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January 18th

Closures scheduled for MLK Day

January 18, 2014

Many area offices and agencies will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Day which commemorates the birthday and life's work of the civil rights leader and proponent of peaceful protest.

For more information, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.

Filing period nears for city, school elections

January 18, 2014

The time is fast approaching for prospective candidates to toss their hats into the ring for upcoming city and school elections. Candidacy filing periods for both the Big Spring City Council and Big Spring Independent School District Board of Trustees elections this May begin Jan. 29 and run through Feb. 28, officials said.

For more information, read Sunday's edition of the Herald.

January 17th

Four arrested in drug bust

January 17, 2014

Local and county law enforcement officials capped a months-long investigation when they arrested four Big Spring residents on drug charges Wednesday morning.

For more information, read Friday's edition of the Big Spring Herald.

Serrano appointed to Big Spring ISD board

January 17, 2014

Fabian Serrano will serve single member District 7 on the Big Spring Independent School District Board of Trustees, for now. Trustees voted to appoint Serrano to the position Thursday night although he will still need to apply to run in the May election if he wants to serve the full term.

For more information, read Friday's edition of the Big Spring Herald.

January 16th

Coahoma icon Quail Dobbs dies

January 16, 2014

COAHOMA — There might be some people more well-liked, respected or loved more than Quail Dobbs.

Good luck trying to find them.

Dobbs, who brought joy to thousands as a Hall of Fame rodeo clown, good will ambassador for this community and all-around good guy, died Wednesday after battling a lengthy illness. He was 72.

For more, read Thursday's edition of the Herald

January 15th

Wigington lone finalist for superintendent position

January 15, 2014

Tuesday, Big Spring Independent School District trustees named Chris Wigington the lone finalist for the district's superintendent position.

For more information, see Wednesday's edition of the Herald.

City rescinds residence requirement for employees

January 15, 2014

During their Tuesday meeting, Big Spring City Council members voted to overturn a 13-year-old resolution requiring employees to live within 30 minutes driving time of their work station.

For more information, see Wednesday's edition of the Herald.

January 14th

Isaiah 58 sets Saturday food drive

January 14, 2014

Isaiah 58, which provides food for more than 400 people in need each week, will be holding a food drive and exhibition Saturday in the Wal-Mart parking lot. The event had originally been scheduled for Friday.

Pick up a copy of the Herald for the complete story.

Outstanding Conservation Rancher named

January 14, 2014

Local rancher Scot Herrin was named the Outstanding Conservation Rancher by the Howard County Soil and Water Conservation District Monday night.

For the entire story, pick up a copy of the Herald.

January 13th

Breakfast anyone?

January 13, 2014

The Big Spring High School Steers' second-round playoff game with the Clint Lions has been...
With just over 10 minutes left in regulation and his team holding a shaky two-point lead at 45-43...
The Howard College Hawks are 40 minutes away from hanging another banner from the rafters of the...
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