AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ Republican-led House of Representatives impeached state Attorney General Ken Paxton on Saturday on articles including bribery and abuse of public trust, a sudden, historic rebuke of a GOP official who rose to be a star of the conservative legal movement despite ye…
It’s that time of year again to put on those water wings and cool off in the pool.
Thank you for your service.” Big Spring is a patriotic community and we all appreciate our local veterans, but a local gym is taking it a step further. Westex Fitness is hosting “100 Hero Workouts in 100 Days.”
Earlier this month Howard College's Head Athletic Trainer and Assistant Athletic Director, John Overton, recently attended the Marine Corps Educators Workshop Conference in Quantico, VA. Overton was one out of forty to be selected from across the nation to be able to attend the workshop.
Big Spring High School senior Ananya Limaye was recently awarded the Mansfield-Wrightsil Scholarship.
The Big Spring City Council held its regular meeting on Tuesday at the City Chambers located on 307 E 4th St. Abatement properties highlighted the meeting again with a total of nine properties considered for abatement.
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) remembered those lost in the line of duty throughout the department’s history at the 2023 Peace Officers Memorial Service on Wednesday. The service was held at DPS Headquarters in Austin, with Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick serving …
The Howard College Board of Trustees convened for their regular meeting Monday. Highlights of the agenda included progress of the Master Plan that encompasses all five campuses; and the resolution recognizing the late Big Spring Herald Managing Editor, Roger Cline.
The Howard College Theater Department received a Bronze rating and several individual awards during the 2023 TCCSTA Festival. The Texas Community College Speech and Theater Association (TCCSTA) hosted its annual festival February 23rd at the University of North Texas where community college…
AUSTIN, Texas (KMID/KPEJ) – Following an incident at a McCamey softball game in which the McCamey catcher hit opposing batters in the head with throws, the UIL decided to put both McCamey ISD and the head softball coach, football coach and Athletic Director Michael Woodard on a two-year prob…
Forsan High School announces the Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2023. This year, the Valedictorian is Joanna Pauline Gato, and Salutatorian is Charles Huff.
A record number of Big Spring High School Academic Team members competed at the UIL Academic State Meet this past week, on the campus of the University of Texas, with several Steers returning with medals. “The students did really well at the meet,” Academic Coordinator Jennifer Adams said “…
The Big Spring City Council held a special meeting Monday to discuss a motion in regards to the possible reduction in Big Spring Fire Department staff and the closing of Fire Station number 2. After several hours of discussion and public comment by 13 individuals, the single agenda item was …
Improving the mental health of the nation’s youth is one of the most pressing issues facing students, parents and teachers. This issue is receiving local, state, and federal leadership highest priority.
The Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce and Keep Big Spring Beautiful held a ribbon cutting ceremony dedicating the new monument at the West Gate of Big Spring Wednesday afternoon. The 17.5 foot, 42,000 pound monument is located at exit 174 and I-20 and was placed in September 2022.
Bringing healthy summer meals to Howard County children ensures kids have a healthy vacation and return to school ready to learn.
Dathan Jones, CEO of the Big Spring YMCA, accepts a $1000 donation from the Howard County Democrats to be used for scholarships for the YMCA Summer Youth Program.
ABILENE – It has been nearly seven years since Eden Ganzerla lost control of her car while driving to work and crashed into a retaining wall, breaking nearly every bone in her body. Since then, she has endured thousands of hours of physical, occupational and speech therapy, the result of one…
The Broadway Series version of Tootsie is a real treat. Only reminiscent of the 1982 hit movie starring Dustin Hoffman, but the heart is still there. Tootsie is a story about love that transcends gender and taking a leap of faith when the proverbial chips are down.
Due to a staffing shortage in the Sanitation Department, there will be delays in trash pickup this week. If you have a rollout, please leave it out on your regularly scheduled pick -up day but please note there may be a late pickup or may be even a day delay. The sanitation department will b…
MIDLAND / ODESSA – On May 9, 2023, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal Investigations Division (CID) conducted a missing and exploited child operation. The goal of the operation was to locate or recover children reported missing in Midland and Ector Counties. In addition, t…
The Department of Public Safety reported a fatal crash that occurred in Howard County Friday, May 12.
Launched in 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization, June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month, and June 15 is recognized as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This national observance provides Texas communities with the opportunity to in…
The Howard County Sheriff's Office wants to let residents of Howard County be aware of a scam that is making the rounds. Per the sheriff's office, Residents in the area have been receiving calls and text from parties identifying themselves as law enforcement stating they have a warrant they …
Howard County Commissioners recognize outstanding students from Howard County Schools – Judge Johnson announces process for County Attorney position
The Howard County Commissioners Court held its regular meeting on Monday in the third floor County Courtroom at the Howard County Courthouse. The meeting began with Precinct 2 Commissioner Cash Berry recognizing the male and female outstanding students from each of the Howard County public schools.
Very near a full house opened “Gargoyles and Scarecrow Sins” Friday night in Midland.
Big Spring ISD recently announced its 2023 Class Valedictorian and Salutatorian. Big Spring's Marco Tan was announced as Big Spring High Schools 2023 Valedictorian. Big Spring's Ananya Limaye was announced as Big Spring High School's 2023 Salutatorian. Big Spring High School's graduation wil…
Coahoma High School honored its academically outstanding junior and senior students at the annual Scholar’s Banquet held recently at the Club at Silver Hills.
“Gargoyles and Scarecrow Sins” a play written by former Howard County District Attorney Rick Hamby, is being produced by the Maverick Players in Midland.
AUSTIN – As motorcycle fatalities continue to rise and the spring weather draws more riders to Texas roadways, TxDOT is urging drivers to look twice and be considerate on the road around motorcycle riders.
Our own “Keep Big Spring Beautiful” organization was awarded Area 2 and State title of 2023 Friend of Conservation during a special banquet held in Wall.
Dr. Cheryl Sparks at the John Weeks Press Box Naming Ceremony as a crowd listens on. The ceremony was held before Howard College's double header with New Mexico Junior College on Saturday, April 29
Headlining the docket of the Howard County Grand Jury was an improper relationship between educator and student (a second degree felony) returned against Kendall Jaye Phillips, 24, of 105 Teachers Rd., Forsan.
ODESSA – From April 26th, through April 29th, 2023, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Criminal Investigations Division (CID) conducted an Online Solicitation of a Minor Operation. The goal was to target individuals seeking to exploit and victimize trafficking victims, as well as to…
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Joshua Hamby as District Attorney of the 118th Judicial District in Howard, Martin, and Glasscock counties for a term set to expire December 31, 2024 or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.
More than 100 people attended the Home Hospice annual butterfly release Saturday. The event, organized to remember lost loved ones and help those who are in grieving, was held at the Heritage Museum and featured music by Big Spring Rhapsody who sang during the release of more than 100 butter…
Big Spring Independent School District Superintendent Jay McWilliams joined other West Texas School Districts Monday during a state-wide “May Day” news conference in a bid to secure funding for public schools.
Brandon Hallford is the guy who calls all of the Lady Steer softball games both in and out of town. Earlier this month, Mr. Hallford received some terrible news that he was diagnosed with cancer and would have to have surgery. The Lady Steers decided to jump in and help out the Voice of the …
The Big Spring City Council held its regular meeting Tuesday to a full house. The highlight of the evening was the approval to appoint Jay Holt as Interim Fire Chief for the Big Spring Fire Department. The majority of the nearly 3 hours was taken up by discussions involving the 15 properties…
The Howard County Commissioners Court held its regular meeting on Monday in the third floor County Courtroom at the Howard County Courthouse. A workshop was held earlier in the day regarding agenda items and a tour of the District Court.
Nineteen Big Spring High School Academic team members punched their ticket for the UIL State Academic Meet by placing at the Region 1-4A UIL Academic Meet held on the campus of Texas Tech this past weekend. The number of state qualified students is a record for Big Spring High School. The …
The Big Spring Symphony closed its season with a tribute concert for the late Conductor Dr. Keith Grauman who served as conductor for more than 20 years.
A fatal crash occurred this past Saturday night within the city limits of Big Spring resulting in one person dead. A 17-year-old male from Big Spring was killed in the crash that occurred on Interstate 20 at 10:09 p.m.
Clear blue skies and warm weather, it was a great day to have a greenhouse sale. The Big Spring High School JET students, with help from BSHS Student Council held a greenhouse sale to help fund a field trip in the near future. Organizer Kristi Carstensen Education Service, explained that the…
The Howard County Commissioners Court will meet on Monday, April 24 at 3:30 p.m. in the County Court Room located on the third floor of the Howard County Courthouse. The commissioners will hold a workshop meeting before at 2 p.m. in the conference room located on the second floor of the Howa…
Big Spring State Hospital Superintendent Deborah Young will be formally introduced to the public Wednesday, April 26, during an afternoon reception for invited guests and employees.
SCURRY COUNTY, TX -- A Big Spring man was recently arrested in Scurry County for allegedly stabbing a 17-year-old female multiple times.
Lots of vendors and mini-golf were on the menu at the coliseum today. Food vendors are available in the parking lot. There's still time to shop!
Highlights from the Health Fair and A Joyful Season at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum. There's still time to check both out and do a little shopping.
- GOP-controlled Texas House impeaches Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton, triggering suspension
- Russ McEwen Aquatic Center opens June 3rd
- Local Gym Hosts 100 Hero Workouts In 100 Days
- Stamford rides early six run lead to take Game 1 over Forsan in Class 2A Region I Final
- A Unique Experience – Howard College's John Overton attends Marine Corps Educators Workshop
- Several Forsan Buffaloes earn All-District 6-2A superlatives
- Limaya receives Wrightsil award
- Big Spring City Council holds regular meeting Tuesday
- UIL places McCamey ISD and Athletic Director on two-year probation, public reprimand
- Big Spring City Council held special meeting Monday morning
- Gato and Huff named valedictorian and salutatorian for Forsan High School
- Two vehicle crash in Howard County results in one death
- Regional Final Softball sendoff for Lady Buffs
- Limaya receives Wrightsil award
- Big Spring ISD announces Valedictorian & Salutatorian
- Eight Big Spring senior student-athletes sign letters of intent
- YMCA accepts summer program donation
- DPS Locates / Recovers Thirty Children in Joint Human Trafficking Operations
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