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Archive - Aug 2014

August 30th

Applications sought for new EDC directors

August 30, 2014

The city of Big Spring wants you — for the Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors, that is.

Less than 48 hours after the city council ousted the EDC board, city officials were already getting the word out in a hunt for replacement directors. And the clock is ticking — replacements need to be in place by the end of September.

For more of this story, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.

‘Across Worlds’ presentation kicks off HC Speaker Series

August 30, 2014

Howard College will kick off the year with its first Foundation Speaker Series “Across Worlds — A Tale of Two Lives of Adventure.”

The presentation is by Jeff Salz and Alepho Deng and will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Hall Center for the Arts on the campus of Howard College. The Howard County Foundation Speaker Series is co-sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank.

For more of this story, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.

Paul F. Soldan Jr.

August 30, 2014

Paul F. Soldan Jr., 66, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at his residence. He was born Feb. 24, 1948, in Big Spring, Texas, to Paul F. Soldan and Wauneta Allsman. He served in the U.S. Army and worked for Fina Refinery.

He is survived by two children, Louis Soldan and wife Melissa of Georgetown and Cori McKinzie and husband Justin of Big Spring; sisters, Kathleen Tedesco and husband Mike of Grand Prairie and Christine Boling and husband Don of Big Spring; as well as eight grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Xiomaris I'Lyana Sanchez

August 30, 2014

Xiomaris I'Lyana Sanchez, infant daughter of Octavio and Isabel Calderon Sanchez of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 in a Clifton, Texas hospital. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.

In addition to her parents, Xiomaris is survived by a sister, Jossie Villareal; two brothers, Cristian Villareal and Jiovany Sanchez; paternal grandparents, Apolonio and Gregoria Sanchez; maternal grandfather, Librado Calderon; and god-parents, Vicente and Tayna Calderon.

August 29th

United Way prepares for kick off

August 29, 2014

The United Way of Big Spring and Howard County is gearing up for the 70th annual Boots & Bling campaign kick off which will be taking place at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Big Spring Country Club.

“We finished last year’s campaign strong and we are ready to jump into the 2015 campaign just as strong,” said Larry Rodgers, United Way of Big Spring and Howard County president. “Big Spring and Howard County have always offered us great support during the campaign and we have no doubt this year will be the same.”

For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.

BSISD board approves 5 percent raise

August 29, 2014

Employees with the Big Spring Independent School district will have a little extra cash in their paycheck this year.

The board of trustees voted Thursday night to approve a budget that includes a 3 percent raise for all employees plus 2 percent more for teachers and non-contractual, at-will staff.

For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.

Maria R. Gutierrez

August 29, 2014

Maria R. Gutierrez, 92, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away on Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014, in Lubbock. Vigil service will be 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Mrs. Maria Gutierrez was born on July 19, 1922 in Marfa, Texas to Maria Lazars Brito and Luis Rosales. She married Jose Gutierrez in 1940 in Big Spring. She was a housewife and mother. She was also a Guadelupanas and a Crusillista.

Forsan, Coahoma to kick off season tonight

August 29, 2014

Football season in the Crossroads region will get off to an official start tonight with a gem at Memorial Stadium.
Forsan vs. Coahoma.

August 28th

Leadership Big Spring deadline extended

August 28, 2014

Although the formal deadline to register for this fall’s Leadership Big Spring has passed, officials will still accept applications for a few more days.

As of this morning, 12 people have signed up for LBS, a nine-month class (the group meets once a month) that gives applicants a better understanding of the inner workings of this community.

Applications will be accepted until Sept. 8. Cost is $400 for chamber members and $600 for non-members.

For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of the Herald.

Museum plans local fundraiser in September

August 28, 2014

Art and wine. A tremendous combination.

Looking at art and appreciating it can be a little mentally taxing at times. But with a glass of good wine and fellow art connoisseurs as company can make looking at art a lot more fun. On Sept. 13, the Heritage Museum invites everyone to attend the 2014 Endowment Campaign kick-off.

For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of the Herald.

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