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Volunteer firefighters receive donation

July 24, 2014

Call it a nice return for just a few days of work.

The Howard County Volunteer Fire Department received a $100,000 donation from Conoco-Phillips last week, a part of the money raised in the company’s annual Bad Boy Blast.

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

Reward for info on sexual assault nears $20K

July 24, 2014

Contributions to Crime Stoppers are expected to exceed $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of the man who stabbed and sexually assaulted an 85-year-old Big Spring woman one week ago, Big Spring Police Chief Chad Williams said today.

“A large cross-section of Big Spring and Howard County have teamed up with Crime Stoppers to send a clear message,” Williams said. “That message is that this ommunity will not tolerate the heinous acts that were committed on the morning of July 17 and they are willing to pay a substantial reward to see that the suspect is brought to justice.”

Council tweaks oversight of EDC

July 23, 2014

The great debate over policies and procedures at the Big Spring Economic Development Corp. is over, at least as far as the Big Spring City Council is concerned.

The council approved a resolution fine-tuning its oversight and approval of EDC projects and expenditures during its Tuesday meeting, and more than one council member expressed their hopes that the action would put a lid on what, at times, has been a point of great contention on the economic development board.

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

Law enforcement task force formed with area counties

July 23, 2014

Law enforcement agencies in Big Spring and the surrounding area will be able to give each other more of a helping hand, thanks to agreements approved by the local city council Tuesday.

The council approved the formation of Mutual Aid Law Enforcement Task Forces between the Big Spring Police Department and Howard, Sterling and Glasscock counties.

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

UT video at Big 12 Media Day

July 22, 2014

UT video at Big 12 Media Day

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