The Texas Water Development Board has approved funds for improvements to the City of Shallowater and Whiteface’s water systems. The money, $2.5 for Shallowater and $450,000 for Whiteface, will be loaned out to both to help in upgrading its systems.
A rocket team from Texas Tech is one of five teams from different universities around the country competing in the Bayer Alka-Rocket challenge with the hopes of winning $30,000 and the chance to break a Guinness World Record.
The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is encouraging members of the Lubbock business community and residents around the area to fly their Texas Tech flag Saturday morning as a way to welcome upcoming football coach Matt Wells.
Officers with the Lubbock Police Department, Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Public Safety and U.S. Marshal’s were able to band together earlier this week to arrest 35-year-old Ray Allen Blume for an outstanding warrant out of Des Moines, Iowa.
Mindy Brashears, a Texas Tech professor of food microbiology and food safety, will participate in a Senate confirmation hearing at 9:30 a.m. today in Washington D.C. with the hopes of becoming the United States Department of Agriculture’s undersecretary for Food Safety.