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Robbery suspect killed in Lubbock

July 31, 2014

An 18-year-old man wanted in connection with an aggravated robbery in Big Spring, died early Wednesday morning in Lubbock from stab wounds.

According to a press release from Lubbock police, officers found Fabian Rios lying in the grass near the front porch of 2023 89th St. in Lubbock with stab wounds to the chest, a little less than an hour after midnight. Rios was pronounced dead at the scene and homicide and crime scene detectives were called in for a follow-up. Officers had initially responded to a call regarding a man who had been shot in the head.

HC dental students to employ sims for training

July 31, 2014

Howard College dental students will have another tool in their educational belt starting sometime in the fall.

Howard College trustees approved a $169,020 bid this week for eight SmartSim Hygiene Models to be used for practice by dental hygiene students on the Big Spring campus.

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

VIDEO-Viewer Reaction to Sharknado 2

July 31, 2014

Juveniles arrested for church fire

July 30, 2014

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a Tuesday fire that heavily damaged the Sand Springs First Baptist Church.

The juveniles, whose names were not released because of their ages, had been previously detained by the Howard County Sheriffs Office and are now charged with arson in connection with the fire, which occurred in the 8500 block of N. Service Road in Sand Springs.

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

Forsan's Rhodes receives Bandmasters award

July 30, 2014

FORSAN — Forsan band director Jim Rhodes has been named a recipient of the 2014 Meritorious Achievement Award by the Texas Bandmasters Association.

“Jim has such a magnetic personality that students as well as faculty and parents are drawn to him and his drive for success and that has paid off in huge ways for Forsan ISD,” said Superintendent Randy Johnson. “He is a big part of the success that we have year in and year out."

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

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