Texas Tech makes history by breaking ground on new vet school
Texas Tech makes history by breaking ground on new vet school

A historic milestone was achieved in West Texas, as Texas Tech University broke ground on its new veterinary school Thursday morning in Amarillo.

Lubbock man who shot at officers gets 99-year sentence
Lubbock man who shot at officers gets 99-year sentence

A man from Lubbock will spend decades in prison for being a felon with a gun.

South Plains Food Bank will expand services to under-served areas
South Plains Food Bank will expand services to under-served areas

"Rural hunger is really a huge issue, we are seeing that a lot of the traditional resources to provide food assistance in a lot of our rural communities are shrinking."

Marcos Ortiz
Coronado students carry on tradition, include special needs students in homecoming
Coronado students carry on tradition, include special needs students in homecoming

It started six years ago with one Coronado student asking a special needs student to homecoming. Since then, it has grown into an annual tradition, pushing unity for all Mustangs.

Tori McGee
Abernathy chief appointed to state fire protection board
Abernathy chief appointed to state fire protection board

Abernathy Fire Chief Kelly Vandygriff will serve on a state-wide commission focused on fire standards.

WATCH REPLAY: Texas Tech Vet School ground breaking
WATCH REPLAY: Texas Tech Vet School ground breaking

Texas Tech broke ground on the School of Veterinary Medicine Thursday morning.

New Mexico governor announces free college plan for residents
New Mexico governor announces free college plan for residents

On Wednesday Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a groundbreaking initiative to cover 100% of tuition and fees at New Mexico colleges and universities for in-state students.

Some Lubbock High students to join in climate strike
Some Lubbock High students to join in climate strike

Some Lubbock High students plan to join in nationwide climate strikes, ahead of UN Climate Summit in New York next week.

Kristin Carol
Resthaven honors West Texas law enforcement
Resthaven honors West Texas law enforcement

Resthaven Funeral Home honored law enforcement in West Texas Wednesday. The free lunch was a way to say "thank you" to the men and women who protect and serve.

Kristin Carol
Shallowater seniors named commended students in 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program
Shallowater seniors named commended students in 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program

Shallowater High School principal, Rob Hollis, announced today that Tiffany Davis and Colton Baldridge have been named Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Four to be inducted into West Texas Walk of Fame today
Four to be inducted into West Texas Walk of Fame today

The Induction Ceremony will take place on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7:00 p.m. in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre.

Prominent Lubbock leader celebrates his 100th birthday
Prominent Lubbock leader celebrates his 100th birthday

James Thomas Braxton, a pillar in our community is celebrating a milestone. He turned 100 years old.

Marcos Ortiz
Lubbock to host symposium on addiction, recovery
Lubbock to host symposium on addiction, recovery

Later this year there will be symposium focused on preventing various kinds of addiction and also on ways to recover from it.

Operation Christmas Child kicks off with goal to donate 11 million shoeboxes worldwide
Operation Christmas Child kicks off with goal to donate 11 million shoeboxes worldwide

Millions of kids around the world will receive a gift of a lifetime this holiday season -- a shoebox filled with presents and the power of prayer. 

Jonah Tuls
Parks employees, paramedics rescue toddler from Levelland lake
Parks employees, paramedics rescue toddler from Levelland lake

Attentive parks employees jumped into Lobo Lake to help rescue a toddler who was face-down.

Lubbock traffic ops manager appointed to Board of School for Blind
Lubbock traffic ops manager appointed to Board of School for Blind

Governor Abbott has appointed Bruce L. "Lee" Sonnenberg of Lubbock to the governing board of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

UPDATED: Two-year-old left in car dies; Hobbs woman charged
UPDATED: Two-year-old left in car dies; Hobbs woman charged

A two-year-old died Tuesday after being left in a hot car for hours, the 42nd death like this in the nation. Police have now arrested the woman who was caring for her.

Texas Roadhouse to donate Thursday's profits to Odessa victims
Texas Roadhouse to donate Thursday's profits to Odessa victims

The Texas Roadhouse in Lubbock and 62 other locations around the region will donate all of Thursday evening's profits to the Odessa Community Foundation.

Driver seriously injured in crash near Idalou
Driver seriously injured in crash near Idalou

A man has serious injuries after a crash early Wednesday on US 62 near Idalou.

Kayla Black
International dispute could cause gas prices to spike in West Texas
International dispute could cause gas prices to spike in West Texas

"The markets have responded to that and right now the price of crude oil is just up 5 dollars,"

Marcos Ortiz
Plains Cotton Cooperative to pay out $21 million
Plains Cotton Cooperative to pay out $21 million

Despite the drought and trade disputes, the Plains Cotton Cooperative will pay out more than $21 million to its grower-owners across the Plains, running from Texas to Nebraska.

3 indicted in armed robbery spree that led to K-9, 14-year-old being shot
3 indicted in armed robbery spree that led to K-9, 14-year-old being shot

A Lubbock grand jury indicted three suspects accused of being involved in a spree of armed robberies that led to a Lubbock police K-9 being shot.

Lubbock Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Ben Evans dies
Lubbock Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Ben Evans dies

The Lubbock Fire Department posted on its Facebook page its Battalion Chief Ben Evans has died. 

Clovis man sentenced to 11 years for pointing gun at family
Clovis man sentenced to 11 years for pointing gun at family

A Clovis man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for pointing a gun at his girlfriend's three children and their grandfather. 

What parents need to know about dangers of children exposure to social media
What parents need to know about dangers of children exposure to social media

The social media phenomenon continues to get younger, as more than five million children under the age of 11 have accounts on these various platforms, according to E-Marketer.  

Jonah Tuls
Lubbock Tornado Memorial Gateway Committee hosts groundbreaking
Lubbock Tornado Memorial Gateway Committee hosts groundbreaking

The groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday morning commemorated the 1970 twister that killed 26 victims and wounded nearly 1,500 others. 

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