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August 17th, 2015

Big Spring Junior High student orientation/registration

August 17, 2015

Big Spring Junior High School will be holding a orientation/registration night Tuesday. Seventh graders will pick up schedules at 5:30 p.m. and eighth graders can pick up their schedules at 7 p.m. Parents and student should meet in the gymnasium to pick up the necessary paperwork.

What's on tap today in Howard County

August 17, 2015

Chamber hosting teacher/staff appreciation today
Chamber of Commerce members are hosting a welcome back to school event for Forsan ISD teachers, administrators and staff at 1 p.m. at Forsan High School. The purpose of the event is for Chamber members to thank the teachers for their dedication to educating area students and to wish the faculty and staff good luck for the upcoming year.
Chamber members were on hand in Coahoma earlier this morning and hosted a welcome back event for Big Spring teachers last Monday.

HC public tax hearing

Chevalier CASA volunteer sworn In to advocate for abused children

August 17, 2015

The Hon. Sylvia A. Chavez, of the Child Protection Court of the Permian Basin swore in Sherrie Chevalier of Coahoma, and seven other Permian Basin residents as Court-Appointed Special Advocates for abused and neglected children last Monday.
Family and friends gathered in the Midland County Courthouse to watch the volunteers take an oath promising to advocate for the best interest of the child.

History buffs find A purrfect cause

August 17, 2015

A new guard is roaming the grounds of Alamo and a Coahoma couple hopes to help make her stay at the Texas historical site as comfortable as possible.
Photographers and writers Greg and Toni Bodin, who both contribute monthly articles for the Living Magazine, are holding a cat food, litter drive for the newest Alamo cat, Miss Isabella “Bella” Francisca Veramendi de Valero.
It was by chance the two found they had a connection to the famous feline.

Read the complete story in Monday's edition of the Big Spring Herald.

August 14th

30 years of building a ministry

August 14, 2015

VIDEO: College Football’s Best Wide Receivers For 2015

August 14, 2015

They seem to defy the laws of physics with their eye-popping catches and bursts of speed that would make even The Flash envious. Now, these five receiving marvels are primed to create havoc once again on opposing secondaries across the land. Blink and you may miss these human blurs in action... which is why this Campus Insiders hype video slows them down so you can enjoy their highlights.

August 13th

"Hold the line," anthem sung at BSISD tax hearing tonight

August 13, 2015

Five people spoke at the Big Spring ISD tax hearing held earlier this evening asking trustees to “hold the line” on a tax increase. Although only five people were physically present, several of the speakers listed a series of names of people they represented who were also requesting trustees not to approve higher taxes for 2015 collection year. Trustees will hold a second public hearing on Aug. 27 over the matter.

Police make unconventional traffic stop

August 13, 2015

Big Spring police had to take an unconventional approach to a traffic stop today.

Police were attempting to stop a motor vehicle after it hit another automobile in the 400 block of Lamesa Highway.

After making visual contact with the driver, officers found him to be slumped over and non-responsive. The officer then drove his patrol car in front of the vehicle and gently tapped the breaks, making contact with the vehicle and gradually bringing it to a stop.

For more in-depth coverage of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.

Spring Tabernacle marks 30th anniversary

August 13, 2015

Spring Tabernacle Ministries turns 30 this week.

The ministry, which started as a husband-and-wife team feeling compelled to share God’s word with others led the couple from a pawn shop back room to the church’s current location in west Big Spring.

The church has grown and spread the word through several ministries over the years, providing services ranging from a food pantry to free clothing for those in need to housing assistance to providing Christmas gifts to low-income families.

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

Hit-and-run suspect arrested

August 13, 2015

The man wanted for the June hit-and-run death of Teddy Diaz was captured in Fort Worth, authorities say.

Bradley Cecil Segars, 45, was arrested prior to boarding a bus on Camp Bowie Boulevard around noon Wednesday, according to information released by the Big Spring Police Department.

A warrant for Segars’ arrest was issued two weeks ago, charging him with manslaughter in the June 7 hit-and-run death of Diaz, 47, of Big Spring.

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

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