The Big Spring VA Medical Center, joined by Howard College, tipped their collective hats to all area veterans Friday during the annual Community-wide Veterans Day Program at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
The program included patriotic music provided by the Moss Elementary School Choir, Coahoma Choir Kids and Howard College Hawk Jam ensemble, with presentation of the colors done by the Goodfellow Air Force Base Honor Guard.
A Howard County grand jury handed down indictments on more than 30 people during their session Thursday, including several charges of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and indecency with a child against a Big Spring man who met his victim while serving as youth minister for a local church.
Excuse the pun, but it's almost time for the Big Spring Herald to, well, herald in the Christmas season.
Plans are being finalized for the 25th annual Herald Community Christmas parade, which will be held Dec. 1, and officials said there's still plenty of room for entries.
Deadline to enter your organization in the parade is Friday, said Herald Advertising Director Rick Nunez.
The theme for the this year is â€śA Storybook Christmas.â€ť
The parade, which first wound its way down Gregg Street in 1986, will again be a lighted parade.
FORSAN â€” School officials here will continue to lay the groundwork for a bond election when they hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the administration wing board room.
Forsan Independent School District officials have made no secret of their intent to call for a bond election sometime in 2013. If voters approve the bond, a new elementary school will be constructed with the proceeds.