The Daily Press Big Spring Herald | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-03-27T11:59:23-04:00 home program for Vietnam vets set for American Legion post2015-03-27T11:59:23-04:002015-03-27T11:59:23-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThe program will begin at 6 p.m. Friday at the American Legion Post, 3203 W. Highway 80, Big Spring. Big Spring, TXNo author availableWelcome home program for Vietnam vets set for American Legion postBig Spring plans city-wide cleaning effort for April 112015-03-27T11:34:33-04:002015-03-27T11:34:33-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThis year’s Big Spring city clean-up will take place April 11. “I 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.” said Lisa Brooks, president of Keep Big Spring Beautiful. “We are hoping that the businesses, organizations, and people who participated last year will be back out there helping again.”Big Spring, TXNo author availableKBSB plans city-wide cleaning effort for April 11Big Spring egg hunts on tap this weekend2015-03-27T11:30:11-04:002015-03-27T11:30:11-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThe Easter Bunny will be busy this weekend, as a pair of large-scale egg hunts are scheduled in Big Spring.On Saturday from 1:30 p.m. until 4 p.m., the Lamun-Lusk-Sanchez Texas State Veterans home will its its annual community-wide Easter egg hunt. “There will be hot dogs cooked by David Ortiz and Adrian Viera, and live music.” said Michelle Rodriguez, activities director.Big Spring, TXNo author availableEaster egg hunts on tap this weekendBig Spring, Goals and Dreams Friday2015-03-26T11:54:48-04:002015-03-26T11:54:48-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldTeams from across West Texas will compete in the 11th Annual Hoops, Dreams and Goals Basketball Tournament at Howard College’s Dorothy Garrett Coliseum.“The country may have March Madness that they love and embrace, but at West Texas Centers, we have our own version of March Madness, and that’s ‘Hoops, Dreams and Goals,’” West Texas Centers CEO Shelley Smith saidBig Spring, TXNo author availableHoops, Goals and Dreams FridayBig Spring thespians ready for UIL district one-act play contest2015-03-26T11:53:08-04:002015-03-26T11:53:08-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThe Big Spring High School Theater Production class will compete Saturday at Snyder High School for the University Interscholastic League District One Act Play competition.The six schools competing are Big Spring, Lamesa, Levelland, Snyder, Sweetwater and Lubbock Estacado.Big Spring, TXNo author availableBSHS thespians ready for UIL district one-act play contestBig Spring confesses to improper relationship2015-03-25T15:29:25-04:002015-03-25T15:29:25-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldOn Wednesday, March 18, Big Spring police officers responded to a call in reference to a possible improper relationship between an educator and student. According to a news release from the Lt. Brian Gordon. Big Spring detectives began an investigation after being notified of a possible incident.Big Spring, TXHerald Staff Report Teacher confesses to improper relationshipBig Spring ban passes2015-03-25T15:30:20-04:002015-03-25T15:27:27-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldA second reading of an amended ordinance including electronic vaping devices (also known as electronic cigarettes) in the city of Big Spring’s current anti-smoking laws produced plenty of heated discussion but eventually passed city council muster Tuesday night.By a 5-to-2 vote (only Justin Myers and Marvin Boyd opposed the measure), the council approved the amended ordinance, which should take effect within the next few weeks.Big Spring, TXBY STEVE REAGAN, Staff WriterVaping ban passesBig Spring Flight 9525 Crashes in French Alps With 150 People Onboard2015-03-24T21:12:30-04:002015-03-24T21:12:30-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring Herald<script type="text/javascript"async src="" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Big Spring, TXNo author availableGermanwings Flight 9525 Crashes in French Alps With 150 People OnboardBig Spring arrest substitute teacher2015-03-24T14:21:04-04:002015-03-24T14:21:04-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldAccording to George Bancroft, Big Spring ISD public relations coordinator, Tevian Deantra Parnell was only recently hired as a substitute teacher for the school system. Big Spring, TXNo author availablePolice arrest substitute teacherBig Spring art students shine at UIL event2015-03-24T14:18:37-04:002015-03-24T14:18:37-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldAll seven students — Ashlen Eckert, Elisa Hernandez, Taylor Holloway, Samantha Murphy, Amanda Renteria, Destiny Robles and Jaren Walsh received received regional medals for their art works. Holloway and Murphy received two regional medals for their works.Big Spring, TXNo author availableBSHS art students shine at UIL eventBig Spring