Not only is Texas Tech setting an enrollment record this semester, it's close to reaching the status of a Hispanic Serving Institution, or HSI. Enrollment this fall is at a high of 35,158., 7,075 of those Hispanic or 22 percent, just another record. Once Texas Tech reaches 25 percent, it be will designated an HSI, an academic honor fewer than
UMC health system is recognized nationally as one of the top hospital employers. It's named an outstanding place to work by modern healthcare magazine, during the "best places to work in healthcare" conference in Chicago. UMC ranks first for providers and insurers and number two overall on a list that includes providers, insurers and medical suppliers. This is the first
The New Deal community is raising funds for an 8th grader. A fun run is set this weekend to benefit Kayley Poteet. Poteet attends New Deal Middle School and was recently diagnosed with cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Now the school district is doing everything it can to raise money for her and her family's medical expenses. "It makes me feel really
Seven thousand teenager deaths a year are attributed to suicide. That's what Covenant Health and the South Plains Suicide Prevention Coalition banded together to speak out about today, at an anti-bullying summit. Mental health professionals, teachers, administrators, counselors and anyone in contact with kids and teenagers are encouraged to go even school bus drivers. Anyone who can notice symptoms of
"I've been to a lot of crime scenes, but I can tell you, this was like walking into a nightmare," said Detective Rey Martinez. Tammy Cooper, 45, and her three young children, 11 year-old Mahogany, and 9 year old twins Kadiece and Kasheim were found murdered in their home on October 25th 2004. Lubbock police said the family had been
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If you need some advice for handling your finances, there is a free financial planning workshop this Saturday, October 25th at Monterey High School.
The Friday Night Lights are upon us with football season in full swing for area high schools. The New Deal High School Lions are taking on Tahoka Friday night at 7:30 p.m. for the third district game at the school's stadium.
A new game in Lubbock opens Tuesday where you only have one goal: get out of the room in an hour or less. "Trapped! Escape the Room" requires communication, riddle-solving and teamwork to win.
SEATTLE (AP) — Billionaire Paul Allen says he'll contribute at least $100 million to the fight against Ebola. The Microsoft co-founder said Thursday that among the initiatives he's supporting is the development of two medevac containment units that the U.S. State Department can use to safely evacuate health workers who become infected. Allen said he's working with the World Health
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in a buying mood. The market is coming off a rocky two weeks. Indexes have made wide swings both up and down as traders balanced slowing growth in Europe with an improving profit picture
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police say a lone shooter is dead after an attack at a high school north of Seattle. Marysville Police Cmdr. Robb Lamoureux said the shooter was a student, but he did not have any additional information, including where in the school the shooting took place and if anyone else was killed or wounded. Many students and
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police have reported that the shooter is dead after an attack at a high school north of Seattle. The shooter was a student at the school, police said. The Marysville School District said in a statement that "Marysville Pilchuck High School is currently in lock down due to an emergency situation. Police and emergency services have
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new church essay reveals Mormon church founder Joseph Smith had an underage bride and was married to other men's wives during the early days of the faith when polygamy was practiced. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says most of Smith's wives were adults, but one was a 14-year-old girl who was