South-Plains Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. 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.

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  2. 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.

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  3. 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.

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

    Oct 31, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    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.

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  5. 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.

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  6. 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.

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  7. 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.

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  8. 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.

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

    Oct 30, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    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.

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  10. 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.

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  11. 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.

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  12. 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.

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

    Oct 26, 2014 | Amarillo.com

    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.

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  14. 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.

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  15. 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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  16. One week left to participate in wage and benefit surveyRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    There is one week left for businesses to participate in the wage and benefit survey, according to a release from the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance. LEDA partnered with the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce , Workforce Solutions South Plains and the Lubbock Chapter of the Society of Human Resource Managers to conduct the Wage and Benefit Survey.

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  17. Safety and fun are Halloween treatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    And this year, since Halloween falls on Friday with no school the next day, kids likely will be up in costume before the sun goes down for their once-a-year evening of trick-or-treating. But there are sobering thoughts for safety on the part of onlookers, ranging from parents and police to orthodontists and pediatric surgeons.

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  18. Our View: United Way has met local needs and improved lives for decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    People who donate money to the Lubbock area United Way don't see the exact ways their dollars are spent or how many people are helped by their contributions. But they feel good about their financial participation in one of the most important local charitable drives of the year - one that impacts thousands of people through 23 community partners funded by United Way each year.

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  19. A pig problem: Texas lawmakers look beyond 'chopper law' to control feral hogsRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    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.

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  20. LCU hosting 5K to end malnutritionRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The event, a partnership between LCU, Mission5Million and MannaRelief, aims to bring PhytoBlend Powder to children served by the South Plains Food Bank. The powder, a supplement added to meals, provides children with essential nutrients.

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