Facing a possible shortfall of between $700,000 and $1 million because of cuts in state funding, Howard College trustees approved tuition and fee increases Monday.
Because of computer network problems, Tuesday's print edition of the Herald has been delayed. Publisher Rick Nunez said customers should expect delivery by 2 p.m.
Residential natural gas bills will rise by an average of $2 a month under an agreement reached between Atmos Energy and several West Texas cities, including Big Spring.
The agreement was reached after months of negotiation between the natural gas supplier and a consortium of 23 West Texas communities.
Atmos had originally requested a $5 million increase in what it charges West Texas communities, but the consortium was able to whittle that increase down to $4.3 million, City Human Resources Director John Medina said.
For more of this story, read Monday's edition of the Herald.
The Howard County Electionâs Office will accept applications until the end of April to receive a ballot by mail for the May 9 municipal and school district elections.
April 30, in fact, is the deadline to turn in application. Anyone in the public wishing to apply may call Brooke Wells in the electionâs office at 432-264-2273. Applications must be turned in by 5 p.m.
When members of the Texas Association of Realtors Region 2 and 6 were considering a site for their annual 2015 convention, it was a no-brainer â the Settles Hotel.
Apparently these realtors know a good piece of real-estate when they see it.
The Coahoma kindergartners were in fine form on Friday morning as they participated in the 37th annual Kindergarten Rodeo. The rodeo is now officially referred to as the Quail Dobbs Legacy Coahoma Kindergarten Rodeo after rodeo clown and Coahoma community leader Quail Dobbs.
Read more in Sunday's edition of the Big Spring Herald.
You could have a gold mine sitting out in your garage.
Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their crew from the History Channelâs American Pickers are headed to West Texas to pick through any valuables and not so valuables. The documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique âpicking.'
For more of this story - see Sunday's edition of the Big Spring Herald.
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Big Springâs American Legion Post 506 in conjunction with West Texas VA Health Care System cordially invites all Vietnam veterans to a Welcome Home Vietnam Veteranâs program and dinner.
The program will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at the American Legion Post, 3203 W. Highway 80, Big Spring.
A RSVP is welcomed but not required. Please contact the Office of Community Relations at the West Texas VA Health Care System, 432-264-4824.
The time for Spring cleaning is right around the corner, and Big Spring is no exception.
This yearâs Big Spring city clean-up will take place April 11.
âI know that the 11th is going to be a busy day with all of the events taking place, but Keep Texas Beautiful is who selects the date.â said Lisa Brooks, president of Keep Big Spring Beautiful. âWe are hoping that the businesses, organizations, and people who participated last year will be back out there helping again.â
For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.