The Daily Press http://www.bigspringherald.com http://www.bigspringherald.com/apfeed.xml--1 Big Spring Herald | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-11-26T15:23:10-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12807Toy drive continues at Chamber2014-11-26T15:23:10-05:002014-11-26T15:23:10-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldBig Spring Area Chamber of Commerce wants to help. And the best way for that to happen is for the public to help them.“We really need your help. Howard County has a lot of children who might not have a happy Christmas unless people like you give from the heart,” said Debbye ValVerde, Chamber executive director.ValVerde is referring to the annual Chamber Toy Drive which is already under way, and carries on through Dec. 8.Big Spring, TXNo author availableToy drive continues at ChamberBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12807Change0Usable2014-11-26T15:23:10-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12805Pot package leads to indictment2014-11-26T15:18:33-05:002014-11-26T15:18:33-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldDontae Renell Carr, 33, of Big Spring faces felony marijuana possession charges after he was one of 24 people indicted during this week’s session of the Howard County Grand Jury.District Attorney Hardy L. Wilkerson said Carr was the alleged recipient of a FedEx package containing almost a pound of marijuana.Big Spring, TXNo author availablePot package leads to indictmentBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12805Change0Usable2014-11-26T15:18:33-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12802Schools, offices prepare to close2014-11-25T11:50:41-05:002014-11-25T11:50:41-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldCoahoma, Forsan, and Big Spring schools will close their doors at the end of today for a five-day holiday. Administration offices will also be closed. Howard County public schools will resume classes Monday.Big Spring, TXNo author availableSchools, offices prepare to closeBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12802Change0Usable2014-11-25T11:50:41-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12801Howard College thanks local CVB for art gift grant 2014-11-25T11:48:04-05:002014-11-25T11:48:04-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldIn August, a grant was given to the Howard College Art Department by the Big Spring Convention and Visitors Bureau to fund raku workshops for both HC students and the public.Big Spring, TXNo author availableHoward College thanks local CVB for art gift grant Big Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12801Change0Usable2014-11-25T11:48:04-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12798Joyful Season draws hundreds2014-11-24T16:04:22-05:002014-11-24T16:04:22-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldBig Spring, TXNo author availableJoyful Season draws hundredsBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12798Change0Usable2014-11-24T16:04:22-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12797SMMC to provide insurance information2014-11-24T16:00:53-05:002014-11-24T16:00:53-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldAt 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, SMMC will hold an information session at North Side Community Center.Big Spring, TXNo author availableSMMC to provide insurance informationBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12797Change0Usable2014-11-24T16:00:53-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12795CRMWD outlook rosier than in past years2014-11-22T13:22:58-05:002014-11-22T13:22:58-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldCRMWD invited representatives from its member and customer cities to a recent board meeting to receive an update on the water district’s operations and capabilities.The update was upbeat.Big Spring, TXNo author availableCRMWD outlook rosier than in past yearsBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12795Change0Usable2014-11-22T13:22:58-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12794Operation Christmas Child donation deadline Sunday2014-11-22T13:20:47-05:002014-11-22T13:20:47-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring Herald“(Donations) are pouring in right now,” said Allan Johnson of Allan’s Furniture, the local collection point for Operation Christmas Child located at 202 Scurry. “We are right at 700 boxes now and our big donations haven’t come in. We have several churches that bring in 500 boxes or more, so I think we are going to bust our 2,000 donations from last year.”Operation Christmas Child is a program run by Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian-based organization, aimed at delivering gift-filled shoe boxes to children in more than 150 countries for Christmas.Big Spring, TXNo author availableOperation Christmas Child donation deadline SundayBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12794Change0Usable2014-11-22T13:20:47-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:12787Good Things: Three Sweet Sides for a Thanksgiving Meal2014-11-21T13:23:59-05:002014-11-21T13:23:59-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldWho says all your sides have to be savory? Pears, honey, and baked sweet potatoes can go a long way next to stuffing and turkey. Try these recipes for a well-balanced holiday spread.<script type="text/javascript"async src="http://launch.newsinc.com/js/embed.js" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Big Spring, TXNo author availableGood Things: Three Sweet Sides for a Thanksgiving MealBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12787Change0Usable2014-11-21T13:23:59-05:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:127863 arrested for Midland murder2014-11-21T12:48:39-05:002014-11-21T12:48:39-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThe three — 24-year-old Tysone Demetrius Barker, 23-year-old Michael Anthony Gomez and 21-year-old Cruz Gutierrez — are each being held on $1 million bond.The three Big Spring residents now face murder charges in connection with the Nov. 10 homicide of 27-year-old Humberto Joshua Ramos.Big Spring, TXNo author available3 arrested for Midland murderBig Spring Heraldurn:publicid:dailypress.com:12786Change0Usable2014-11-21T12:48:39-05:00