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March 22nd

Oliver Benjamin Nichols Jr.

March 22, 2014

Oliver Benjamin Nichols Jr. (Bud), 80, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, March 24, 2014, at the First Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Calvary Callender and the Rev. James Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

3 more arrested by Narcotics Division

March 22, 2014

Three people were jailed following a Thursday afternoon drug bust in north Big Sprig.
The Big Spring Police Department Narcotics Division executed a search warrant at 801 Wyoming St. at around 2 p.m. Thursday, BSPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Tony Everett said.

For more, pick up a copy of the Herald.

Put the pedal to the metal

March 22, 2014

Ready, set, pedal...
The inaugural St. Judge Trike-A-Thon was held at Bauer Head Start Friday with enthusiastic children riding bikes, trikes, scooters and even a red wagon around the outside classroom halls to raise money for St. Jude Research Hospital.

For the rest of the story and photos, pick up a copy of the Herald.

March 21st

BSISD eyes home construction as teacher recruitment tool

March 21, 2014

Teacher recruitment was the main focus of the Big Spring Independent School District board of trustees meeting Thursday night.

Two teachers were hired at a recent job fair and the board is hoping to sweeten the pot to get even more teachers to move to Big Spring by possibly constructing homes on district property.

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

County GOP convention Saturday

March 21, 2014

The Howard County Republican Party will hold its convention this Saturday at the Howard County Courthouse.

“We encourage everyone to attend. This is an important meeting,” said Republican Party county chairman Ron Farquhar.

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

Oliver Benjamin Nichols Jr. (Bud)

March 21, 2014

Oliver Benjamin Nichols Jr. (Bud), 80, of Big Spring, Texas died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, March 24, 2014, at the First Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Calvary Callender and the Rev. James Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Clinton 'Doyle' Hobbs

March 21, 2014

Clinton “Doyle” Hobbs, 75, of Big Spring, Texas, formerly of Roswell, N.M., died peacefully in his home, Wednesday, March 19, 2014. Doyle was born Dec. 10, 1938, in Lake Arthur, N.M. to Clinton and Oleta Hobbs. He married Caroline Franklin Dec. 30, 1955 in Roswell, N.M..

He is survived by his wife, Caroline and their children. Jerry and Carlon Baker, Tim and Marty Helmstetler, David and Lisa Hobbs; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; siblings Wesley and Jeanette Hobbs, Barbara and Stanley Griffin, Gary and Lunell Gilley, Barbara Crosby and their extended families.

Bettie Greenwade Bedell

March 21, 2014

Bettie Greenwade Bedell, 93, of Big Spring, Texas, died Wednesday March 19, 2014 at Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center. Graveside services were held in the Trinity Memorial Park Peace Chapel at 11 a.m. today with Dr. Doug Shelley of Eastside Baptist Church officiating.

March 20th

Officials urge citizens to go easy on water use

March 20, 2014

As warmer weather creeps slowly into the Crossroads area, Big Spring city officials reminds residents to think “conservation” when using water to help with dwindling supplies.

Currently, the city is on Stage 2 restrictions where it concerns water usage for area residents.

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

Come rain or shine, fishing tourney will be held

March 20, 2014

Neither rain, sleet or a sunny day will stop the Sixth Annual Trout Fishing Tournament this time.

“We are going to have the tourney this weekend. Even if it rains, sleets or it is sunny. Even if there is no one else out there, I’ll be there fishing,” quipped Ken McIntosh, event organizer.

The tournament will be held Saturday at Comanche Trail Lake.

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

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