Texas Tech University’s College of Education names new dean
Texas Tech University’s College of Education names new dean

Jesse Perez Mendez has been named dean of Texas Tech University’s College of Education, the university provost announced today (June 25). He begins in the role Aug. 1.

Tennessee murder suspect killed in Gaines County
Tennessee murder suspect killed in Gaines County

Gaines County Deputies report they shot and killed a murder suspect from Nashville, Tenn. Monday west of Seminole. He died at the hospital. 

Bart Reagor states he had no knowledge of fraud, check kiting
Bart Reagor states he had no knowledge of fraud, check kiting

A consulting and media firm has released statements on behalf of Bart Reagor, stating he had no knowledge of alleged fraud at his Auto Group.

Tech Athletics: Forward Deshawn Corprew suspended from basketball team
Tech Athletics: Forward Deshawn Corprew suspended from basketball team

Texas Tech Athletics said Monday forward Deshaw Corprew has been suspended from the team following TITLE IX accusations under the federal education code.

City of Lubbock to host 2019 Ironman Triathlon
City of Lubbock to host 2019 Ironman Triathlon

More than 1,300 athletes will race around Lubbock this weekend to qualify for a world-wide Ironman Triathlon. 

Salvation Army of Lubbock sends kids to Central Texas summer camp
Salvation Army of Lubbock sends kids to Central Texas summer camp

34 kids left the Salvation Army headquarters Monday morning to enjoy summer camp in Central Texas. 

Public invited to tour South Water Treatment Plant ahead of city council meeting
Public invited to tour South Water Treatment Plant ahead of city council meeting

The City of Lubbock invites the public to tour the City’s South Water Treatment Plant on Tuesday, June 25.

Frenship graduate appointed by Rep. Arrington to U.S. Naval Academy
Frenship graduate appointed by Rep. Arrington to U.S. Naval Academy

A Frenship High School graduate has been accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy and will begin classes in the fall. 

UPDATED: Lubbock Police found missing elderly woman
UPDATED: Lubbock Police found missing elderly woman

Lubbock Police are currently searching for 72-year-old Barbara Stark. Stark was last seen wearing a purple shirt and white pants in the 3000 block of 33rd Street around 9:45 a.m. this morning. 

One killed in Gaines County crash
One killed in Gaines County crash

DPS Troopers report Raul Salazar, 23, was traveling east, left the roadway and over-corrected causing his truck to roll.

Ortiz suit vs. Lubbock ME, others, will proceed
Ortiz suit vs. Lubbock ME, others, will proceed

While another lawsuit was dismissed, this lawsuit filed against Dr. Sam Andrews, Dr. Evan Matshes and NAAG will be allowed to go forward.

Bicyclist dies from injuries in crash with pickup
Bicyclist dies from injuries in crash with pickup

A bicyclist has died following a crash with a pickup Sunday night in north Lubbock.

Former employee's suit against Lubbock ME, others, dismissed
Former employee's suit against Lubbock ME, others, dismissed

One of two lawsuits filed against the Lubbock Medical Examiner and others has been dismissed.

Body composition: why the scale isn’t everything
Body composition: why the scale isn’t everything

As you chase the goal of weight loss, the scale can become your greatest asset. It’s a proven, numerical way to track your progress and to see your hard work paying off. But changing your fitness goals means changing your relationship with the scale.

Haley Davis
Service held for Slaton businesses destroyed in fire
Service held for Slaton businesses destroyed in fire

It has been more than a week since a fire destroyed two Slaton businesses and damaged others.

June 23rd, 9:16 PM CDT by Megan Reyna
Texas Tech shaping African leaders through Mandela Washington Fellowship program
Texas Tech shaping African leaders through Mandela Washington Fellowship program

For six weeks, Tech is hosting 25 young African leaders as part of the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship.

June 22nd, 8:21 PM CDT by Tori McGee
Public can tour South Water Treatment Plant Tuesday
Public can tour South Water Treatment Plant Tuesday

Lubbock City Council will hold its next meeting at the plant Tuesday, with a public tour offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Lubbock gas prices drop six cents this week
Lubbock gas prices drop six cents this week

It's been another week of dropping gas prices, both around Lubbock and across the state.

Judge hears arguments in suit filed against Lubbock ME
Judge hears arguments in suit filed against Lubbock ME

Attorneys spent several hours Friday arguing if the chief medical examiner can be sued as an individual.

UPDATED: Power restored to southeast Lubbock
UPDATED: Power restored to southeast Lubbock

Lubbock Power & Light responded to a power outage Friday in southeast Lubbock.

Brewery weighs in on new law allowing beer-to-go sales
Brewery weighs in on new law allowing beer-to-go sales

Breweries across the state are celebrating a new bill signed into law by Gov. Abbott. It will allow them to finally sell beer on the go.

Jonah Tuls
Public help needed in locating missing Lubbock teen
Public help needed in locating missing Lubbock teen

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is asking for help from the public to locate a missing teenager. 16-year-old Mariah Almaguer went missing a year ago on June 21, 2018 from Lubbock.

LEPAA announces new general manager for Buddy Holly Hall
LEPAA announces new general manager for Buddy Holly Hall

(Press Release) SMG and Lubbock Entertainment and Performing Arts Association (LEPAA) are pleased to announce the appointment of Charlton Northington as general manager of Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts and Sciences in Lubbock. “Charlton is the

Congressman Arrington to host four town halls next month
Congressman Arrington to host four town halls next month

On Friday, Congressman Jodey Arrington (TX-19) announced four town halls he will host during Congress’ July District work period starting July 1.

Gov. Abbott to deploy more Texas National Guard troops to border
Gov. Abbott to deploy more Texas National Guard troops to border

On Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott announced the deployment of 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to assist the Department of Homeland Security and Customs and Border Patrol with the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border.

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