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  1. What's going on in the South Plains religious communityRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Samaritan's Purse International Relief will remain open at multiple locations in Lubbock through Monday for their upcoming city-wide effort to collect gifts for children all around the world. The international Christmas project involves Lubbock families, churches and groups who are transforming empty shoe boxes into gifts filled with toys, school supplies and hygiene items, according to a Samaritan's Purse news release.

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  2. FirstCapital, Fidelity banks to merge Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Fidelity Bank will merge with and into Midland-based FirstCapital Bank of Texas in a stock-and-cash transaction that is expected to close in the first quarter of 2019. Upon completion of the merger, the bank will have approximately $1.6 billion in total assets, $1.3 billion in total loans and $1.4 billion in total deposits with 16 locations across Texas, including in the South Plains and Panhandle, the banks announced Wednesday.

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  3. Warmer week ahead, but cold coming back to South Plains Nov 12 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A cold blast with frigid winds brought the deep freeze to the South Plains - and 6 or more inches of snow to parts of the Panhandle on Monday. Light snowfall was reported in different areas of the region including Plainview, yet Lubbock mostly avoided the snow.

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  4. Our view: Election turnout, results show people interested in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock County election officials were still counting votes Tuesday, and Lubbock residents were still voting in at least five polling places some 90 minutes after the official 7 p.m. poll  close, so if we learned one thing from this midterm election, it is this: people are indeed interested in the direction of the country and lending their voting voice to the discussion. Some 4.8 million Texans took part in early voting, and turnout was unusually heavy across the South Plains in the run-up to Tuesday's general election, which would determine America's future for the next two years.

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  5. Area college roundup: Lady Texans open hoops season with victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Kiki Hunter had 16 points and 16 rebounds and three teammates joined her in double-digit scoring as the South Plains College women opened basketball season Thursday with a 75-59 victory against Tohono O'odham Community College. The game was part of the Odessa College Classic, which South Plains will continue with games against Colorado Northwestern at 4 p.m. Friday and Mesa Community College at 2 p.m. Saturday.

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  6. Area college roundup: LCU's Pate named Heartland's top freshmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lubbock Christian University's Makenna Pate, who has eight goals and five assists, was named the Heartland Conference freshman of the year on the all-conference women's soccer team team released Wednesday. Senior defender Katie Pullano was named to the all-Heartland first team.

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  7. Idalou's Shelley signs with Wayland BaptistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lady Wildcats fans won't have to travel very far to see one of their own on the collegiate level. Senior guard Ashlyn Shelley signed a letter of intent Wednesday with the Wayland Baptist program ahead of what a couple of polls project just might be a special season for Idalou.

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  8. Lubbock church's Christmas-themed fundraiser benefits Meals on WheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    There will be Christmas in October when gift-basket designers at Community Christian Church offer their nearly year-long creations to Lubbock and the South Plains. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, women of the church will offer gift baskets that contain not only substance, but art in the arrangements, benefiting Lubbock Meals on Wheels.

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  9. South Plains Food Bank Farm recovering, thankful for support after recent burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The South Plains Food Bank's 5.5 acre Lubbock farm is still recovering - and benefiting from a surprise donation - after a recent burglary left thousands of dollars in damage and losses over the weekend. Although there is a lot of work and repairs to be done, Jenifer Smith, director of the farm at 304 76th St., has been surprised by the amount of support the non-profit Lanier Youth Farm has received from the community.

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  10. 3 displaced after mobile home fire in South LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    At approximately 7:20 a.m., Lubbock Fire Rescue crews responded to the Fort Jackson Mobile Home Estates in the 11600 block of University Avenue, said LFR Capt. Kevin Ivy.

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  11. Caprock Chronicles: Early and Late Arrivers on the Plains: German Catholics and MennonitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    EDITORS'S NOTE: Caprock Chronicles is edited each week by Jack Becker, Librarian at Texas Tech University. This week's essay looks at two religious groups that continue to impact the economic, social, and religious life of all South Plains residences.

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  12. USDA OKs commercialization of Texas A&M advancement of cottonseed as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture this week approved Texas A&M AgriLife Research to pursue the commercialization of cottonseed as a potential food source. The development comes from Dr. Keerti Rathore of Texas A&M who, after 23 years of work, found a way to remove toxins found in gossypol - a naturally occurring compound in cotton.

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  13. Lubbock area contractors taking applicants for Heat the Town initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Members of the South Plains Chapter of the Texas Air Conditioning Contractors Association will prepare 60 homes for the winter on Oct. 27. This is the 18th year of the Heat the Town initiative. Heating and air conditioning contractors and other businesses will donate time, money and materials to make free repairs for people in need.

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  14. South Plains Honor Flight veterans return to hero's welcome in LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A crowd holding patriotic signs and adorned in American flags greeted the dozens of veterans who made the long-weekend journey to Washington, D.C. as part of the 7th annual Texas South Plains Honor Flight. More than 130 veterans who served during the World War II,  Korean War and Vietnam War eras, as well as sponsors, toured national monuments and war memorials during the trip that began early Saturday, according to Larry Williams, veterans liaison co-chair on the Texas South Plains Honor Flight Board.

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  15. Meat and greet: Hub City BBQ Cook-off a time to network, smoke the competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Some businesses attract new customers with sales pitches. At the Hub City BBQ Cook-off, customers come for the barbecued meat.

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  16. Lubbock Salvation Army team deploying, Xcel crews available to assist with Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Efforts are underway on the Panhandle and South Plains to assist residents of Florida and Georgia impacted by Hurricane Michael. The hurricane, which made landfall as a powerful Category 4 storm Wednesday afternoon along the Florida panhandle, was already being blamed for widespread power outages, flooding and other damage by late Wednesday.

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  17. Lubbock Chamber's Hub City BBQ Cook-off coming Thursday at new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The annual Hub City BBQ Cook-off goes from 5-8 p.m. Thursday. The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce fundraiser is a bit different this year, Chamber President and CEO Eddie McBride said, but he promised one thing won't change - good food will still be plentiful.

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  18. From the A-J's Pages: Lubbock's Good Luck Grocery Store 'discovered to be afire'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Supreme Court on Monday turned down the appeal of two Pennsylvania students who say requiring them to perform unpaid community service to graduate from high school amounts to slavery. Bids of two banks to be the depository of city funds for the next two years were rejected Friday by the Lubbock City Council, which said it will ask for new bids next month.

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  19. WW II Glider Pilots reunion planned at Lubbock's Silent Wings MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The National World War II Glider Pilots Association will hold its 48th annual reunion Thursday through Saturday at the Silent Wings Museum. The museum, located at 6202 N. Intestate 27 in a former airport terminal building, is on a site that was a training ground in the early 1940s for the aerial invasion of Normandy.

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  20. Miniaturist of Lubbock to showcase the small Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Miniaturists of Lubbock will open the organization's 39th annual show from 1 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6-7, at the Garden and Arts Center, 4215 University Ave. The creative work done by the artists who fashion rooms and houses in miniature, range from homes to commercial buildings. A seasonal prize for the public features a miniature room decorated for Christmas.

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