Archive - Sep 29, 2011 - News Article
Consider it two celebrations in one.
Howard College will celebrate two important milestones Friday — the 65th anniversary of the first day of classes at the institution and the official completion of a multi-year, $23 million campus renovation.
Building dedications, tours and an address from a former HC student who went on to become one of the top educators in Texas will highlight the Friday observance.
Get out your black and gold garb, exes — it’s homecoming in Big Spring.
Big Spring High School homecoming activities will be in full swing today and Friday, with all the usual pageantry — a parade and the crowning of a king and queen — and even a slight alteration to an old standby, the homecoming bonfire.
Today â€” booth set-up, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; fair opens to general public at 5 p.m.; queen contest at 6 p.m.; domino tournament at 6:30 p.m.; gospel music at 7:30 p.m.
Friday â€” Crystal River at 6 p.m., followed by Heather Vassar at 8 p.m. in the entertainment tent. A cooking demonstration will be held at 6 p.m.
Saturday â€” Kountry Kids contest at 10:30 a.m., tractor pull at 1 p.m., a kidâ€™s tractor pull at 1:30 p.m., food demonstration at 2 p.m. and a pet contest at 3 p.m. in the show barn. Amber Digby will take the stage at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ LAWRENCE EUGENE HARRISON, 35, of 3304 W. Highway 80 Apt. 44, was arrested Wednesday on charges of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction, possession of marijuana â€“ two ounces or less and failure to maintain financial responsibility.
â€˘ GERALD RAY KING, 31, of 2911 W. Highway 80 Apt. 145, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of public intoxication.
â€˘ BURGLARY OF A VEHICLE was reported in the 1300 block of Park.