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May 22nd, 2012

Neugebauer to host town hall

May 22, 2012

Area residents will have the opportunity to sound off to their congressional representative Wednesday afternoon.
U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-Lubbock) will participate in a variety of activities Wednesday, capped by a town hall meeting set for 2:30 p.m. at Howard College’s Hall Center for the Arts.
The meeting will follow the structure of past events Neugebauer has hosted — the congressman will give a brief legislative update, then open the floor for questions from the public.

Police blotter 5-22-2012

May 22, 2012

The Big Spring Police Department reported the following activity between 7 a.m. Monday and 7 a.m. today:
• CHASITI CODI MCDANIEL, 27, of 1426 E. Sixth St., was arrested Monday on a charge of driving while license suspended/invalid with a previous conviction.
• THEFT was reported:
In the area of Moore School Road.
Near the intersection of County Rd. 48 and FM 2230.
• BURGLARY OF A HABITATION was reported in the 4200 block of Hamilton.

The Howard County Sheriff’s Office reported the following activity:

County : Road and bridge hire on tap

May 22, 2012

Howard County commissioners moved one step closer to hiring a new road and bridge administrator during a special meeting Monday morning, as the court looks to fill the position, which has been open since late March.
Commissioners met Monday in executive session to discuss two candidates, both of which County Judge Mark Barr described as extremely well qualified.

Flores stepping down as HC provost

May 22, 2012

Goodbyes and hellos will figuratively highlight this month’s Howard College trustees’ meeting.
Trustees are expected to accept the resignation of Provost Javier Flores and greet his replacement when they meet in the Tumbleweed Room at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Smith signs with Sul Ross University

May 22, 2012

May 21st

Ring of fire: Eclipse shadows area

May 21, 2012

West Texas residents got a celestial treat late Sunday evening as an annular solar eclipse created a ring of fire in the sky that could be seen all over the Panhandle Region.

According to scientists, the next annular solar eclipse visible in the United States won’t be seen until 2023.

Hundreds of Crossroads residents lined the mountainside street at the Big Spring State Park’s Scenic Mountain to watch the eclipse. Many called the spectacle a “once in a lifetime event,” spending time with loved ones.

Paper to be delayed today

May 21, 2012

Because of problems with our press, today's edition of the Herald will be delivered between two and three hours later than normal. We apologize to our readers for the inconvenience.

Council to canvass election results

May 21, 2012

The Big Spring City Council will meet Tuesday night to canvass the results of the May 12 municipal election, which will officially get the ball rolling on the $13 million overhaul of the municipality's water and wastewater facilities utilizing economic development funding approved by voters.

The council is expected to consider emergency reading of an ordinance canvassing the results of the election during the meeting, including the race for the District 4 seat on the council and the controversial 4B sales tax project voters approved by a whopping 71 percent margin.

Hangar 25's cook-off set for Monday

May 21, 2012

Get ready to cook-off at Hangar 25 Air Museum.

The Flightline Cookbook Cook-off has been rescheduled for Memorial Day. Each entry must be a dish from the “Cooking with Hangar 25” cookbook.

“This is a great way to promote our cookbook and participate in the community,” Genevieve Stockburger, museum administrator, said.

This will be the first time a cook-off has been held at the hangar, but Stockburger said she feels it is something fun, entertaining and beneficial to the community and the museum.

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