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July 20th, 2015

EDC board to mull I-27 resolution

July 20, 2015

Board members on the Big Spring Economic Development Committee will consider joining other area entities in a show of support to expand Interstate 27 through the Howard County when they meet Tuesday.

On the agenda for Tuesdays meeting, board members will consider approving a resolution to support a new feasibility study designating U.S. Highway 87 to Interstate 27. This will bring the interstate down from Amarillo through Big Spring by way of the 87 Truck Reliever Route now being built by TxDOT contractors.

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

July 18th

Changing the world one lemonade at a time

July 18, 2015

Logan Henry is all smiles as he runs his lemonade stand to raise money that he donates to Isaiah 58 which helps local residents in need receive food. This is the third year Logan has set up a lemonde stand to raise fund for the local charity. For more information visit his Facebook page, loganslemonadestand.

(HERALD Photos/Julie Bass)

Midland traffic accident takes life of Big Spring man

July 18, 2015

A Big Spring man was killed Friday afternoon following a three-vehicle accident in Midland County.
Jody Wayne Swinney, 52, of Big Spring was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Joe Matlock at the scene of the accident, according to a Department of Public Safety news release.

For the complete story, see Sunday's edition of the Big Spring Herald

CMTA summer camp signups now underway

July 18, 2015

Registration for the second Children’s Miracle Theater for the Arts two-week summer theater camp are now being held, however, space is limited, according to the program’s president Sharon Rich.
“We have lots of kids back for the summer,” Rich said. “We’ve already had a few sign up and space is limited. We also have Autumn Alton back as the teacher. The kids really loved her last year. She is lots of fun and is very energetic.”

See Sunday's edition of the Big Spring Herald for the rest of the article.

Good Neighbor run benefits Relay for Life

July 18, 2015

On Saturday, runners of every level signed up and lined up to participate in the Adrian Calvio State Farm Good Neighbor run.
“State Farm is health conscious, and we thought that this would be a fun way to give back to the community,” said State Farm agent Adrian Calvio ,who organized the run.

Read the full article in Sunday's Big Spring Herald

July 17th

Truck, train collide

July 17, 2015

An 18-wheeler and train collided Thursday afternoon in Howard County.

The incident occurred near FM 818 and the south service road of Interstate 20.

Howard County Sheriff Stan Parker told local radio station KBYG that two people received non-life threatening injuries as a result of the accident.

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

Elbow Creek farmer's market returns Saturday

July 17, 2015

Elbow Creek Farmer’s Market is back for the summer.

The market will be open this Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. until noon at Elbow Creek Hay and Feed Store with vendors selling a variety of fresh vegetables, fruit, eggs, frozen and canned jellies and grass fed beef, according to market organizer Nancy Raney, co-owner of Elbow Creek Hay and Feed Store.

“Everyone is looking for a place to purchase fresh food where they know the produce is grown,” Raney said. “Most of the crowd seems very excited to have a market like this in the county.”

Elbow Creek farmer's market returns Saturday

July 17, 2015

Elbow Creek Farmer’s Market is back for the summer.

The market will be open this Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. until noon at Elbow Creek Hay and Feed Store with vendors selling a variety of fresh vegetables, fruit, eggs, frozen and canned jellies and grass fed beef, according to market organizer Nancy Raney, co-owner of Elbow Creek Hay and Feed Store.

“Everyone is looking for a place to purchase fresh food where they know the produce is grown,” Raney said. “Most of the crowd seems very excited to have a market like this in the county.”

July 16th

Volunteers to collect tips to benefit area Adopt A Military Hero program

July 16, 2015

Planning Christmas in July is one of the ways a local program hopes to help military personnel who are deployed over the holiday season.

The Howard County Adopt a Military Hero program will be carhopping for tips Saturday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Sonic on FM 700. This organization puts together 550 to 570 Christmas packages a year to ship to soldiers who are deployed during the holiday.

“It will cost us around $9,000 for the postage alone to ship the boxes,” said Joel Miller, member of the board of directors.

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

City seeks to rework airport agreement

July 16, 2015

There’s always the paperwork …

Big Spring city officials are trying to expand commercial opportunities out at McMahon-Wrinkle Airpark, but they have to make sure all the i’s are dotted and t’s are crossed first.

When the federal government transferred the former Webb Air Force Base property to the city in the late 1970s, Big Spring was allowed to pretty much do what it wanted with the land, with certain exceptions.

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

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