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Archive - 2013

September 21st

Commissioners to adopt tax rate

September 21, 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.

One dead of gunshot wound

September 21, 2013

SAND SPRINGS — Howard County Sheriff’s 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.

Who's Who

September 21, 2013

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.

Wedding Announcement

September 21, 2013

Tamara Nichols and Tom Pitts were married Aug. 31.

Wedding Announcement

September 21, 2013

Trevor Bibb and Kirby Benson, both of Lubbock, were wed on July 27

Wedding Announcement

September 21, 2013

Miss Gloria Grace Hernandez Weds Mr. Ben Mancha

Birth Announcement

September 21, 2013

Aubrie Le'Ann Boyd, a girl, was born Sept. 13, 2013, at 9:51 a.m.

September 20th

Big Spring man charged with shooting girlfriend

September 20, 2013

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.

Remington replicas grace future park at the Hotel Settles

September 20, 2013

The Settles Hotel has attracted a lot of visitors since it reopened late last year — 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 “Cowboy” and “The Rattlesnake.”

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