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February 21st, 2015

Boys and Girls Club hosting pancake supper

February 21, 2015

Help your community by eating pancakes.

On Saturday, the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club wil host its first all-you-can-eat pancakes benefit.

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

Commissioners to consider honoring troopers

February 21, 2015

Howard County commissioners will consider a resolution renaming a portion of Interstate 20 after two fallen state troopers Monday morning.

Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. Monday in the third floor courtroom of the county courthouse.

County Judge Kathryn Wiseman said she was approached recently by a Midland constable about an idea to rename a portion of I-20 in the county after Department of Public Safety Troopers Troy Hogue and Jimmy Parks. Both men were killed while making routine traffic stops on the interstate.

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

February 20th

None hurt in school bus wreck

February 20, 2015

No students were on a Big Spring ISD school bus when it rolled over Thursday afternoon on a county road.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the bus was headed southbound on FM 669 approximately 10 miles north of Big Spring.

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

Photo exhibit reception Saturday at museum

February 20, 2015

A reception for the opening of the 2015 Greg’s Texas Collection, a photography exhibit, will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Heritage Museum.

Avid history seekers Greg and Toni Bodin have traveled the byways of Texas visiting both well known and forgotten historical sites photographing the areas they visit.

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

February 19th

Few takers so far for school races

February 19, 2015

School board trustee candidate filing has been less than fast and furious this year.

So far, in all three school district’s only one non-incumbent has filed, and she’s quite familiar with the job.

Maria Padilla has filed her intent to seek the District 2 seat on the Big Spring Independent School District board of trustees. Padilla served in that district as a BSISD school board trustee for a number of years before Pat DeAnda won the seat in 2012. DeAnda has yet to file her intent to run for another term.

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

February 18th

Moss students raising money to help in blood cancer research

February 18, 2015

Moss Elementary wants change, pocket change to be exact.

The students have been collecting pennies for a fundraiser since Feb. 2 and will continue through Friday. The money raised is for Pennies for Patients, a campaign to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The funds will go toward the Society’s mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma as well as to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

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

Former resident sentenced to 45 years for murder

February 18, 2015

A Lubbock man was sentenced to 45 years in the strangling death of his wife before dumping her body on an isolated stretch of property in the vicinity of Scenic Mountain Medical Center.

Epifanio Guzman, formerly of Big Spring, pleaded guilty in 140th District Court to the murder his wife, Rachel Guzman, 41.

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

February 17th

Howard men regain WJCAC lead with victory

February 17, 2015

Rob Gray scored 21 points and Travis Charles added 19 more on Monday and helped spur the Howard College Hawks to an impressive 84-70 romp over rival Odessa College in a key Western Junior College Athletic Conference matchup in the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
And, just so you know, it wasn’t really as close as the final score indicates.
The Hawks built a 22-point lead with 6:02 left in regulation and cruised to their 20th win of the season with ease.

Steers finish fifth at home golf tournament

February 17, 2015

The Howard College Lady Hawks had every opportunity to crumble in the final three minutes of Monday’s showdown with the Odessa College Lady Wranglers in the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.
But they didn’t.
Tamara York pushed back an offensive rebound with 48 seconds to play in regulation and helped propel the Lady Hawks to a thrilling 49-48 victory over the OC women, who had entered the matchup second in the Western Junior College Athletic Conference standings.

AARP offers free tax help to seniors

February 17, 2015

The best things in life are free — including tax help.

Senior citizens can get their taxes done for free. Thanks to AARP and the Big Spring Senior Center, there is a group of volunteers waiting to assist seniors.

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

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