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September 2nd

Collins become first Hawk to homer in Majors

September 2, 2014

Tyler Collins continues to make Howard College baseball history ... even three seasons after he earned the National Junior College Player of the Year honors and headed off to professional baseball.
Collins became the first Howard College product to homer in the Major Leagues on Monday afternoon by launching a three-run pinch-hit blast in the Detroit Tigers’ 12-1 rout of the Cleveland.

September 1st

Erlinda Flores

September 1, 2014

Erlinda Flores, 86, of Big Spring, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept.3, 2014, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. Interment will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park. Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel.
Erlinda was born March 10, 1928, in Chichimequilla, Mexico.

/burglary suspect indicted

September 1, 2014

A Big Spring man accused of participating in a June robbery has been indicted by the Howard County Grand Jury.

Pick up a copy of the Herald for the entire article.

Big Spring rallies for 58-56 victory over Kerrvile Tivy

September 1, 2014

SAN ANGELO – The Big Spring High School Steers made sure the large crowd on hand at San Angelo Stadium got their money’s worth on Saturday evening.
And then some.
Matt Yanez, on the final play of the Steers’ season opener, outleaped a crowd of defenders in the end and snagged a 41-yard “Hail Mary” pass from Tobyn Tannehill and then alertly pitched the ball to teammate Hunter Hill, who finished off a wild come-from-behind victory over Kerrville Tivy by cradling the game-winning touchdown while falling to the ground.

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.

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