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  1. Undefeated district run propels Frenship into playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Before she recorded her first hat-trick of the season for the Frenship girls soccer team in January, sophomore Chloe Woodard saw big things in store for the Tigers when looking across their home pitch. "At the beginning of the year when we all got together and we were practicing and working on improving, I think that's when I first realized this was one of the best that we've had and that we were going to go far," Woodard said.


  2. Texas Education Agency removing special education percentage standardRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    For many years, the Texas Education Agency said school districts should aim for no more than 8.5 percent of their students to be in special education. But Kami Finger, executive director of special education for Lubbock Independent School District, said the district never quite met that number.


  3. Tractor-trailer suspended between bridges on I-20 near MidlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Midland Police Department has shut down lanes on Rankin Highway under Interstate-20 after a tractor-trailer became suspended between two bridges, according to MPD.


  4. Seminole man arrested in Stanton fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Officials say 31-year-old Timothy Villanueva was arrested and charged with murder after law enforcement found 44-year-old Lorenzo Gardea dead in a vehicle at 8:09 a.m. in the 200 block of West Second Street in Stanton, according to a Stanton Police Department news release. The cause of death is pending autopsy results, and the Texas Rangers were called in to assist in the investigation.


  5. Marquez: New burger restaurant and Staples Lubbock closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A new wood sign workshop is open at 82nd Street and Staples announced it plans to close its Lubbock store in February. Board & Brush Lubbock allows its customers to create wood decor project from scratch in a "bring you own beer" environment.


  6. Texas Ag. Commissioner Miller to meet with Trump's transition teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller will meet with senior members of President-elect Donald Trump's transition team Friday afternoon, according to a news release from the Texas Department of Agriculture. Miller, a Republican who has served in the statewide office since he was elected in 2014 after serving in the Texas House, will discuss Trump's secretary of agriculture position, among other agriculture-related issues, with White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Trump strategist Steve Bannon, among others.


  7. Texas is the Best. And Worst. #1 in both Wind Energy and Carbon Pollution.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    I live in West Texas, and some of the stereotypes are true. There are more SUVs and trucks here than you can shake a stick at.


  8. South Plains women win 10th straight, snap Frank Phillips' seven-game runRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Nia Mims considers herself a shooter. The burst of long-range shooting she displayed Saturday effectively sank Frank Phillips College.


  9. Double the love: Keenon Ward has a family of his own ... and a family he latched onto years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Texas Tech's Zach Austin is tackled by Keenon Ward during the spring football practice Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Grande Communications Stadium in Midland, Texas. Texas Tech's defensive back Keenon Ward tackles Arizona State's Kalen Ballage in the second half.


  10. Area football games being covered by Lone Star Varsity on FridayRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The lowdown: After dropping two straight games for the first time all season, the Tigers got back on track thanks to 48-20 victory over Odessa Permian to christen their District 2-6A schedule. In the win, Frenship outscored the Panthers 30-0 in the second half and gave head coach Brad Davis his 100th career triumph.


  11. Trump taps six Texans, including Rick Perry, as agriculture advisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Donald Trump has tapped half a dozen well-known Texans - including the state's former governor - to advise him on agriculture policy in his campaign for the White House. The Republican nominee's campaign on Tuesday announced a 64-member Agricultural Advisory Committee that it said "will provide pioneering new ideas to strengthen our nation's agricultural industry as well as provide support to our rural communities."


  12. Wyatt ties for lead with 5-under at West Texas AmateurRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    If there's any emotion, he'll save it for Sunday, considering the 88th men's West Texas Amateur Championship is within his grasp. The 26-year-old Midland resident shot 5-under-par 67 at the Rawls Course and tied for the lead when he ripped a 4-iron close for eagle on the par-5 17th.


  13. Memorial service held for Red Raider Chris BlockerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    An overflowing parking lot and standing room only at the Quinn-Shalz Chapel on Thursday were testaments to how beloved Hyde Park Golf Club co-owner Chris Blocker was to family, friends and long-time players at the historic west side course. But Blocker's son, Chad, said his father might have had a club professional's take on the turnout of more than 200 people to a memorial service for the former PGA Tour player who helped turn Hyde Park into a public golf gem when he and fellow Tour member Billy Maxwell bought the course from the city of Jacksonville in 1971.


  14. Small plane that crashed into Texas cement plant was stolen from MidlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Police say a small plane that crashed into the silo of a West Texas cement plant had been reported stolen from a Midland airport. Officials on Tuesday said the pilot who died in the June 1 crash worked for the company that owned the plane, which was used to inspect pipelines.


  15. Comments: 2Read the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Authorities say a Texas motorcyclist was killed and his passenger seriously injured when the motorcyclist laid his motorcyclist on its side to avoid hitting a closed gate at a closed port-of-entry near the New Mexico-Texas line. State police say 55-year-old Stephen Ekstrom of Midland, Texas, was killed after taking the port of entry's exit.


  16. 3 indicted on human trafficking chargesRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Bradley Ryan Hood, 24, and Andrew George Cole, 21, are charged with five first-degree felony counts of trafficking a child for sex. Taquolia Tameek Thomas, 25, is charged with four first-degree felony counts of trafficking persons younger than 18 for prostitution.


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