Archive - Oct 2013 - News Article
Leaves are changing and a chill is in the air â not to mention coughs, runny noses and sneezes. Fall is here, and with it comes the advent of flu season, which means itâs time to get your annual flu immunization.
Influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness. Serious cases can result in hospitalization or death.
One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish. Now let's sing!
The Big Spring High School theater and choir departments are breaking out âThe Seussâ this weekend for their production of âSeussical the Musical.â
A Stanton man remains in custody after being charged with murder in the early Monday shooting death of 26-year-old Carlos Guerrero,
Sean Smith, 22, of 417 N. College in Stanton, is in custody at the Howard County Law Enforcement Center this morning in lieu of $850,000 bond, officials said.
Smith was charged with murder in the shooting death of Guerrero, which occurred shortly after midnight Monday.
Howard County commissioners named Quail Dobbsâ long-time secretary to replace him as justice of the peace for the Sand Springs-Coahoma area.
Linda Halfmann, who has worked in the Coahoma office of Dobbs â the incumbent JP for Precinct 2, Place 2 â for the past six years, was selected for the position during the commissionersâ regular meeting Tuesday morning.
She will serve the remainder of Dobbsâ term, which runs through Jan. 1, 2015, County Judge Mark Barr said.
A shooting in East Big Spring early this morning left one man dead and another charged with murder.
Twenty-six-year-old Carlos Guerrero suffered a single gunshot wound to the chest during the alleged altercation, which took place shortly after midnight in the 1000 block of Stadium.
Guerrero was transported to Scenic Mountain Medical Center where he later died from the injury. He was pronounced deceased by Justice of the Peace Bennie Green.
Sean Smith, 22, has been charged with murder.
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Scenic Mountain Medical Center and Family Medical Center Orthopedic Department has announced the arrival of Orthopedic Surgeon Darrell Franks M.D.
Dr. Franks joins the FMC family after 20 years of private practice in Lubbock.
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Thanks to a donation which will bring millions of dollars into its coffers, the Big Spring Community Foundation's future just took a turn for the brighter.
President Drew Mouton announced Thursday the foundation has been named beneficiary of a trust fund established by the A.K. Guthrie estate. The fund is expected to bring between $15 million and $20 million to the foundation during the next 20 years.
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Big Spring firefighter Justin Wolf addresses a group of Goliad Elementary kindergarteners during a National Fire Prevention Week demonstration at the school Thursday afternoon.
Brandon Iden and South Plains Implement were the major honorees at Thursdayâs 22nd annual Ag Appreciation Luncheon.
Iden, a fourth-generation farmer/rancher, was named Ag Producer of the Year, while South Plains Implement was recognized as the Ag Business of the Year during the luncheon, sponsored by the Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce and held at Howard Collegeâs Broughton Agriculture Complex.
Iden graduated from Sands High School, then attended Howard College before graduating from Texas Tech with a bachelorâs degree in agriculture education.
Forty-one down, nine to go.
Trustees with the Big Spring Independent School District were pleased to learn that officials plan to apply for only nine class-size waivers from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) this year.
âAs the result of (personnel) moves we made earlier this year â some of our staff members and some from new hires â we are requesting only nine class-size waivers as compared to 50 waivers that we applied for last year.â said Chris Wigington, BSISD interim superintendent. âWithout the hires and the moves that we made, we would be requesting 29 waivers."