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October 10th, 2014

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.”

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