The Daily Press Big Spring Herald | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-11-24T16:04:22-05:00 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 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 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 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 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="" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Big Spring, TXNo author availableGood Things: Three Sweet Sides for a Thanksgiving MealBig Spring 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 of Third, Fourth streets nearing completion2014-11-21T12:44:46-05:002014-11-21T12:44:46-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldExcept for a few finishing details, work crews have finished resurfacing stretches of West Third and West Fourth, formally known as Business Interstate 20, Texas Department of Transportation officials confirmed.Big Spring, TXNo author availableRenovation of Third, Fourth streets nearing completionBig Spring tight; SA continues to provide services2014-11-20T11:44:10-05:002014-11-20T11:44:10-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldFinances, employee and building maintenance issues all contributed to the decision to close the shelter a year ago, said Capt. Jeremiah Romack of the Big Spring Salvation Army, but officials are still helping people find shelter on a case by case basis.“We are still finding shelter for people but in a non-traditional means,” Romack said. Big Spring, TXNo author availableFinances tight; SA continues to provide servicesBig Spring Spring history book on sale at local museum2014-11-20T11:42:44-05:002014-11-20T11:42:44-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring Herald“This book is going to the perfect Christmas or birthday present for all those avid historical fans,” said Tammy Schrecengost, Heritage Museum curator. “Ms. Hubbard has been very meticulous in recording the history of Big Spring. It’s full of Big Spring history, newspaper clippings, old ads, photographs of the Big Spring State Hospital Campus Revue and just too much to list.”“Remembering My Hometown, Big Spring, Texas 1933-1975,” by Jean Conley Hubbard is a 750-page book that will be on sale for a limited time, Schrecengost said. The book costs $75.Big Spring, TXNo author availableBig Spring history book on sale at local museumBig Spring requests for two apartments get OK, third doesn’t2014-11-19T11:57:47-05:002014-11-19T11:57:47-05:00Copyright 2010 Big Spring HeraldThe council approved two rezoning requests to allow the construction of apartment complexes, but turned down a third application because of significant opposition from residents in the area.The failed rezoning bid would have resulted in a 32-unit apartment building on a square block bordered by Father Delaney, Douglas, Aylesford and Seventh streets in north Big Spring. The long-abandoned Kate Morrison elementary school building currently sits at the site.Big Spring, TXNo author availableRezoning requests for two apartments get OK, third doesn’tBig Spring