Extension of the college presidentâ€™s contract and updates on existing projects were on tap at the Howard County Junior College Districtâ€™s Board of Trustees meeting Monday.
Trustees began the meeting early by entering into executive session to evaluate the performance of college president Dr. Cheryl Sparks, who has served in the role for the past 22 years. She received another positive nod from trustees, who voted to extend her contract two years.
For more information, read Tuesday's edition of the Herald.
Cold weather has claimed its first water main of the year, city officials said this morning.
Residents in the Kentwood area of Big Spring were without water this morning after a 20-inch line broke around midnight, said Johnny Womack, interim public works director.
Repair work was expected to be complete by the end of the day, Womack added.
For more information, read Wednesday's edition of the Herald.