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June 5th

Body found; believed to be missing Lubbock woman

June 5, 2014

A body discovered on Martin Luther Boulevard Wednesday is believed to be that of a Lubbock woman missing since late Friday.

Police have not confirmed the body’s identification, but family members told Lubbock TV station KCBD it is that of Rachel Guzman, 41, of Lubbock.

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

20th Relay set Friday for Friday

June 5, 2014

Solidarity is evident at many Big Spring businesses and its color is purple. Ribbons and bunting in the distinguishable color can be seen tied to doors and entrances around town. The color display is in honor of Relay for Life, which returns Friday to raise money for cancer research.

There are many changes in this year’s Relay For Life, but the goal remains the same: to raise money and awareness of the devastating disease.

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

June 4th

Officials eye ‘road map to the future’

June 4, 2014

City representatives got a sneak peek at the first two parts of Big Spring’s “road map to the future” Tuesday evening.

Members of the city council and planning and zoning committee met with consultants to begin hammering out future zoning and development plans for the city’s airpark and north sector, part of an overall comprehensive master plan for the city.

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

Volunteers paint the town with purple as Relay nears

June 4, 2014

Relay for Life committee members are hoping the community will decorate the town with a sea of purple this week to celebrate 20 years of the Howard-Glasscock Relay For Life event.

June 3rd

Veteran dove hunt scheduled

June 3, 2014

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 47 is requesting public assistance to help organize a weekend getaway for disabled U.S. military veterans.

“We’re going to bring four disabled veterans to Howard County, and we’re going to take them on a dove hunt,” said Mike Tarpley, senior vice DAV Chapter 47. “We have at least one place for them to hunt, but we are trying to get enough volunteers to help guide these veterans and more hunting spots.”

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

Senior Swim under way at family aquatic center

June 3, 2014

The Senior Swim program began today, allowing area seniors allotted time at the Russ McEwen Family Aquatic Center to perform some light exercises in the pool.

“This is our third year for the program,” said Debbye ValVerde, Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce executive director. “Seniors 50 years old or better are able to utilize the aquatic center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon for some light water excesses if they wish to participate, or they can walk in the lazy river.”

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

June 2nd

Council, P&Z workshop set for Tuesday

June 2, 2014

Planning for future growth will be the main topic of discussion when the Big Spring City Council holds a joint workshop with the Planning and Zoning Commission at 6 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers, 307 E. Fourth.

Discussion will center around the status of update to the city’s comprehensive plan, including the North Sector expansion and the comprehensive plan for the Airport and Industrial Park.

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

Survey: Gas prices stabilizing

June 2, 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

This compares with the national average that has increased 1.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.64/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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

May 31st

Pops rehearsals begin Tuesday

May 31, 2014

Chorus rehearsals for this year’s Pops in the Park concert will begin Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church.
“We have a wonderful program planned for this year's Independence Day celebration,” said Dr. Keith Graumann, music director.

Pick up a copy of the Herald for the rest of the story.

BSHS students graduate

May 31, 2014

HERALD photo/Lyndel Moody
A Big Spring High School graduate gives a big hug to one of his teachers before the processional of graduates at the 2014 commencement ceremony held Friday night at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.

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