March 12th, 2015
Friday evening flapjacks, anyone?
The Kiwanis Club of Big Springâs annual Pancake Supper, the clubâs major fundraiser of the year, is expected to draw hundreds to Howard Collegeâs cafeteria from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday.
For $6, attendees can eat their fill of pancakes, bacon and sausage. Tickets will be available at the door or through any club member.
For more of this story, read Thursday's edition of the Herald.
A divided Big Spring City Council decided Tuesday that smoking is smoking, whether it comes from tobacco or digital sources.
By the slimmest of margins, the council voted to extend the cityâs smoking ban to include electronic vaping devices, more commonly known as electronic cigarettes. - for more in depth coverage, see today's edition of the Big Spring Herald.
Preliminary autopsy reports found that 35-year-old Roy Cervantes died from multiple gunshots wounds.
Information released by the Hoaward County Sheriffâs Office Tuesday afternoon states that results from an autopsy performed in Lubbock Monday âconfirmed that Cervantes died from multiple gunshots, prior to being placed on the railroad tracks.â
For more details, see Wednesday's Big Spring Herald.
From sea to shining sea, that is the goal of 91-year-old WWII veteran Ernest âErnieâ Andrus. - Read more about Andrus' mission in today's Big Spring Herald.
An update on the Big Spring ISDâs accreditation warned status is on tap at the next board of trustees meeting Thursday. - See more in today's Big Spring Herald.
The boil water notice issued by the city of Big Spring is excepted to continue through at least early this evening as officials await the results of the first test. - See more about this story in today's Big Spring Herald.
It will be, officials said, unlike any war game youâve ever seen. In fact, you probably wonât see it.
Big Spring City Council members Tuesday gave their blessing to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command to stage training exercises in this area this summer. But if youâre expecting tanks or fighter jets swarming the area, youâre in for a disappointment.
The exercise, code-named Jade Helm, will be conducted in this area for roughly five weeks in August and September, said Thomas Meade, who helped plan the training exercise.
The Big Spring Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Big Spring High School Auditorium Saturday.
Under the direction of conductor and musical director Dr. Keith Graumann, and with the guest artist Jeans âN Classics musical group, accompanied by vocalist Michael Shotton; the music provided for the evening will be that of the Eagles. The audience will be able to hear such songs as Hotel California, Tequila Sunrise, One of These Nights, Life in the Fast Lane, Best of My Love and Desperado.
The Cost is $20 for adults, $15 for senior citizens.
STANTON â The identity of the victim in a vehicle-train crash in Stanton has not yet been released.
According to area media reports, one person was in vehicle which collided with a train just inside Stanton on Business 20 Monday evening.
The Martin County Sheriffâs Department is investigating the incident.
The Howard County Sheriffâs Office is hoping an autopsy schedule this morning on a 35-year-old, whose body was struck by a train east of Big Spring Friday morning, will shed some light on the on-going investigation.
â See today's Big Spring Herald for more coverage.