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July 10th

Aggie auction to tee off Saturday

July 10, 2014

You don’t have to be an Aggie to love the annual Aggie Auction.

The event, sponsored by the Howard County A&M Club, will be held Saturday at Big Spring Country Club, and organizers said it will offer something to appeal to just about everyone, not just fans of a certain land-grant university at College Station.

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

July 9th

Ginners upset over ‘master plan’

July 9, 2014

Count at least two people who don’t like what Big Spring’s “road map to the future” is envisioning for the community’s future.

Big Spring’s city council passed two sections of the city’s comprehensive master plan during their Tuesday night meeting, laying out a guideline to how the community will deal with possible growth at the airport and north of town over the course of the next 20 or 30 years.

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

Wreck victim identified as Abilene man

July 9, 2014

An Abilene man was killed in a two-vehicle accident Saturday in Martin County on Interstate 20 near mile marker 161.

According to DPS officials, 29-year-old David M. Fruhling of Abilene was pronounced dead by Martin County Justice of the Peace Jarrell Hedrick at 8:55 p.m. Saturday at the scene of the accident. His body was taken to Nalley-Pickle & Welch in Big Spring.

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

July 8th

Former HC All-American killed

July 8, 2014

The Howard College baseball program lost one of its prized former members over the weekend as former All-American standout Elliot Richoux died while celebrating the Independence Day holiday at Lake Conroe on July 4.

Richoux, who was just days from celebrating his 22nd birthday, drowned after jumping off a dock while celebrating the July 4th holiday on Friday.

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

Kid’s (and adult) triathlon takes off Saturday

July 8, 2014

Anyone who has ever thought or dreamed about running a triathlon has chance to “dip his or her toes” in the sport when the Big Spring Kid’s Triathlon takes off this Saturday.

Don’t let the event title fool you, the triathlon is open to every age, and is geared to first-time competitors to the sport.

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

July 7th

Coahoma Freedom Parade 2014

July 7, 2014

HERALD photos/Andreia Medlin
The Freedom Parade and celebration was a colorful affair held in downtown Coahoma Saturday. Parade marshals were veterans Gary Cunningham, Manuel Holguin, Zac Lindsey and Alvin Luce. The late Quail Dobbs, world-famous rodeo clown, former justice of the peace and mainstay of the Coahoma Kindergarten Rodeo, was honored in the parade with three young men in costumes similar to what Dobbs often wore in the arena.

Duck races returning to Big Spring

July 7, 2014

The third annual Big Spring Duck Race will happen the evening of July 18 at the Russ McEwen Family Aquatic Center.
The race will happen soon after the pool is closed to the public for the day.

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

July 5th

Aggie Auction set for Saturday

July 5, 2014

Even if you’re not a maroon-clad Texas A&M fanatic, there will plenty of things to interest you when the 15th annual Aggie Auction is held next Saturday at Big Spring Country Club.

Hosted by the Howard County A&M Club, the event will feature the Jerry Foresyth Golf Scramble and the traditional auction which will feature everything from sports memorabilia to vacation trips.

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

July 4th

Despite concerns, Pops goes off without hitch

July 4, 2014

Call it the little fourth of July celebration that could, although Pops in the Park really can’t be described as little.

First, committee members for Big Spring’s Independence Day and fireworks display festivities struggled throughout the year to find financing for the $45,000 plus event. Struggled so much, the event almost didn’t happen until a last-minute donation by Superod came through.

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

July 3rd

Highland South Parade kids to strut their stuff

July 3, 2014

Hooray for the red, white and youth.

The Highland South July 4 Parade, which will feature an assortment of youngsters in their red, white and blue finest, returns Friday.

This year’s parade will be held along Highland Drive beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, July 4, organizers said. Participants will line up at the intersection of Highland and Robb streets at 9:30 a.m.

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

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