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October 24th, 2014

Voting totals near 1K

October 24, 2014

More than 1,000 Howard County residents are expected to cast ballots by the end of the first week of early voting, officials predict.

Through Thursday, 957 people had voted early in the Nov. 4 general election. Election Administrator Saundra Bloom said 633 people voted in person, while 324 mail-in ballots were received.

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

Halloween Art Bash coming to HC

October 24, 2014

Even the ghouls like to express their creativity, but they will not be invited to the Howard College Art Department’s big Halloween Art Bash.

Or maybe, they will.

About 165 students ranging from fifth grade to high school from Howard County schools will be participating in a workshop hosted by the art department in conjunction with UTPB “Pots and Prints.”

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

October 23rd

Shooting leaves 1 wounded

October 23, 2014

Police are searching for a man believed responsible for a Wednesday evening shooting that resulted in a local man being airlifted to a Midland hospital.

Big Spring police and emergency medical service personnel responded to Northcrest Apartments, 1002 N. Main, around 9 p.m. Wednesday, in reference to a gunshot victim.

Upon arrival, officers located Alfredo Harper, 25, lying between two of the apartment’s building.

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

Fashion Club slates fundraiser

October 23, 2014

Products of the Big Spring High School Fashion Club will be on sale at Friday’s high school football game between Big Spring and Stephenville when members host a Tailgate fundraising event.

Club members are raising funds for a trip to New York during Fashion Week.

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

October 22nd

Mayor cited for role in accident

October 22, 2014

Big Spring Mayor Larry McLellan has been cited in the Monday accident in which his vehicle struck and seriously injured a pedestrian.

Big Spring Police Department officers were dispatched to the intersection of 11th and Scurry shortly after 6 p.m. Monday in reference to a pedestrian-vehicle accident. It was determined that a vehicle driven by McLellan struck Big Spring resident Robert Pullin, 68.

Pullin suffered head injuries in the accident and was flown from the scene by helicopter to Odessa Medical Center, according to a BSPD news release.

October 21st

PD requests DPS help in accident involving mayor

October 21, 2014

A Monday accident involving Big Spring Mayor Larry McLellan resulted in a Big Spring man sustaining serious injuries.

Big Spring Police Department officers were dispatched to the intersection of 11th and Scurry shortly after 6 p.m. Monday in reference to a pedestrian-vehicle accident. It was determined that a vehicle driven by McLellan struck Big Spring resident Robert Pullin, 68.

Pullin suffered head injuries in the accident and was flown from the scene by helicopter to Odessa Medical Center, according to a BSPD news release.

College theater department to present ‘Steel Magnolias'

October 21, 2014

The Howard College Theater Department’s production of “Steel Magnolias” is set to take the stage Thursday night.

“I encourage everyone to come to the play,” said Nathan Jacobs, Howard College theater director. “There is something for everyone to enjoy.”

The production will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Hall Center for the Arts, located on the Howard College Campus, 1001 Birdwell Lane. Tickets are $5 and $3 for students with a valid ID. For more information, call Jacobs at 264-5648.

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

October 20th

Saturday wreck claims Midland man

October 20, 2014

A late Saturday evening accident west of Big Spring claimed the life of a Midland man.

Alfred B. Tochterman III, 34, died from injuries sustained when his pickup collided with a tractor-trailer driven by Clint Faulkner of Big Spring at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday on State Highway 176 five miles east of Lenorah.

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

Big Spring, Forsan bands earn top rating at marching contest

October 20, 2014

It proved to be a tough day for bands competing in the UIL Region 6 Marching contest Saturday as judges particular in the Class 2-3A divisions were very sparing in awarding top ratings.

However, Howard County schools fared well for the most part with two earning a Division I rating and a third earning Division II for their marching routines.

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

October 18th

Friends of Library sale begins

October 18, 2014

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