The Texas water and wastewater industries are nearing a workforce shortage, making it essential for employers and universities alike to rethink the industry’s education pipeline, a new article in the Texas Water Journal says.
Three years after he was given two life sentences without the possibility of parole for the murder-for-hire of Covenant’s chief pathologist Dr. Joseph Sonnier, Amarillo plastic surgeon Thomas Dixon has been granted a new trial by the 7th District Court of Appeals in Amarillo.
Texas Tech’s Board of Regents have approved the sale of beer and wine in the general seating area at home sporting events. This comes after Texas Tech’s Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt made a presentation to the board on Thursday afternoon about enhancing the overall experience for fans.
The Farmers Co-op in Brownfield, along with homes and other businesses were evacuated Thursday after a fire broke out at the West Gin. The evacuations are due to the fueling station at the co-op, where they also store propane.
The Texas Water Development Board has approved funds for improvements to the City of Shallowater and Whiteface’s water systems. The money, $2.5 for Shallowater and $450,000 for Whiteface, will be loaned out to both to help in upgrading its systems.
After combing through court documents and removing duplicate claims from dozens of creditors in the case for the original six Reagor-Dykes Auto Group locations where the deadline has passed to make a claim, the total dollar amount comes to more than $163.6 million.
Some Texas Tech Medical Students are going the extra mile to tackle the silent killer known as high blood pressure. For 10 years now, students have been taking arm cuffs to a place where no one would expect them and it is bringing awareness to high blood pressure.
The Texas Tech Board or Regents is set to meet on Thursday and Friday. On the agenda, they’ll be talking about demolition plans for the Lubbock Municipal Auditorium and Coliseum. Another item on the list, the regents may discuss the possibility of selling alcohol at home sporting events.
Attorneys for Reagor Dykes' Chief Restructuring Officer say they are making progress on resolving a multi-million dollar issue of outstanding titles and trade-in amounts, but admit they are not moving at the speed many of the lenders would prefer.
For a lot of families, 10-inches of snow on a Saturday morning meant a fun time outside, but one Lubbock couple will always remember the journey that snow brought them on the most important morning of their lives.
The Lubbock Police Department has long trained officers on how to handle mental health crises. There are currently roughly 40 officers on patrol that are trained to de-escalate various mental health situations.
Texas Tech’s system regents are set to meet Thursday and Friday, and among items they will vote on is setting the price of how much they will spend to demolish the Lubbock Municipal Coliseum and Auditorium.
The City of Lubbock Solid Waste Management, in partnership with the Arnett Benson, Heart of Lubbock and Tech Terrace neighborhood associations, will be providing a roll off dumpster for citizen use on designated days.
Officials with Lubbock Fire Rescue say three children were taken to the hospital this morning after a fire broke out in a duplex on 59th Street near Avenue P. Firefighters say when they arrived, they saw three children trying to open a window to escape.
The Sick Children’s Clinic first opened it’s doors in 1961, when Lubbock ranked 10th in the nation for infant deaths. Since then, the clinic has continued it’s mission of providing free medical care to sick children for 57 years.
The winter weather and snow are causing donations to the Salvation Army to come to a halt. For the safety of its volunteers, the church didn’t deploy their red kettles over the weekend, so now their donations are behind.
A now former Spur ISD coach who was arrested by the Texas Rangers in May 2017 on charges of sexual assault of a child, has been sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of attempted transfer of obscene material to a minor. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison and three years probation after hi
After closing the south Loop from 4th Street to Indiana and the Marsha Sharp Freeway on Sunday night, police have reopened the roads, but are urging people to still use caution as black ice could still be an issue.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS), in conjunction with the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office (LSO), Lubbock Police Department (LPD) and the Lubbock County District Attorney’s Office (LCDA) is now accepting applications for the next Citizens Academy.
In just more than 24 hours, Texas Anti-Gang Center investigators arrested three men on the ‘TAG Top 10 Wanted Gang Fugitives’ list. The list is comprised of documented gang members known to be violent who have outstanding warrants for their arrest.
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is assisting more than 70 cosmetology students affected by the sudden closure of Virginia College in Lubbock. The school announced its immediate closure on Thursday, December 6.
Texas Tech teamed up with the South Plains Obedience and Training Club (SPOTC) to host “Dog Days of Finals.” The club will bring trained therapy dogs to the library to give students a break and help the de-stress during finals.
On Thursday, Lubbock Meals on Wheels kicked off its 12 Days of Christmas Project. It means along with the regular meal, recipients will receive various personal, household and holiday items on each business day prior to the Christmas holiday.
A rocket team from Texas Tech is one of five teams from different universities around the country competing in the Bayer Alka-Rocket challenge with the hopes of winning $30,000 and the chance to break a Guinness World Record.
George H. W. Bush will be laid to rest Thursday in College Station. The former President spent a lifetime corresponding by letter with friends, relatives and fans.A Lubbock man was one of those that was lucky enough to hear from the former world leader, and says his letter still touches him to this
Students at Lubbock Cooper High School need your help. The life skills class started "Operation Santa Paws” this week. The class is collecting animal toys, blankets and other items to give to the shelters for Christmas.
Nobody likes a Grinch, especially one that takes presents off your porch. After an uptick in people stealing gifts and packages from the front of South Plains homes, United stores are coming to the rescue.
Jerry Lee DeLeon, who was accused of sexually assaulting a young boy in 2010, has accepted a plea deal in late November and was instead found guilty of injury to a child intentionally/knowingly causing bodily injury.