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August 29th, 2014

United Way prepares for kick off

August 29, 2014

The United Way of Big Spring and Howard County is gearing up for the 70th annual Boots & Bling campaign kick off which will be taking place at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Big Spring Country Club.

“We finished last year’s campaign strong and we are ready to jump into the 2015 campaign just as strong,” said Larry Rodgers, United Way of Big Spring and Howard County president. “Big Spring and Howard County have always offered us great support during the campaign and we have no doubt this year will be the same.”

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

BSISD board approves 5 percent raise

August 29, 2014

Employees with the Big Spring Independent School district will have a little extra cash in their paycheck this year.

The board of trustees voted Thursday night to approve a budget that includes a 3 percent raise for all employees plus 2 percent more for teachers and non-contractual, at-will staff.

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

Maria R. Gutierrez

August 29, 2014

Maria R. Gutierrez, 92, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away on Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014, in Lubbock. Vigil service will be 7 p.m. Friday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Funeral mass will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Msgr. Bernard L. Gully officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

Mrs. Maria Gutierrez was born on July 19, 1922 in Marfa, Texas to Maria Lazars Brito and Luis Rosales. She married Jose Gutierrez in 1940 in Big Spring. She was a housewife and mother. She was also a Guadelupanas and a Crusillista.

Forsan, Coahoma to kick off season tonight

August 29, 2014

Football season in the Crossroads region will get off to an official start tonight with a gem at Memorial Stadium.
Forsan vs. Coahoma.

August 28th

Leadership Big Spring deadline extended

August 28, 2014

Although the formal deadline to register for this fall’s Leadership Big Spring has passed, officials will still accept applications for a few more days.

As of this morning, 12 people have signed up for LBS, a nine-month class (the group meets once a month) that gives applicants a better understanding of the inner workings of this community.

Applications will be accepted until Sept. 8. Cost is $400 for chamber members and $600 for non-members.

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

Museum plans local fundraiser in September

August 28, 2014

Art and wine. A tremendous combination.

Looking at art and appreciating it can be a little mentally taxing at times. But with a glass of good wine and fellow art connoisseurs as company can make looking at art a lot more fun. On Sept. 13, the Heritage Museum invites everyone to attend the 2014 Endowment Campaign kick-off.

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

Daury Dea Garrison Cockrell Booth

August 28, 2014

Daury Dea Garrison Cockrell Booth, 78, of Big Spring, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at her residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with Bro. Don Smith and Steve Barker, officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home.

Maria R. Gutierrez

August 28, 2014

Maria R. Gutierrez, 92, of Wolfforth, Texas passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Lubbock. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel.

How will the Big Spring Steers fare this football season?

August 28, 2014

Lady Rattlers look to learn from opener

August 28, 2014

Coach Derrick Jackson looked out at the court at the SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf Activity Center following the Lady Rattlers’ season-opening loss to the No. 19-ranked Western Texas College Lady Wranglers and breathed a sigh of relief.
Tuesday’s 25-7, 25-4, 25-6 loss to Western Texas wasn’t a story-book beginning for his team, but it was a beginning nonetheless.

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