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October 18th, 2014

Friends of Library sale begins

October 18, 2014

October 17th

Annual Angel Tree signups continue at Salvation Army

October 17, 2014

There’s still time for families to apply for the Salvation Army’s annual Angel Tree program.

The SA will accept applications for the annual Christmas gift program through Oct. 30, officials said.

The Angel Tree program annually provides Christmas gifts for qualifying children and seniors. Applicants are screened through interviews at the local Salvation Army office, located at 811 W. Fifth St.

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

Chess enthusiast to hold exhibition at mall Saturday

October 17, 2014

Shawn Adams plans on doing the unthinkable.

This Saturday at the Spring Town Mall beginning at 2 p.m. he will play chess with 20 people.

“Simultaneously.”

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

October 16th

DAV to hold annual fund-raiser this weekend

October 16, 2014

Members of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will be out Friday and Saturday in front of Walmart for the organization’s annual Forget-Me-Not Drive.

“We will be at the front doors beginning at 8 a.m. until late,” said Ed Meiser, DAV Chapter 47 commander. “Members will be accepting donations, and we will be handing out plastic blue, Forget-Me-Not flowers.”

The drive is an annual fund-raiser for the veterans group with the proceeds used to help area veterans, Meiser said.

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

October 15th

Council: No grooming pets, people at home

October 15, 2014

Big Spring’s City Council has nixed a proposed ordinance which would allow beauticians and pet groomers to work out of their homes.

Council members rejected the ordinance by a 4-3 vote after lengthy debate during their Tuesday night meeting. Raul Marquez Jr., Bobby McDonald, Raul Benavides and Marvin Boyd voted against the measure, while it was supported by Mayor Larry McLellan, Carmen Harbour and Justin Myers.

The ordinance would have allowed licensed beauty salon operators and pet groomers to operate the businesses from home under certain circumstances.

McDaniel named to fill vacant EDC seat

October 15, 2014

Local businesswoman Kay McDaniel has been named the newest member of the Big Spring Economic Development Corporation’s board of directors.

McDaniel was selected for the post from among 11 candidates by the Big Spring City Council during its Tuesday evening meeting.

She replaces Larry Rodgers, former CEO of Scenic Mountain Medical Center, who is relocating to the College Station area. She will serve on the EDC board until the end of September 2017.

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

October 14th

State hospital to celebrate 75 years

October 14, 2014

Big Spring State Hospital will celebrate its 75th anniversary Wednesday with a public reception and ceremony reflecting on how the hospital has evolved since it opened in 1939.

The ceremony — “Paving Pathways to Recovery” — begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Allred Building Auditorium.

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

Seliger town hall meeting Oct. 22

October 14, 2014

Sen. Kel Seliger continues making his way fhrough the Panhandle, South Plains and Permian Basin in preparation for the 84th Texas Legislature that convenes in January.

Seliger, from Amarillo, narrowly defeated fellow Republican and Midland Mayor Mike Canon in the party primaries March 4. And though he faces Libertarian Party of Texas candidate Steven Gibson in the Nov. 4 general election, no Libertarian has won — or come close to winning — a legislative seat or statewide office in Texas.

October 13th

'70 Bites' pulls in crowd

October 13, 2014

CASA volunteers sworn in

October 13, 2014

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