Despite years of increasing pressure to tap local sources of revenue for its financing, Howard College tuition fees remain competitive compared to other community colleges in this area.
A Texas Association of Community College survey of tuition fees charged by West Texas junior colleges for the Spring 2013 semester shows Howard to be near the bottom of the scale, at least where in-district and in-state students are concerned.
Flipping for flapjacks? Begging for bacon? Swooning for sausage?
If that's the case, the Kiwanis Club of Big Spring has a deal for you.
The club's annual Pancake Supper is scheduled for Friday evening at Howard College's cafeteria and you can eat your fill of the above-mentioned food items for only $6.
Serving will be from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the college cafeteria, located inside the student union building.
Tickets can be purchased at the door Friday or in advance at the Big Spring Chamber of Commerce or from any Kiwanis Club member.
The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. today:
â€¢ JOSE DEJESUS BURCIAGA, 29, of 1443 Hilltop, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of failure to report change of address/name.
â€¢ MARK ANTHONY CHAVERA, 24, of 1502 Chickasaw, was arrested Wednesday on a warrant from another agency.
â€¢ PAUL EUGENE MERRELL, 59, of 1105 Stanford, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of public intoxication.