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It wasn't the usual call Earl Overlie might have gotten from wife, Bonnie, asking him to maybe pick up a few things at the store on his way home from a meeting he was attending.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
International Space Station expected to be visible in Lubbock Saturday morning
An International Space Station conducting a low Earth orbit is making its way over Lubbock Friday night and is expected to be visible for about six minutes at 5:54 a.m. Saturday, according to NASA's space station sightings website .
Lubbock-Cooper superintendent plans to continue academic excellence
On his first day on the job as superintendent of Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District, Keith Bryant said his goals for the future are to continue building upon what is already in the district.
2 out of 3 Lubbock jurors a no show
If this were the 1950s when women could not serve on Texas juries, would Lubbock district court even have enough jurors to try cases? A little more than half of the 68,000 summons the court mailed out last year were delivered to potential jurors eligible to serve.
The Randall King Band: Part 1
Lubbock's Red Dirt Country artist, Randall King, grew up on the plains of west Texas in the famous town of Amarillo, influenced by artists both legend and new.
Clap along: Happy State Bank, Crenshaw law firm break ground on new building
In 1908, two separate entities, Happy State Bank and Crenshaw, Dupree, and Milam, were established.
Lubbock police seeking victims of Thursday morning burglary spree
Lubbock police are asking residents in South Lubbock to check their homes for a signs of a burglary after they caught a 19-year-old man Thursday morning with stolen property they believe came from multiple victims.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Comptroller candidate stresses accountability in 'Watchdog tour'
State comptroller candidate Mike Collier admits he doesn't have a lot of experience in politics, but hey, that's his whole point.
Mini Cooper tour passes through Lubbock
The "Mini Takes the States Tour" is a bi-annual event that features hundreds of Mini Coopers, and raises money for charity.
Residents give input at TxDOT meeting
After signing a petition in June asking officials to revise the proposed Lubbock Outer Route, Paul Kitchens continues to make sure his voice is heard.
Lubbock police searching for fraud, identity theft suspect
Lubbock police are searching for 40-year-old Benita Rochelle Johnson, who is wanted for fraud and identity theft.
Updated: Warrants issued for man and woman in stabbing death
Lubbock police are searching for a man and a woman in connection with a Wednesday morning murder in South Lubbock.
Anonymous Tech fans took out a full-page ad on page A7 of today's Avalanche-Journal for an open letter asking Chancellor Robert Duncan, President Duane Nellis and the Board of Regents to award Leach the rest of his $2.6 million salary for 2009.
Lubbock attorney praised for commitment to children
Ronald Meadows, an assistant attorney general in the Child Support Division's Lubbock office, was named Assistant Attorney General of the Year for the Child Support Division's Lubbock region, which covers 86 counties.
Matt Kimbrow: Working hard to get his name out
Over the last three years, Texas country singer/songwriter Matt Kimbrow has worked to get his name out on the local music scene.
Olguin family reunion featured cousins by dozens
Cousins Marie Gonzales and Anthony Aguirre found it is possible to locate many other cousins, with some of them possibly once or twice removed.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
City leaders to talk stormwater rate structure, other fees during Thursday's work session
When the next municipal budget is implemented, some residents could be saving more than just a buck in stormwater fees while others may see a bigger bill each month.
Best defense against mosquitoes is proactive approach
As of Wednesday afternoon, nine cases of the disease have been reported in Texas.
5 indicted, charged with aggravated kidnapping
Five people were indicted by a Lubbock County Grand Jury for on Tuesday, charged with aggravated kidnapping.
Police ID victim in overnight stabbing death, search for suspect continues
Lubbock police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old man stabbed in the chest early Wednesday morning in South Lubbock.