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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.

Pops in the Park schedule

July 3, 2014

Here is the schedule of events for the Pops in the Park celebration, which will be held tonight at the Comanche Trail Park amphitheater. Admission is free.

5 p.m. — gates open at amphitheater; food and novelty booths open.

6 p.m. — pre-show performance by AC and the Heaters.

7:45 p.m. — welcome and announcements by emcee Clay “Gooney” Vickers.

8 p.m. — flag ceremony and performance by Big Spring Symphony.

9:15 p.m. — video presentation recognizing U.S. military personnel.

9:35 p.m. — fireworks display.

July 2nd

Big Spring ready to Pop!

July 2, 2014

Fireworks will once again light up the sky Thursday night.

Pops in the Park, Big Spring’s annual Independence Day celebration, is definitely on and thanks to generous donations made by both private citizens and local businesses, the coffers are well padded.

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

Senior Swim program in third year here

July 2, 2014

It’s time for a dip in the pool.

The Senior Swim program continues at the Russ McEwen Family Aquatic Center although the pool will be closed Thursday in preparation for the Pops in the Park crowds.

For more information, call the Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce 263-7641.

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

July 1st

Possibility of rain looms over ‘Pops’

July 1, 2014

About the only thing that can rain on the annual Pops in the Park celebrations is, well, rain.

Event officials have cleared a lot of hurdles in recent weeks — including a cash shortfall — to get ready for Thursday’s event. Now, the only potential roadblock is Mother Nature.

The National Weather Service forecast for Thursday calls for hot temperatures, which is no surprise for a West Texas summer. However, it also calls for a 30 percent chance for isolated thunderstorms.

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

Having trouble ‘getting along’? Dispute resolution might help

July 1, 2014

For residents locked into a dispute, they have an alternative to seek mediation services before heading to court at little or no cost.

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