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June 6th

Beat the heat

June 6, 2011

With temperatures having already eclipsed the 100-degree mark, officials with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) are urging Texans to take precautions.

Emily Palmer, spokesperson for DSHS, said the elderly, the very young, people with chronic diseases and those without access to air conditioning are those most likely to suffer in extremely hot weather.

Relay For Life has new leaders for 2012

June 6, 2011

Special to the Herald

The Howard/Glasscock Relay For Life will have a new look in 2012, with Manny Negron assuming the role of chair of the Relay Committee. Negron, claims supervisor at the local Wal-Mart, has previously served as Team Recruitment co-chair.

Debbye ValVerde, executive director of Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce, who has co-chaired the Survivor Committee, has been named regional Hero of Hope and plans to assist Negron in that role. She has been active in the Salazar family’s sponsorship of the Candle of Hope for several relays.

Police Beat

June 6, 2011

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 9 a.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. today:
• FRANK FIERRO JR., 63, of 603 N.W. Fifth St., was arrested Saturday on a charge of public intoxication.
• MELISSA GUERRERO WILLIAMS, 32, of Lamesa, was arrested Saturday on a charge of disorderly conduct – language.
• RUBEN ROJAS JR., 36, of 800 S. Nolan, was arrested Saturday on charges of driving while intoxicated – second offense and driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.

June 1st

Singers sought as Pops draws near

June 1, 2011

Are you feeling patriotic? Are you looking for something to fill a few evenings in June?

Go down to the First United Methodist Church where each Tuesday night for the next four weeks people in the Crossroads area will be gathering for choir practice. Specifically, they'll be preparing for the choral portion of Pops in the Park, Big Spring's annual fireworks and symphony extravaganza to be held July 3.

“We have another wonderful program planned this year,” said Dr. Keith Graumann, Big Spring Symphony director and conductor.

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