The Daily Press http://www.bigspringherald.com http://www.bigspringherald.com/apfeed.xml--1 Big Spring Herald | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-04-17T11:06:17-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13391Let's dance: Powwow returns April 25-262015-04-17T11:06:17-04:002015-04-17T11:06:17-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldPowwow Committee Vice President Randy McKinney said an intertribal powwow is one where dancers of all nations and dance styles dance together.“It is a wonderful sight to see so many dancers together. Men and women, dancers of all ages all in the sacred circle together,” McKinney added.Big Spring, TXNo author availableLet's dance: Powwow returns April 25-26Big Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13391Change0Usable2015-04-17T11:06:17-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13389Council backs I-27 extension effort2015-04-16T12:31:58-04:002015-04-16T12:31:58-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldCommunity leaders are making a renewed push to convince state transportation officials to extend Interstate 27 south from Lubbock to Big Spring, something they say would reap significant financial rewards for this area.The Big Spring City Council was the latest group to join in the effort, unanimously passing a resolution in support of the extension and asking the Texas Department of Transportation to conduct a new feasibility study on the matter.Big Spring, TXNo author availableCouncil backs I-27 extension effortBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13389Change0Usable2015-04-16T12:31:58-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13388Tickets to state hospital gala going quickly2015-04-16T12:30:12-04:002015-04-16T12:30:12-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring Herald“I wouldn’t wait until the last minute,” longtime chairman Stacy Barr said. “We still have tickets left, but the last few days they go very quickly. And once they’re sold, they’re sold. ”“We are unable to print any additional tickets.”Big Spring, TXNo author availableTickets to state hospital gala going quicklyBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13388Change0Usable2015-04-16T12:30:12-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13387Portions of Wasson Road closed beginning Friday2015-04-16T12:24:39-04:002015-04-16T12:24:39-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldAccording to officials with TxDOT, sections of Wasson Road — from Dogwood Street to Rockhouse Road — will close for traffic Friday.Big Spring, TXNo author availablePortions of Wasson Road closed beginning FridayBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13387Change0Usable2015-04-16T12:24:39-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13385Council tables alcohol plan for Andries Park2015-04-15T11:57:45-04:002015-04-15T11:57:45-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldDuring its Tuesday meeting, Big Spring’s city council tabled an ordinance which would allow the sale and consumption of alcohol at the park’s Mi Familia Pavilion until officials receive feedback from residents in the area.Big Spring, TXNo author availableCouncil tables alcohol plan for Andries ParkBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13385Change0Usable2015-04-15T11:57:45-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13384City to lower private party rates at aquatic center2015-04-15T11:55:18-04:002015-04-15T11:55:18-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldTuesday evening, Big Spring’s city council unanimously approved a proposal to decrease private party fees at the aquatic center. The new fees are $200 an hour with a two-hour minimum, plus a $200 refundable deposit.Big Spring, TXNo author availableCity to lower private party rates at aquatic centerBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13384Change0Usable2015-04-15T11:55:18-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13383Time's up! Income tax deadline is today2015-04-15T11:51:16-04:002015-04-15T11:51:16-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThe deadline to file federal income taxes is midnight tonight for taxpayers, although those who still can not make the national deadline can file an extension request as long as it is also filed by midnight.Big Spring, TXNo author availableTime's up! Income tax deadline is todayBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13383Change0Usable2015-04-15T11:51:16-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13381Fire destroys vacant school building2015-04-14T12:21:51-04:002015-04-14T12:21:51-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldVolunteer firefighters were called to a structure fire around 11:30 a.m. on Midway road by Midway RV Park.“The manager of the park was conducting a controlled burn inside the building,” said HCVFD Chief Tommy Sullivan. “He had been doing controlled burns for about a year in the buidling. That caused the flooring and the walls to dry out and the room to be filled with soot. Someone had thrown on old aerosol can and the fire exploded the can, which sprayed liquid on the walls. That was just like throwing gasoline.”Big Spring, TXNo author availableFire destroys vacant school buildingBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13381Change0Usable2015-04-14T12:21:51-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13380Council to consider I-27 resolution2015-04-14T12:20:03-04:002015-04-14T12:20:03-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThe council will consider first reading of a resolution calling for extension of Interstate 27 through Big Spring and asking state transportation officials to conduct a new feasibility study on the matter.Big Spring, TXNo author availableCouncil to consider I-27 resolutionBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13380Change0Usable2015-04-14T12:20:03-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13376‘Dancing Disney’ theme of concert2015-04-13T12:02:56-04:002015-04-13T12:02:56-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldOn April 24 and 25, students will perform a program titled, “Dancing Disney,” which features Disney classic favorites like “Step in Time” from the movie Mary Poppins to newer favorites like “Friend Like Me” from Aladdin. Performance times are set for 7 p.m. each night at the Hall Center for the Arts, located on the Howard College campus, 1001 Birdwell Lane.Big Spring, TXNo author available‘Dancing Disney’ theme of concertBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13376Change0Usable2015-04-13T12:02:56-04:00