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June 4th, 2014

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.

June 2nd

Council, P&Z workshop set for Tuesday

June 2, 2014

Planning for future growth will be the main topic of discussion when the Big Spring City Council holds a joint workshop with the Planning and Zoning Commission at 6 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers, 307 E. Fourth.

Discussion will center around the status of update to the city’s comprehensive plan, including the North Sector expansion and the comprehensive plan for the Airport and Industrial Park.

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

Survey: Gas prices stabilizing

June 2, 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have risen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.45/gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

This compares with the national average that has increased 1.2 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.64/g, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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

May 31st

Pops rehearsals begin Tuesday

May 31, 2014

Chorus rehearsals for this year’s Pops in the Park concert will begin Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church.
“We have a wonderful program planned for this year's Independence Day celebration,” said Dr. Keith Graumann, music director.

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

BSHS students graduate

May 31, 2014

HERALD photo/Lyndel Moody
A Big Spring High School graduate gives a big hug to one of his teachers before the processional of graduates at the 2014 commencement ceremony held Friday night at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.

May 30th

Alleged gunman, robbery suspect indicted

May 30, 2014

A Big Spring man accused of firing off shots inside a local automobile dealership, stealing a car and leading authorities on a high-speed chase is one of 23 people indicted during this week’s session of the Howard County Grand Jury.

Michael Brandon Fosse, 29, was indicted on a single count of aggravated robbery for his alleged role in a lunchtime rampage that occurred Feb. 26.

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

Knight, Freeman top FHS students

May 30, 2014

FORSAN — Ali Knight and Chandler Freeman are the valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of the 2014 Forsan High School graduating class.

Graduation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the high school gymnasium, 411 West Sixth St. Forsan.

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

May 29th

United Way agencies will stay the same

May 29, 2014

United Way of Big Spring and Howard County has announced the new list of agencies — 17 total for 2015.

The board of directors has decided to accept the previous 17 agencies.

As there were no new applications,“The list is the same as last year,” Executive Director Sandy Stewart said.

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

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