Archive - 2013 - News Article
Annexation matters are expected to be the main topics of conversation when the Big Spring City Council holds its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in council chambers, located at 307 E. Fourth St.
Council members will hold a series of public hearings concerning the possible annexation and/or rezoning of property during the meeting.
When you think Christmas parade, don't forget Christmas on Main Street, a family focused event designed to enhance the season's festivities.
Christmas on Main Street is put on by the Downtown Revitalization Association and takes place â€” on Main Street, obviously â€” immediately following the Big Spring Herald Lighted Christmas Parade, set for the evening of Saturday, Dec. 7.
â€śChildren will have an opportunity to visit with Santa, get their photo taken and get a free gift,â€ť said Debbie Rupard, DRA secretary.
October is National Fire Prevention Month and the Big Spring Fire Department will be spreading the message of fire safety to this area's smallest residents.
Beginning Monday, BSFD Fire Marshal Carl Condray and others in the department will visit area elementary schools to give students practical lessons on fire safety.
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Big Spring Police Department is notifying the public that on Thursday, its animal control division captured a bat that has tested to be infected with rabies.
Other bats were captured the same week and were also sent for testing. Tests on all the other bats were confirmed negative for rabies, said Det. Sgt. Tony Everett, BSPD public information officer.
Tumbleweed Smith of Big Spring, newspaper columnist and producer of The Sound of Texas radio series, will be inducted into the Fort Worth Stockyards Trail of Fame on Oct. 26.
The organization recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the creation and preservation of the western way of life and western heritage. The program has recognized 130 individuals since its inception in 1997.
Bells will ring out across the nation this weekend in remembrance of firefighters who have died in the line of duty.
Bells Across America, a national ceremony honoring fallen firefighters, will be held locally at 10 a.m. Saturday at the entrance of First United Methodist Church.
Local Salvation Army officials are gearing up for their annual Angel Tree drive.
The campaign, which encourages residents to give clothing and toys to children of low-income during the holiday season, will begin when the SA starts accepting applications Monday.
Ada Lafler of the local SA said the agency will accept applications from qualifying families at the local headquarters, located at 811 W. Fifth.
Application hours will be from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. through the week.
What the heck is Pots and Prints?
That was the question posed to the assistant professor of the Howard College art department.
Eleven Big Spring High School students received all-region accolades during tryouts this weekend in Odessa.
Nine BSHS students were named to the all-region choir outright, while two others were selected as alternates.
The all-region qualifiers are: Toby Shubert, Cory Hilario, David Juarez, Hannah Morgan, Micaiah Rodgers, Brycen Kiker, Roy Gomez, Michael Matthews and Donovan Clark. Aron Rios and Kate Sorton were selected as alternates to the choir.
Youâ€™ve probably heard about the new affordable health insurance options that began Monday. On Oct.
28, at 5:30 p.m. in the Senior Circle Room, Scenic Mountain Medical Center is inviting members of the
community to learn about the new health insurance options.
Scenic Mountain Medical Center will have representatives on hand who will clear up confusion surrounding the Health Insurance Marketplace.