Archive - Aug 21, 2013
Big Spring Independent School District trustees decided they're in no rush to name an interim superintendent.
After interviewing four candidates to temporarily replace departed Superintendent Steven Saldivar during a special meeting Tuesday evening, BSISD trustees announced they would put off hiring someone until later this month.
Saldivar, who has headed BSISD since 2008, announced his resignation earlier this month. He will become superintendent at Anthony ISD in far West Texas effective today.
COAHOMA â€” School teachers here will see a raise in salary and help with rising insurance costs under a new budget formally adopted by trustees Tuesday night.
Under the new budget, all teachers will receive a raise, but the biggest boost will be handed out to first-year teachers, who will see their salaries increase by $1,000 to $35,670, Superintendent Amy Jacobs said.
Tashanna Forman, 40, of Big Spring died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Mount Bethel Baptist Church.
She was born March 4, 1973, to Bertie and Clarence Forman in Big Spring. Except for a few years in Oklahoma, she was a lifetime resident of Big Spring. She attended Howard College and Murray State University in Oklahoma. Tashanna was employed by West Texas Dialysis as a patient care technician. She was a member of New Life Church, where she served as youth director.
Janice Wilson, 58, of Big Spring died Tuesday Aug. 20, 2013 at her residence. Her services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
The Lady Steers weren't very gracious hosts to Andrews Tuesday, as Big Spring's volleyball program rolled over the Lady Mustangs in three sets, winning by scores of 25-7, 25-14 and 25-12.
The dominating performance was keyed by strong setting, offense and defense, while Andrews sputtered from the start, unable to string together a meaningful run.
â€śWe're starting at a very high spot,â€ť BSHS Head Coach Lynn Osborne said of her team this season. â€śThey're probably the most solid team coming in that I've ever coached. They did a good job last night.â€ť