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October 7th, 2014

Symphony kickoff set Thursday

October 7, 2014

There is still time to get tickets to the kickoff show for the Big Spring Symphony's 2014-2015 season, set for Thursday at the Hotel Settles.
The event — “Come to the Masqurade” — begins with a reception at 6 p.m. Following dinner, the Big Spring Junior High School Choir, directed by Tara Trowbridge, will perform, along with the Howard College Jazz Band, directed by Dan Kiley.

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October 6th

Be aware of domestic violence

October 6, 2014

Domestic violence isn't limited to incidents in hotel elevators and the talking points of national pundits.
As a reminder of how close to home domestic violence is, officials with Victim Services set up a display of six life-size silhouettes at the Howard County Courthouse representing real area women who lost their lives because of domesticate abuse. The display will stay up through October, which is designated National Domestic Violence Awareness month.

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October 4th

Sam Houston visits Big Spring

October 4, 2014

Call it door to door campaigning.
Saying the only way to get to know the people of Texas on a closer level is to make personal appearances, Democratic attorney general candidate Sam Houston made a tour of Big Spring recently.

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Big Spring High School queen, king announced

October 4, 2014

Karina Alvarado and Dakota Jones were named BSHS Homecoming queen and king during halftime activities at Friday's ballgame in Memorial Stadium.

October 2nd

Deadline arrives for ag lunch tickets

October 2, 2014

The Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce is making preparations to give a hearty pat on the back for area farmers and agriculture workers whose hard work feed and clothe our county.

“Come out and see who will be awarded Ag Producer and Ag Business of the Year,” said Debbye ValVerde, Chamber executive director. “The appreciation luncheon is meant to show our community and the chamber’s support and say thank you to our area agriculture businesses and farmers for what they do for our community.”

Voter registration deadline Monday

October 2, 2014

Voter registration for the November general election ends Monday, Howard County election officials said.

On Nov. 4, Texas voters will decide a wide variety of congressional, state and county races.

Persons interested in registering to vote in the election have until 5 p.m. Monday to do so, County Election Administrator Saundra Bloom said.

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

October 1st

Homecoming Court named for Big Spring High School

October 1, 2014

A community bonfire is set to fire up Steer spirit as part of several activities planned for the 2014 Big Spring High School homecoming festivities.

The bonfire will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday by the old Anderson Kindergarten building located on Airbase Road near the Howard County Fair Barns. Predicted high for that day will be in the low 80s and lows in the low 50s.

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

September 30th

Symphony season to begin Oct. 9

September 30, 2014

Let there be music.

The Big Spring Symphony kicks off its new season with a musical event in the ballroom of the Settles Hotel Oct. 9.

The event, called “Come to the Masquerade,” begins with a reception at 6 p.m. Following dinner, the Big Spring Junior High School Choir, directed by Tara Trowbridge, will perform along with the Howard College Jazz Band directed by Dan Kiley.

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

September 29th

Contests draw crowds to Howard County Fair

September 29, 2014

It was cuteness overload Saturday at the Howard County Fair with enough to melt even the most aged and cynical reporter's heart.
Both the popular Kountry's Kids contest and the pet contest drew a decent crowd to the entertainment tent to watch children ages 5 and younger strut in their finest country clothes and later for dogs (no age limit enforced) standing patiently by, somewhat bewildered while owners proudly showed off their pets.

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

September 27th

Sex offender indicted on new charge by grand jury

September 27, 2014

A Big Spring man accused of breaking into a local home and molesting a 6-year-old girl was among several individuals indicted during this week’s session of the Howard County Grand Jury.

Paul Barnard Hildreth, 45, was indicted on the first-degree felony charge of burglary of a habitation with intent to commit indecency with a child during the grand jury’s Thursday session.

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

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