Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Lubbock County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Residents pleased with changes to Lubbock Outer Route project

After submitting a petition to revise the Lubbock Outer Route project, Paul Kitchens was glad his concerns were heard by TxDOT.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

GOP reps pick Lubbock attorney Burrows as House 83 candidate

GOP officials from the seven counties the district represents on Thursday chose Lubbock attorney Dustin Burrows as the party's replacement for Rep. Charles Perry on the ballot.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

A look into federal documents show Lubbock County got $400K in military equipment

Rural law enforcement agencies in Lubbock County have received more than $400,000 in surplus military equipment through a program that, in light of the events in Missouri, is seen as contributing to the militarization of the nation's police force.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Department of Defense, US News

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Two indicted by Lubbock County grand jury for aggravated assault of a public servant

Two men accused of assaulting Lubbock police officers in unrelated cases were indicted Tuesday by a Lubbock County grand jury.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Two indicted by Lubbock County grand jury for sexual assault of a child

Jason Booker, 32, and Douglas Stapp, 49, face first-degree felony charges on unrelated cases of aggravated sexual assault of a child.

Comment?

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Our View: Citizens receive two items of good news at commissioners meeting

Taxpayers enjoy reading "good news" stories. A recent meeting of the Lubbock County commissioners brought two items of good news.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock County grand jury indicts four for torturing man for $1,000

Christopher Andrade, 33; Kimbra Andrade, 36; Mark Cardona, 28; and Derek Fias, 33; are accused of torturing John Cano.

Comment?

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Back 2 School Kickoff and backpack giveaway scheduled for Saturday

Mae Simmons Community Center, 2004 Oak Ave., and Lubbock County Voices Coalition/Starcare will be hosting their 5th Annual Back 2 School Kickoff and Zero Alcohol Youth Conference from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Kids, Family

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Cotton fights weeds to bloom on schedule

"The rain has definitely been a blessing. It's been good, timely rain," said Caitlin Jackson, agriculture agent for the Crosby County branch of Texas A&M AgriLife.

Comment?

Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Crosby County, TX, Ralls, TX, West, TX, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

City taxes going up, others unchanged or decreasing

The average Lubbock resident living in an average-priced home could see his tax bill go up more than $50, thanks in part to a property value increase of $2,000 since last year and an expected overall increase in taxes.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

LPD investigation process explained

On Wednesday, 20-year-old Morgan Lee and LPD Officer Cody Kidd crashed on the Clovis Highway near North Loop 289.

Comment?

Related Topix: North Loop, TX, Lubbock, TX

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Officials: Lubbock inmate climbed over 12-foot fence in escape

A 19-year-old inmate escaped from the Lubbock County Jail Wednesday night by climbing a 12-foot fence, according to a news release from the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Our View: Jury service can be inconvenient, but it's a duty all should accept

There's a price that comes with freedom, but too many of our Lubbock County neighbors are not paying their obligation for jury service.

Comment?

Related Topix: Opinion

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Escaped Lubbock County inmate back in custody

An inmate who escaped from the Lubbock County Detention Center Wednesday night is back in custody.

Comment?

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

(Updated) Inmate escapes from Lubbock County Jail

An inmate escaped from the Lubbock County Jail on Wednesday night, said Lt. Bryan Taylor, a Lubbock County Sheriff's Office spokesman.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lubbock, TX

Wed Aug 13, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

New owner hopes to honor history, put federal building to good use

John Thompson was in Lubbock to sign paperwork and collect the building's key. Lubbock County Commissioners approved of the sale of the building for $425,000 on Monday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Austin, TX

Mon Aug 11, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

County commissioners lower tax rate, approve sale of federal building

And while the city is considering a property tax rate hike, Lubbock County commissioners approved lowering the tax rate on Monday.

Comment?

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Sheriff's Office offering reward for information on aggravated robbery

The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office is offering a reward for information regarding an attempted robbery and aggravated assault that occurred on July 26. Officials say a suspect entered Andy's Ice Cream at 8601 Ash Avenue, took out a semi-automatic handgun and demanded money from two employees.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lincoln, Lincoln Town Car, Sedan

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Lubbock County to lower taxes in upcoming budget

Applause broke out in the generally calm commissioner's court after Lubbock County leaders announced plans to lower taxes for the second year in a row.

Comment?

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

John Robinson joins FirstBank & Trust

Barry Orr , chairman and CEO of FirstBank & Trust , announced the appointment of John Robinson to president of the MidCity office .

Comment?

Related Topix: Slaton, TX

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••