Archive - Feb 10, 2012 - News Article
During halftime of Thursday's Howard College-Western Texas basketball game, members of Howard's 1962 track and field team were honored on the 50th anniversary of their national junior college title, one of three straight championships the squad earned. With members of the team behind her, College President Dr. Cheryl Sparks addresses the crowd during the ceremony.
Calling all sweethearts.
Canterbury is having its eighth annual Senior Sweetheart Dance tonight from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the public area at the Canterbury South building.
â€śThis is a great opportunity for the residents to have their family come out and see where they are living,â€ť Executive Director Shannon Nabors said. â€śIt also provides an opportunity for the residents to go dance, have fun, hear some good music and not have to worry about driving back at night.â€ť
Each year, according to Nabors, Cantrbury hosts two dances.
Time to pull out the running shoes.
Big Spring State Park and Timing Specialists have teamed up to put on the inaugural Run 2 Love 2 Run. The Valentineâ€™s Day themed run will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday on Scenic Mountain.
â€śThis is an incentive for folks to stay fit,â€ť State Park Manager Ron Alton said. â€śAs always though, just because run is in the name doesnâ€™t mean people canâ€™t walk the distance if they choose to.â€ť
Local race director Craig Felty found the inspiration from a few couples he knows who are working toward running together and staying in shape.
Work is moving along at the four Big Spring Independent School District elementaries under construction, trustees were told Thursday, but a proposal to implement a standardized dress code has stalled completely â€” at least for now.
Thursday, board members took a tour of Goliad Elementary to see just how far the construction has progressed.