3 hrs ago
John Frullo seeks re-election to Texas House
State Representative John Frullo today announced his candidacy for re-election to the Texas House of Representatives in District 84. "It's an honor to serve District 84 and Lubbock County as your State Representative" said Frullo.
3 hrs ago
Lubbock sheriff's employee arrested on felony charge of online solicitation of a minor
A Lubbock County Sheriff's Office employee was arrested on a felony charge of online solicitation of a minor early Monday, Dec. 9 Mario Luna, 49, was charged with the second degree felony and remains in the Lubbock County Jail, where he was booked about 3:15 a.m, according to jail records.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
From the AJ's Pages
Department of Education Under Secretary Linus Wright will deliver the commencement speech to 49 graduating students at Lubbock Christian University on Dec. 10, school officials said Wednesday.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Agriculture conference to address crop news
Texas A&M AgriLife's High Plains Agriculture Conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13. Topics will be presented at the agency's research center, 1102 E. FM 1294, a few miles northeast of Lubbock off Interstate 27. "This program will contain a little of just about every topic regional crop producers have indicated they're ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Recent Tech law school grad challenges county judge's seat
Austin Carrizales could likely run unopposed in the upcoming spring primary and then face Republican incumbent Tom Head in the general election.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Marijuana dealer gets two-year sentence; state drug possession charges pending
A federal judge has sentenced a Lubbock man to two years in prison after he pleaded guilty to distribution of marijuana and possession with intent.
County, City workers will work Friday
Lubbock County Judge Tom Head has decided the Lubbock County Court House and other County offices will open at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 6. This decision was made due to anticipated hazardous driving conditions in the morning and the need for employees to ensure their children's safe arrival at school, according to a news release.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Lubbock Crime Line officials say large cash rewards still available for successful tips
Lubbock Crime Line officials want residents to know that the season of giving could be the season of receiving if they have information on a crime.
Texas Tech police calls for Dec. 3-4
A motorcycle's gas tank and mirror were damaged. 3:55 p.m. - A Tech officer charged and released a non-student for driving while license invalid following a traffic stop in the 2900 block of 18th Street.
From the AJ's Pages
The consultant hired by Lubbock public school trustees to head their superintendent search is preparing an extensive procedure he hopes will produce a successor to E.C. Leslie by mid-March.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Garza files federal appeal of 2006 death sentence
The gurney sits empty in the death chamber in Huntsville. Garza has been on death row since 2000 for the Dec. 31, 1998 robbery and murder of Silbiano Rangel, a 71-year-old preacher.
Frullo files paperwork to seek third state House term
Rep. John Frullo of Lubbock, who announced in mid-October that he would seek a third two-year term in the Texas House of Representatives, has made it official.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Lubbock County Sheriff's Office begins extra patrols
The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office will begin Operation St. Nick, a program designed to curb theft and other criminal activities, today, Dec. 2. Operation St. Nick will be in effect until New Year's Eve, said Lt.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Benn Kinslow: Once a Marine, always a Marine
Benn Kinslow was photographed in Korea while serving in the Marine Corps. He was living in Lubbock County when he went into military service.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Library funding a point of contention for city, county leaders entering new year
The ongoing debate of how much Lubbock County should pay for county residents to check out books, iPads and use other library services is on hold another year.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Lubbock County Sheriff's Office increasing patrols during holiday season
The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office is increasing patrols starting Monday, Dec. 2, in an effort to fight property crimes during the holiday season.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Private wages vs. public salaries
Lubbock leaders are worried 3 percent cost-of-living raises in recent years isn't enough to keep city employees from leaving.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Grand jury indicts Bippus in Oak Creek apartments blaze that displaced 70
A Lubbock County grand jury on Tuesday, Nov. 26, indicted a Lubbock man for a Labor Day fire that gutted part of an apartment complex and left nearly 70 people homeless.
Lubbock man accused of carrying air gun into rest room arrested on terroristic threat charge
Lubbock police are trying to find out why a 32-year-old man accused of carrying an airsoft rifle wrapped in clothing Tuesday morning, Nov. 26, entered a west Lubbock nutrition store rest room.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Texas Tech police calls for Nov. 22-23
A non-student slipped and was taken to University Medical Center. 2:05 p.m. - A Tech officer documented a medical emergency at Weymouth Residence Hall.