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December 12th

Symphony Christmas concert set Saturday

December 12, 2014

One of the most appreciated events of the holiday season takes place this Saturday when the Big Spring Symphony Orchestra takes its Christmas concert to Trinity Baptist Church.

Symphony supporters, local parishioners, their families and friends will find familiar talent at the annual show, which begins at 7:30 p.m.

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

Youngster sets Saturday fundraiser

December 12, 2014

Eleven year-old Rebecca Moore wants to make a difference in the world.

She recently attended Education in Action Leadership Camp and following its completion, was asked to sit on the council. As an ambassador for Education in Action, Moore is required to choose a project to support. But one was just not enough for the young girl as she has more than one charities she cares about.

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

December 11th

Krabill to take reins at SMMC

December 11, 2014

Scenic Mountain Medical Center has appointed Emma Krabill chief executive officer, effective immediately. Krabill has been serving as interim CEO since early October.

Krabill was previously chief operating officer of San Angelo Community Medical Center for the past five years, a 171-bed hospital in San Angelo, Texas, where she also served as interim CEO. She has worked in various roles over her 13-year healthcare career, beginning on the clinical side as a licensed physical therapist assistant and quickly progressing into leadership positions of increasing responsibility.

'As long as the Lord wants,' Delores will keep adapting

December 11, 2014

Much like the employees of the post office Delores Albert sits adjacent to, neither rain nor sleet — nor complaints — have kept her from her appointed rounds.

For the past 15 years, Albert and her Salvation Army Christmas kettle have been holiday fixtures at the Big Spring post office. She has made a few concessions to age over the years, but her presence has been a December constant.

December 10th

Council agrees on pact for railway expansion

December 10, 2014

They’ll be working on the railroad … some more.

During their Tuesday meeting, Big Spring City Council members unanimously approved a performance agreement with the local Economic Development Corporation that will result in expansion of the railroad spur at McMahon-Wrinkle Airpark.

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

December 9th

BSHS presents ‘Christmas Carol’ Thursday to public

December 9, 2014

The Big Spring High School’s top actors will tackle a timeless Christmas classic in their next production “A Christmas Carol,” by Charles Dickens.

“This is a radio version so there will not be any scenery or costumes but we will have sound effects,” said Chelsea Prettyman, high school theater teacher. “The actors are going to have to play several different parts and will have to change up their voices to fit the part they are playing.

A public performance will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, at the high school auditorium, 707 E. 11th Place. There is no admission fee.

December 8th

First United Methodist Church Living Christmas Tree

December 8, 2014

Four Big Spring residents killed

December 8, 2014

Four Big Spring residents were killed in a pair of tragic vehicle accidents that occurred Thursday and Saturday.

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

December 6th

Herald Community Christmas Parade results

December 6, 2014

Here are judging results from Saturday's Big Spring Herald Community Christmas Parade:

BEST IN SHOW

1. Marcy Elementary Student Council
2. (tie) Parkplace Retirement Living and Freda's Trucking
3. ALON USA

BEST USE OF LIGHTING

1. Freda's Trucking
2. ALON USA
3. Marcy Elementary Student Council

BEST INTERPRETATION OF PARADE THEME

1. (tie) Mary Elementary Student Council and ALON USA
2. Braelyn's Treasures
3. Parkplace Retirement Living

BEST COSTUMING

1. Parkplace Retirement Living
2. (tie) Howard College and Marcy Elementary Student Council
3. Freda's Trucking

TxDOT touts ‘Sober Ride’ campaign

December 6, 2014

As holiday festivities get into full swing, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers to stay safe and sober when traveling to and from parties and other celebrations.

“We want drivers to have fun over the holidays, but more importantly, we want them to celebrate responsibly,” said TxDOT Executive Director Lt. Gen Joe Weber, USMC (Ret). “Make a sober ride part of your plans and don’t let one bad choice ruin the holidays for you and your family.”

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