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April 17th

Pilots: Pump your own gas

April 17, 2014

The self-serve gas pump, long a fixture for automobile drivers, will soon be available to pilots at Big Spring Airport.

Crews began installing two 12,000-gallon fuel tanks at the airport Wednesday morning. When the project is complete, pilots of aircraft ranging from single-propellor Cessnas to business-class jets will be able to “gas ’n’ go” just as easily as their earthbound counterparts.

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

HC plans Earth Day events

April 17, 2014

Howard College students are not only learning and earning for life they are making a positive impact in the community with a diversity of projects.

As an Earth Day Project, Howard College art, biology and workforce departments are working together to collect items needed for the continued operation of the Howard County Humane Society. Assistant Professors Dr. Annie McKinnon, biology, Dr. Steven Hobbs, workforce and assistant professor of art/department head, Stacy Slaten, are collecting items for the local animal shelter.

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

April 16th

City workers to get 6 percent raise

April 16, 2014

City of Big Spring employees are getting a raise in pay, with the possibility of even more increases in the near future.

The city council voted unanimously to approve a 6 percent, across-the-board pay increase for all city employees during a special meeting Tuesday evening.

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

Brown named top student at HC

April 16, 2014

Considered a “go to girl” by her peers, Lacey Brown has been named recipient of Howard College’s 2013-2014 Presidential Award.

Brown, a wife and resident of Abilene, was one of dozens of students honored Tuesday night during the college’s annual awards ceremony at Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.The Presidential Award for Outstanding Student of the Year is the most prestigious award given to a student at Howard College. Selection is based on academic excellence, participation in student life, leadership qualities and overall college spirit.

April 15th

Trio arrested on drug charges

April 15, 2014

Narcotics officers with the Big Spring Police Department continued their busy month Monday with a drug bust that resulted in three arrests.

Brittany Clayton, 27, of Spenser, Okla., Eddie Ray Hunter Clayton, 28, of Oklahoma City and Linger James Evans, 52, of Cordova, Calif., were all charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, according to information released by BSPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Tony Everett.

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

College awards convocation tonight

April 15, 2014

Howard College will honor the hard work of many of its students tonight at its annual awards convocation.

“Each year we try to take time out during the busy semester and recognize our students for their hard work and dedication to their educational goals,” said Dr. Cheryl Sparks, Howard College president. “We encourage the public to join us as we reward these students and congratulate them on a job well done.”

The ceremony begins at 7 p.m. in the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, 1001 Birdwell Lane.

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

April 14th

Master the Mountain held Saturday

April 14, 2014

HERALD photo/Andreia Medlin
Braving the heat to run for a cure. Despite temperatures in the upper 90s, more than 20 entrants participated in the 16th annual Master the Mountain 5k/10k run Saturday at the Big Spring State Park. All proceeds were donated to Relay For Life.

Deadline for filing taxes is here

April 14, 2014

Last-minute tax filers have until the end of the day Tuesday to either file their 2013 tax returns or request an extension.
According to Big Spring Postmaster Robert Fleet, those who file paper forms though mail will have until 5:25 p.m. Tuesday to get a postmark of April 15 on their envelope.

April 12th

State monitor assigned to BSISD

April 12, 2014

Trustees with the Big Spring Independent School District were introduced to Fred Liner of the Texas Education Agency placed in the district as a monitor during their monthly meeting.

The district has been under the watchful eyes of TEA because of low test scores the past several years.

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

Two arrested in drug sting

April 12, 2014

An anonymous tip helped local police arrest two people on drug charges Friday morning.

Scotty Ray Bland, 35, and Melinda Gamboa, 37, were arrested on a second degree felony charge of delivery of a controlled substance Friday morning at Motel 6.

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

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