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June 24th, 2014

Wind farm major topic for HC board

June 24, 2014

Representatives for Invenergy LLC. met with the Howard College board of trustees Monday to discuss the company’s new wind energy project and touched on the possibility of requesting a tax abatement.

“They have not made a proposal (for tax abatement) at this time,” said Dr. Cheryl Sparks, Howard College president. “They were in town and wanted to tell us about the project.”

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

Corvettes make Big Spring stop

June 24, 2014

A long line of Corvettes graced the north face of the Hotel Settles early today.

Lone Star Corvette Club members, out of Dallas /Fort Worth, made the Hotel Settles one of their stops on a five-day tour of Texas’ historic hotels.

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

June 23rd

Texas Plains Trail board meets at Hotel Settles

June 23, 2014

Members traveled from as far as Canadian Texas, located snugly in the Panhandle of Texas, to Big Spring — brought together by their love of history and their community heritage.

Pick up a copy of the Herald for the entire article.

OTC holds meet and greet

June 23, 2014

Educating citizens about their right to bear arms was the purpose of a “meet and greet” held by Open Carry Texas at the Heart of the City Park Saturday.

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

June 21st

House total loss after Friday fire

June 21, 2014

An attempt to smoke out bees in the attic of a west Big Spring home backfired horribly for a local family Friday afternoon, as their house soon became consumed with flames.

No injuries were reported, but the home, located on the 800 block of San Antonio, was a total loss, officials said.

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

Coahoma ISD dealing with enrollment boom

June 21, 2014

COAHOMA — It's probably not because of all the recent rain, but Coahoma schools have yielded a bumper crop of elementary students in the last few years.

An increase in enrollment at the elementary prompted trustees with the Coahoma Independent School District to approve the addition of two new teaching positions at their June meeting held Tuesday.

“Our elementary school has grown quite a bit,” said CISD Superintendent Dr. Amy Jacobs. “We had a grade level that we needed to create an addition classroom.”

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

June 19th

Guzman indicted on murder charge

June 19, 2014

Tuesday, a Lubbock grand jury indicted a man on a murder charge who allegedly killed his wife in Lubbock and dumped her body in Big Spring.

According to court documents, Epifano Guzman, 44, has admitted to strangling his wife, Rachel Guzman, to death during an argument in their Lubbock County residence. The argument stemmed over a pending indecency with a child charge he was facing in Big Spring, he told investigators.

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

Blood drive Friday

June 19, 2014

A blood drive is set Friday at the city of Big Spring Council Chambers.

The city of Big Spring will host the blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Council Chambers, 307 E. Fourth. Call Stacie King at 264-2347 to schedule an appointment.

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

June 18th

Big Spring to honor Dobbs, rodeo legend

June 18, 2014

For most of the rodeo world, Quail Dobbs was a bullfighter and rodeo clown who everyone adored.

For folks in Howard County, he was just Quail: a family member, a friend and man of the community. Dobbs died this past January at the age of 72, leaving behind his wife, Judy; daughter, Stephanie Rotan; a son, Coley Dobbs; and four grandchildren.

His life will be honored during each of the three performances of the Big Spring Cowboy Reunion and Rodeo, set for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Big Spring Rodeo Bowl.

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

Texas Plains Trail board to convene here

June 18, 2014

Tourism and Texas history are on the agenda when Texas Plains Trail region board members hold their meeting Thursday at the Hotel Settles.

“The Texas Plains Trail is one of 10 regions in the state under the umbrella of the Texas Historical Commission,” said Debbie Wegman, Texas Plains Trail board president and Big Spring Area Conventions and Visitors Bureau director.

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

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