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The Big Spring Cowboy Reunion and Rodeo will be wrapping up tonight at the rodeo arena,  followed by the Rodeo Dance featuring Randy Rogers Band.  

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Quilt of Valor Presenter Mike Tarpley, of Big Spring, traveled to Sterling City this past week to do a special presentation to six veterans. The presentation took place at the First Baptist Church in Sterling City, with a special presentation following at one veteran's home. 

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 Update: According to a press release from the office of District Attorney Richard N. Thompson, Shawn Adkins has been arrested in connection to the murder of Hailey Dunn. 

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At 10:30 a.m. Monday the Big Spring Police Department was dispatched to 1601 Martin Luther King Blvd (Scenic Mountain Medical Center) at the request of Scenic Mountain Medical Center staff due to a rumor that a subject was possibly on their property and the subject had recently been involved…

A little bit of laughter can go a long way. Not only is laughter good for the soul, but on June 11 there will be an opportunity to enjoy a good laugh and support a local veteran organization. The Veterans of Comedy and Friends are hosting a Benefit Comedy Show at the VFW Post 2013 from 7 p.m…

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There has been a large water main leak on the west side of Big Spring. Residents on Andree Street to Anna Street from West 7th to West 9th will experience low to no water pressure while water lines are repaired.We are asking the community to be patient; crews will work as quickly as possible…

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On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, crews will be working in the intersection of Goliad and East 24th Street. This work will require that one lane of East 24th Street be closed to thru traffic. The opposite lane of traffic will be closed on Thursday, June 3, 2021, to complete repairs. If you must tr…

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The downpour of rain didn't stop Howard County residents from gathering to give honor where honor is due. 

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has notified the CITY OF BIG SPRING TX1140001 that the drinking water being supplied to customers had exceeded the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for total trihalomethanes. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has establish…

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City utility crews are working on a 12-inch leak in the Coronado subdivision. Customers in this area will have low water pressure and/or total water interruption while repairs are made. Work is ongoing and will continue until complete. We apologize for any inconvenience and ask for your pati…

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On Monday, May 24, 2021, City contractors began working on water lines on the west side of Big Spring from Andree Street to Anna Street from West 7th to West 9th. Customers in this area will experience low to no water pressure while water lines are replaced. Water service interruption will c…

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Local police, fire and EMS respond to a wreck which occurred about 10:15 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Seventh and Scurry streets. 

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Big Spring Class of 2021 along with family and friends celebrated the closing of their high school chapter with commencement ceremonies at Memorial Stadium this past Friday night. 

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A fellow Scenic Mountain Medical Center (SMMC) employee is counting his blessings after losing his home because of a fire on April 3. David Deasis, plant operations tech of 10 years at Scenic Mountain, received a $5,000 donation from the Steward Health Care Disaster Relief Foundation to help…

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The preliminary autopsy has been released to investigators which indicates Mr. Henry’s cause of death was found to be the result of a heart attack.  Investigators believe this heart attack was attributed to the dog attacking him.  The owner of the dog has signed an owner release euthanasia, …

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The Big Spring Steers will be hosting a Football Camp for incoming first through sixth graders. The camp will be held at Memorial Stadium May 25-27, from 9:30- 11:30 a.m. The total cost of the camp is $40, which includes a camp shirt. Registration and payment are due no later than Monday, May 24. 

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Governor Greg Abbott today informed the U.S. Department of Labor that Texas will opt out of further federal unemployment compensation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective June 26, 2021. This includes the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compen…

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Severe storms are expected today capable of very large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes!  The strongest storms and larger hail threat is expected later this evening/the earlier morning hours of Tuesday, 5/18/21.  There look to be multiple rounds of storms, with the first storms like…

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City of Big Spring phone lines are down.  This includes City Hall and the Water Office.  Offices are open and staff can be reached via email.  To view a department list, please visit http://www.mybigspring.com/148/Departments.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

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City crews are working diligently to repair a large water main break at 9th and Douglas. Customers from Martin Luther King Boulevard to the north side of town will experience low to no water pressure while repairs are underway. We are asking the community to be patient; crews are working as …

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As a result of this investigation, on the 12th of May 2021 at approximately 4:40 P.M., the Big Spring Police Department Criminal Investigations Division have arrested Bryant Matthew Hilario Hispanic/Male 17 years of age and on the 13th of May 2021 at approximately 10:34 A.M., have arrested C…

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AUSTIN— Despite a drop in the number of traffic crashes throughout the year, 2020 saw a spike in the number of fatalities overall and deaths of people in Texas from not wearing a seat belt. That’s why TxDOT is reminding everyone that buckling up is the best defense in a crash.

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On the 11th of May 2021 at approximately 6:00 A.M., Big Spring Police Department officers responded to the 1100 block of E. 13th due to an unknown disturbance. 

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National Day of Prayer is taking place at the Howard County Courthouse.  

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The Big Spring Police Department is working a murder investigation regarding an incident that occurred on May 4.BSPD issued a press release regarding the investigation and arrest that was made in connection with the investigation. The press release reads as follows: On the 4th of May 2021 at…

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According to the Big Spring Police Department,  they are currently investigating a murder which occurred Tuesday evening.  

The City of Big Spring and Howard County Emergency Management, in collaboration with the Texas Division of Emergency Management and the National Guard, is pleased to announce the Johnson & Johnson One- Dose COVID-19 vaccine is back!!DatesWednesday, May 5th10 AM to 6 PMThursday, May 7th a…

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The unofficial results from tonight's election are:

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden declared that "America is rising anew" as he called for an expansion of federal programs to drive the economy past the coronavirus pandemic and broadly extend the social safety net on a scale not seen in decades.

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Howard County residents who stepped outside Monday Night were able to look at the Night sky and see the first of only two supermoons of 2021, as the Super Pink Full Moon lit up the sky. 

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In celebration of our Emergency Medical Service, Scenic Mountain Medical Center, a Steward family hospital, will recognize selected Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers for going “above and beyond” in their interactions with patients in the community. To nominate a local EMS provider f…

BSISD is excited to announce that Mr. Gabe Martinez has been named as the new Head Band Director for Big Spring High School. Mr. Martinez is a Big Spring High School graduate, and was a member of the marching band at Texas A&M Commerce. Mr. Martinez is also currently working on his Maste…

Scenic Mountain Medical Center (SMMC) – a Steward Family Hospital, will host a virtual and in-person hiring event for clinical and healthcare workers seeking new career opportunities on Wednesday, April 28th from 9 am – 3 pm. The event will allow applicants to apply either virtually or in-pe…

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The Big Spring Art Association will be holding a regular meeting this Saturday, at the Howard County Library. As part of the meeting, the BSAA will have the annual Live Model for the Life Drawing teaching. 

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On April 13, 2021 at approximately 9:41 P.M., Big Spring Police Department officers were dispatched to Scenic Mountain Medical Center in reference to an unattended death of a 4-month-old male child. Upon arrival, officers were informed that the child’s father, identified as Jose Luis Vargas …