The Daily Press http://www.bigspringherald.com http://www.bigspringherald.com/apfeed.xml--1 Big Spring Herald | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-05-22T13:11:34-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13530Protest rally takes aim at high property valuations2015-05-22T13:11:34-04:002015-05-22T13:11:34-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldLopez was one of around 75 people by noon Thursday walking in a picket line in front of the Howard County Appraisal Office protesting a hike in property values across the county. Big Spring, TXNo author availableProtest rally takes aim at high property valuationsBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13530Change0Usable2015-05-22T13:11:34-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:135291 dead in Glasscock Co. wreck2015-05-22T13:09:32-04:002015-05-22T13:09:32-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldAccording to a news release by the Texas Department of Public Safety, Alberto Gonzales Sosa was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Kay Machicek. The accident occurred on County Road 490 approximately 13 miles south of Stanton.Big Spring, TXNo author available1 dead in Glasscock Co. wreckBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13529Change0Usable2015-05-22T13:09:32-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13526Police: Suspect opened fire on SWAT team early Wednesday2015-05-21T12:05:53-04:002015-05-21T12:05:53-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldAt approximately 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Big Spring Police Department/Howard County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team executed a BSPD narcotics search warrant at room 117 of the Scottish Inn, 1202 E. Third. The suspect John Manuel Solis, 29, is a convicted felon and was known to carry firearms and have gang affiliations, BSPD Lt. Brian Gordon stated in a news release. Upon approaching the room, a distraction device was deployed and SWAT attempted to gain entry into the room, at which time shots were fired from within the room towards SWAT members, Gordon said. Big Spring, TXNo author availablePolice: Suspect opened fire on SWAT team early WednesdayBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13526Change0Usable2015-05-21T12:05:53-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13525Lozano overcomes speech impediment to fashion 44-year career in radio2015-05-21T12:03:53-04:002015-05-21T12:03:53-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring Herald“Dago” Lozano was born in San Angelo in 1956, but moved to Big Spring with his parents four years later. He grew up in this area and attended the Big Spring schools.Despite a speech impediment, his dream was to be in radio broadcasting. “I always loved music, listening to it on the radio. I listened to the late Ray Gonzalez who hosted the Spanish program out of Lamesa. He hosted that show from 1947 through 1975,” Lozano said.Big Spring, TXNo author availableLozano overcomes speech impediment to fashion 44-year career in radioBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13525Change0Usable2015-05-21T12:03:53-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13524BSHS CFG Color Blast set for Friday evening2015-05-21T12:01:03-04:002015-05-21T12:01:03-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldAbout 260 people have pre-registered for the Big Spring High School Student Council CFG Color Blast 5K Run/Walk. “We are set for the Color Blast on Friday, rain or shine,” said Porsha Bryant, student council sponsor. “We are ready to get messy with color. Those who have pre-registered will check in at the Dora Roberts Community Center from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. We will be accepting entries race day, but your shirt may have to be mailed to you.”Big Spring, TXNo author availableBSHS CFG Color Blast set for Friday eveningBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13524Change0Usable2015-05-21T12:01:03-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13521Man arrested after shooting incident2015-05-20T11:41:12-04:002015-05-20T11:37:19-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldAt approximately 5:30 a.m. today, the Big Spring Police Department/Howard County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team executed a BSPD narcotics search warrant at room 117 of the Scottish Inn, 1202 E. Third. The suspect John Manuel Solis, 29, is a convicted felon and was known to carry firearms and have gang affiliations, BSPD Lt. Brian Gordon stated in a news release. Upon approaching the room, a distraction device was deployed and SWAT attempted to gain entry into the room, at which time shots were fired from within the room towards SWAT members, Gordon said. “The door was breached and the initial report indicates gunfire was exchanged between Solis and a SWAT team member, who fired only one shot,” Gordon said. “After the SWAT team member fired, while moving into the room, Solis was immediately apprehended. Solis sustained only a minor injury which was the result of taking him into custody and not the result of gunfire exchanged.”Big Spring, TXNo author availableMan arrested after shooting incidentBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13521Change0Usable2015-05-20T11:37:19-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13520Pops in the Park prep in full swing2015-05-20T11:21:53-04:002015-05-20T11:21:53-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThe annual Pops in the Park is scheduled for Friday, July 3. People are bustling around, getting everything together for one of the busiest and biggest community get-togethers of the year.For more of this story, read Wednesday's edition of the Herald.Big Spring, TXNo author availablePops in the Park prep in full swingBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13520Change0Usable2015-05-20T11:21:53-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13519Trustees to consider I-27 resolution2015-05-20T11:19:40-04:002015-05-20T11:19:40-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldNow the May 9 election is over, trustees will take care of some in-house duties, which includes the swearing-in of Maria V. Padilla as the District 2 representative, and Tony Kennedy, who will serve another term in the District 4 seat.Big Spring, TXNo author availableTrustees to consider I-27 resolutionBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13519Change0Usable2015-05-20T11:19:40-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13517Why are tax valuations so high?2015-05-19T12:41:25-04:002015-05-19T12:41:25-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldA lot of taxpayer anger has been thrown at taxing entities and the appraisal district since the latest round of valuations were mailed to area residents. However, officials with those agencies say the hard feelings aren’t altogether deserved.Big Spring, TXNo author availableWhy are tax valuations so high?Big Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13517Change0Usable2015-05-19T12:41:25-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:13516Gas prices continue slow climb2015-05-19T12:39:01-04:002015-05-19T12:39:01-04:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldIncluding the change in gas prices in Texas during the past week, prices were 94.4 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 23.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. Big Spring, TXNo author availableGas prices continue slow climbBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:13516Change0Usable2015-05-19T12:39:01-04:00