March 6th, 2015
Itâ€™s starting to look like Relay time.
Teams participating in the Glasscock-Howard County Relay for Life fundraiser will be at the Spring Town Plaza Mall Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to raise funds and awareness about cancer research.
For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.
To commemorate Texas Independence Day, members of the Texas Nationalist Movement will read the original Texas Declaration of Independence on the Howard County courthouse steps Saturday.
COAHOMA â€” Bring on the spotlight and roll out the red carpet, itâ€™s almost show time for the Coahoma Independent School District.
The annual CISD talent show is set for Monday, featuring the creative artistry of students and facility as well as a time to tour the districtâ€™s three campuses and enjoy a pancake supper, all while supporting a local community service organization.
An 18-year-old Coahoma High School student continues to fight for his life at a Midland hospital after sustaining serious injuries in a sledding accident on Friday.
â€śAt this time his condition changes day to day,â€ť said Candy Parrish, the mother of the injured Garett Parrish. â€śWe continue to ask for the amazing prayer, and we just cannot say enough about the surrounding communities and their support. I feel sorry for people who donâ€™t live where we live because Iâ€™m pretty sure West Texas has the most amazing people in the world.â€ť
An elementary school student was injured in an accident Tuesday morning, according to a Big Spring ISD press release.
Emergency personnel were called out to Moss Elementary around 9 a.m. Tuesday in response to an injured child.
â€śThe student was transported by ambulance to Scenic Mountain Medical Center and was stabilized by the emergency room staff,â€ť said George Bancroft, Big Spring ISD public relations coordinator. â€śThe Big Spring ISDâ€™s thoughts and prayers are with the student, the studentâ€™s family, and the Moss Elementary staff and students.â€ť
ANDREWS â€“ For Matt Yanez and the senior members of the Big Spring Steersâ€™ basketball team, Tuesdayâ€™s 68-52 loss to Lubbock Estacado in front of a large crowd in Andrews High Schoolâ€™s Mustang Arena was a bittersweet moment.
On one hand, the team saw its season end with a 14-point loss that was aided from a rash of turnovers. Then again, the team Steers did win 20 games and advanced to the third round of the state playoffs for the first time in history.
The grace period is over, the cordial reminders a thing of the past. For those who are still parking their vehicles in their yards, the City of Big Spring is promising that thereâ€™s no more Mr. Nice Guy.
City Manager Todd Darden said code enforcement inspectors are ready to begin implementing the city councilâ€™s decision to ban automobiles from front yards, unless theyâ€™re parked on concrete or gravel driveways.
Happy Birthday, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as acclaimed chidrenâ€™s author Dr. Seuss.
The kids at Washington Elementary got to spend Monday celebrating Dr. Seussâ€™ 111th birthday by hearing his stories and enjoying his rhymes.
Adrian Calvio, of State Farm Insurance, was scheduled to come in later in the week for career day, but when he discovered that the kids would be celebrating Dr. Seuss on Monday, he asked to come in and share in the fun.
For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of the Herald.
A Pearsall, Texas man is dead after a one-vehicle rollover in Glasscock County Friday evening.
According to a Texas Department of Public Safety news release, 27-year-old Manuel Perez was pronounced dead by Glasscock County Justice of the Peace Kay Machicek at the scene of the accident. He was not wearing a seat belt, the DPS reports.
Four other people were injured in the accident.
For more of this story, read Monday's edition of the Herald.
An exhibition of selected of works by a long-time Howard County public educator is currently on display at the Howard College Hall Center for the Arts.
The art show is a collection of paintings in various mediums and photos by Judy Tereletsky, a 35-year visual arts instructor who teaches at Big Spring High School.
â€śAs I look towards retirement from public school teaching, I hope that school districts would realize the impact of the visual arts on students and the educational system,â€ť Tereletsky said.
For more of this story, please read Monday's edition of the Herald.