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September 4th

VIDEO: Joan Rivers Has Passed Away

September 4, 2014

VIDEO: Joan Rivers Has Passed Away
The 81-year-old comedy icon has died

VA employees come to aid of food bank

September 4, 2014

Isaiah 58 Food Bank received tons of help — literally — from the local VA Medical Center.

Staff from the VAMC capped off their annual canned food drive Wednesday by donating more than 5,000 pounds of food items to Isaiah 58.

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

Tickets available for United Way fundraiser

September 4, 2014

For 70 years, United Way of Big Spring and Howard County has offered a helping hand to agencies which provide us a helping hand, and now they’re asking for our help, as well.

The United Way’s 70th annual campaign begins at 6 p.m. Saturday at Big Spring Country Club with its annual Boots and Bling Kick-off, an event which will offer attendees food, entertainment and a chance to earn some nice prizes, as well — all while helping the various agencies supported by UW.

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

September 3rd

VIDEO: Michael Sam Signed to Cowboys' Practice Squad

September 3, 2014

VIDEO: Michael Sam Signed to Cowboys' Practice Squad
Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys. Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the league's first openly gay player will be added to the practice roster. (Sept. 3)

Officers arrest 5 on Lorilla

September 3, 2014

Five individuals, including one considered armed and dangerous, were apprehended early this morning as officers executed a search warrant at 713 Lorilla.

The Big Spring Police Department and Howard County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team participated in the search warrant, which was the result of an investigation conducted by the BSPD narcotics unit. According to a press release, police had “received information of drug sales and the probable location of Theodore Rios,” who was wanted for parole violation and considered armed and dangerous.

First reading coming on city tax rate

September 3, 2014

The Big Spring City Council will present the first of two public hearings on the proposed FY 2015 tax rate when they hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in council chambers, 307 E. Fourth.

The council was supposed to have held a public hearing on the new rate last week, but a software error at the tax appraisal district resulted in incorrect information being relayed to the various taxing entities in Howard County.

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

September 2nd

Triathlon set Saturday at Comanche Trail Park

September 2, 2014

There is still time to register for the seventh annual Comanche Warrior Triathlon, set for Saturday at Comanche Trail Lake.

The event, which will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, consists of a 500-meter swim, an 18-mile bicycle ride and a 3-mile run, event organizer Hayley Lewis said.

City, county to host public hearings

September 2, 2014

There will be a whole lotta public hearings going on over the coming days.

Forced by a software glitch to reshuffle their tax rate and budget adoption schedules, the city of Big Spring and Howard County will hold several public hearings to give area residents a chance to provide their input.

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

September 1st

/burglary suspect indicted

September 1, 2014

A Big Spring man accused of participating in a June robbery has been indicted by the Howard County Grand Jury.

Pick up a copy of the Herald for the entire article.

August 30th

Applications sought for new EDC directors

August 30, 2014

The city of Big Spring wants you — for the Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors, that is.

Less than 48 hours after the city council ousted the EDC board, city officials were already getting the word out in a hunt for replacement directors. And the clock is ticking — replacements need to be in place by the end of September.

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

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