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April 4th

City workers repair water line break

April 4, 2014

City of Big Spring crews have repaired a water main break that resulted in restricted water use for residents Thursday.

This break, located at the intersection of Noland and 10th streets, impacted a number of city residences and businesses. City officials instituted a temporary ban is to ensure there was sufficient water for basic living necessities.

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

Volunteers look to untrash Big Spring

April 4, 2014

One key to a prettier Big Spring is quite literally in the bag.

More than 100 area residents, armed with trash bags and a desire to beautify this city, will take to the streets Saturday as part of the Texas Trash Off and Clean It Up Big Spring effort.

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

April 3rd

Water line breaks; non-essential use banned

April 3, 2014

A large water main at 10th & Nolan broke today, affecting water service to large portions of the city.

"We have staff on site and they will remain on site until service is restored," a city press release stated. "You may experience some inconveniences such as no water, low water pressure, dirty water or additional air in the water, etc."

More suspects sought in sting

April 3, 2014

Two more people have been arrested in connection with a drug sweep conducted by area law enforcement officers earlier this week.

Mark Ryerson, 26, and Thomas White, 22, were arrested on drug charges Wednesday, according to information released by the Big Spring Police Department. Ryerson was charged with possession of a controlled substance, while White was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana, possession of a dangerous drug and burglary of a habitation.

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

Rogers’ campaign brings Impeach Obama platform to Big Spring

April 3, 2014

Campaign workers for Kesha Rogers, a Larouche Democrat running for the U.S. Senate, were in Big Spring Wednesday afternoon with a message — impeach President Barak Obama.

It’s the platform Rogers has based her campaign on and quickly caught the interest of some area residents.

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

April 2nd

Kindergarten rodeo to be named after Quail Dobbs

April 2, 2014

COAHOMA — Quail Dobbs’ legacy will be alive and well Friday when the memory of the well-known professional rodeo clown and Coahoma leader is honored during the annual Coahoma kindergarten stick horse rodeo, scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. in the elementary gymnasium.

“We’ve changed the name of the rodeo this year to the Quail Dobbs Legacy Coahoma Kindergarten Rodeo to honor him in this way,” said Coahoma ISD kindergarten teacher Natalie Rochelle.

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

13 locals jailed on drug charges

April 2, 2014

Tuesday was April’s Fools Day, but it was anything but a joking matter for 13 individuals arrested during the latest drug sweep conducted by area law enforcement officials.

The sweep was conducted by the Big Spring Police Department with assistance from the Howard County and Sterling County sheriff offices, Homeland Security and U.S. Marshalls.

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

April 1st

Cars, Stars, Handlebars to aid BSSH

April 1, 2014

It’s one way the funding gets done, and it relies on you.

Money generated from the past seven Cars, Stars and Handlebars fundraisers have assisted Big Spring State Hospital patients with a host of needs over the years, ranging from a new patient transport vehicle to a family visitation center.

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

Forsan thespians wrap up successful season

April 1, 2014

FORSAN — Elizabeth Rhodes and Zachary Long, Forsan High School students, earned a spot on the All-Star Cast for University Interscholastic League District One Act Play contest held Saturday.

Joining the duo for acting honors were fellow students Aaron Alton and Bryce Gartman, who were selected for honorable mention at the competition, held at Sundown, Texas.

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

March 31st

Fourth wreck victim dies

March 31, 2014

MONAHANS — A Ward County traffic accident that took three lives on March 22 has taken a fourth — 5-year-old Malayha Woodruff.

For the entire article, pick up a copy of the Herald.

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