Republican gubernatorial candidate Don Huffines said Wednesday he will not fire a campaign staffer who said on his YouTube channel in 2020 that he wants to “restore historical American culture” by “maintaining a supermajority of the original stock of the United States, and maintaining a homogeneity,” referring to white people.
Sabas Rodriguez, 35, was indicted by a federal grand jury in Lubbock on four counts of possession of child pornography involving a prepubescent minor and one count of transportation of child pornography.
Due to freezing temperatures in the area, the Public Health Department and LRN Laboratory will hold modified hours at the the COVID-19 Mini Hub collection site located at 2721 50th Street this Friday, January 21.
The State reported as of Thursday, 325 lab-confirmed COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized in Lubbock’s 22-county Trauma Service Area B, an increase of 14 over yesterday, with 61 adult COVID-19 patients in ICU beds.
Former school board trustee and councilman Gary Boren was endorsed by the Lubbock Professional Police Association on Jan. 20, a week after he announced his campaign. He’ll be running in the Republican Primary.
Plainview ISD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez, Ed.D., has been selected by TASA as Texas’ nominee for 2022 National Superintendent of the Year, an award given by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.
Governor Greg Abbott today ordered the Texas Division of Emergency Management to increase the readiness of the State Operations Center (SOC) ahead of winter weather that is expected to impact large portions of Texas beginning Thursday morning and into the weekend.
Todd Smith, a top political consultant to Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller, was indicted Tuesday on felony charges of theft and commercial bribery related to taking money in exchange for state hemp licenses that are doled out through Miller’s office, according to Travis County district attorney José Garza.
DPS and FBI personnel executed a search warrant to seize electronic devices from 43-year-old Brian Brisendine, and analysis of those devices confirmed the presence of images and videos obtained from the internet that depicted the sexual assault and exploitation of children.
A local businessman who spent 10 years as an associate professor in the college, Davis and his wife, Joyce, have given a $44 million donation, which represents the single largest philanthropic donation to Texas Tech in school history and is one of the largest investments in people and programs in an agricultural college in the U.S.
The crash was reported just after 8:30 p.m., a semi in the center lanes of southbound East Loop 289 rolled over into the median gap, just before the exit for 50th Street. Two people with minor injuries were reported.
Aesthetics, maintenance and pedestrian safety are goals for TxDOT in an Avenue Q Downtown Revitalization project set to begin a year from now. In the meantime, the department is seeking input from the public on the proposed changes.
Judge Curtis Parrish says the ARPA funds are designed for mom-and-pop businesses, with fewer than 100 employees. Eligible candidates must live within Lubbock County and must prove their need for alternative support.
Sterman Young and his wife Virgie have been married for more than 80 years. The couple from Post, Texas both were diagnosed with COVID-19 and have been separated since. After many days apart, they were reunited thanks to the team at Covenant Health.