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May 7th

Word still out on relocating fifth graders

May 7, 2014

The old Goliad Intermediate School will be reopened as a sixth-grade campus for the 2014-2015 school year but Big Spring Independent School District officials are still contemplating whether to add fifth graders into the mix.

To address growing rumors, Superintendent Chris Wigington touched on the subject during Monday’s public community night meeting.

Students displaying art work at Heritage Museum

May 7, 2014

Months of work by Big Spring High School art students are now on display for a limited time at the Heritage Museum.

“Each year that my students have displayed their works, we have had a great response from the community,” said Big Spring High School art teacher Judy Tereletsky. “It is fantastic to know the people of Big Spring support the visual arts.”

The exhibition is being held in the downstairs gallery of the museum, located at 510 Scurry, for the next two weeks only.

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

Cecil Sherman

May 7, 2014

Cecil Sherman, 48, of Big Spring, died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. tonight at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Myers & Smith Chapel.

He was born in Big Spring on Feb. 3, 1966 to Helen and Omer Sherman. He was a lifetime resident of Howard County. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for B & E Roustabout.

Jean Range

May 7, 2014

Jean Range, 89, of Big Spring, died Friday, April 25, 2014 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A Remembrance Service will be held on May 9, 2014 at First United Methodist Church Garrett Hall at 5 p.m. She will be laid to rest at the National Cemetery at Dallas/Fort Worth.

Jean was born March 17, 1925, in Clarendon, Texas to Loxie Mae Boles and June W. Taylor. She married Edgar Byron Range Jr. on March 17, 1947 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 28, 2012.

Micki J. Craddock

May 7, 2014

Micki J. Craddock, 57, died May 4, 2014 after a brief illness.

Micki was born in Big Spring Oct. 1, 1957. She attended school in Big Spring and graduated from the University of Texas-Permian Basin with a degree in communications.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Dorothy, her brother, Denny and her stepsister, Deborah.

Billie Smith McLain

May 7, 2014

Billie Smith McLain, 89, of Colorado City, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at her residence. Her services are pending with Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory.

Title with Lady Steers’ reach

May 7, 2014

Many of the teams and athletes gathering this weekend at the University Interscholastic League’s Class 3A State Track and Field Championships in Austin know they don’t have a chance at winning a state title. That isn’t the case for the Big Spring High School Lady Steers 4x200- and 4x400-meter relay teams.
Both have very realistic chances of walking away from the meet with gold medals.

Lady Hawks place 6 on All-WJCAC softball team

May 7, 2014

The Howard College Lady Hawks may have seen their bid to earn a berth in the NJCAA softball World Series fall one game shy, but that didn’t mean the team didn’t impress on the field.
Proof the Lady Hawks were among the top squads on the field came earlier this week when six members of the Howard College squad were named to the Western Junior College Athletic Conference’s 2014 all-conference roster. The six were among 21 WJCAC softball standouts honored with postseason awards.

Big Spring to host 2A regional quarterfinal game

May 7, 2014

The Big Spring ISD Softball Complex will serve as the host site for the Class 2A regional quarterfinal playoff game between the Colorado Lady Wolves and Abernathy on Thursday, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

May 6th

Early voting ends today

May 6, 2014

Early voting ends at 5 p.m. today for Howard County city/school board races at the Howard County Election Office located in the Howard County Courthouse.

The next time to vote will be on Saturday when polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Coahoma ISD voters will vote at the Coahoma Junior High library while voters for the Howard College, Big Spring city council and Big Spring school board trustee races will cast ballots at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum. The college board race ballots will be available at both the junior high in Coahoma and the coliseum.

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