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Fourth wreck victim dies

March 31, 2014

MONAHANS — A Ward County traffic accident that took three lives on March 22 has taken a fourth — 5-year-old Malayha Woodruff.

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

March 29th

22 indicted by grand jury

March 29, 2014

Twenty-two people were indicted on felony charges during this week's session of the Howard County Grand Jury.

Among those indicted was Ricky Lee Tate, 25, of Big Spring, who faces four felony changes stemming from an incident on the Snyder Highway June 11, said 118th District Attorney Hardy L. Wilkerson.

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

March 28th

Symphony concert to feature music of Queen

March 28, 2014

Bring out the cigarette lighters Big Spring, you are about to be rocked — classic rocked that is.

The Big Spring Symphony along with Jeans 'n' Classics, the Big Spring High School Meistersingers and the Community Chorus will be bringing the music of Queen Saturday to the Big Spring Municipal Auditorium. The Big Spring Symphony Orchestra is being conducted by Dr. Keith Graumann.

Tickets are $18 for adults and $13 for seniors. Students 8 to 18 years of age will be admitted free. Students under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

March 27th

Stitchers needed to help complete fair quilt

March 27, 2014

Wanted — artistic and maybe not so artistic cross-stitch needlework volunteers.

The Howard County Fair Association is in need of volunteers to help cross stitch squares for the annual Howard County Fair Quilt.

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

March 26th

Officials: Law to keep vehicles out of yards seems to be working

March 26, 2014

It has been a busy time for Big Spring’s code enforcement officers.

During their Tuesday meeting, city council members heard a report on the rollout of Big Spring’s new ordinance banning vehicles from unpaved yard areas.

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

Preparations under way for Pops in the Park

March 26, 2014

Pops in the Park, Big Spring’s annual Independence Day celebration, is still four months away, but the event’s committee, headed by Kelly Seales, is already hip-deep in preparations.

As usual, Pops will feature patriotic and popular music from the Big Spring Symphony, a salute to military service personnel and veterans and loads of food and refreshments, Seales said. One major change is that the pre-show entertainment will be provided by a local band, AC and the Heaters, headed by Adrian Calvio.

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

March 25th

HC tightens purse strings

March 25, 2014

The decrease in student enrollment has prompted officials with the Howard County Junior College District to tighten up the purse strings.

“This year’s budget is tight just to the fact we have had a decrease in enrollment, which of course means our revenue was down for both our San Angelo budget and the Big Spring budget. Our SWCID (SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf) budget is tracking right on target.” Howard College President Dr. Cheryl Sparks told college trustees Monday.

For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of the Herald.

Symphony plans killer Queen tribute

March 25, 2014

The music of Queen will be performed in the Big Spring Municipal Auditorium March 29 by Jeans ‘n’ Classics, the Big Spring High School Meistersingers, the Community Chorus and the Big Spring Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Keith Graumann.  

Tickets are $18 for adults and $13 for seniors. Students 8 to 18 years of age will be admitted free.Students under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of the Herald.

March 24th

3 killed in Ward County accident

March 24, 2014

Three Howard County residents were killed and another injured in a two-vehicle accident in Ward County Saturday afternoon.

Killed in the accident were Anthony George Herrera, 30, and Kiana Woodruff, 7, of Big Spring, and Diane Lopez Herrera, 51, of Coahoma. Veronica Herrera, 29, of Big Spring, was transferred to Medical Center Hospital in Odessa with undisclosed injuries.

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

DRCC fees on council agenda

March 24, 2014

The Big Spring City Council will consider new rental fees for the Dora Roberts Community Center when it holds its regular bi-weekly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers, located at 307 E. Fourth St.

City officials are citing increased operation and maintenance costs as the main reasons for the proposed changes in rental fees.

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

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