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October 13th, 2014

CASA volunteers sworn in

October 13, 2014

October 11th

Big Spring State Hospital to celebrate 75th anniversary

October 11, 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.

Northside Center provides vets with helping hand

October 11, 2014

A local organization is providing services for U.S. veterans to help them to get back on their feet.

Every Friday, a group of veterans from the Big Spring VAMC travel to the Northside Community Center (NCC) to attend classes on basic computer skills, receive legal aid counseling or just to use the center’s computer resources to check e-mail and browse the internet.

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

October 10th

Walker, Bowles family top honorees at Ag luncheon

October 10, 2014

Royce Walker and Karla and Don Bowles were the top honorees at Thursday’s annual Ag Appreciation Luncheon.

Walker was honored at the Chamber of Commerce-sponsored luncheon as the Agriculture Producer of the Year, while the Bowles, owners of Howard County Feed and Supply, were awarded as Agriculture Business of the Year.

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

Old Sorehead Trade Days return Saturday and Sunday

October 10, 2014

STANTON — The historic downtown streets of Stanton will be packed to capacity this weekend with vendors hawking what they and bargain hunters hope are the best deals in the Permian Basin.

With 620 vendors filling nine city blocks and seven buildings, Shawna Burch, Old Sorehead Trade Days executive director, said the thrice-annual event is booked solid for vendor booths.

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

October 9th

Workforce helps inmates do good while doing time

October 9, 2014

Credit should always be given where credit is due. No one deserves that more than the five men who work without pay or any guaranteed time off their sentence to keep Big Spring and its surrounding areas humming along. Often erroneously misidentified with the Federal Correctional Institute, these five men work for the Howard County Sheriff’s Workforce.

“They do everything around town,” said HCSW Sgt. John Spence who laments that they don’t get the credit they deserve for all the hard work they do.

Murphys named family of the year

October 9, 2014

Every year for the past 20 years, the Samaritan Counseling Center asks community leaders, church leaders, past honorees and others for nominations to honor families, “Who are not perfect, but whose life trajectory reflects the values and traits Samaritan Counseling Center strives to espouse and teach every day.”

Based on the nomination forms and returned information, families in the four counties that have SCC offices; Ector, Andrews, Midland and Howard, a committee decides who best meets the criteria.

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

October 8th

Two suffer from stab wounds

October 8, 2014

Big Spring police were dispatched to Scenic Mountain Medical Center early this morning to a report of two women suffering stab wounds.

For the entire article, pick up a copy of the Herald.

SMMC CEO resigns

October 8, 2014

Larry Rodgers, who has served as chief executive officer of Scenic Mountain Medical Center for nearly five years, will resign Oct. 10 to accept the role of CEO at College Station Medical C enter, a 167-bed hospital in College Station, Texas.

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

October 7th

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.

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

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