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7 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Quick Opinion: Lubbock County Historical Commission honors Mary and Mac Private School

The Lubbock County Historical Commission honored the Mary and Mac Private School, a fine institution that educated many Lubbock African-American students, with a historical marker Friday.


Related Topix: Lubbock County, TX, Lubbock, TX, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Electronic musician Avicci adapts older Davis ballad into new format

One of the best parts of retirement, for singer-songwriter Mac Davis anyway, is the power to screen calls: ignore some and answer only those that sound like fun.


Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Theater, Arts, West, TX

Outside the Beltway

Internet Erupts In Outrage Over Steven Spielberg: Triceratops Hunter

In response to a story that had gone viral last week about a Texas Tech Cheerleader who was posting photographs of herself with wild game she had killed in Africa , apparently on a wildlife preserve where people pay large amounts of money to hunt under the supervision of conservationists, someone posted the above photograph of Steven Spielberg ... (more)


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Jurassic Park, Science Fiction Movies, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, US News, Conservative Political News

Va. liberal suggests killing Kendall Jones, Holly Fisher, Michelle Malkin

On Friday, Mike Dickinson , the Virginia liberal seeking the House seat currently held by Eric Cantor, R-Va., despite not officially being on the ballot, suggested in a "game" played mostly by juveniles on Twitter, that Kendall Jones , the Texas Tech cheerleader who enjoys hunting, conservative mom Holly Fisher and conservative columnist Michelle ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Twitter, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Nikki Haley, US Governors

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Hats Off: Red Raider standout Rivera will be inducted in Tech's Ring of Honor

Longtime Texas Tech football fans remember defensive tackle Gabe Rivera fondly. His fierce pass-rushing earned him the nickname "Senor Sack."


Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Opinion

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Citibus considers cutting routes

Big changes could be coming for those who use Citibus services. At a noon meeting with Citibus and the Transit Advisory Board, Citibus presented a budget which revealed that if routes remain as they are, there will be additional costs.


Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

Hospitality Net

Oklahoma State University Names Ben Goh to lead School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration

The College of Human Sciences has named Dr. Ben Goh to be the assistant dean and director of the School of Hotel and Restaurant Administration at Oklahoma State University.


Related Topix: Nova Southeastern University

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Commission to recognize East Lubbock's historical Mary & Mac school

On the corner of 28th Street and Ivory Avenue in East Lubbock stands an old school house.


Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, African-American, Lubbock County, TX

ABC News

PHOTO: Kendall Jones poses with a photo of a dear on her ranch.

The Texas cheerleader criticized for posing with endangered species she hunted in Africa on Facebook is now showing her softer side.


California Golden Blogs

Golden Nuggets: No need to discuss the AD timetable, but let's...

Sandy Barbour must have left some pretty big shoes to fill if it's gonna take a year to find her successor.


Related Topix: Sports, University of California NCAA, NCAA Sports

Va. Dem. Mike Dickinson seeks sex stories, photos of teen hunter Kendall Jones

On Wednesday, we reported that Mike Dickinson, the Virginia Democrat seeking the House seat currently held by Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., despite not being the official Democratic Party candidate, offered a $100,000 reward for nude photos or videos of Kendall Jones, the 19-year-old Texas Tech cheerleader who recently made news with pictures she posted ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Aucoin transfers to Tennessee, softball ace opens up about Hays resignation

Aucoin, who was scheduled to meet with former Texas Tech coach Shannon Hays the morning of his resignation, got the news before she ever had the chance to talk to her former coach.


Related Topix: Oklahoma


Bullard ISD superintendent says leaving district is bittersweet

BULLARD - The Bullard Independent School District Superintendent announced that he will be leaving just this past week.


Related Topix: Bullard, TX, Education Etc., Lubbock, TX, Cooper, TX, West, TX

Former TTU Vice Chancellor Announces Run for District 28 Senate

Today, former Texas Tech Vice Chancellor, Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush, and lifelong West Texas conservative Jodey Arrington formally announced his candidacy in the Special Election to replace State Senator Robert Duncan .


Related Topix: Texas, George Bush, W., West, TX, Lubbock, TX

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Mankin elected president of Texas Press Association

Eldorado Success and Big Lake Wildcat publisher Randy Mankin was elected Texas Press Association's 137th president on June 21 in Corpus Christi, during the group's annual leadership retreat.


Related Topix: Texas, Corpus Christi, TX, Truby, TX, Jones County, TX

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Injured fan requests visit from Kliff

Robert Bybee was a DPS state trooper for 25 years, and then became the Lorenzo Chief of Police - but now, this 65-year-old Lorenzo native goes by another title.


Related Topix: Lorenzo, TX, Lubbock, TX

Blogger So Dear

Wake Forest Basketball Recruiting: Samir Sehic Will Take Official Visit

Samir Sehic, a 2015 big man, has decided to take an official visit to Wake Forest this fall.


Related Topix: Sports, Wake Forest University NCAA, NCAA Sports


Top Big 12 Recruits to Watch at 2014 Nike The Opening

The fourth annual The Opening high school showcase camp, hosted by Nike, is underway, with the camp set to end on July 10. A defensive back out of Manvel, Texas, this 5-star prospect from the class of 2016 has offers from four Big 12 schools.


Related Topix: Manvel, TX

Sun Jul 06, 2014

BC Soaring

Boston College Football 2014: Marcus Outlow, RB

The Boston College Eagles' first 2014 recruit, running back Marcus Outlow, will be a big part of future Eagles teams.


Related Topix: Boston College

CBC News

Kendall Jones big-game hunting furor: Is it sexist?

Animal lovers and critics of big-game hunting have taken aim at Kendall Jones, 19, a Texas Tech cheerleader and student who posted photos of herself with animals she felled in South Africa, including a cougar, lion and white rhino.


Related Topix: Vanderbilt University