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June 7th, 2014

Lubbock PD: Guzman faces murder charge

June 7, 2014

The husband of a woman whose body was discovered in Big Spring Wednesday has been charged with her murder.

Lubbock Police Department officials said Friday they have charged Epifanio Jose “Joe” Guzman, 43, with murder in the death of Rachel Guzman, 41, of Lubbock.

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

Summer school begins

June 7, 2014

Some public school students will be heading back to the classroom Monday when Big Spring Independent School District commences its summer school schedule.

“Parents of students who need to attend summer school should have already received notification,” said George Bancroft, BSISD community relations coordinator. “If you have a question about whether your child needs to attend summer school, please contact the office of the campus where your student attended during the 2013-2014 school year.”

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

June 6th

State park hosts stargazing party Saturday

June 6, 2014

Big Spring State Park is having a party Saturday, and all the stars will be there — real stars, not the two-legged variety.

The park’s 22nd annual Stargazing Party, which is scheduled from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., offers area residents a chance to get a closer look at some of the celestial attractions which can be found in the night skies over West Texas.

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

Fly In set at airpark

June 6, 2014

The Big Spring Airport will have the welcome mat out for area aviators Saturday.

The airport’s annual Prairie Dog Fly In, which offers pilots from across West Texas the chance to visit the airport, tour the facilities and visit with each other, will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday.

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

June 5th

Body found; believed to be missing Lubbock woman

June 5, 2014

A body discovered on Martin Luther Boulevard Wednesday is believed to be that of a Lubbock woman missing since late Friday.

Police have not confirmed the body’s identification, but family members told Lubbock TV station KCBD it is that of Rachel Guzman, 41, of Lubbock.

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

20th Relay set Friday for Friday

June 5, 2014

Solidarity is evident at many Big Spring businesses and its color is purple. Ribbons and bunting in the distinguishable color can be seen tied to doors and entrances around town. The color display is in honor of Relay for Life, which returns Friday to raise money for cancer research.

There are many changes in this year’s Relay For Life, but the goal remains the same: to raise money and awareness of the devastating disease.

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

June 4th

Officials eye ‘road map to the future’

June 4, 2014

City representatives got a sneak peek at the first two parts of Big Spring’s “road map to the future” Tuesday evening.

Members of the city council and planning and zoning committee met with consultants to begin hammering out future zoning and development plans for the city’s airpark and north sector, part of an overall comprehensive master plan for the city.

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

Volunteers paint the town with purple as Relay nears

June 4, 2014

Relay for Life committee members are hoping the community will decorate the town with a sea of purple this week to celebrate 20 years of the Howard-Glasscock Relay For Life event.

June 3rd

Veteran dove hunt scheduled

June 3, 2014

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 47 is requesting public assistance to help organize a weekend getaway for disabled U.S. military veterans.

“We’re going to bring four disabled veterans to Howard County, and we’re going to take them on a dove hunt,” said Mike Tarpley, senior vice DAV Chapter 47. “We have at least one place for them to hunt, but we are trying to get enough volunteers to help guide these veterans and more hunting spots.”

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

Senior Swim under way at family aquatic center

June 3, 2014

The Senior Swim program began today, allowing area seniors allotted time at the Russ McEwen Family Aquatic Center to perform some light exercises in the pool.

“This is our third year for the program,” said Debbye ValVerde, Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce executive director. “Seniors 50 years old or better are able to utilize the aquatic center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to noon for some light water excesses if they wish to participate, or they can walk in the lazy river.”

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

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