The Daily Press Big Spring Herald | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-01-31T13:21:37-05:00 firefighters douse pipeline fire2015-01-31T13:21:37-05:002015-01-31T13:21:37-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldAccording to Volunteer Chief Tommy Sullivan, the call came in about 10 a.m. of a gas pipeline fire about a mile from County Road 2599.“A contractor was cutting a T-line into a gas line,” Sullivan said. “I don’t think there was good communication (with the owners of the pipeline) and he didn’t know the line was charged.”Big Spring, TXNo author availableVolunteer firefighters douse pipeline fireBig Spring dead in Thursday shooting2015-01-30T12:05:15-05:002015-01-30T12:05:15-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldBig Spring Police Department officers responded to the 1000 block of Stadium shortly after 8 p.m. in reference to a “shots fired” call.“On arrival, officers found a male subject with a single gunshot wound to the chest,” a BSPD news release stated. “The victim was sitting in a vehicle in the driveway of 1011 Stadium."Big Spring, TXNo author available1 dead in Thursday shootingBig Spring off to benefit WTC fund2015-01-30T12:03:32-05:002015-01-30T12:03:32-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThe 13th Annual Eagles Chili Cook Off will be held this Saturday at the Eagles lodge with funds benefiting the West Texas Center’s Children in Need Fund.The fund was established in 2001 and assists with the financial needs of children receiving mental health services from West Texas Centers, officials said.Big Spring, TXNo author availableCook off to benefit WTC fundBig Spring City trash service adequate for now2015-01-29T11:48:42-05:002015-01-29T11:48:42-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldPreliminary results of a months-long study on trash collection commissioned by the city are in, and they show the city has enough assets in place now to provide once-a-week trash pickup for city residents.Big Spring, TXNo author availableStudy: City trash service adequate for nowBig Spring, Brorman honored at chamber banquet2015-01-28T12:09:33-05:002015-01-28T12:09:33-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring Herald“I am like her, I don’t know what to say,” said 2015 Man of the Year, Tommy Corwin, referring to the statement made by the previously announced 2015 Woman of the Year recipient Christy Brorman.Both honorees seemed a little overwhelmed at the end of the banquet as they stood with their large families and received individual congratulations from a crowd of people offering hardy handshakes. The annual award is given to people who have a record of service to make the a positive difference to the community.Big Spring, TXNo author availableCorwin, Brorman honored at chamber banquetBig Spring candidate filing period opens2015-01-28T12:07:44-05:002015-01-28T12:07:44-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldToday is the first day people can file candidacy for one of three Big Spring City Council positions up for election this year.Voters in three districts — District 2, currently held by Carmen Harbour, District 4, represented by Bobby McDonald and District 6, where Marvin Boyd is the incumbent — will elect city representatives on May 9.Big Spring, TXNo author availableMunicipal candidate filing period opensBig Spring officials tout new SimDental Center2015-01-27T12:35:01-05:002015-01-27T12:35:01-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThe college unveiled its F. Marie Hall SimDental Center, which essentially replaces nervous, fidgety human patients with compliant, computerized simulations, to much fanfare Monday morning.Speaking of fanfare, officials directed plenty at Hall, who has lent her largesse several times to the college in the past, helping to finance projects such as the arts center which bears her family’s name.Big Spring, TXNo author availableCollege officials tout new SimDental CenterBig Spring on city council agenda2015-01-26T14:48:32-05:002015-01-26T14:48:32-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThree council seats will be up for election this year — District 2, currently held by Carmen Harbour, District 4, held by Bobby McDonald and District 6, in which Marvin Boyd is the incumbent. None of the three have indicated whether they will seek re-election.Big Spring, TXNo author availableElection on city council agendaBig Spring probe Friday shooting2015-01-26T14:47:04-05:002015-01-26T14:47:04-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldPolice responded to 1606 Kentucky at about 11:40 p.m. Friday in reference to a shooting, a BSPD news release stated.The initial report from the victim, prior to her transfer to Lubbock, indicated that she accidentally shot herself while handling a handgun.Big Spring, TXNo author availablePolice probe Friday shootingBig Spring to hear plan to rename stretch of I-202015-01-24T13:33:02-05:002015-01-24T13:33:02-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldCharles Hall, a constable from Midland, is garnering support to rename a portion of I-20 east of Salem Road after former Department of Public Safety Troopers Troy Hogue and Jimmy Parks, Big Spring residents who were killed in the line of duty.Big Spring, TXNo author availableCommissioners to hear plan to rename stretch of I-20Big Spring