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Memorial Day 5K planned at Mackenzie
A Memorial Day 5K and one mile fun run will be held at 9 a.m. Monday, May 27, at Mackenzie Park, 601 Municipal Drive.
Fri May 17, 2013
Things to do this weekend
Lorraine , left, and Dean , son of the town's ultra conservative mother, find themselves falling for one another in the jukebox musical "All Shook Up," on stage at the Cactus Theater.
Lubbock rally protests allowing gay Boy Scouts
With more than 70 years as a Boy Scout under his belt, Arlan Womble cherishes the life lessons the organization instilled in his life.
Wed May 15, 2013
Severe thunderstorms forecasted for parts of the South Plains
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for portions of the South Plains until midnight and includes Garza, Kent, Dickens, Motley, Cottle and King Counties.
Southwest Farm Press
Not much freeze-damaged wheat likely to be replanted to cotton
Texas cotton planting intentions may be affected by the replanting to cotton of freeze-damaged wheat acreage, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert doesn't expect the change to be significant on dryland wheat acres.
Fri May 10, 2013
Elections across South Plains on Saturday
In 18 counties across the South Plains, voters will be casting ballots on a range of issues from school board seats to city council elections and the sale of alcohol on Saturday, May 11.
Thu May 09, 2013
Petty to speak to Texas Democratic Women of the South Plains tonight
Michele Petty, 2012 Democratic candidate for Texas Supreme Court Justice, will be in Lubbock Thursday, May 9, at the Texas Democratic Women of the South Plains meeting.
Tue May 07, 2013
Multiple freezes damage area wheat crop
Calvin Trostle, extension agronomist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension called the series of freezes between late March and early May much worse for wheat than a normal year.
US News recognizes FHS with silver award
Frenship High School has received a Silver Award for academic excellence in the 2013 Best High School Rankings released by U.S. News.
You can help
Here's what people in the South Plains can do to help those affected by the fertilizer plant explosion in West.
Mon May 06, 2013
Thunderstorms, some severe, in forecast through Wednesday for South Plains
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook advising of the possibility of thunderstorms, some possibly severe, through Wednesday, May 8, across the South Plains.
AARP announces $40,000 grant to South Plains Food Bank
The AARP Foundation has announced a $40,000 grant to the South Plains Food Bank to support its provision of food to seniors through mobile pantries in 20 Lubbock-area counties.
New DPS regional headquarters with expanded driver license office to open this year
The new DNA lab, emergency operations center and expanded driver license office of the Lubbock region's new Department of Public Safety headquarters are set for completion by year's end.
Sun May 05, 2013
7 South Plains convicts executed in electric chair era
South Plains courts seldom sentenced men to death in the years before a landmark 1972 U.S. Supreme Court decision temporarily struck down executions as unconstitutional.
South Plains executions since 1976: Who, what, when
He maintained he did not know she was home, but she discovered him during the burglary.
Business Bulletin Board
Longhorn Steakhouse has joined the restaurant row lineup at the former McGavock Nissan dealership property on South Loop 289.
Comancheros: Predators of Texas Plains
The fate of North Texas settlers lay indirectly in the hands of men whose faces they would probably never see unless they were Indian captives.
Sat May 04, 2013
Cinco de Mayo hits Lubbock
Raquel Rivera and Miguel Rodriguez perform with El Ballet Folklorico Nuestra Herencia during the Cinco de Mayo celebration Saturday at the Panhandle-South Plains Fair Grounds Saturday.
Things to do for today
An advertisement sign on display during Lemonade Day Workshop event at Betenbough New Home Center Thursday.