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  1. Former NASA engineer speaks at Lubbock partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Harry Hamilton, president of the South Plains Woodturners, introduces a guest speaker Thursday during the South Plains Woodturners annual Christmas party at the Lubbock Women's Club. Charles Armstrong, a space engineer who retired from NASA after 35 years, speaks about the space program Thursday during the South Plains Woodturners annual Christmas party at the Lubbock Women's Club.

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  2. Holiday Calendar: Around The South Plains All December LongRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Candlelight at the Ranch - 6-9 p.m. National Ranching Heritage Center, 3121 Fourth St. Free. Visitors can walk down luminaria-lighted paths into Christmas scenes from life on the open prairie.

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  3. Santa Land open every night through Dec. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Children from Lubbock and surrounding communities are invited to Santa Land's Opening Ceremony on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. Lubbock City Council members will welcome Santa and Mrs. Claus from the North Pole, turn on the Christmas lights in this winter village, and officially open Santa Land. Lubbock Parks and Recreation has hosted Santa Land for the past 58 years, and admission for all ages is free.

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  4. Xcel provides 6K grant to Wayland Baptist University's Lubbock campusRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Wayland Baptist University's Lubbock campus recently received a grant from Xcel Energy to provide scholarships for students working to earn teaching certification in math and science. The $6,000 grant will also support providing technology to teach math and science in elementary and secondary classrooms across West Texas as well as fund improved technology and specialized training for faculty members who teach methods courses at WBU-Lubbock, according to a news release.

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  5. Candlelight at the Ranch celebrates Christmas pioneer wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The National Ranching Heritage Center has scheduled its annual Candlelight at the Ranch program from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 3121 Fourth St., to picture the way Christmas was celebrated by pioneers of this area. Visitors from across the South Plains have been invited to walk down luminaria-lighted pathways into Christmas scenes from life on the open prairie.

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  6. No injuries following fire at Pedro's Tamales in LubbockRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    About six units responded to the scene of a fire at Pedro's Tamales in the 8200 block of Interstate Highway 27 about 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

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  7. Goodfellows: Junior League of Lubbock helping keep children fedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Several years ago, a member of the Junior League of Lubbock was volunteering at her child's elementary school when she found a student rummaging through backpacks in a dark classroom. The student was taking food from other children's lunch boxes and eating it.

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  8. Farm to living room - South Plains Christmas trees harvestable, despite years of droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Christmas trees have survived - but not exactly thrived - recent years of drought. The Double Shovel Christmas Tree Farm just west of Post contains hundreds of trees available for families to cut.

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  9. KCBD, D&K Hunt Electric looking for Lubbockites to help say 'Thank...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    December 9, 2014 - D&K Hunt Electric is grateful for the service and commitment first responders make every day to keep the South Plains safe. Their sacrifice is no greater than during the holiday season.

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  10. LaRue: Traditional pecan pie just the thing for ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Just like the pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, this year I am going back to the basics for our Christmas pecan pie. I'm sticking with a classic version.

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  11. Letter: University students praisedRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    As I was volunteering at our South Plains Food Bank recently, I noticed the huge number of university students assisting, and I pondered whether our area citizens might be taking them somewhat for granted. For sure, when young adults slip on a banana peel, their names immediately make the front page.

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  12. Holiday Calendar: Events Around The South Plains For The Month Of DecemberRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    There are seven houses to tour. 535-9323. Santa Land - 6-10 p.m. Mackenzie Park, east of Avenue A on E. Broadway.

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  13. U Can Share food drive exceeds goals for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Saturday, Dec 6th marked the close of the 32nd annual U Can Share food drive hosted by the South Plains Food Bank. In a call to the community to help feed hungry neighbors, Lubbock and the surrounding area collected 302,133 pounds of food and $168,147, surpassing the goals set forth by the Food Bank.

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  14. National Cotton Council hosting farm bill meetingsRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The National Cotton Council will host the meetings about the new farm bill this week in three South Plains town. a- Lamesa - 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Leroy Colgan Building, South 10th Street & South Houston Street at Forrest Park.

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  15. Children's Advocacy making a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    She is the executive director of Children's Advocacy Center of the South Plains, which has a staff of six who are called in by law enforcement officers and CPS officials whenever abuse or psychological trauma strikes a family. "About 90 percent of our cases are where there are sexual abuse allegations.

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  16. Yoakum Dunes wildlife area provides refuge for lesser prairie chickenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission plans to provide a refuge for the lesser prairie chicken and other native grasslands and wildlife. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission plans to provide a refuge for the lesser prairie chicken and other native grasslands and wildlife.

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  17. Candlelight at the Ranch scheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The National Ranching Heritage Center has scheduled its annual Candlelight at the Ranch program from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Dec. 13 at 3121 Fourth St., to picture the way Christmas was celebrated by pioneers of this area. Visitors from across the South Plains have been invited to walk down luminaria-lighted pathways into Christmas scenes from life on the open prairie.

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  18. Hats Off: Congratulations to United Way for surpassing this year's goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Congratulations to the Lubbock Area United Way, which announced donations for Campaign 2014 were $5,841,664. That figure gives the organizers, volunteers and community something to cheer about: It's almost $4,000 more than the goal of $5,837,767 set in August and marks the biggest amount in contributions ever from more than 20,000 generous people in the community.

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  19. Bobby Bowden to keynote Greater South Plains FCA Victory BanquetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    College football Hall of Fame coach Bobby Bowden will speak at the 2015 Greater South Plains Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Banquet on Mar. 30 at the Lubbock Civic Center. The event also includes dinner and a silent auction to benefit the South Plains FCA.

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  20. With plant closure looming, Littlefield boosts hunger fight for holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Hundreds of food boxes were stacked neck-high as hungry recipients waited nearby, but Carmelita Mills had no stress. "It usually goes pretty smooth," the First Baptist Church of Littlefield member said of the food-distribution program with which she volunteers.

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