8 hrs ago
Mr. Conservative' May touts internal poll in District 19 House race
Donald May is polling "surprisingly close" in second place behind U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer in an early internal poll released by May's campaign Tuesday, Dec. 10. The campaign for the eye surgeon and columnist known as "Mr. Conservative" released the poll the day after former Lubbock County Republican Party Chairman Chris Winn confirmed he will ... (more)
12 hrs ago
Lubbock man charged with using stolen electric meter to shortchange LP&L
A Lubbock repairman will be in court next month to face a felony criminal mischief charge after stealing electricity from Lubbock Power & Light for six months using a stolen meter.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Man killed as father watches train collide with cotton module in Lubbock County
A man watched a train collide with his son's cotton module, killing the 35-year-old at the scene Monday afternoon, Dec. 9, in northwest Lubbock County.
Lubbock County Jailer charged with soliciting an underage girl
Early Monday morning, Lubbock Sheriff's Deputies arrested 49-year-old Mario Luna and charged him with online solicitation of a minor.
Lubbock County continues road projects
Lubbock County leaders hope state grand funding could provide relief for roads, bridges and other transportation infrastructure taxed by the ongoing energy boom.
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.
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.