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  1. After wet 2015, dry start to 2016 not scaring Lubbock's water managersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Birds scavenge for food Wednesday at Clifford H. Andrews Park at 76th Street and Memphis Avenue. Water levels are low at the park.

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  2. Frullo focusing on next sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Now that he is virtually guaranteed another two-year term in the Texas House, Rep. John Frullo said Wednesday he intends to focus on issues he plans to address in next year's session, including legislative proposals the House Insurance Committee he chairs is expected to consider. The Lubbock lawmaker spoke confidently about his expected workload because he defeated former colleague Jim Landtroop in Tuesday's Republican primary and does not have a Democratic opponent in the Nov. 8 General Election.

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  3. Hill men down South Plains in crazy endingRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Devocio Butler and Mike Mayhew scored 23 and 20 points, respectively, and Hill College beat South Plains College 90-85 Wednesday in an NJCAA Region V basketball quarterfinal that had a bizarre finish to regulation. Mayhew made one of two technical foul free throws with 0.65 seconds left in regulation, sending the game to overtime tied at 82. South Plains overcame a six-point deficit in the last 49 seconds of regulation, taking an 82-81 lead when guard Jerron Love hit a short baseline jumper in the final second.

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  4. Fire warning issued for South Plains on WednesdayRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A Red Flag Warning has been issued for Lubbock and surrounding areas for Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

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  5. Fire at South Lubbock apartment determined to be accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Red Cross is assisting several residents after an accidental fire at The Boulders at Lakeridge apartments Monday morning in South Lubbock. Lubbock Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Chris Addington said the call went out at 5:35 a.m. in the 4400 block of 82nd Street.

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  6. Randy White talks football, Scouting in LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Randy White, left, former player for the Dallas Cowboys, talks with John Harris of the South Plains Council of Boy Scouts of America during a luncheon for supporters of the council. Randy White Dallas Cowboys tackle, wraps his arms around Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Bob Lee to bring him down for a 10 yard loss in the second quarter of the NFC Championship in Irving, Texas, Sunday, Jan. 1, 1978.

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  7. SPC Texans take 21-8 record into Region V tourney aiming for spot in NJCAA tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    South Plains head men's basketball coach Steve Green disagrees with a referee during the first half. South Plains College played Odessa College in men's basketball in Levelland, Texas on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016.

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  8. Dallas Cowboy Hall of Famer to speak at Boy Scout lunch todayRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The South Plains Council of the Boy Scouts of America will host its annual Friends of Scouting Luncheon today with guest speaker Randy White, Dallas Cowboys Hall of Famer. The luncheon is planned for 11:30 a.m. at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center, located at 2322 Mac Davis Lane.

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  9. Payne named Lowrey, Powell & Stevens principalRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Jay E. Payne of Lubbock has been named principal of Lowrey, Powell & Stevens P.C., a CPA firm headquartered in San Antonio. Payne graduated from Texas Tech in 1983 with a BBA degree in accounting.

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  10. South Plains Irrigation Association elects new officersRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Cole Jones of Tom's Tree Place was recognized for his service as president for 2015. Randall Merriott of Irrigation Dynamics will be president for 2016, and Gary Bloys of West Texas Backflow was named president-elect for 2017.

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  11. Hats Off: Proceeds from pancake sales are used for many worthy causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock Lions Club did its usual excellent job of planning, organizing and carrying out the club's annual Pancake Festival. Last weekend marked the 64th year for the event.

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  12. Officers start team to help homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    From left, Lubbock police Cpl. Korie Archambault, Sgt. Eric Quijada and Cpl. Steven Bergen make up the police department's homeless outreach team aimed at shepherding the city's homeless to local groups that have resources to help them.

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  13. Hats Off: Proceeds from pancake sales are used for many worthy causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Lubbock Lions Club did its usual excellent job of planning, organizing and carrying out the club's annual Pancake Festival. Last weekend marked the 64th year for the event.

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  14. South Plains Food Bank begins operations at new distribution centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    It's been two days since South Plains Food Bank officials, staff and volunteers moved into their new distribution facility and "everybody is so excited to be in the new building." That's what David Weaver, SPFB CEO, said Thursday as he gave a tour of the new 75,000-square-foot building at 5605 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. "We're in here and we're operating now," Weaver said.

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  15. Chadis announces campaign for city council representing District 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Juan Chadis has been involved in the Lubbock community since he moved back to his hometown after retiring. Because he believes nobody should run for election unopposed, he filed to run for city council representing District 1, challenging Frank Gutierrez for the open seat.

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  16. Rainfall breaks area's dry spellRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Rain swept through the South Plains on Monday evening and continued Tuesday morning with totals falling short of the expected amount. The weather event brought thunder, lightning, pea-size hail and light snow to the region, according to NWS Meterologist Joe Merchant.

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  17. South Plains College to honor Pacesetters at scholarship galaRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Three recipients of the 2016 Pacesetters Awards will be honored by the South Plains College Foundation during the 18th Annual Scholarship Gala set for 6 p.m. Feb. 27 in the Physical Education Complex. This is the 14th year for the SPC Foundation to single out benefactors to receive the Pacesetter Award, which is granted by the Board of Directors of the foundation.

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  18. Rainfall breaks drought; total misses expected amountRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Rain swept through the South Plains on Monday evening and continued Tuesday morning with totals falling short of the expected amount. The weather event brought thunder, lightening, pea-size hail and light snow to the region, according to NWS Meterologist Joe Merchant.

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  19. From the A-J's Pages: Dead grass, weeds 'do not blend with some of the yards in Lubbock'Read the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Throughout the weekend, South Plains skies should be sunny or fair with mild temperatures as a warm ridge of high pressure moves slowly east from California.

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  20. Area school districts receive funds to enhance career, technical programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A $165,000 grant was given by the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Workforce Solutions South Plains and the Texas Workforce Commission to enhance seven area school districts Career and Technical Education programs, during a news conference Monday. A $165,000 grant was given by the Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Workforce Solutions South Plains and the Texas Workforce Commission to enhance seven area school districts Career and Technical Education programs, during a news conference Monday.

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