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January 20th, 2015

Chamber banquet set for Jan. 27

January 20, 2015

The annual Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce banquet is fast approaching.

Of course,the highlight of the yearly event is the announcement of the 2014 Man and Woman of the Year which will be made at the banquet set for Jan. 27 at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.

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

January 19th

TEDC president to speak at EDC meeting on Tuesday

January 19, 2015

Carlton Schwab, President/CEO of the Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC), will give a presentation at the next Big Spring Economic Development board of directors meeting Tuesday night.
According to the TEDC website, Schwab has been the president of TEDC since 1999. Prior to that, he was the director of the development at the LBJ School of Public Affairs a the University of Texas in Austin. Also during his career, he served as a director with Deloitte Touche offices in Austin and Chicago, specializing in corporate site location analysis and economic development strategic planning.

Guest performer Elizabeth Aokia to play in Big Spring Symphony’s February concert

January 19, 2015

The Big Spring Symphony Orchestra will present its third concert of the 2014-2015 series, “Winter Love,” on Feb. 7.
Close to Valentine’s Day, the orchestra will perform works about love and romance.
Also featured will be 12-year old violin prodigy Elizabeth Aoki.

For more information, see Monday's edition of the Big Spring Herald.

January 17th

Coahoma hands longtime head coach 500th career victory

January 17, 2015

On the court, there were plenty of fireworks during the Coahoma Bulldogs’ district-opening showdown over the Sonora Broncos on Friday night in front of a large crowd in the Coahoma High School gymnasium. Clutch three-point shots, hard fouls, a player ejection, a technical foul and more than a few thrills.
The biggest excitement of the evening came after the Bulldogs’ 61-40 victory as longtime head coach Kim Nichols was honored by local residents, CHS administrators and former players for reaching the 500-win plateau for his career.

AT&T service to county disrupted when cable cut

January 17, 2015

Service was restored for most AT&T customers in Howard County and surrounding areas Friday night after service was disrupted for most of the day.

According to a media report, the outage was caused when utility workers inadvertently cut a phone line.

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

Students qualify for regional science fair

January 17, 2015

Fifty-nine Big Spring ISD students have qualified to advance to the 2015 Permian Basin Regional Science Fair.

On Friday, awards were given out to students who placed first through third at their individual campus and to the overall winners of each elementary school.

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

The Best Diet Tips & Tricks for a Healthy New Year

January 17, 2015

The most common New Year Resolution is to lose weight and get fit. Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow offers his best diet tips and tricks, including 'smart shopping,' controlling portion size, selecting natural foods, home cooking and packing 'take home plates' when eating out, so you to make this year your best ever.

January 16th

Trustee Kennedy to seek new term

January 16, 2015

Tony Kennedy, Big Spring Independent School District trustee, confirmed he will file paperwork to run for another term.

Kennedy has served as a board trustee for District 4 since 2003.

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

School district hires new No. 2 man

January 16, 2015

Chris Wigington, superintendent of Big Spring ISD, didn’t have far to go to find someone to serve temporarily as his second-in-command.

In fact, he only had to go a little less than 40 miles to the east.

Trustees with the Big Spring Independent School District approved the hiring of Jim White Thursday night.

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

2015 Oscar nominations announced

January 16, 2015

Neil Patrick Harris will host the Academy Awards on February 22 and the list of who will be nominated for an Oscar has been announced. Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman lead the nominations list with nine each. Meryl Streep nabbed her 19th nomination, and Bradley Cooper earned his third consecutive acting nod. Four Brits were nominated this year in the Best Acting categories, Felicity Jones has been nominated along with fellow British actress Rosamund Pike and Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch.

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