Archive - 2014 - News Article
Much like the employees of the post office Delores Albert sits adjacent to, neither rain nor sleet â nor complaints â 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.
Theyâll be working on the railroad â¦ 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.
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The Big Spring High Schoolâs top actors will tackle a timeless Christmas classic in their next production âA Christmas Carol,â by Charles Dickens.
âThis is a radio version so there will not be any scenery or costumes but we will have sound effects,â said Chelsea Prettyman, high school theater teacher. âThe 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.
Four Big Spring residents were killed in a pair of tragic vehicle accidents that occurred Thursday and Saturday.
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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
1. Parkplace Retirement Living
2. (tie) Howard College and Marcy Elementary Student Council
3. Freda's Trucking
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.
âWe want drivers to have fun over the holidays, but more importantly, we want them to celebrate responsibly,â said TxDOT Executive Director Lt. Gen Joe Weber, USMC (Ret). âMake a sober ride part of your plans and donât let one bad choice ruin the holidays for you and your family.â
Cousins Isabella Sykes, 4, and Jâaila Wingo, 8, pose for a picture with the man in red Thursday, along with Santaâs assistants and Howard College students Alyssa Williams, left, and Ruth Pena. The event was the collegeâs annual Christmas gift to the community.
Make a date for this holiday âhappening.â
The Big Spring Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Christmas program on Saturday, Dec. 13 in the Trinity Baptist Church sanctuary under the direction of music director and conductor Dr. Keith Graumann.
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