Archive - 2013
Howard County commissioners are expected to formally approve a 3-cent tax rate increase when they meet at 10 a.m. Monday on the third floor of the county courthouse.
For more, check out the Herald weekend edition or the e-edition.
SAND SPRINGS â Howard County Sheriffâs Office is investigating a shooting early Saturday which left one man dead.
At 2:30 a.m., deputies were advised of an assault at 8705 Gillem Road in Sand Springs. When they arrived on the scene, investigators found that 50-year-old Bobby Reed had died of a gunshot wound.
For more, see the weekend edition of the Herald, or the e-edition.
Longtime Denton Fire Department employee Laura Behrens, formerly of Big Spring, has been appointed fire marshal, the first woman to hold the role for the city.
Tamara Nichols and Tom Pitts were married Aug. 31.
Trevor Bibb and Kirby Benson, both of Lubbock, were wed on July 27
Miss Gloria Grace Hernandez Weds Mr. Ben Mancha
Aubrie Le'Ann Boyd, a girl, was born Sept. 13, 2013, at 9:51 a.m.
A Big Spring teenager is in critical condition and her boyfriend is in custody following a Thursday evening shooting.
Abigail Valencia, 17, was airlifted to University Medical Center in Lubbock shortly following the shooting, which occurred shortly before 6:45 p.m. Thursday in east Big Spring.
Big Spring Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Tony Everett said police responded to the Scenic Mountain Medical Center emergency room in reference to a gunshot victim. Upon arrival, they found Valencia suffering from a single gunshot wound to the left side of her head.
The Settles Hotel has attracted a lot of visitors since it reopened late last year â including a pair of cowboys on horseback.
As part of ongoing renovation and landscaping in the lot adjacent to the hotel, replicas of two Frederic Remington statues were relocated to the lot east of the hotel Monday, Settles Manager Bill Cole said.
The two bronze sculptures outside the Settles are titled âCowboyâ and âThe Rattlesnake.â