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March 22nd

3 more arrested by Narcotics Division

March 22, 2014

Three people were jailed following a Thursday afternoon drug bust in north Big Sprig.
The Big Spring Police Department Narcotics Division executed a search warrant at 801 Wyoming St. at around 2 p.m. Thursday, BSPD Public Information Officer Sgt. Tony Everett said.

For more, pick up a copy of the Herald.

Put the pedal to the metal

March 22, 2014

Ready, set, pedal...
The inaugural St. Judge Trike-A-Thon was held at Bauer Head Start Friday with enthusiastic children riding bikes, trikes, scooters and even a red wagon around the outside classroom halls to raise money for St. Jude Research Hospital.

For the rest of the story and photos, pick up a copy of the Herald.

March 21st

BSISD eyes home construction as teacher recruitment tool

March 21, 2014

Teacher recruitment was the main focus of the Big Spring Independent School District board of trustees meeting Thursday night.

Two teachers were hired at a recent job fair and the board is hoping to sweeten the pot to get even more teachers to move to Big Spring by possibly constructing homes on district property.

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

County GOP convention Saturday

March 21, 2014

The Howard County Republican Party will hold its convention this Saturday at the Howard County Courthouse.

“We encourage everyone to attend. This is an important meeting,” said Republican Party county chairman Ron Farquhar.

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

March 20th

Officials urge citizens to go easy on water use

March 20, 2014

As warmer weather creeps slowly into the Crossroads area, Big Spring city officials reminds residents to think “conservation” when using water to help with dwindling supplies.

Currently, the city is on Stage 2 restrictions where it concerns water usage for area residents.

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

Come rain or shine, fishing tourney will be held

March 20, 2014

Neither rain, sleet or a sunny day will stop the Sixth Annual Trout Fishing Tournament this time.

“We are going to have the tourney this weekend. Even if it rains, sleets or it is sunny. Even if there is no one else out there, I’ll be there fishing,” quipped Ken McIntosh, event organizer.

The tournament will be held Saturday at Comanche Trail Lake.

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

March 18th

Indecency trial to end today

March 18, 2014

Punishment for a Big Spring man guilty of indecency with a child is expected to be assessed in 118th District Court today.

Reymundo Martinez, 50, faces up to 20 years in prison for the offense, which was first reported to police in August 2012.

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

Youth fishing tournament Saturday

March 18, 2014

The Sixth Annual Trout Fishing Contest for area youth is set to cast off this weekend at Comanche Trail Park Lake.

The contest will begin at 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dora Roberts Community Center. A number of door prizes will be given throughout the 3-1/2 hour tourney. Prizes will also be given in the categories of first fish caught, largest fish caught and most caught by 4 p.m.

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

March 17th

New York Based Cassatt String Quartet will perform its eighth annual mini-residency

March 17, 2014

New York based Cassatt String Quartet will perform its eighth annual mini-residency, “Cassatt in the Basin!”   Sunday, March 16 through Saturday, March 22. Tickets are $20 and free to observe. For more information contact Midland College or Jan Mayfield jmayfieldgmvla@gmail.com

Skywarn seminar Thursday

March 17, 2014

You too can be part of this area’s early warning system.

Residents can learn how to spot and report severe weather during a Skywarn class set for 7 p.m. Thursday in the Big Spring City Council Chambers, located at 307 E. Fourth St.

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

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