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February 23rd, 2015

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February 23, 2015

Arctic cold front blasts area

February 23, 2015

Old Man Winter isn’t done with us yet.

An arctic cold front pushed through the Crossroads Sunday, bringing with it freezing temperatures and a mixture of freezing rain and sleet, forcing most area schools to close their doors today.

Conditions are expected to remain frigid throughout today, with a high temperature expected to only reach 25.

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

City council eyes street projects

February 23, 2015

Big Spring city leaders hope to begin laying the groundwork for this year’s street renovation projects when the city council meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in council chambers, located at 307 E. Fourth.

Officials have about $500,000 budgeted for seal-coating work this year and hope to renovate between 5 and 10 miles of city streets this year, Public Works Director Johnny Womack said.

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

February 21st

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.

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