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South-Plains, Texas is located in Floyd County. Zip codes in South-Plains, TX include 79258.

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10 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Football officials needed in the South Plains

As the Friday Night Lights are set to be turned on, The South Plains Chapter of Football Officials are looking to add a few good men or women to wear the stripes.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

PART 3: Making service a family tradition

The mission and purpose of the trip to Guatemala is to hand-deliver thousands of shoes that were donated right here on the South Plains to children and families who need them in Guatemala.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock resident maintains police violated his right to free speech at parade

The theme of this year's Fourth on Broadway parade may have been "Stand Up For America," but one Lubbock resident said his constitutional rights were violated at the event.

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MyHighPlains.com

New Hantavirus Cases in Texas; Triggers Precaution Reminder

Two recent cases of Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome were confirmed in residents of the Texas Panhandle and South Plains, bringing the years total to three.

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MyHighPlains.com

CerRx Receives $1.1 Million NIH Grant for Cancer Study

CerRx, Inc. today [Thursday] announced that it has been awarded a non-diluting National Institute of Health grant of $1.1M to support a Phase I study combining its two lead investigational compounds intravenous fenretinide and IV safingol.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Vendors experience increase in firework sales over previous years

In fact, Jan Johnson, vice president of TNT Fireworks in Lubbock, told A-J Media about 80 to 90 percent of all the TNT booths are staffed by volunteer organizations.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Grow your own - Vegetable gardens flourish in moist soil

The recent showers that mean good news to the agriculture world show the same promise for small-scale home gardens.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Westbrook: Polio was the frightening enigma of the 1950s

During the polio epidemic of the late 1940 and early 1950s, a ward for patients was set up at Plainview Sanitarium.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Our View: Hopefully, Legislature will make strides in reining in child abuse

Speaker Joe Straus and the Texas House of Representatives took a giant leap forward in the fight against child abuse last month in creating the House Select Committee on Child Protection.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Our View: Savor every moment of July 4 for all the things we hold dear

The ideas of liberty and independence spawned a revolution and the birth of a nation.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

3rd Annual Honor Flight Telethon raises $70,831

The Texas South Plains Honor Flight and KCBD NewsChannel 11 teamed up on Wednesday, July 2, for the 3rd Annual Honor Flight Telethon to help raise funds to send area veterans to Washington, D.C. Wednesday's telethon raised $70,831 for the yearly trip.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Thunderstorm provides relief to summer heat

Vehicles make their way down Broadway on Wednesday in Lubbock. A storm system brought several inches of rain to the region.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Fireworks shows light up South Plains

Friday activities include a 10 a.m. parade, team-roping, Do or Dye 5K run, classic car contest, Miss Firecracker pageant, live entertainment, food and craft vendors.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

More than 1,200 SPEC customers without power Wednesday morning

A weather-related outage has left Appears to be effecting about 1216 customers without power Wednesday morning, according to a South Plains Electric Cooperative news release.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Muleshoe trainers excel nationally

Muleshoe High School's sports medicine program placed fourth in the Alert Services division of the third Annual AACI National Sports Medicine Championships in May. Along with the school's top-five ranking, Idali Cruz, Lisett Mojica and Marissa Reyes of Muleshoe achieved All-American status after taking the 300 question online exam.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Chance of rain remains through Thursday for South Plains

The chance of precipitation remains until Thursday but has been delayed due to Tuesday morning's rain showers across the South Plains.

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KCBD-TV Lubbock

South Plains Honor Flight teams with KCBD for 3rd annual telethon

The Texas South Plains Honor Flight and KCBD-NewsChannel 11 will conduct a fundraising telethon from 6 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, to help raise funds for the Honor Flight's annual trip to Washington, D.C. The local Honor Flight is an organization of volunteers committed to sending our armed forces veterans to our nation's capital to ... (more)

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Summer of Sharing brings much-needed supplies to food bank

An estimated 350 people came out to sort donations at the final event of the Summer of Sharing Food Drive at Lowe's Supermarket on 19th Street and Frankford Avenue Monday evening.

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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Arrington announces intention to run for Duncan's Senate seat

Incoming Texas Tech Chancellor Robert Duncan has yet to leave the Texas Senate, but another hopeful has thrown his hat into the ring.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

South Plains Mall Receives Water-Smart Business Award for the Summer Quarter

The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce has announced that South Plains Mall has been awarded the Water-Smart Business Award for summer quarter 2014.

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