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August 11th, 2014

George Gamage Sr.

August 11, 2014

George Gamage Sr., 68, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

Alfred Ray Lang

August 11, 2014

Alfred Ray Lang, 62, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 at Midland Memorial Hospital. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.

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August 11, 2014

August 9th

TEA ratings show some improvement

August 9, 2014

Accountability ratings released by the Texas Education Agency Friday shows academic improvement in the Big Spring public schools but as a whole the Big Spring Independent School District is still rated “improvement required.”

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Zubiate trial to take stage in district court

August 9, 2014

Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in 118th District Court in the trial of Leroy Zubiate, who is accused of shooting and seriously wounding a Big Spring man last November.

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Rob Shive

August 9, 2014

Rob Shive, 62, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Shine of Coahoma, Texas, passed away Aug. 3, 2014 in Warsaw, Poland. Services are pending.

August 8th

City fighting back with wage increases

August 8, 2014

When the subject is salaries, the city of Big Spring will never be able to compete with the oil field sector, but that hasn’t stopped officials from trying to be as competitive as they can.

During the past 12 months, salaries for city employees have jumped more than 10 percent and will increase even more if the city council approves the proposed FY 2015 budget presented earlier this week.

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

With valuations up, college tax rate will fall

August 8, 2014

Property owners may see some relief on their tax bill next year, at least where it comes to the Howard College taxing district.

Trustees with Howard College discussed a proposed 2015 tax rate at 17.3457 cents per $100 valuation Thursday following a lengthy budget workshop, which is a 3 cent decrease from this year’s rate of 20.3738 cent per $100 valuation. College officials expected to bring in $5.3 million in tax revenue, about $400,000 more than this last year’s project amount.

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

Charles A. 'Charlie' Peugh

August 8, 2014

Charles A. "Charlie" Peugh, 72, of Big Spring, completed his earthly journey Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Mt. Olive Memorial Park with Pastor Billy Guy officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home .
Charlie was born March 13, 1942, in Big Spring, Texas and married Martha L. Anderson July 19, 1994, in Stanton, Texas.

August 7th

Ciy will quit beer sales at mincipal course

August 7, 2014

Patrons of the city's golf course will be able to “bring their own beer can” to the links, but won't be able to buy beer or wine at the course's pro shop.

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