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October 28th, 2014

Commissioners consider speed limit for county road

October 28, 2014

A speed limit likely is in store for a Howard County road.

County commissioners reacted favorably during their Monday meeting to a request by County Engineer Brian Klinksiek to post a 35-mph speed limit on Oil Mill Road, a horseshoe-shaped street that connects State Highway 176 with the north service road of Interstate 20.

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

October 27th

It's on to state contest for BSHS marching band

October 27, 2014

Moving on up.

The Big Spring High School Steer Band is heading to state competition in San Antonio.

Band students earned one of three spots at area competition Saturday held in Lowery Field in Lubbock competing against a large field of 4A schools.

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

Council eyes plastic bag restrictions

October 27, 2014

Are plastic bags an endangered species in Big Spring?

Big Spring City Council members will discuss regulating the use of plastic bags when they meet in regular session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers, located at 307 E. Fourth.

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

October 25th

Robbery case goes to trial

October 25, 2014

Jury selection begins Monday in the aggravated robbery trial of the Big Spring man accused of robbing Big A Shaved Ice at gunpoint last June.

Heriberto Medina-Torres, 21, faces a possible life sentence if convicted of the first degree felony.

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

24 indicted by grand jury

October 25, 2014

A Big Spring resident accused of beating a 70-year-old man was among 24 people indicted during this week’s session of the Howard County Grand Jury.

Kellen Eugene Wright, 33, faces second-degree felony charges of injury to the elderly for his alleged role in the assualt, which occurred July 8 at Big Mike’s Liquor Store on the Snyder Highway.

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

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school

October 25, 2014

October 24th

Voting totals near 1K

October 24, 2014

More than 1,000 Howard County residents are expected to cast ballots by the end of the first week of early voting, officials predict.

Through Thursday, 957 people had voted early in the Nov. 4 general election. Election Administrator Saundra Bloom said 633 people voted in person, while 324 mail-in ballots were received.

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

Halloween Art Bash coming to HC

October 24, 2014

Even the ghouls like to express their creativity, but they will not be invited to the Howard College Art Department’s big Halloween Art Bash.

Or maybe, they will.

About 165 students ranging from fifth grade to high school from Howard County schools will be participating in a workshop hosted by the art department in conjunction with UTPB “Pots and Prints.”

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

October 23rd

Shooting leaves 1 wounded

October 23, 2014

Police are searching for a man believed responsible for a Wednesday evening shooting that resulted in a local man being airlifted to a Midland hospital.

Big Spring police and emergency medical service personnel responded to Northcrest Apartments, 1002 N. Main, around 9 p.m. Wednesday, in reference to a gunshot victim.

Upon arrival, officers located Alfredo Harper, 25, lying between two of the apartment’s building.

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

Fashion Club slates fundraiser

October 23, 2014

Products of the Big Spring High School Fashion Club will be on sale at Friday’s high school football game between Big Spring and Stephenville when members host a Tailgate fundraising event.

Club members are raising funds for a trip to New York during Fashion Week.

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

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