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April 23rd, 2015

BSHS students show support for ill classmate

April 23, 2015

Brooke Marshall admits she doesn’t really know every student that attends Big Spring High School. What the junior does know is something more basic: Everyone who attends the school – whether they know each other or not – share a special bond.

They are, in a way, family.

April 22nd

Pair facing drug charges

April 22, 2015

Two people are in custody for drug charges after being arrested by Big Spring police and Howard County deputies Tuesday.

Jolene Quick, 30, and Tracy Monzain Jones, 38, were initially charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, but officials said they are seeking federal charges on the duo because of firearms and methamphetamine recovered at the scene of the arrest.

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

Fifth graders changing location

April 22, 2015

Effective for the 2015-2016 school year, fifth graders will once again walk the halls of Big Spring Intermediate (BSI) School as district officials believe the student population will continue growing slightly or remain stable.

April 21st

Tannehill signs with UMHB

April 21, 2015

The question was never “if” Tobyn Tannehill would play college football. The youngest son of Big Spring’s Tim and Cheryl Tannehill always knew he was going to sign to play at the next level. Thus, the question was “where” the Steers’ record-setting quarterback would sign.
The world found out on Monday afternoon – The University of Mary Hardin Baylor in Belton.

SMMC to unveil new program

April 21, 2015

Scenic Mountain Medical Center’s Healthy YOU! program will kick off May 7 at the Big Spring County Club with a health fair will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at $40 a person or $350 for a table.

April 20th

Early voting begins April 27 for municipal, school elections

April 20, 2015

Early voting in municipal and school district elections begin in a week.
Ballots can be caste for Big Spring and Coahoma city and school district races on Monday, April 27 through Tuesday, May 5, at the election office located on the first floor of the Howard County Courthouse.
Voting will be held during normal business hours. Extended voting hours will be held on Thursday, April 30 and Tuesday, May 5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m both days.

For more information, see today's edition of the Big Spring Herald.

BSISD memorial tree dedication set for May 1

April 20, 2015

A tree dedication ceremony will be held at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 1, at Blankenship Field. The trees will serve as a living monument honoring Big Spring High School students who died while still enrolled at the school.
This year, former students Shelley Lopez (Class of 2017), Lynn Davis (Class of 1982), and Dave Thomas (Class of 1970) will be honored.

For more information, see today's edition of the Big Spring Herald

April 18th

BSHS champs at UIL academics meet

April 18, 2015

A new district did not pose any problems for the Big Spring High School UIL Academic team who put on a dominating performance at the 2-4A UIL District Academic Meet clinching the 2015 district 2-4A Academic Championship.

“In spite of the negative reports from the media and some community comments lately like ‘nothing good ever comes out of Big Spring High School,’ our students stepped up and won the district UIL Academic Championship,” said Mike Ritchey, high school principal. “I am so proud of our students who overcame the negative attention. This is a sweet victory for our school.”

Powwow ticket sales brisk

April 18, 2015

Last year more than 3,000 tickets were sold to the annual Powwow of Big Spring.

When you consider that children 12 and younger are admitted free, this year’s Dorothy Garrett Coliseum should be a popular place to be next weekend when the 2015 Intertribal Powwow begins.

The Powwow begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 25, with gourd dancing followed by the grand entry and intertribal dancing at 12:30 p.m. A dinner break will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. when dancing resumes. The powwow will end for the day at 10 p.m.

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

Godwin hurls 3-hit gem at Lobos

April 18, 2015

Anthony Godwin gave the Big Spring High School Steers just what they needed on Friday night. Brilliance.
The hard-throwing left-hander limited Levelland to just three hits while leading the Steers to a 2-0 victory in front of a large crowd at Steer Park.

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