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February 3rd

Elmira Forman

February 3, 2014

Elmira Forman, 88, of Big Spring, died Friday Jan. 31, 2014 in Plano, Texas. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at West Highway 80 Church of Christ with burial following at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

BSISD to head east in new football alignment

February 3, 2014

If happiness is seeing Texas in your rear view mirror, then Big Spring High School football fans are going to be elated for the next two years, thanks to the University Interscholastic League.

See the entire article in the Herald.

Healthy Woman to celebrate 5 years

February 3, 2014

Healthy Woman — a Scenic Mountain Medical Center resource — has been active for five years and will be celebrating its anniversary Feb. 27 at Dora Roberts Community Center.
Tickets for Healthy Woman — “Celebrating Five Flamboyant Years” — are set to go on sale Monday and will be $35 per person.

For the entire story, pick up a copy of the Herald.

February 2nd

I'ts Ground Hog Day

February 2, 2014

By ANDREIA MEDLIN
Staff Writer
“They used to pull the hog out, and they used to eat it.”
The people of the little town of Punxsutawney, Pa., aren't so cynical as the fictional weatherman/reporter portrayed by Bill Murray in the iconic movie Ground Hog Day. Every year for the past 128 years, on Feb. 2, thousands of people crowd into Gobbler's Knob in the wee hours of the morning and anxiously await the appearance of their beloved seer of seers, prognosticator of prognosticators, Punxsutawney Phil.
And this year was no different.

February 1st

City rescinds boil-water advisory

February 1, 2014

It's safe to drink the water.

The city of Big Spring's boil-water advisory, which was instituted Wednesday, has been rescinded, officials confirmed.

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

VAMC monitoring bacteria levels

February 1, 2014

Officials at the local VA Medical Center are keeping a watchful eye on patients after “unacceptable” levels of harmful bacteria were detected at the hospital.

The presence of “legionella” bacteria, which is the cause of a type of pneumonia, was detected in some of the underutilized faucets within the medical center during recent environmental testing, Community Relations Director Iva Jo Hanslik said in a news release.

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

5 spellers heading to regional bee

February 1, 2014

Five Big Spring primary students are heading to the Regional Spelling Bee after being crowned the best speller in their individual school.

“Big Spring ISD is very proud of our spelling champions,” said Robin Ritchey, Big Spring Independent School District spelling bee coordinator. “All their hard work and practice paid off this week. I want to thank all the students, parents and teachers who helped make this year's contest great.”

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

Jacinto Hilario Jr.

February 1, 2014

Jacinto Hilario Jr., 71, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at his residence. Vigil services will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

He was born May 25, 1942, in Big Spring to Pilar and Jacinto Hilario Sr. He married Dora Cervantes Nov. 25, 1972, in Big Spring. He was a lifelong resident of Howard County, was self-employed and was a Catholic.

Elmira Forman

February 1, 2014

Elmira Forman, 88, of Big Spring died Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Plano, Texas. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Engagement Announcement

February 1, 2014

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