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Battery Joe giving away free smoke detector batteries, Fire Rescue to help install them
Organizers are hoping the giveaway will remind people to change the batteries in their smoke detectors when they adjust their clocks for daylight saving time on Sunday, March 9. To obtain the free batteries, customers must ask for them at either store location - 4411 19th St. or 6223 82nd St. Battery Joe has also supplied batteries to Lubbock Fire ... (more)
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
'Too many people' told police that Valencia was shooter, detective says
Prosecutors in the Renee Valencia murder case rested Thursday, March 6, after showing a video depicting a testy interview between the defendant and a pair of Lubbock police detectives.
Practice pays for young violinist
Ask how he honed them enough to earn the title of youngest concerto competition winner in the Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestra's history, and you'll get the same answer.
Ballet folklorico and mariachi competitions planned
Ballet folklorico dancers and mariachi musicians will ply their arts with a message of Mexican culture on March 14-15 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.
Lubbock police attempting to locate residential burglary suspects
According to a news release, the suspects obtained debit/credit cards from the burglary and used them at a Wal-Mart near 82nd Street and Milwaukee Avenue.
Lubbock Cotton Exchange names new leadership
Brady Raindl took his new office Tuesday afternoon, March 4 during the group's 67th annual membership meeting.
Lubbock police arrest man after ramming truck into another vehicle
A 24-year-old Lubbock man is facing felony charges after Lubbock patrol officers reportedly saw him chase and ram another vehicle with his truck early Thursday morning, March 6, in southwest Lubbock.
McPherson remembered for love of making people smile
Family and friends of a 30-year-old Lubbock man who died in a single vehicle wreck remember him as someone who enjoyed life and making people laugh.
Jenna Bush Hager is guest speaker for Women's Club
The Lubbock Women's Club will feature Jenna Bush Hager as guest speaker at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6. Hager, who is the daughter of President George W. Bush, is the author of "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope."
Wed Mar 05, 2014
New hotel near airport in the works
Lubbock-bound travelers and those with long layovers may not have to travel too far for lodging anymore, if the Lubbock City Council approves a contract leasing land owned by the Preston Smith International Airport for commercial development.
No charges expected in Tuesday accident on Slide Road
No charges will be filed in an accident Tuesday morning during which a 67-year-old man was struck by a SUV as he crossed the road in southwest Lubbock.
Lubbock French teachers, students play large role in building Cambodian school
When Cindy McBrayer and RenA e Holman decided on the slogan "Change for Cambodia," they were referring to more than just pocket change they hoped people would donate to their cause.
Dunbar gospel choir gearing up for gala, live recording concert later this month
Students at Dunbar College Preparatory Academy prepare for a concert with national recording artist and gospel singer Deborah Barnes-Moss on Wednesday in Lubbock.
Another day in the (gun crazy) U.S.A.
Cincinnati, Ohio -- An 8-year-old boy died after he was accidentally shot in the chest by his 10-year-old brother when the boys somehow found a gun while visiting the home of their 19-year-old uncle about 4:15 p.m. Saturday.
Deftones Begin Work on New Album, Singer Chino Moreno Joins Filter Onstage
Deftones frontman Chino Moreno may be spending his time in Australia promoting his other band Crosses , but that doesn't mean that Deftones are taking things easy.
Live penguins on display in Lubbock
Right now the Science Spectrum is home to live penguins who will be spending the next 4 months in the Hub City.
I've Flown On 99 Planes, But A Beech Ain't One
It all began on a November day in Houston, Texas, where I was born just down the street from the Astrodome.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Economist praises Texas, Lubbock growth, says uncertainty still slowing U.S. expansion
PlainsCapital Bank held its 30th annual Economic Outlook Conference on Tuesday, March 4, at Texas Tech's Mackenzie-Merket Alumni Center.
Perry gets 75 percent of votes in District 83 race
Republican Charles Perry won a landslide victory over opponent Steve Massengale in the Republican primary election to the Texas House of Representatives, earning a third term to represent District 83. At his watch party Tuesday at about 8 p.m., Perry said he wasn't surprised he was winning, but he was surprised at the margin.