Leighton Knox - building trains, solving problems in Tahoka for 64 years

Many schools across the country have a piece of West Texas in them. Leighton Knox, owner of Wildcat Manufacturing Company, builds customs athletic lockers in Tahoka that are purchased nationwide.

  GRAPHIC: Heroic neighbor saves 6-year-old boy from pit bull attack in Texas

The 19-year-old ran directly at the dog, getting its attention, so the 6-year-old could escape inside, as seen in surveillance video.
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  Trump seeks Pakistan’s help to end long Afghanistan war

President Trump is trying to persuade Pakistan to help get a deal with the Taliban that would end America's longest war.


  Roswell firefighter dies from injuries suffered in June fireworks explosion

  Petersburg man killed after weekend wreck in Crosby County

  Public invited to attend as council counsiders Lubbock city budget

  Lubbock Mediocre Golf Association: Embracing fun & lack of talent

  Strong cold front coming Sunday night

Another hot day for the South Plains with a big change coming tonight.
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  GRAPHIC: ‘Aggressive’ squirrel evicted from Calif. tree after attacking 4 people

Residents say the mother squirrel became aggressive, attacking and biting at least four people as they passed by.

  Rider in critical condition after motorcycle crash near 59th & Slide

  Cooler days ahead

FDA: Target, Fresh Market recall certain salads, sandwiches over Listeria

Five in custody, charged in overnight shootings

  Community comes together for 7th Annual Celebrate Littlefield

Lubbock man charged with manslaughter sentenced to 30 months for firearm offense

Joyland inviting South Plains to celebrate, as Katie Dean turns 100 years old

Man wanted for sexual assault of child barricades himself in apartment

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Chris Kraft, 1st flight director for NASA, dies at 95

Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA's Mission Control, died Monday in Houston, just two days after the 50th anniversary of what was his and NASA's crowning achievement: Apollo 11's moon landing.


Pigskin Preview: Tahoka Bulldogs

  KCBD Sports Xtra: High School Sports

  KCBD Sports Xtra: The B Block

  KCBD Sports Xtra: Texas Tech Sports

Even though the school year is over, there is still a lot of local activity in the sporting world.


PHOTOS: Dog Days of Summer

Highly contagious cattle and horse virus reported near Amarillo region

Plainview home damaged after Thursday fire

United Family stores announce Toy Story 4 MicroPopz trading day in Lubbock

  Area cotton farmer planning to grow legalized hemp

The Texas House voted to legalize the farming of industrial hemp a few months ago, but rules need to be set in place and then approved by the Texas Department of Agriculture before farmers can start planting.
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  Deal sealed on federal budget, ensuring no shutdown, default

President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announced late Monday they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement.

  South Plains Auto Theft Task Force etching VINs on cars to fight auto theft

TTU Men’s Basketball announces 2019 non-conference schedule

Meth dealer pleads guilty, faces 10 years to life in prison

Target unveils wheelchair-friendly costumes for kids