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Robbery suspect killed in Lubbock

July 31, 2014

An 18-year-old man wanted in connection with an aggravated robbery in Big Spring, died early Wednesday morning in Lubbock from stab wounds.

According to a press release from Lubbock police, officers found Fabian Rios lying in the grass near the front porch of 2023 89th St. in Lubbock with stab wounds to the chest, a little less than an hour after midnight. Rios was pronounced dead at the scene and homicide and crime scene detectives were called in for a follow-up. Officers had initially responded to a call regarding a man who had been shot in the head.

HC dental students to employ sims for training

July 31, 2014

Howard College dental students will have another tool in their educational belt starting sometime in the fall.

Howard College trustees approved a $169,020 bid this week for eight SmartSim Hygiene Models to be used for practice by dental hygiene students on the Big Spring campus.

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

VIDEO-Viewer Reaction to Sharknado 2

July 31, 2014

July 30th

Juveniles arrested for church fire

July 30, 2014

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a Tuesday fire that heavily damaged the Sand Springs First Baptist Church.

The juveniles, whose names were not released because of their ages, had been previously detained by the Howard County Sheriffs Office and are now charged with arson in connection with the fire, which occurred in the 8500 block of N. Service Road in Sand Springs.

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

Forsan's Rhodes receives Bandmasters award

July 30, 2014

FORSAN — Forsan band director Jim Rhodes has been named a recipient of the 2014 Meritorious Achievement Award by the Texas Bandmasters Association.

“Jim has such a magnetic personality that students as well as faculty and parents are drawn to him and his drive for success and that has paid off in huge ways for Forsan ISD,” said Superintendent Randy Johnson. “He is a big part of the success that we have year in and year out."

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

July 29th

County OKs pact with Invenergy

July 29, 2014

Howard County commissioners have helped clear the way for another wind turbine plant to be located in this area.

During their Monday meeting, commissioners approved a Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) agreement with Invenergy LLC, a renewable and natural gas energy company based in Chicago that has plans to construct a 67-turbine wind farm in the northwest portion of the county.

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

Fire, possibly arson, destroys area church

July 29, 2014

Big Spring Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services and the Big Spring Police Department Crime Scene Unit responded to the Sand Springs First Baptist Church, located at Exit 186 I-20 Service Rd. early today.

Fire Chief Craig Ferguson reported there were no injuries and no one was inside the church at the time of the fire.

Fire Marshal Carl Condray said arson is suspected and that several fires were set.

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

July 28th

Ready for liftoff: Hang gliding championships begin Sunday

July 28, 2014

“Strongest, smoothest, most consistent conditions of all the major U.S. competitions. Air conditioned pilot lounge, hangar, paved runways, ice cream, water and all facilities.”

That’s how the U.S. Hang Gliding Para Gliding Association (USHPA) describes Big Spring on its website.

According to Airpark Director Jim Little, more than 60 competitors have registered for this year’s national championships, which begins Sunday, surpassing previous years.

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

Gas prices continue downward slide

July 28, 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.38 a gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.51 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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

VIDEO — Dog passes out from joy

July 28, 2014

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