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October 19th

'Pumpkins with Pop' puts kids, dad together

October 19, 2013

Fathers got to spend some quality carving time with their children at Washington Elementary Friday.
The school's “Pumpkins With Pop” event annually brings fathers to the campus to spend time with their kindergarten-age kids in a classroom setting, then try their hands at the latest jack o' lantern designs.

Berea Pumpkin Patch open

October 19, 2013

Everything is turning up pumpkins at Berea Baptist Church at 4204 Wasson Road. Pastor John McCullough and Jen Hollingsworth, event coordinator, pose in the patch Thursday afternoon, opening day for the holiday event. The patch will continue through Oct.31 — Monday through Saturday, noon until 8 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. — and offers a variety of child-friendly activities at no charge. For a full schedule, visit bereabigspring.com and click on the pumpkin patch link at the top of the page.

October 18th

Student arrested on terroristic threat charge

October 18, 2013

A Big Spring High School student was arrested for allegedly detailing how he intended to harm or kill Big Spring ISD personnel and students.

Michael Wayne Peterson, 17, 1104.5 Lancaster is free on $1,500 bail after being arrested on a charge of terroristic threat earlier this week.

Big Spring Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Tony Everett said the incident began at about 4 p.m. Tuesday when a journal containing “disturbing information” was found on a BSISD school bus.

Junior high raises monies for breast cancer awareness

October 18, 2013

As the principal of Big Spring Junior High School, Dalia Benavides serves as the school's strict disciplinarian and leader. When it came down to seeing through on a promise, she kissed a pig.

BSJHS held its annual Pink-Out rally Thursday afternoon, a breast cancer awareness event and school pep rally to energize junior steer athletes in their game against Snyder held later that night.

October 17th

Flu season approaching

October 17, 2013

Leaves are changing and a chill is in the air — not to mention coughs, runny noses and sneezes. Fall is here, and with it comes the advent of flu season, which means it’s 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.

‘Seussical’ on stage Saturday, Sunday

October 17, 2013

One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish. Now let's sing!

The Big Spring High School theater and choir departments are breaking out “The Seuss” this weekend for their production of “Seussical the Musical.”

October 16th

Murder suspect held here on $850, 000 bond

October 16, 2013

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.

Commissioners name Halfmann peace justice

October 16, 2013

Howard County commissioners named Quail Dobbs’ 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 — the incumbent JP for Precinct 2, Place 2 — for the past six years, was selected for the position during the commissioners’ regular meeting Tuesday morning.

She will serve the remainder of Dobbs’ term, which runs through Jan. 1, 2015, County Judge Mark Barr said.

October 14th

One dead; one charged with murder

October 14, 2013

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.

For the entire article, see the Herald print or e-edition.

October 12th

Orthopedic surgeon joins SMMC medical staff

October 12, 2013

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.

For the rest of the story, pick up a copy of the Herald print or e-edition.

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