Coming Up This Week

Staff Writer

Here are some of the happenings scheduled for this week in the Crossroads:

• City budget, tax rate — The Big Spring City Council will set the municipal budget and tax rate for the coming fiscal year when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday in council chambers, located at 307 E. Fourth.

• County Fair time — The Howard County Fair runs Thursday through Saturday at the fairgrounds adjacent to the Big Spring Rodeo Bowl. There will be plenty of food vendors, carnival rides and special attractions, including a country music competition, gospel singing night, Miss Howard County Fair contest and competitions for the cutest kids and pets.

• BSHS homecoming — Big Spring High School celebrates homecoming this week. Several activities are planned, starting with the annual bonfire Tuesday and culminating with the homecoming game between Big Spring and Graham Friday evening.