monahans and Pecos, the Steers are looking to make a name for themselves today at the Jerry Larned Sports Complex in Monahans.

“For a lot of them, this is their first year,” BSHS swimming coach Mackenzie Miles said. “They want to make a name for themselves. What’s most important to me is that the one who don’t get to move on to regionals, that they’re able to be most successful at this meet and get their best times.”

David E. Clinkscales

January 21, 2011

David Edward Clinkscales, 56, of Las Cruses, N.M., died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, in a Carlsbad, N.M., hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at the First Baptist Church in Big Spring with the Rev. Bobby Fuller officiating.

Emma Hightower

January 21, 2011

ARLINGTON — Emma Hightower, 63, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Moore Bowen Road Chapel with interment at Moore Memorial Gardens.

Charles Ketner

January 21, 2011

BELTON — Memorial services for Charles Thomas Ketner, 32, of Boerne, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at the Christian Temple Church in Colorado City. Mr. Ketner passed away Jan. 18, 2011.

Neel Glenn Barnaby Jr.

January 21, 2011

Neel Glenn Barnaby Jr. passed away suddenly Jan. 14, 2011, at his home on Toledo Bend Lake. Services are pending with Smith Funeral Home of Newton.

Ross Elliott Horner

January 21, 2011

Ross Elliott Horner of Plano passed away on Jan. 19, 2011. Graveside services will be held at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring on Saturday at 11 a.m. To convey condolences or to sign an online registry, please visit www.tjmfuneral.com.

Charlene Birdwell

January 21, 2011

Charlene Birdwell, 80, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, in a local hospital. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring.

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