Candidates speak out at forum

A large crowd turned out Thursday night at the Dora Roberts Community Center to hear March primary candidates speak about themselves in attempt to garner votes for their campaigns.The Meet the Candidate Forum, sponsored by the Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce, Big Spring Herald, KBST and KBYG, had 100 percent participation for candidates running in Howard County races. Each candidate was given five minutes to present some background information and pitch their qualifications for the office.For more of this story, read Friday's edition of the Herald.