The Big Spring Herald is a newspaper based in Big Spring, Texas , covering the Howard County area of West Texas . It published on weekday afternoons and Sunday mornings. It is owned by Horizon Publications Inc.

The Herald was founded as a weekly in 1904 by brothers-in-law Tom Jordan and W.G. Hayden [2] and became a daily in 1928. [3] In 1929, Harte-Hanks Newspapers bought the paper. [2]

In 2001, Community Newspaper Holdings put the Herald up for sale along with 30 other properties, including fellow West Texas papers the Borger News-Herald and Sweetwater Reporter . [5] Horizon Publications bought the three West Texas papers in 2003. [6]