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  1. Cougars split first twoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Countywide

    The goal for the Coastal Bend men's basketball team in 2014-15 is simple-qualify for the Region XIV tournament. With that goal in mind, the Cougars opened the season last Saturday and played its second game of the year on Tuesday night.


  2. Burrows takes early lead over Tarbox in South Plains' House District 83 raceRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock native Dustin Burrows took a lead in early voting to fill the seat left by Sen. Charles Perry, who stepped down to run for Senate District 28. According to the latest figures, Burrows is leading Democrat Max Tarbox with 84.82 percent of the vote compared to Tarbox's 15.17, with 4.6 percent of district-wide votes in, according to the Texas Secretary's of State's Office. This is the first time in more than two decades that an incumbent did not run for re-election for the House district that includes a little less than half of the population of Lubbock County, plus Border, Gaines, Lynn, Mitchell, Scurry and Terry counties.


  3. Alcohol sales, hospital bond on ballots in rural South Plains countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    In at least a half-dozen area counties, all local races were essentially determined in the primary when candidates ran only on the Republican side. That means voters in Lamb, Yoakum, Lynn and a handful of other counties are now heading to polls only to select regional and state office-holders.


  4. November 3, Monday Morning ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 |

    Howdy folks and good Monday morning. After last night's thunderstorms, showers continue this morning, coming from the southwest, but will be moving out before sunrise.


  5. Frenship band to perform in state marching competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Drum major Gabby Sauceda, a Frenship High School senior, conducts during a marching band performance Sunday at People's Bank Stadium in Wolfforth. The band will perform in San Antonio on Tuesday morning during the 2014 UIL Texas State Marching Championships.


  6. Complex storm system to bring widespread rain to TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    An upper-level storm system will tap into moisture associated with a tropical cyclone in the northeastern Pacific Ocean and draw it into Texas; providing portions of Texas with heavy rainfall over the next few days. The upper-level storm system will approach the KCBD Viewing Area Sunday night; drawing moisture into the region from both the Gulf of Mexico and pacific Ocean and producing widespread rainfall.


  7. South Plains cotton harvest late, but still kicking into high gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Brad Heffington's cotton arrived slightly behind schedule, but you won't hear any complaints from the Lamb County farmer. "The crop was a little behind, but I think it's caught up now and it looks pretty good compared to the last three years," he said.


  8. Playing Red Raiders in Lubbock never an easy task for the LonghornsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Burnt Orange Nation

    When the Texas Longhorns travel to Lubbock to play the Texas Tech Red Raiders , it's never an easy task, especially at night. Remember the last time that the Longhorns traveled to the Llano Estacado to face off against the Red Raiders for a night game? There are other weird things that happen on the South Plains, too.


  9. Teachers on The Rise expands into West TexasRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 |

    The United Family of stores announced the expansion of Teachers on the Rise to Amarillo for the 2014-15 school year on Oct. 10. The program was offered in the South Plains region beginning during the 2012-13 school year. Teachers on the Rise - in partnership with fellow Texas-based company- Mrs Baird's, highlights outstanding teachers in the region through nominations by area students.


  10. 3 South Plains men sentenced to federal prison on child porn chargesRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Three men who pleaded guilty in July to separate charges of possessing child pornography were sentenced Friday to federal prison. Rocky Joe Williams, 37, of Littlefield, Christopher Anthony Lovato, 30, of Lubbock, were sentenced to 10 years in prison, while Parker James Chapman, 23, of Lubbock, was given a 30 month sentence by U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings.


  11. Frenship High School band to compete at 6A level for first time in school's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    When the Frenship High School marching band won the Class 6A Area A Central Championship last Saturday at Lowrey Field in Lubbock, the Tigers accomplished a new milestone in their storied history. Frenship earned their eighth trip to the UIL State Marching Championships, but adding to this year's accomplishment was qualifying for the Championships in the school's first year to compete on the 6A level.


  12. Kyle Dalton named Artist of the Month for Bonham City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | North Texas e-News

    Kyle Dalton has been selected as Artist of the Month for the Bonham City Hall. His work is on display at City Hall located at 514 Chestnut, Bonham, Texas.


  13. Volunteer Center recognizing volunteers at annual Cornucopia LuncheonRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Volunteer Center of Lubbock has scheduled its annual Cornucopia Luncheon on Wednesday at the Lubbock Country Club to recognize volunteers with its Get Involved Awards. Tickets are $75 for individuals or $560 for tables of eight.


  14. Lubbock Women Still Divided, 1 Year After Abortion Clinic ClosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 |

    November 1st will mark the one year anniversary since Planned Parenthood closed their Lubbock doors for good. While the abortion debate continues beyond the local level, women in the South Plains remain divided on how the clinic's absence affects the community.


  15. Former Estacado, Texas Tech football player to be recognized Friday and SaturdayRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Larry Isaac, a former football player for Estacado High and Texas Tech, will be inducted into the Texas Tech Hall of Fame at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. Isaac played football, basketball, baseball and track at Estacado High School from 1968 to 1973.


  16. Texas Longhorns facing difficult path to bowl eligibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Burnt Orange Nation

    After the non-conference season ended with the Texas Longhorns sitting at 1-2 following losses to the BYU Cougars and the UCLA Bruins , it became apparent that reaching bowl eligibility with six wins was going to be a difficult task. With the team now sitting at 3-5 following a frustrating loss to the Kansas State Wildcats over the weekend, Texas would have to win three out of the final four games to secure the 15 extra practices afforded by a bowl game.


  17. Westbrook: South Plains warriors remember service timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Three remaining Martin brothers met recently at a school reunion in Matador. Left to right are Glenn Martin, B.V. Martin and Lynn Martin.


  18. Legislators consider ways to stop feral hogsRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 |

    In recent years, the Texas Legislature has passed or tried to pass legislation aimed at reducing the rapidly growing feral hog population in the state. For instance, though a 2011 bill allows shooting wild pigs from helicopters, the so-called "chopper law" has not worked as intended because for the most part the always-on-the-run animals have managed to avoid the bullets, some lawmakers reluctantly acknowledge.


  19. Teal Pumpkin Project provides safe treats for children with allergiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Every year, children with food allergies end up with far less candy than their friends, but a nationwide campaign is aiming to change this. This Halloween, there is a way to make sure all trick-or-treaters will return home bags full of goodies.


  20. Martin Aguirre - working to better Lubbock's workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: Setting up systems to assist the community and our region improve its workforce. Talk a bit about Workforce Solutions South Plains and its impact on Lubbock: Workforce Solutions South Plains is a non-profit corporation and its primary role is to serve as the state contractor for employment and training services.


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