The Daily Press Big Spring Herald | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-05-30T12:06:14-04:00 named top teacher2015-05-30T12:06:14-04:002015-05-30T12:06:14-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring Herald“At the teacher convocation at the beginning of the school year, I told all our teachers to be the one who makes the difference in kids’ lives and be the one who makes the kids want to come to school,” said Big Spring ISD Superintendent Chris Wigington, who was on hand at the award presentation. “I think she is one of those teachers. She is an excellent teacher and I am glad she is part of this district.”Big Spring, TXNo author availableRodriguez named top teacherBig Spring wins state Lincoln-Douglas debate title2015-05-30T12:03:41-04:002015-05-30T12:03:41-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldOn Wednesday, that goal was realized as Morelion defeated Lauren Alexander from Emory Rains High School to be crowned the 4A Lincoln-Douglas Debate State Champion.Big Spring, TXNo author availableMorelion wins state Lincoln-Douglas debate titleBig Spring man charged with murder in Ramos shooting2015-05-29T12:14:39-04:002015-05-29T12:14:39-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldJoe Cruz Gutierrez, 28, of 1010 NW 2nd St., was arrested by Big Spring Police criminal investigators at 9:36 p.m. Thursday on a charge of murder for the death of Freddie Ramos.Big Spring, TXNo author availableLocal man charged with murder in Ramos shootingBig Spring doesn’t dampen joy for accident victim, fellow Coahoma HS graduates2015-05-29T12:12:31-04:002015-05-29T12:12:31-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldParrish was all smiles as he was pushed across stage to receive his high school diploma Thursday night at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum. A power outage several minutes earlier cut off the lights briefly and shut down the sound system for about five minutes before ceremonies continued. The outage was most likely caused by a storm system that rolled in early that night dumping rain and causing flooding around areas of the city.Big Spring, TXNo author availableRain doesn’t dampen joy for accident victim, fellow Coahoma HS graduatesBig Spring of Big Spring/KBST Splash-In Saturday2015-05-29T12:10:15-04:002015-05-29T12:10:15-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThe annual city of Big Spring Splash In is expected to draw thousands to the official opening of the Russ McEwen Family Aquatic Center Saturday taking advantage of a free dip in the pool.According to Hayley Lewis, tourism coordinator, the first 600 people will be admitted at 1 p.m. and have until 3 p.m. to enjoy the water park before exiting for the next group of 600. That group will be allowed into the park at 3:30 p.m. and will have two hours for swimming before the pool closes at 5:30 p.m.Big Spring, TXNo author availableCity of Big Spring/KBST Splash-In SaturdayBig Spring HS commencement Saturday2015-05-29T12:08:13-04:002015-05-29T12:08:13-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldLong is the son of Kelly and Angie Long. During his time in high school, he has been an active member of the Forsan High School band and is the band president and trumpet section leader. His other extra curricular activities include One Act Play, Student Council where he serves as treasurer, tennis team and UIL academics.Big Spring, TXNo author availableForsan HS commencement SaturdayBig Spring investigate fatal shooting2015-05-28T11:55:42-04:002015-05-28T11:55:42-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldAccording to a Big Spring Police news release, police officers found Freddie Ramos dead after responding to several reports of shots fired around 9:59 p.m. outside the Spanish Inn restaurant located in the 300 block of N. Scurry St. “Several witnesses said they all observed the suspects enter a silver in color passenger car and speed away following the shooting,” said Police Sgt. Tony Everett in the news release. Big Spring, TXNo author availablePolice investigate fatal shootingBig Spring HS commencement tonight2015-05-28T11:54:10-04:002015-05-28T11:54:10-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldSchaedel, the daughter of Kenneth and Karen Schaedel, is the class valedictorian. She has been the highest ranking student in her class all four years in high school. She is senior class vice president, a three year member of the National Honor Society and a student council officer for three years.Big Spring, TXNo author availableCoahoma HS commencement tonightBig Spring to graduate class of 20152015-05-28T11:52:51-04:002015-05-28T11:52:51-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldBryan is the son of Larry and Susan Bryan. Bryan has been a member of the National Honor Society where he served as president this year, competed in UIL academics was was the 2015 district champion in both science and math. He is an active band member serving on the drum line for four years and has been a member of two state qualifying ensemble groups. Big Spring, TXNo author availableBSHS to graduate class of 2015Big Spring music dept. offers season ticket package2015-05-27T10:27:32-04:002015-05-27T10:27:32-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThe Howard College Music program is offering for the first time ever a season ticket allowing a person to gain entrance to all of its performances including guest solo recitals, chamber concerts and more. The 2015-2016 season is expected to feature from 15 to 20 concerts from up and coming professional musicians brought in by Dan Kiley, HC music director and Ethan P. Wills, music instructor, who both are graduates of the University of North Texas.For the complete story, read today's Big Spring Herald. Big Spring, TXBY LYNDEL MOODY Staff WriterCollege music dept. offers season ticket packageBig Spring