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March 26th, 2014

BSHS suffers loss to Greenwood

March 26, 2014

The Greenwood High School Lady Rangers scored 10 runs in the third inning on Tuesday and raced to a 17-7 win over the Big Spring Lady Steers in District 3-4A action.

Officials: Law to keep vehicles out of yards seems to be working

March 26, 2014

It has been a busy time for Big Spring’s code enforcement officers.

During their Tuesday meeting, city council members heard a report on the rollout of Big Spring’s new ordinance banning vehicles from unpaved yard areas.

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

Preparations under way for Pops in the Park

March 26, 2014

Pops in the Park, Big Spring’s annual Independence Day celebration, is still four months away, but the event’s committee, headed by Kelly Seales, is already hip-deep in preparations.

As usual, Pops will feature patriotic and popular music from the Big Spring Symphony, a salute to military service personnel and veterans and loads of food and refreshments, Seales said. One major change is that the pre-show entertainment will be provided by a local band, AC and the Heaters, headed by Adrian Calvio.

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

March 25th

HC tightens purse strings

March 25, 2014

The decrease in student enrollment has prompted officials with the Howard County Junior College District to tighten up the purse strings.

“This year’s budget is tight just to the fact we have had a decrease in enrollment, which of course means our revenue was down for both our San Angelo budget and the Big Spring budget. Our SWCID (SouthWest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf) budget is tracking right on target.” Howard College President Dr. Cheryl Sparks told college trustees Monday.

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

Symphony plans killer Queen tribute

March 25, 2014

The music of Queen will be performed in the Big Spring Municipal Auditorium March 29 by Jeans ‘n’ Classics, the Big Spring High School Meistersingers, the Community Chorus and the Big Spring Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Keith Graumann.  

Tickets are $18 for adults and $13 for seniors. Students 8 to 18 years of age will be admitted free.Students under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Juanelle Sparks Fort

March 25, 2014

Juanelle Sparks Fort, 74, of Big Spring, died Monday, March 24, 2014, in a local hospital. Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Craig Holstedt officiating.

She was born Feb. 21, 1940, in Big Spring and was a longtime resident of Big Spring. Many may remember Juanelle as being selected Miss Howard County in 1956. She was a member of the Big Spring High School Class of 1957. Juanelle married Richard W.(Dick) Fort, who preceded her in death in August of 1992.

Maxine Crane

March 25, 2014

Maxine Crane, 87, of Sand Springs, died Saturday March 22, 2014, at Parkview Nursing and Rehab Center in Big Spring. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Myers & Smith Chapel. Interment will follow at Mount Olive Memorial Park.

She was born March 8, 1927, to Minnie and Willie Holmes in Booneville, Miss. She has been in Howard County for more than 50 years. She married Jesse Crane in Junction, Texas, in 1979. She worked at Cowper Clinic and Hospital and the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Big Spring as a LVN.

KiAna Vanderbilt

March 25, 2014

KiAna Vanderbilt, 7, of Big Spring, died Saturday March 22, 2014, in Ward County. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel. Please pay your respects online at http://www.myersandsmith.com/

Diane Herrera

March 25, 2014

Diane Herrera, 51, of Coahoma, died Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Ward County. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel. Please pay your respects online at http://www.myersandsmith.com/

Anthony Herrera

March 25, 2014

Anthony "Ant" Herrera, 30, of Big Spring, died Saturday, March 22, 2014, in Ward County. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home and Chapel. Please pay your respects online at http://www.myersandsmith.com/

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