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February 20th, 2015

Photo exhibit reception Saturday at museum

February 20, 2015

A reception for the opening of the 2015 Greg’s Texas Collection, a photography exhibit, will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Heritage Museum.

Avid history seekers Greg and Toni Bodin have traveled the byways of Texas visiting both well known and forgotten historical sites photographing the areas they visit.

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

February 19th

Few takers so far for school races

February 19, 2015

School board trustee candidate filing has been less than fast and furious this year.

So far, in all three school district’s only one non-incumbent has filed, and she’s quite familiar with the job.

Maria Padilla has filed her intent to seek the District 2 seat on the Big Spring Independent School District board of trustees. Padilla served in that district as a BSISD school board trustee for a number of years before Pat DeAnda won the seat in 2012. DeAnda has yet to file her intent to run for another term.

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

February 18th

Moss students raising money to help in blood cancer research

February 18, 2015

Moss Elementary wants change, pocket change to be exact.

The students have been collecting pennies for a fundraiser since Feb. 2 and will continue through Friday. The money raised is for Pennies for Patients, a campaign to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The funds will go toward the Society’s mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma as well as to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

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

Former resident sentenced to 45 years for murder

February 18, 2015

A Lubbock man was sentenced to 45 years in the strangling death of his wife before dumping her body on an isolated stretch of property in the vicinity of Scenic Mountain Medical Center.

Epifanio Guzman, formerly of Big Spring, pleaded guilty in 140th District Court to the murder his wife, Rachel Guzman, 41.

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

February 17th

AARP offers free tax help to seniors

February 17, 2015

The best things in life are free — including tax help.

Senior citizens can get their taxes done for free. Thanks to AARP and the Big Spring Senior Center, there is a group of volunteers waiting to assist seniors.

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

Gas prices continue climbing

February 17, 2015

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 9.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.08 a gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

This compares with the national average that has increased 7.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.25 a gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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

February 16th

BSHS Debate team qualifies for 14th trip to state

February 16, 2015

For the 14th time in the last 15 years, the Big Spring High School Speech and Debate Team qualified a team to the University Interscholastic League Cross-Examination State Meet.
For more information, see today's edition of the Big Spring Herald.

Candidate filing to close in two weeks

February 16, 2015

Person interested in running for a spot have a little less than two weeks remaining to officially declare their candidacy.
Voters in three districts — District 2, currently held by Carmen Harbour, District 4, represented by Bobby McDonald and District 6, where Marvin Boyd is the incumbent — will elect city representatives on May 9.
- See more in today's edition of the Big Spring Herald.

February 14th

Residents answer UBS' call, donate blood

February 14, 2015

Donating blood is giving the gift of life — and on Friday, several local residents were in a giving mood.

United Blood Services of San Angelo parked its Blood Drive bus outside of Back In Motion chiropractic clinic to give residents the chance to donate blood.

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

Post office back up to speed

February 14, 2015

It was definitely Friday the 13th for the U.S. Postal Service.

Problems arising during a computer hardware installation Thursday resulted in a nation-wide outage that affected almost all USPS facilities, including the one in Big Spring.

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

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