Civic Lubbock Inc, announced its 2014 inductees for the West Texas Walk of Fame. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CITY OF LUBBOCK August 21, 2014 The Civic Lubbock, Inc. Board announces five inductions into the West Texas Walk of Fame. The honorees are: Jay Boy Adams, Lew Dee & Diana Dee, Andy Wilkinson, and Jaston Williams. The induction
The Texas Education Agency reported its results of the first "TELL" Texas, or 'Teaching, Empowering, Leading, Learning' survey, but some educators said it produced more questions than answers. The survey, mandated last year by the legislature, requires TEA to gauge anonymous responses about teaching and learning conditions to help schools and districts plan improvements. More than 80,000 licenced educators participated-
In the parking lot of a Plainview fast food restaurant Wednesday night, police reportedly tracked down a suspect smoking marijuana, with the help of a local resident. When they searched his vehicle they reportedly found 999 bags of synthetic marijuana, along with more than $78,000 in cash. Plainview City Councilman, Charles Starnes, said, "O bviously a quantity that he couldn't
TxDOT engineers heard more feedback Thursday on that proposed outer loop, specifically, where to place it. The preferred route location is on the western side of the city, a half circle between U.S. 84 to the northwest and U.S. 84 to the southeast. Among the talking points, how socio economic conditions, traffic congestion and environmental impact factor into the route
A fund has been set up for a victim of a shooting last month who is facing a long road to recovery. On July 26, a robber shot two employees of Frosty Treats at Andy's Ice Cream at 86th Street and Ash Avenue. Both victims were severely wounded and remain under police protection, so no names are being released. The
8/4/14 Texas Boys Ranch Telethon To report information on the death of 2-year-old at Avenue J and 23rd call 775-2753. Visit this link for the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce bond package survey. 7/24/14 Speak Your Mind Texas (Mental Health & Substance Abuse Issues) 7/22/14 For a detailed list of Texas' Kids Count survey, click here . http://texasveteranscommission.com 7/21/14 PRC Synthetic
Frenship ISD opened the doors of its newest campus, Legacy Elementary, in time for the fall semester. The school is a result of a project from the 2007 bond. It will enroll about 270 Pre-K to second graders, adding a grade each year thereafter, and will employ 28 teachers.
Covenant Childrens' hospital opening the doors to it's family resource center designed to give families the chance to rejuvenate, relax, gain support and get educated. The new room serves as an "escape" from the hospital setting.
TxDOT engineers heard more feedback Thursday on that proposed outer loop, specifically, where to place it. The preferred route location is on the western side of the city, a half circle between U.S. 84 to the northwest and U.S. 84 to the southeast.
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says he has no intentions of removing himself from the Michael Brown case, and he is urging Gov. Jay Nixon to once and for all decide if he will act on calls for McCulloch's ouster. The Aug. 9 shooting of Brown by a Ferguson police officer has sparked nightly clashes
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A judge in northeast Ohio has sentenced a 25-year-old mother to more than a year in prison for a violent outburst at her son's elementary school in February. The Summit County judge sentenced Jessica Smallwood, of Akron, to 14 months this week after she pleaded guilty to three counts of assault that were elevated to felonies
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says any future legal bills he incurs fighting two felony indictments will be paid for with campaign funds, not taxpayer dollars. Perry has spent $80,000 in public funds on the case so far, and has retained a high-powered team of attorneys moving forward. But spokeswoman Lucy Nashed said Thursday that further
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A court official says the man accused of the fatal shooting and stabbing of a fellow Purdue University student has pleaded guilty to a murder charge. Cody Cousins, of Warsaw, Indiana, made the plea during a Tippecanoe County court hearing Thursday. He has been jailed since his arrest soon after the Jan. 21 attack that killed
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police records show that 163 arrests have been made in the Ferguson protest zone since the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, but just seven are residents of the St. Louis suburb. Brown was killed Aug. 9 by Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson, spurring widespread protests, along with some rioting and looting. St. Louis County spokeswoman