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January 29th, 2015

Study: City trash service adequate for now

January 29, 2015

The city of Big Spring has enough drivers, vehicles and routes to adequately provide trash collection service to the community, at least for now.

Preliminary results of a months-long study on trash collection commissioned by the city are in, and they show the city has enough assets in place now to provide once-a-week trash pickup for city residents.

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

January 28th

Corwin, Brorman honored at chamber banquet

January 28, 2015

Speechless would be the best way to describe the reaction of both recipients of the Big Spring Area Chamber Man and Woman of the Year announced Tuesday night during the annual chamber banquet.

“I am like her, I don’t know what to say,” said 2015 Man of the Year, Tommy Corwin, referring to the statement made by the previously announced 2015 Woman of the Year recipient Christy Brorman.

Municipal candidate filing period opens

January 28, 2015

Election season has officially begun.

Today is the first day people can file candidacy for one of three Big Spring City Council positions up for election this year.

Voters in three districts — District 2, currently held by Carmen Harbour, District 4, represented by Bobby McDonald and District 6, where Marvin Boyd is the incumbent — will elect city representatives on May 9.

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

Lady Steers move into 2nd in 2-4A standings

January 28, 2015

The Lamesa Lady Tors came into Tuesday’s showdown with with one simple plan: Don’t let Julianna Rodriguez beat them.
With Rodriguez facing a double team every time she touched the ball, Diamonique Mayes, Jackie Castillo and August Alexander made Lamesa pay dearly. The three combined for 35 points and helped the Big Spring Lady Steers build a 10-point lead, at 36-26, heading into the final eight minutes.

Yanez pumps in career-high 23 in Steers’ 64-61 victory

January 28, 2015

Matt Yanez gave the large crowd in the Steer Gym plenty of reason to yell on Tuesday night as the 5-foot-7 senior guard pumped in a career-high 23 points en route to leading the Big Spring Steers to a thrilling 64-61 victory over the Lamesa Golden Tors.
“That was an exciting game,” said Big Spring head coach Ian Ritchey. “I think people got their money’s worth.”

January 27th

College officials tout new SimDental Center

January 27, 2015

Thanks to a gift from a long-time benefactor, Howard College officials say they have a dental hygiene program that’s second to none.

The college unveiled its F. Marie Hall SimDental Center, which essentially replaces nervous, fidgety human patients with compliant, computerized simulations, to much fanfare Monday morning.

Speaking of fanfare, officials directed plenty at Hall, who has lent her largesse several times to the college in the past, helping to finance projects such as the arts center which bears her family’s name.

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

Second place on line for BS teams

January 27, 2015

Make no mistake about it, the Big Spring High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams will step onto the Steer Gym court tonight with huge playoff implications on the line. Both the BSHS boys and girls will face off with rival Lamesa tonight with second-place in their respective district races hanging in the balance.

Gray leads Hawks to 59-50 win over WTC

January 27, 2015

Western Texas may have went into Monday’s matchup with the Howard College Hawks near the bottom of the Western Junior College Athletic Association standings, but HC head coach Scott Raines never let his team believe the Westerners would roll over.
Not even for a second.
That attitude – along with a stellar night by point guard Rob Gray and dominance of the boards – paid huge dividends for the Hawks as they held off a gutsy test from Western Texas to claim a 59-50 victory in the Scurry County Coliseum.

January 26th

Election on city council agenda

January 26, 2015

Big Spring’s City Council is expected to approve establishing May 9 as the date for this year’s municipal elections when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers, located at 307 E. Fourth St.

Three council seats will be up for election this year — District 2, currently held by Carmen Harbour, District 4, held by Bobby McDonald and District 6, in which Marvin Boyd is the incumbent. None of the three have indicated whether they will seek re-election.

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

Police probe Friday shooting

January 26, 2015

Big Spring police are investigating a Friday night shooting that left a local teenager in serious condition.

Police responded to 1606 Kentucky at about 11:40 p.m. Friday in reference to a shooting, a BSPD news release stated.

The initial report from the victim, prior to her transfer to Lubbock, indicated that she accidentally shot herself while handling a handgun.

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

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