Vocational training at Howard College has not only taken off, but is continuing to grow, according to the quarterly update received by the Big Spring Economic Development Corporation on Tuesday afternoon.
Kinsey Hansen, solid works representative for Howard College, reported that the summer cohort â€” May through August â€” had 31 students enrolled in 40 classes. All students completed the course, with 17 who have identified that their courses led to employment. Fall enrollment shows 68 students in 147 vocational training classes.
ACKERLY â€” The exes are coming home to Sands High School this week.
Sands will hold its quadrennial homecoming festivities, culminating with Friday nightâ€™s football vs. Highland.
As with many other high schools in the area, Sands will have themed â€śdress up daysâ€ť leading up to the weekend, when the majority of homecoming activities are scheduled:
â€˘ The schoolâ€™s drama club will hold a spaghetti supper from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday in the school cafeteria
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€˘ BRANDON DAKOTA FEASTER, 20, of 1308 Ridgeroad, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia.
â€˘ TONYA LADAWN YAGER, 41, of 1904 Alabama, was arrested Tuesday on warrants for no driverâ€™s license â€“ when unlicensed and failure to maintain financial responsibility.
â€˘ BLAKE MICHAEL GEE, 30, of 512 Scott Dr., was arrested Tuesday on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance.