Skip to main content

Archive - 2014 - News Article

September 3rd

VIDEO: Michael Sam Signed to Cowboys' Practice Squad

September 3, 2014

VIDEO: Michael Sam Signed to Cowboys' Practice Squad
Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the league's first openly gay player will be added to the practice roster. (Sept. 3)

Officers arrest 5 on Lorilla

September 3, 2014

Five individuals, including one considered armed and dangerous, were apprehended early this morning as officers executed a search warrant at 713 Lorilla.

The Big Spring Police Department and Howard County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team participated in the search warrant, which was the result of an investigation conducted by the BSPD narcotics unit. According to a press release, police had “received information of drug sales and the probable location of Theodore Rios,” who was wanted for parole violation and considered armed and dangerous.

First reading coming on city tax rate

September 3, 2014

The Big Spring City Council will present the first of two public hearings on the proposed FY 2015 tax rate when they hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in council chambers, 307 E. Fourth.

The council was supposed to have held a public hearing on the new rate last week, but a software error at the tax appraisal district resulted in incorrect information being relayed to the various taxing entities in Howard County.

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

September 2nd

Triathlon set Saturday at Comanche Trail Park

September 2, 2014

There is still time to register for the seventh annual Comanche Warrior Triathlon, set for Saturday at Comanche Trail Lake.

The event, which will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, consists of a 500-meter swim, an 18-mile bicycle ride and a 3-mile run, event organizer Hayley Lewis said.

City, county to host public hearings

September 2, 2014

There will be a whole lotta public hearings going on over the coming days.

Forced by a software glitch to reshuffle their tax rate and budget adoption schedules, the city of Big Spring and Howard County will hold several public hearings to give area residents a chance to provide their input.

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

September 1st

/burglary suspect indicted

September 1, 2014

A Big Spring man accused of participating in a June robbery has been indicted by the Howard County Grand Jury.

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

August 30th

Applications sought for new EDC directors

August 30, 2014

The city of Big Spring wants you — for the Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors, that is.

Less than 48 hours after the city council ousted the EDC board, city officials were already getting the word out in a hunt for replacement directors. And the clock is ticking — replacements need to be in place by the end of September.

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

‘Across Worlds’ presentation kicks off HC Speaker Series

August 30, 2014

Howard College will kick off the year with its first Foundation Speaker Series “Across Worlds — A Tale of Two Lives of Adventure.”

The presentation is by Jeff Salz and Alepho Deng and will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Hall Center for the Arts on the campus of Howard College. The Howard County Foundation Speaker Series is co-sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank.

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

August 29th

United Way prepares for kick off

August 29, 2014

The United Way of Big Spring and Howard County is gearing up for the 70th annual Boots & Bling campaign kick off which will be taking place at 6 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Big Spring Country Club.

“We finished last year’s campaign strong and we are ready to jump into the 2015 campaign just as strong,” said Larry Rodgers, United Way of Big Spring and Howard County president. “Big Spring and Howard County have always offered us great support during the campaign and we have no doubt this year will be the same.”

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

BSISD board approves 5 percent raise

August 29, 2014

Employees with the Big Spring Independent School district will have a little extra cash in their paycheck this year.

The board of trustees voted Thursday night to approve a budget that includes a 3 percent raise for all employees plus 2 percent more for teachers and non-contractual, at-will staff.

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

Backed by a 48-22 run in the second half, Sands rallied to claim a wild 72-60 victory over the...
ODESSA – The Andrews Mustangs beat the Big Spring Steers in everything this high school football...
Make no mistake about it, the 2014 high school football season comes down to one game for four...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes