Lubbock community health centers to kick off statewide campaign
In October 2015, a gap in funding for federally qualified health centers could affect local community health center services available to patients.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Singer-dancer, choreographer Hall back in Lubbock
Click HERE for more than a dozen samples of his viral videos, and also a new youtube invitation for his Tuesday show at the Cactus Theater.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Tech physicians celebrate Christmas in July 'CanPaign'
Door prizes were awarded at the Christmas in July celebration at Lubbock University Medical Center on Friday.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Lubbock man says he was fired for being gay; law says it's OK
But, after he introduced his fiancA© to the kids he worked with at the Children's Home of Lubbock, he was fired.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
North Texas e-News
Visitors can tour Caprock Canyons State Park on new shuttle
Caprock Canyons State Park has a new tourism shuttle, the Doodlebug. Named for the passenger train that in the 1930s transported its riders to various destinations along the Fort Worth and Denver South Plains Railroad, the Caprock Canyons Doodlebug will shuttle visitors on scheduled tours following the same route along the 64-mile Caprock Canyons ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
West Texas Workforce Solutions praises legislation aimed at closing 'skill gap'
That is what Martin Aguirre, chief executive officer of Workforce Solutions South Plains, said of Tuesday's signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to help connect employees with employers.
South Plains Food Bank needs volunteers for 'Apple Core'
The food bank held a community volunteer day last month, and organizers say it was a success.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Shallowater ISD to open new high school in August
Shallowater ISD is set to open the doors of a brand new high school next month, the result of a $19.5 million bond.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Fresh off the vine - grapes are red, white and nearly ripe
Terry County's vineyard acreage has grown significantly in recent years. The county easily leads the South Plains in grape production.
Galvan's Restaurant, one of a kind in Lorenzo
The people here say Galvan's Restaurant serves up some of the best food on the South Plains, and, it's the only Galvan's around.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Caprock Canyon's new tram recalls the past
Caprock Canyon State Park is offering a modern way to see a natural wonder, but with a nod to the past.
9th Annual Casas For CASA raises over $12,000 in proceeds
The 9th Annual Casas For CASA Raffle and Charity Fundraiser, benefiting CASA of The South Plains, concluded on Saturday evening.
Spiders bite: Brown recluse, black widow among South Plains' most dangerous spiders
But before you've had time to see if you can close the zipper all the way, you feel a twinge of pain behind your knee.
Montford Unit gives helping hand around Lubbock
Steven Pacheco helps trim trees at the South Plains Food Bank Apple Orchard on Tuesday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Islamic Center shares Ramadan dinner, customs with non-Muslim community
Muslim women may view the men in the next room on a television, as both groups pray for the fourth time that day in the Mosque, before a Ramadan dinner at the Islamic Center of the South Plains in Lubbock on Wednesday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Heavy winds and their damage are something South Plains people know all too well.
New York hedge fund sues South Plains farmers
There is developing news in the controversy surrounding West Texas Guar. A lawsuit has been filed against nearly 300 farmers, many of them working and living right here on the South Plains.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Bandera County Courier
New hantavirus cases triggers precaution reminder
Two recent cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome were confirmed in residents of the Texas Panhandle and South Plains, bringing the year's total in Texas to three.
Times Record News
City is under a Flash Flood Watch
"Scattered thunderstorms moving into western Oklahoma today will combine into a thunderstorm complex overnight," the National Weather Service said in an advisory Wednesday morning.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
House passes bill to fund windstorm impact reduction research
U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, right, and Texas Tech Director of the National Wind Institute John Schroeder look at a mobile storm monitoring unit during a press event in May 2013 to announce the introduction of legislation to aid with windstorm damage.