March 4th, 2014
Karina Alvarado and the The Big Spring High School Lady Steers turned in an impressive outing on Friday at the Region I Powerlifting Championships in Fort Stockton. As a team, the Lady Steers had 10 athletes finish in the top 20 in their respective weight classifications.
Carlee Daniel and Jahnia Willard both turned in record-setting performances for the Forsan High School Lady Buffaloes this past weekend at the Region I Powerlifting Championships in Irion County. Both set personal marks in the meet, which was held Friday.
The Forsan High School tennis team, under the guidance of head coach Seth Johnson and assistant coach Amanda Burton, qualified for 2014 State Team Tennis Tournament by finishing second in the Region I Team Tennis Tournament.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner candidate Kinky Friedman made a stop in downtown Big Spring on Sunday to solicit votes before election day. Friedman. author, humorist and musician, is urging the legalization of marijuana in the state. Pictured from left are Ramon Holguin, owner of iThink 219, campaign manager Rania Batrice and Friedman
Big Spring Independent School District has received accredited-warned status for the Texas Education Agency, which makes it one of 13 school districts and 17 charter schools across the state to receive the designation.
See more in today's Big Spring Herald
A knife-wielding man is in custody following an apparent armed robbery Friday at the Big Spring Super Wal-Mart store.
Robert Andrews, 44, was taken into custody by Big Spring police officers outside of the Super Center around lunchtime.
See more in the Big Spring Herald
The Republican precinct convention and county convention will be held March 22 on the third floor of the Howard County Courthouse.
For more information, see today's Big Spring Herald
Jerris Springfield passed away Friday morning, Feb. 28, 2014, at his home. He was born May 9, 1936, in Robstown, Texas, to Henry and Mirl Springfield. Jerris and his sisters grew up on the family farm near Vincent, Texas, and he graduated from Coahoma High school in 1954. Jerris attended Texas Western University (now UTEP) on a football scholarship and played in the 1955 Sun Bowl.
Carl Windham, 86, died Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.
Ricky Lee Williams, 57, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at his residence. Services are pending at Myers & Smith Funeral Home.