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Crime Line tip leads to marijuana bust on 66th Street

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A Crime Line tip led to a drug bust near Lowery Field on Friday. More>>

Lubbock National Guard soldiers may volunteer for border service

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National Guard Adjutant General of Texas John Nichols says they are now in the planning stages of deployment to the Texas-Mexico border. More>>

Texas Tech Physicians hold 'Christmas in July' for South Plains Food Bank

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The South Plains Food Bank received a much-needed donation on Friday. More>>

Citizen's Advisory Committee recommends $200 million in improvements

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The 2014 Citizen’s Advisory Committee made their recommendations to City Council on Thursday, recommending millions of dollars in projects across the city. More>>

Defendants enter guilty pleas in child pornography cases

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Three defendants charged in unrelated cases appeared yesterday before U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings and pleaded guilty to various felony child pornography offenses. More>>

Citizens Advisory Committee recommends dog park, new police department Video included

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The Citizens Advisory Committee gave their final recommendations to the Lubbock City Council Thursday afternoon, listing several improvements they felt the city needed to make. More>>

Lubbock police honor fallen K-9 officer

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Lubbock police are honoring the service of one of their K-9 officers. Pyro died earlier this week. More>>

SUV, ambulance collide at 50th & Indiana

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There were no major injuries reported following an accident at 50th and Indiana on Thursday night. More>>

DPS: Five minutes is too long to leave a child in a hot car Video included

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Federal officials and child safety advocates met on Thursday to put a stop to a practice that has become an issue for parents across the country - leaving kids in hot cars. More>>

LSO: K-9 unit finds hydro marijuana in suspicious vehicle

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Lubbock Sheriff's Deputies found some hydro marijuana hidden in a vehicle on Thursday, after a DPS helicopter noticed suspicious behavior at 130th Street and Indiana Avenue. More>>

LPD searching for home invasion, robbery suspect

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Police say the masked suspect forced entry into an occupied apartment in the 1100 block of 58th Street around 2 a.m. Thursday. More>>

Waylon Jennings' brother honors late singer with backroom museum Video included

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Jennings passed away in 2002, but his legacy lives on in Littlefield thanks to his younger brother. More>>

Late Littlefield superintendent leaves behind special legacy Video included

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The month of July began on a somber note for the community of Littlefield with the passing of Littlefield Superintendent Jerry Blakely due to a sudden illness. More>>

Littlefield's little farmer hoping for big crop Video included

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In the community of Littlefield, most farmers began plowing cotton at a very young age and, one farmer in particular, hasn't even learned how to drive yet, but he's able to tend to his very own cotton farm. More>>

Victim found in law office died of 'blunt force traumatic injuries'; death ruled homicide Video included

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The office of the Lubbock Medical Examiner has determined that the victim found in the law offices of Shackelford, Hawkins and Searcy P.C. died of "blunt force traumatic injuries." The death has been ruled a homicide. More>>

New Wayland athletics director Rick Cooper is 'coming home'

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Some of the best years of Rick Cooper’s life were spent at Wayland Baptist University and in Plainview. Now, he’s back for more. More>>

Utility worker seriously injured after being struck by car on 98th

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Authorities say a utility worker was struck by a vehicle while painting the road at 98th and University around 1 p.m. on Wednesday. More>>

3 suspects in custody after report of vehicle burglary

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Three suspects, including two juveniles, are in custody after a report of a vehicle burglary in progress at Savannah Oaks Apartments overnight. More>>

Lubbock man accused of taking family hostage facing more charges

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A Lubbock man charged with taking a family hostage and shooting at police is facing more charges. More>>

United announces recall of organic peaches, nectarines

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We have pulled the organic peaches and nectarines (PLU numbers 94044 and 94035) that were affected by Wawona Packing's voluntary recall... More>>

At'l Do Farms preparing corn maze for 14th season Video included

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At’l Do Farms is preparing for the start of their 14th season. More>>

Candidates lining up to fill Duncan's State Senate seat

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Texas Governor Rick Perry announced Tuesday afternoon that a special election will be held Sept. 9 to fill the open District 28 State Senate seat. More>>

Garden Ridge gets new name, design Video included

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Garden Ridge is investing $20 million in a rebranding project.  More>>

Sam Gillispie to Coach Shallowater Softball Video included

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Sam Gillispie is the new Shallowater Fillies Softball Coach, taking over a program that went 23-10-2 last season. More>>

Victim in serious condition after being struck by vehicle Monday night

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54-year-old Frank E. Florek remains in serious condition at UMC after being hit by a vehicle at 19th and Avenue X around 10:20 p.m. Monday night. More>>

Lubbock police searching for check forgery suspects

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Lubbock police released a collection of surveillance photos on Tuesday, taken at various United Supermarket locations in Lubbock and Plainview. More>>

Lorenzo coach remembers 35 years of service Video included

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Larry Birdwell accepted his first head coaching position at Lorenzo High School in 1982. More>>

LFD: Shed fire caused by overloaded extension cord

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The Lubbock Fire Marshall’s Office has determined that an overloaded extension cord sparked an explosion inside of a shed near 38th and Hartford just before 7:30 p.m. Monday night. More>>

Rick Cooper named Wayland's new director of athletics

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Wayland Baptist University has named former Pioneer player and coach Rick Cooper as its new director of athletics. More>>

Lubbock police searching for 2 robbery suspects

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Police say a man was working in his shop at 327 East 40th Street around 11 p.m. Monday when the suspects walked in, held the man at gunpoint and demanded his property. More>>

Lorenzo murder/bank robbery solved after 74 years

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After 74 years, a mysterious Lorenzo bank robbery has finally been solved. The 1940 robbery and murder went unexplained until 2012. More>>

DPS searching for driver accused of swerving toward troopers

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The search is on for a driver accused of swerving toward two DPS troopers who were making a traffic stop. More>>

Perry sending National Guard troops to border

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Gov. Rick Perry is deploying up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border over the next month to combat what he said Monday were criminals exploiting a surge of children pouring into the U.S. illegally. More>>

Red Raider Wind Farm promises big benefits for local students

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Hockley County Commissioners met Monday to discuss a tax abatement requested by the National Institute for Renewable Energy for the Red Raider Wind Farm... More>>

Lorenzo painter sends a message to nation's capitol Video included

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Painter Merle Morrison is a proud part of Lorenzo history. Her work commemorating the 1977 Farm Strike is now at the Smithsonian. More>>

Kingsbury previews the coming season at Big 12 media day

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Kliff Kingsbury took the podium at the Omni Hotel in Dallas, headquarters of Big 12 media day, and, unlike the coaches who spoke in length before him, Kingsbury made his presence felt with a very quick and pointed opening statement. More>>

1 killed in Nolan County plane crash

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Officials say 71-year-old Pat Oden of Blackwell took off in a single engine plane from a private airfield at noon on Sunday, but never returned. More>>

2 Plainview men injured in Sunday shooting, suspect in custody

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The Hale County Sheriff's Office says two Plainview men were injured in a shooting on Sunday. More>>

Driver taken to hospital after trash truck rollover

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A driver was taken to the hospital after a trash truck rolled over Monday morning. It happened in New Deal, on Main Street, west of I-27, around 8:30 a.m. More>>

Toddler okay after near drowning at Lubbock hotel pool

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A toddler is expected to be alright after nearly drowning in a swimming pool at a Lubbock hotel Sunday evening.

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Council to revisit city-wide texting and driving ban Video included

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In the next few months, the Lubbock City Council will take another look at a ban on texting and driving within city limits.

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James Garner of 'The Rockford Files' dies

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James Garner, actor known best for his role in The Rockford Files, has died, multiple media outlets reported Sunday morning. More>>

9th Annual Casas For CASA raises over $12,000 in proceeds

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The 9th Annual Casas For Casa Raffle and Charity Fundraiser, benefiting Casa of The South Plains, concluded on Saturday evening.

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One dead after fatal car accident in Smyer

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One person is dead after a fatal car accident in Smyer on Saturday morning. More>>

Runners fight through mud in Buffalo Battle Mud Obstacle Run Video included

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A tough crowd gathered early Saturday at Buffalo Springs Lake, some wearing camouflage and others in typical marathon gear, as they participated in the third annual Buffalo Battle Mud Obstacle Run.

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'Guardian Angel' finds missing man in Wolfforth Video included

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A man reported missing shortly after noon on Friday has been found safe with the help of what some people are calling his guardian angel. More>>

Tim Proudfoot, Dominic Moreno, three newcomers turn down MLB draft offers

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Texas Tech shortstop Tim Proudfoot and right-handed pitcher Dominic Moreno will return for their senior seasons after passing on opportunities to sign with Major League Baseball organizations... More>>

Legacy Play Village reopens after repair, more repairs pending Video included

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Families returned to the Legacy Play Village Friday morning after it was closed for repairs. More>>

New York hedge fund sues South Plains farmers

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There is developing news in the controversy surrounding West Texas Guar.  A lawsuit has been filed against nearly 300 farmers, many of them working and living right here on the South Plains. More>>

Anonymous donor helps cancer patient make one last trip home Video included

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Just out of medical school, Joshua Gaines had big plans; but, a cancer diagnosis changed everything. More>>

Consider This...Battle's actions raise character questions Video included

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First let me say I think Texas Tech administrators did the right thing by re-instating Nigel Bethel to the football program. More>>

Legacy Play Village to reopen Friday morning

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The Legacy Play Village will open Friday morning after volunteers picked up trash and crews made repairs to damaged structures this week. More>>

Lubbock among nationwide premier dates for Levelland native's video game documentary Video included

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Levelland native Jeremy Snead is a documentary film maker who has written, produced, and directed a new film called "Video Games, The Movie." More>>

Crime Line tip leads to capture of hit-and-run suspect

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Lubbock police have announced the arrest of 27-year-old Maria Isabel Martinez, the suspect in a fatal hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of 38-year-old Matthew Aaron Valadez. More>>

Electric Utility Board approves new power generation RFP

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LP&L's Electric Utility Board approved a new Request for Proposal for power generation for 2019 on Thursday. More>>

Police: Shooting victim injured under 'very suspicious circumstances'

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Police say a 43-year-old male was located in the 3300 block of East Bates with at least one possible gunshot to his lower body around 1 a.m. Thursday. More>>

Lubbock man in critical condition after Thursday morning motorcycle wreck

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The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) was notified of a major crash this morning at 6:47 a.m. More>>

Commemorative gun returned to owners after 20+ years Video included

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Bob and Sue Bybee's business was robbed back in 1992, but now they're getting some of their property back, 22 years later. More>>

Texas Tech picked 6th in Preseason Big 12 media poll

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Coming off an 8-5 season and a 6th place finish in the Big 12 standings a year ago, the Red Raiders are predicted for similar results this season according to media covering the league. More>>

How J.B. Roberts helped bring Walmart to Plainview Video included

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J.B. Roberts has lived in Plainview for the majority of his life. Now in his 80s, he has seen or experienced the history of Plainview firsthand, but the moment he is most proud of involves one of the biggest companies in the United States and six men at the Rotary club. More>>

Painted cows bring unique flair to Plainview

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Plainview has a set of unique art around its city, painted cows. More>>

Group working to restore Hilton Hotel in Plainview

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The Hilton Hotel sits vacant and decaying in downtown Plainview. More>>

Jimmy Dean Museum under construction in Plainview

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The new Jimmy Dean Museum is under construction in Plainview. More>>

Plainview economy recovering after closing of meat packing plant

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The economy of Plainview took a big hit in February of 2013 when the Cargill Meat Packing Plant closed its doors, leaving 2,000 people unemployed. More>>

Plainview store remains community staple after 51 years

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Masso's has been a staple in the Plainview community for 51 years.The store has remained in the same location, earning them recognition form the state of Texas, who flew a flag over the capital in their honor and presented them with an award. More>>

Broadway Brew offers Plainview residents coffee and community

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The coffee shop prides itself on having the best ingredients, customer service and atmosphere. More>>

Plainview movie theater to receive makeover

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A once popular Plainview movie theatre is getting a makeover.The Granada Theater originally opened in 1929 and provided its guests with vaudeville acts, plays and Hollywood movies on a giant screen for 48 years. More>>

Lubbock Habitat for Humanity to hold summer blowout sale

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The sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the former Gene Messer dealership at 39th and Avenue Q. More>>

Food for Thought: 7/24

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 It's a super short order in this week's Food for Thought. More>>

Littlefield radio station remains a community fixture since the 1940s

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AM station KZZN is a fixture in Littlefield, hitting the airwaves in the 1940s.The station is located just northwest of town, off of Highway 84. More>>

Remembering Seagraves Senior Alex Brown Video included

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Just weeks after Alex's death, the Brown family started a nonprofit called the Remember Alex Brown Foundation. More>>

After 50 years, Seagraves precinct learns they were never dry

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"Back in the 1930's, Seagraves was the closest wet area to Lubbock," Seagraves Museum and Art Center President Dan Calfee said. More>>

$12 million bond brings new elementary school to Seagraves

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Construction of a new elementary school in Seagraves is underway after residents voted in favor of passing a $12 million bond. More>>

Historical inn offers unique experience for Seagraves visitors Video included

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Founded in Seagraves in the early 1900's, the Simpson Inn Alehouse is not only still standing, but it is still operating as originally intended. More>>

Oil and railroads, what made Seagraves to the town it is today Video included

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There are a lot of stories here in Seagraves, and many of them can be told through the pieces of history on display at the Seagraves-Loop Museum and Art Center.  More>>

Dixie Dog still Seagraves favorite after 60 years

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A popular restaurant in Seagraves is celebrating its 60th anniversary. More>>

Lubbock Fire Rescue contains structure fire on 33rd Street

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Units from Lubbock Fire Rescue have contained a structure fire in the 2600 block of 33rd Street. More>>

United, Kingsgate launch programs to help provide supplies for back to school

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It's Back to School shopping season, but for some families, providing basic school supplies can be a struggle. More>>

South Plains Food Bank needs volunteers for 'Apple Core'

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The South Plains Food Bank needs volunteers to help make sure they don't lose apples this season. More>>

A brief history of Littlefield

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Despite the name Littlefield, the community was not named for the land, but after its founder. Littlefield was established in 1912 by major George Washington Littlefield, an Austin banker and cattleman. More>>

Local Littlefield grocery store grows over the years

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Lowe’s company started out as a Pay-N-Save Grocery Store in the 1960s. Since that time, the company has expanded to more than 140 stores throughout Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona. More>>

American Cotton Growers lead the way in denim production

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The denim plant opened in 1975 and currently employs more than 600 people, making it the largest employer in the county. More>>

Lubbock police searching for suspect accused of stealing tools

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Lubbock police are searching for a suspect accused of stealing a weed eater and some other tools from the back of a truck. More>>

Shallowater residents like their burgers larger than life

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There are many different ways to make a hamburger, and in Shallowater, residents prefer them larger than life. More>>

Privately-funded park planned to honor J.D. and Patsy Young

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There is another huge project in the works for Shallowater right now, but this one isn't paid for with tax dollars. More>>

Middle school mural celebrates Shallowater

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A recent art project on display at a middle school is a beautiful representation of Shallowater history and tradition. More>>

Shallowater Volunteer Fire Department going strong since 1954

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While many small communities struggle to keep their volunteer fire departments staffed, Shallowater's is thriving. More>>

Underwood family to be honored at Hero's Luncheon

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The Lubbock Area Foundation is honoring the Minnie and Arch Underwood family. More>>

Fundraiser scheduled for Anton grandmother, granddaughter killed in wreck

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Big Mike's Bikes of Farwell, Texas will be holding a fundraiser for a grandmother and granddaughter killed in a head-on collision on July 14. More>>

Shallowater still growing after 100 years

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Shallowater celebrated its 100th birthday last August, and, since it was first established, the city has seen a tremendous amount of growth, especially in the past few years. More>>

Shallowater ISD to open new high school in August Video included

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Shallowater ISD is set to open the doors of a brand new high school next month, the result of a $19.5 million bond. More>>

Galvan's Restaurant, one of a kind in Lorenzo

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A popular Mexican food restaurant in Lorenzo is one of a kind - in more ways than one. More>>

Lorenzo Civil Air Patrol program takes flight in August

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The Lorenzo School District is now one of only three in the state to host the Civil Air Patrol program. More>>

Lorenzo robotics team wins Hub City regional

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But while agriculture is still a thriving market in Lorenzo, technology programs in the school district are giving students some other options for the future. More>>

Lorenzo organized in 1910, with a windmill and a tank

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Lorenzo is a town built around agriculture, particularly cotton. The city is located in the heart of the cotton farming belt of Crosby County. More>>

TTU recognized as one of the nation's Great Colleges to Work For

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Texas Tech University recently was recognized as one of the nation’s Great Colleges to Work For® by The Chronicle of Higher Education. More>>

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