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Archive - Mar 29, 2012

Trash off an opportunity to spruce up community

March 29, 2012

Area residents will have the opportunity to make a difference in the Crossroads community April 14, as Keep Big Spring Beautiful and local volunteers get ready to spruce up the area during the annual Don’t Mess With Texas Trash-off.
Trash-off coordinator Pat Simmons said the event is a great way for area residents to make a difference in the weeks leading up to Earth Day, which will kick off across the nation April 22.

Mountain masters are sought

March 29, 2012

Running and walking enthusiasts from all over the Permian Basin will test their mettle against one of the area’s biggest challenges — the historic Scenic Mountain — on April 14. That’s when Big Spring State Park hosts the 14th annual Master the Mountain Fun Run and Walk.
Registration for the event is under way as state park officials get ready to hold 5K and 10K contests along the facility’s hills and slopes.

Provost search ongoing

March 29, 2012

Howard College officials are taking their time to find a new provost at SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.
The position became vacant when Dr. Mark Myers announced his resignation earlier this year, and officials said no timetable has been set in naming a replacement.
Howard College President Dr. Cheryl Sparks said the search will continue “as long as it takes” to find a suitable replacement for Myers.
Myers announced his resignation in January and intends to relocate closer to family members, Sparks said.

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