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October 11th, 2014

Buffaloes run down Anthony

October 11, 2014

Normally, the Forsan High School Buffaloes like to spread the ball around, using a spread attack to generate astronomical numbers. Friday’s District 2-3A opener at Buffalo Stadium was anything but normal.

October 10th

Walker, Bowles family top honorees at Ag luncheon

October 10, 2014

Royce Walker and Karla and Don Bowles were the top honorees at Thursday’s annual Ag Appreciation Luncheon.

Walker was honored at the Chamber of Commerce-sponsored luncheon as the Agriculture Producer of the Year, while the Bowles, owners of Howard County Feed and Supply, were awarded as Agriculture Business of the Year.

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

Old Sorehead Trade Days return Saturday and Sunday

October 10, 2014

STANTON — The historic downtown streets of Stanton will be packed to capacity this weekend with vendors hawking what they and bargain hunters hope are the best deals in the Permian Basin.

With 620 vendors filling nine city blocks and seven buildings, Shawna Burch, Old Sorehead Trade Days executive director, said the thrice-annual event is booked solid for vendor booths.

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

Tammie Lee Daughtery

October 10, 2014

Tammie Lee Daughtery, 53, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at her residence. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Big Spring with the Rev. Craig Holstedt officiating.

Tammie was born to Bennie Jo and Benjamin Daughtery in Big Spring on Jan. 26, 1961. She spent most of her life in Big Spring and worked as a certified nurse’s assistant. She worked mainly in nursing homes until her health failed.

October 9th

Tammie Lee Daughtery

October 9, 2014

Tammie Lee Daughtery, 53, of Big Spring, died Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2014, at her residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Chapel.

Workforce helps inmates do good while doing time

October 9, 2014

Credit should always be given where credit is due. No one deserves that more than the five men who work without pay or any guaranteed time off their sentence to keep Big Spring and its surrounding areas humming along. Often erroneously misidentified with the Federal Correctional Institute, these five men work for the Howard County Sheriff’s Workforce.

“They do everything around town,” said HCSW Sgt. John Spence who laments that they don’t get the credit they deserve for all the hard work they do.

Murphys named family of the year

October 9, 2014

Every year for the past 20 years, the Samaritan Counseling Center asks community leaders, church leaders, past honorees and others for nominations to honor families, “Who are not perfect, but whose life trajectory reflects the values and traits Samaritan Counseling Center strives to espouse and teach every day.”

Based on the nomination forms and returned information, families in the four counties that have SCC offices; Ector, Andrews, Midland and Howard, a committee decides who best meets the criteria.

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

October 8th

Two suffer from stab wounds

October 8, 2014

Big Spring police were dispatched to Scenic Mountain Medical Center early this morning to a report of two women suffering stab wounds.

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

SMMC CEO resigns

October 8, 2014

Larry Rodgers, who has served as chief executive officer of Scenic Mountain Medical Center for nearly five years, will resign Oct. 10 to accept the role of CEO at College Station Medical C enter, a 167-bed hospital in College Station, Texas.

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

Sandy Betus

October 8, 2014

Sandy Betus, 78, of Big Spring, went to be with the Lord Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, in a Midland, Texas, hospital. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with Rick Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.
He was born Feb. 10, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pa., and married Beth Burcham July 10, 1999, in Sand Springs, Texas.

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