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  1. Plenty of movement for South Plains on UIL Snapshot DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The University Interscholastic League revealed Wednesday its cutoff numbers for all classifications of competition for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 academic years. It also gave away the numbers for the newly created Division I and Division II football subdivisions at the Class 5A levels.


  2. Looking ahead: District 4-5A teams, Denver City begin playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Texas high school volleyball playoffs are underway and most of the South Plains qualifiers will be in action Tuesday evening. Lubbock-Cooper, the winner of District 4-5A, begins its postseason push against Hereford with a first serve scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Littlefield High School.


  3. South Plains area faith roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Bishop Robert M. Coerver will speak at the event, which will begin with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 7 p.m. at the center's location at 2521 17th St. Limited seating is available and tickets will be available through Wednesday. To purchase tickets, visit or call Marsha Tye at 535-8858, Rick Jackson at 777-6193 or Nathan Robinett at 762-1672.


  4. What's going on in churches on the South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The free event will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, located at 519 W. Fourth St. in Denver City. It will feature motivational speaker and former Texas Tech football player Cody Hodges, Sam Houston State head baseball coach Matt Deggs and Pastor Kalith Brown.


  5. What's going on in churches on the South PlainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The first unloading of pumpkins will be held Saturday as the Cumberland Presbyterian Church launches its 15th annual Pumpkin Patch for the season. Beginning at 2 p.m. at 7702 Indiana Ave, the community is invited to visit the pumpkin patch throughout the month of October.


  6. Here's what fans need to know about the Texas Tech gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A pair of F-16s practice their stadium flyover Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas.


  7. Scattered storms possible for Lubbock, Rolling and South Plains through SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock area saw some scattered storms on Friday, and it looks like the same outcome is in the forecast for Saturday. "For tomorrow, it's gonna be pretty hit or miss," said meteorologist Joe Merchant with the National Weather Service in Lubbock.


  8. Looking Ahead: Titans to take on LittlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Even though the Titans don't have the depth most teams carry, the task at hand will still be a tough one for the Lady Wildcats at 6 p.m. Tuesday on their home court. On Aug. 15, the Titans held their own against Shallowater.


  9. Chronicles: Has first homicide on South Plains been solved?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    James Jarrott was the first documented murder on the South Plains. After his shooting death, Jarrott's wife Mollie, photographed shortly before they arrived in Lubbock in 1901, married real estate developer Monroe Abernathy.


  10. Fallen Yoakum County deputy, officer remembered as efficient worker, loving family manRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Family, co-workers and close friends who knew Yoakum County Deputy Jason Fann remembered him not only as an efficient and highly involved public servant, but also as a man devoted to his wife and family. "You never met a more efficient person," Wesley Moore, a close friend of Fann's and District Attorney of Yoakum County, told A-J Media on Friday in Yoakum County.


  11. Yoakum County recalls fallen Deputy Fann as man who served many rolesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Yoakum County Sheriff David Bryant released a statement on the death of Deputy Jason William Fann, a husband and father who served in many roles as first responder when he was killed in the line of duty in a crash on Saturday. "Jason will be greatly missed by all who knew him," Bryant states.


  12. Lubbock inmate hospitalized after reportedly ingesting methamphetamine hidden in wheelchairRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A 32-year-old Plains man being held at the Lubbock County Detention Center faces felony drug charges after he reportedly told jail officials in June he ingested an eighth of an ounce of methamphetamine that was hidden in his wheelchair. Edmond Ray Torres was served Friday with an arrest warrant accusing him of a third-degree felony count of possessing between 1-4 grams of methamphetamine, which carries a punishment of two to 10 years in prison.


  13. Break in the clouds: Dry days expected before storms return for South Plains weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    If you've got grass to mow, yardwork that needs to be tended to or if you've got any other outdoor activities you wanted to do this week, it might be best to get them out of the way Wednesday and Thursday, according to Joe Merchant. Lubbock received a record daily amount of rainfall with 1.76 inches on Tuesday between steady showers in early morning hours and a heavy downpour Tuesday afternoon, said Merchant, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Lubbock.


  14. Storms dump heavy rain on Lubbock, South Plains, triggers flood advisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A flood advisory was issued for the city of Lubbock as thunderstorms dropped brief but heavy rainfall over the area. The storm dumped about 1.24 of an inch of rain at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., with other part of the city seeing similar totals, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock.


  15. Lubbock, South Plains could see more showers Sunday, MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Rain chances will make their presence again in the Lubbock area starting Sunday afternoon after the area received some isolated showers, thunderstorms on Saturday evening. Thunderstorm chances will continue through Sunday night and again Monday evening across all of the South Plains and Rolling Plains, with locally heavy rainfall creating a chance for flash flooding as the primary threat, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock.


  16. Valedictorians, salutatorians named for South Plains high schools' Class of 2016-2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Samantha Sullivan has been named valedictorian and Darbey Havens has been named salutatorian for Abernathy High School's class of 2017. Sullivan, daughter of Marcus and Angie Sullivan, graduates with a 5.16 grade point average.


  17. Lightning may have sparked deadly Lubbock house fire, family mourns lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A structure fire turned deadly after the Fire Marshal's Office said lightning striking a tree in the front of the house was one result of the incident. Lightning may have triggered two fire crew responses, including a blaze claiming the life of 46-year-old Charles Ray Knox and injuring his nephew early Saturday in Lubbock.


  18. Storms bring rainbow but little rain; more showers expected before heat waveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Storms brought gusty winds, lightning and even a head-turning rainbow, but little rain by late Wednesday on the South Plains. There was a continued chance for more storms into the overnight hours early Thursday, returning for a 20 percent chance Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock.


  19. Crazy West Texas weather brings snow Saturday, sun and 60s expected SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Saturday's rain and snow in the 30s and 40s will transition to a nice, sunny Sunday in the 60s - that's West Texas weather. After a potent cold front brought rain and snow fall across the South Plains and Panhandle throughout the day Saturday, northern parts of the region were expected to dip below freezing early Sunday.


  20. South Plains sees a dozen tornadoes so far in - 17, approaching yearly averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Severe weather season is off to an active start this spring on the South Plains, with the National Weather Service in Lubbock confirming about a dozen tornadoes since the beginning of the year, along with countless severe thunderstorms bringing large hail, heavy rain and damaging winds. Reports from early Monday showed a funnel cloud sighting in Swisher County during the overnight hours, with NWS meteorologist Steven Cobb saying the "very intense" supercell thunderstorm that triggered a tornado warning late Sunday had a strong potential for producing a tornado.


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