Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson, who announced his candidacy for the Texas District 19 congressional seat, discussed issues with local residents during a stop in Big Spring Tuesday.
During their Monday meeting, Howard College trustees officially called for an election Jan. 19 to allow voters to decide whether to accept the college district's new tax rate.
For more of this story, read Tuesday's edition of the Herald.
During their Monday meeting, Howard County commissioners discussed the possibility of establishing Veteran Treatment Courts in this area.
A look ahead
• West Texas Ball Storm, 5 p.m., Wednesday, Blakenship Field.
• The Big Spring Art Show, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily, Red Barn Studio, 6414 South Service Road, during the hours of 2 p.m. to 7 p.m, through Saturday, Nov. 14.
Howard College trustees are expected to formally call for a rollback election on the district's tax rate when they meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday in the Student Union Building's Tumbleweed Room.
It won't be the sky that's falling Wednesday, just golf balls — lots of them.
The United Way of Big Spring and Howard County will hold its annual West Texas Ball Storm at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at Blankenship Field, next to Big Spring High School on 11th Place.
Two more candidates for the District 19 U.S. House of Representatives will officially declare their candidacies Monday.
Local Boy Scouts raise a new U.S. Flag at Scenic Mountain Medical Center during ceremonies Friday. The scouts also officially retired the older flag during the event. (Courtesy photo)
Trumpeter Justin Brookens will be featured when the next in the Howard College Concert Series performances is held at 5 p.m. Saturday in the Hall Center for the Arts auditorium.
For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.
People interested in some of the finest woodcarving art to be found in this area are encouraged to attend the Mustang Draw Woodcarvers Club's annual show and sale, which runs from Monday through Saturday at Dora Roberts Community Center.