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July 29th, 2014

County OKs pact with Invenergy

July 29, 2014

Howard County commissioners have helped clear the way for another wind turbine plant to be located in this area.

During their Monday meeting, commissioners approved a Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) agreement with Invenergy LLC, a renewable and natural gas energy company based in Chicago that has plans to construct a 67-turbine wind farm in the northwest portion of the county.

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

Fire, possibly arson, destroys area church

July 29, 2014

Big Spring Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services and the Big Spring Police Department Crime Scene Unit responded to the Sand Springs First Baptist Church, located at Exit 186 I-20 Service Rd. early today.

Fire Chief Craig Ferguson reported there were no injuries and no one was inside the church at the time of the fire.

Fire Marshal Carl Condray said arson is suspected and that several fires were set.

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

July 28th

Ready for liftoff: Hang gliding championships begin Sunday

July 28, 2014

“Strongest, smoothest, most consistent conditions of all the major U.S. competitions. Air conditioned pilot lounge, hangar, paved runways, ice cream, water and all facilities.”

That’s how the U.S. Hang Gliding Para Gliding Association (USHPA) describes Big Spring on its website.

According to Airpark Director Jim Little, more than 60 competitors have registered for this year’s national championships, which begins Sunday, surpassing previous years.

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

Gas prices continue downward slide

July 28, 2014

Average retail gasoline prices in Texas have fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.38 a gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 13,114 gas outlets in Texas.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.51 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.

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

VIDEO — Dog passes out from joy

July 28, 2014

July 26th

Grand jury hands down murder indictment

July 26, 2014

A Big Spring man has been indicted in a May shooting that left one man dead and another seriously injured.
Nicholas Hernandez Limon, 25, was indicted on charges of murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon during this week's session of the Howard County Grand Jury.

For the rest of the story, pick up a copy of the Herald.

Local couple on Coca-Cola website

July 26, 2014

If a picture is worth a 1,000 words then it's definitely worth using in an international marketing campaign.
One local couple found that fact out after posing for a photo at the request of their granddaughter recently.

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

July 25th

Reward boosted: Crime Stoppers offering $20K for info into attack of elderly woman

July 25, 2014

Law enforcement officials say local residents are putting their money where their outrage is.

Spurred by donations from residents and area businesses, Big Spring Police Chief Chad Williams announced Thursday a reward approaching $20,000 for anyone providing information leading to the arrest and indictment of the man who viciously attacked and sexually assaulted an 85-year-old woman in Big Spring July 17.

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

Seliger: Stick with education reforms

July 25, 2014

State Senator Kel Seliger(R-Amarillo) says let’s stick with the educational reforms encompassed with House Bill 5.

July 24th

Volunteer firefighters receive donation

July 24, 2014

Call it a nice return for just a few days of work.

The Howard County Volunteer Fire Department received a $100,000 donation from Conoco-Phillips last week, a part of the money raised in the company’s annual Bad Boy Blast.

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

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