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Former Midland mayor facing off against Seliger

January 31, 2014

Former Midland Mayor Mike Cannon was in Big Spring Thursday campaigning for the state senate District 31 race. He is competing against incumbent Kel Seliger of Amarillo in the Republican primary.

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

January 30th

Incumbents to seek terms on college board

January 30, 2014

Incumbents for the Howard County Junior College District didn’t let the preverbal grass grow under their feet when it came to filing candidacy papers for the May election.

Dr. John Freeman, Marie Ethridge, Adrian Calvio and Dr. Charles Warren filed Wednesday — the first day to file as a candidate — for their intent to seek another term on the college board.

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

Furr's closes doors; shopping center may take its place

January 30, 2014

Furr’s Family Dining is no more in Big Spring.

The popular cafeteria-style restaurant shut its doors Sunday evening and will not be reopening.

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

January 29th

City posts boil-water notice

January 29, 2014

Tuesday's water line break near the city treatment plant caused more than inconvenience to residents — it caused a health hazard.

Big Spring officials issued a “boil water” advisory to city residents Tuesday afternoon, saying the water was unsafe to consume.

Interim Public Works Director Johnny Womack said Tuesday's water main break, which occurred next to the city water treatment plant on Virginia Street, forced pressure levels below state-mandated levels.

City council to parked cars: Get off our lawns

January 29, 2014

Get that car off your lawn.

Fed up with what they call eyesores, Big Spring City Council members expressed overwhelming support during their Tuesday meeting for tougher codes to force residents to rid their front yards of parked vehicles.

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

January 28th

Dr. Sparks’ contract extended

January 28, 2014

Extension of the college president’s contract and updates on existing projects were on tap at the Howard County Junior College District’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.

City workers repairing water main break

January 28, 2014

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.

January 27th

Don't forget to register to vote

January 27, 2014

With state and municipal elections only a few months away, officials are urging Howard County residents to make sure they are properly registered to vote.

February 3 is the final day to register to vote or make a change of address before the March 3 primary election, Bloom noted.

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

January 25th

Local man indicted on murder charge

January 25, 2014

A Big Spring man was indicted on a murder charge following this week's session of the Howard County Grand Jury.

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

Special lady

January 25, 2014

Long-time local resident Mamie Lee Dodds will be honored later this spring with the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Methodist Church's Home Alumni Association during the school's annual homecoming festivities.

Pick up a copy of the Herald to read the rest of the story.

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