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March 6th, 2015

Gem and Mineral Show starts Saturday

March 6, 2015

The Annual Gem and Mineral show will kick off Saturday, March 7 at the Howard County Fair Grounds.

According to Lola Lamb, Howard County Prospector’s Club secretary/treasurer, there will be dealers from Lubbock, Big Spring, Midland, and a variety of other places bringing in merchandise from all over.

“They will have rough rocks, smooth rocks and gems from ordinary stones to precious gems for sale.” said Lamb.

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

Relay for Life fundraiser Saturday

March 6, 2015

It’s starting to look like Relay time.

Teams participating in the Glasscock-Howard County Relay for Life fundraiser will be at the Spring Town Plaza Mall Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to raise funds and awareness about cancer research.

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

March 5th

Texas Nationalist Movement rally Saturday

March 5, 2015

To commemorate Texas Independence Day, members of the Texas Nationalist Movement will read the original Texas Declaration of Independence on the Howard County courthouse steps Saturday.

CISD talent show Monday

March 5, 2015

COAHOMA — Bring on the spotlight and roll out the red carpet, it’s almost show time for the Coahoma Independent School District.

The annual CISD talent show is set for Monday, featuring the creative artistry of students and facility as well as a time to tour the district’s three campuses and enjoy a pancake supper, all while supporting a local community service organization.

March 4th

Coahoma teen fights for life after sledding mishap

March 4, 2015

An 18-year-old Coahoma High School student continues to fight for his life at a Midland hospital after sustaining serious injuries in a sledding accident on Friday.

“At this time his condition changes day to day,” said Candy Parrish, the mother of the injured Garett Parrish. “We continue to ask for the amazing prayer, and we just cannot say enough about the surrounding communities and their support. I feel sorry for people who don’t live where we live because I’m pretty sure West Texas has the most amazing people in the world.”

BSISD student hospitalized after accident

March 4, 2015

An elementary school student was injured in an accident Tuesday morning, according to a Big Spring ISD press release.

Emergency personnel were called out to Moss Elementary around 9 a.m. Tuesday in response to an injured child.

“The student was transported by ambulance to Scenic Mountain Medical Center and was stabilized by the emergency room staff,” said George Bancroft, Big Spring ISD public relations coordinator. “The Big Spring ISD’s thoughts and prayers are with the student, the student’s family, and the Moss Elementary staff and students.”

Steers close out best season in school’s history with loss to Matadors

March 4, 2015

ANDREWS – For Matt Yanez and the senior members of the Big Spring Steers’ basketball team, Tuesday’s 68-52 loss to Lubbock Estacado in front of a large crowd in Andrews High School’s Mustang Arena was a bittersweet moment.
On one hand, the team saw its season end with a 14-point loss that was aided from a rash of turnovers. Then again, the team Steers did win 20 games and advanced to the third round of the state playoffs for the first time in history.

March 3rd

Officials to start ticketing those not in compliance with parking ordinance

March 3, 2015

The grace period is over, the cordial reminders a thing of the past. For those who are still parking their vehicles in their yards, the City of Big Spring is promising that there’s no more Mr. Nice Guy.

City Manager Todd Darden said code enforcement inspectors are ready to begin implementing the city council’s decision to ban automobiles from front yards, unless they’re parked on concrete or gravel driveways.

Students celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday

March 3, 2015

Happy Birthday, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as acclaimed chidren’s author Dr. Seuss.

The kids at Washington Elementary got to spend Monday celebrating Dr. Seuss’ 111th birthday by hearing his stories and enjoying his rhymes.

Adrian Calvio, of State Farm Insurance, was scheduled to come in later in the week for career day, but when he discovered that the kids would be celebrating Dr. Seuss on Monday, he asked to come in and share in the fun.

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

March 2nd

1 dead in Glasscock rollover

March 2, 2015

A Pearsall, Texas man is dead after a one-vehicle rollover in Glasscock County Friday evening.

According to a Texas Department of Public Safety news release, 27-year-old Manuel Perez was pronounced dead by Glasscock County Justice of the Peace Kay Machicek at the scene of the accident. He was not wearing a seat belt, the DPS reports.

Four other people were injured in the accident.

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

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