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  • Food for Thought: 6/21/18

    Food for Thought: 6/21/18

    Thursday, June 21 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-06-22 03:18:37 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    A Lubbock fried chicken restaurant is now reopened after it was forced to shut down because of a cockroach infestation.

    A Lubbock fried chicken restaurant is now reopened after it was forced to shut down because of a cockroach infestation.

  • Pay It Forward: Lydia

    Pay It Forward: Lydia

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:18 AM EDT2018-06-13 12:18:36 GMT
    Source: KCBD VideoSource: KCBD Video
    Source: KCBD VideoSource: KCBD Video

    This week, KCBD NewsChannel 11 and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a pregnant woman is about to have another child. 

    This week, KCBD NewsChannel 11 and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a pregnant woman is about to have another child. 

  • Consider This: Congrats to Coach Tim Tadlock, a real class act

    Consider This: Congrats to Coach Tim Tadlock, a real class act

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-06-13 01:00:37 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    I want to give a huge thank you to Coach Tim Tadlock, for proving once and for all that you can recruit, train and produce a consistent national contender, in a major sport, right here in West Texas.

    I want to give a huge thank you to Coach Tim Tadlock, for proving once and for all that you can recruit, train and produce a consistent national contender, in a major sport, right here in West Texas.

  • Food for Thought: 6/7

    Food for Thought: 6/7

    Thursday, June 7 2018 6:34 PM EDT2018-06-07 22:34:44 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Health inspectors popped-in on about two dozen eateries this week to make sure they're keeping clean.

    Health inspectors popped-in on about two dozen eateries this week to make sure they're keeping clean.

  • Pay it Forward: Clapp Park Pool

    Pay it Forward: Clapp Park Pool

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-06-06 13:59:01 GMT
    (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)(Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)

    KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union are helping people beat the heat by paying it forward at the Clapp Park Pool. 

    KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union are helping people beat the heat by paying it forward at the Clapp Park Pool. 

  • Consider This: Protect your kids from hidden dangers of summer

    Consider This: Protect your kids from hidden dangers of summer

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 10:27 PM EDT2018-06-06 02:27:55 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Summers are packed with potential dangers and all of us with kids need to take time to make sure the children in our homes and neighborhoods are safe and secure.

    Summers are packed with potential dangers and all of us with kids need to take time to make sure the children in our homes and neighborhoods are safe and secure.

  • Food for Thought: 5/24/18

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:55:08 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Lubbock health inspectors checked-in on the cleanliness of about three dozen Hub City eateries.

    Lubbock health inspectors checked-in on the cleanliness of about three dozen Hub City eateries.

  • Pay it Forward: Gassing up before the holiday weekend

    Pay it Forward: Gassing up before the holiday weekend

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:55:38 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    Gas prices are on the rise heading into Memorial Day weekend, and KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union hit the pumps to help people out with their holiday travel. 

    Gas prices are on the rise heading into Memorial Day weekend, and KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union hit the pumps to help people out with their holiday travel. 

  • Pay it Forward: Gloria Gutierrez

    Pay it Forward: Gloria Gutierrez

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:57:44 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a woman who helps others more than herself. 

    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a woman who helps others more than herself. 

  • Consider This: Honoring the fallen on National Peace Officers Memorial Day

    Consider This: Honoring the fallen on National Peace Officers Memorial Day

    Tuesday, May 15 2018 9:17 PM EDT2018-05-16 01:17:57 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Consider this: Take time this week to thank a police officer, sheriff's deputy or state trooper for their service.

    Consider this: Take time this week to thank a police officer, sheriff's deputy or state trooper for their service.

  • Food for Thought: 5/10

    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Each week health inspectors head into kitchens all across the Hub City to make sure they're keeping clean. And, it's not just restaurants they check out.

    Each week health inspectors head into kitchens all across the Hub City to make sure they're keeping clean. And, it's not just restaurants they check out.

  • Food for Thought Report: 5.3

    Food for Thought Report: 5.3

    Food for Thought Report: 5.3

    Monday, April 9 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-04-09 13:57:39 GMT
    Thursday, May 10 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-05-10 14:19:04 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Consider This: Big changes at Lubbock Animal Shelter after KCBD report

    Consider This: Big changes at Lubbock Animal Shelter after KCBD report

    Tuesday, May 8 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-05-09 02:16:23 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    In the three months since KCBD shined the light on these statistics there has been a transformation at the Lubbock Animal Shelter and kill rates have dropped significantly.

    In the three months since KCBD shined the light on these statistics there has been a transformation at the Lubbock Animal Shelter and kill rates have dropped significantly.

  • Consider This: Get out and vote to keep the coliseum this Saturday

    Consider This: Get out and vote to keep the coliseum this Saturday

    Thursday, May 3 2018 6:47 PM EDT2018-05-03 22:47:07 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Cut through the bull, don't be swayed by the scare tactics, and vote to keep the coliseum. #NoWayPropA

    Cut through the bull, don't be swayed by the scare tactics, and vote to keep the coliseum. #NoWayPropA

  • Pay it Forward: Molly

    Pay it Forward: Molly

    (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)(Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)
    (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)(Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)
    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a woman in need of dental work.  Cristy Alonzo nominated her mom, Molly, because of how much she supports her. Molly helps Cristy take care of her daughter, and helps out whenever she can. Cristy says her mom is in major need of dental work, but never has the money to get it done because she is helping them.  WesTex Federal Credit Union gave Molly a monetary gift to help with her needs.  If you'd like...
    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a woman in need of dental work.  Cristy Alonzo nominated her mom, Molly, because of how much she supports her. Molly helps Cristy take care of her daughter, and helps out whenever she can. Cristy says her mom is in major need of dental work, but never has the money to get it done because she is helping them.  WesTex Federal Credit Union gave Molly a monetary gift to help with her needs.  If you'd like...
  • Consider This: Proposition 1 response from Mayor Dan Pope

    Consider This: Proposition 1 response from Mayor Dan Pope

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-05-02 03:50:59 GMT
    Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope (Source: KCBD Video)Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope (Source: KCBD Video)

    This week, a guest commentary from Mayor Dan Pope, with a few words about Proposition 1, as the voters choose the future of Lubbock's Municipal Auditorium & Coliseum.

    This week, a guest commentary from Mayor Dan Pope, with a few words about Proposition 1, as the voters choose the future of Lubbock's Municipal Auditorium & Coliseum.

  • Consider This: Ignore council propaganda, vote No Way on Prop A

    Consider This: Ignore council propaganda, vote No Way on Prop A

    Friday, April 27 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-04-27 05:43:15 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Get out and vote against Prop A. Early voting ends Tuesday. If you agree with me, share this commentary with your friends and use the hashtag #NoWayPropA

    Get out and vote against Prop A. Early voting ends Tuesday. If you agree with me, share this commentary with your friends and use the hashtag #NoWayPropA

  • Food for Thought: 4/26

    Food for Thought: 4/26

    Thursday, April 26 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-04-27 01:23:31 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Health inspectors popped in on nearly 40 food establishments this week. Not one was bad enough to land on the low performer's list, but we do have two stops at the top.

    Health inspectors popped in on nearly 40 food establishments this week. Not one was bad enough to land on the low performer's list, but we do have two stops at the top.

  • Pay it Forward: Salvation Army summer camp

    Pay it Forward: Salvation Army summer camp

    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to the Salvation Army in Lubbock.  The Salvation Army is raising money to take 100 kids from west Texas to summer camp. WesTex Federal Credit Union gave a monetary gift, and donated a sports bag filled with camp supplies for the Salvation Army to give away to one of the children.  You can also help the Salvation Army by donating at their office or on their website.  If you'd like to ...
    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to the Salvation Army in Lubbock.  The Salvation Army is raising money to take 100 kids from west Texas to summer camp. WesTex Federal Credit Union gave a monetary gift, and donated a sports bag filled with camp supplies for the Salvation Army to give away to one of the children.  You can also help the Salvation Army by donating at their office or on their website.  If you'd like to ...
  • Consider This: Save the coliseum by making Tech pay its fair share

    Consider This: Save the coliseum by making Tech pay its fair share

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-04-25 02:03:27 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    The city of Lubbock stepped up 65 years ago when Tech needed parking facilities, and now it's time for Tech to be a good citizen and to pay its fair share.

    The city of Lubbock stepped up 65 years ago when Tech needed parking facilities, and now it's time for Tech to be a good citizen and to pay its fair share.

  • Consider This: Vote against Proposition A, reject council's plan to abandon coliseum

    Consider This: Vote against Proposition A, reject council's plan to abandon coliseum

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-04-20 01:06:27 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    I'm urging you to get out and vote against Proposition A to permanently abandon the coliseum, auditorium and parking facilities.

    I'm urging you to get out and vote against Proposition A to permanently abandon the coliseum, auditorium and parking facilities.

  • Food for Thought: 4/19

    Food for Thought: 4/19

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:15:20 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Out of dozens of Lubbock eateries inspected this week, we only have good news in this edition of Food for Thought.

    Out of dozens of Lubbock eateries inspected this week, we only have good news in this edition of Food for Thought.

  • Pay it Forward: Jae Warren

    Pay it Forward: Jae Warren

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:09:56 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union visited VetStar for Pay it Forward.  We helped Ronda Marmolejo surprise her sister, Jae Warren, who works at VetStar and spends every day helping local veterans with their needs.  WesTex Federal Credit Union gave Jae a gift card to get her hair done, a monetary gift, and a basket filled with patriotic goodies.  If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out the form at kcbd.com/pif.  Copyri...
    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union visited VetStar for Pay it Forward.  We helped Ronda Marmolejo surprise her sister, Jae Warren, who works at VetStar and spends every day helping local veterans with their needs.  WesTex Federal Credit Union gave Jae a gift card to get her hair done, a monetary gift, and a basket filled with patriotic goodies.  If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out the form at kcbd.com/pif.  Copyri...
  • Food for Thought: 4/12

    Food for Thought: 4/12

    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-04-13 01:41:37 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Every week health inspectors check out the cleanliness of Lubbock eateries; this week they surprised about 50 locations. A half-dozen of those stops are on the Food for Thought menu, a mixed plate of top and low performers.

    Every week health inspectors check out the cleanliness of Lubbock eateries; this week they surprised about 50 locations. A half-dozen of those stops are on the Food for Thought menu, a mixed plate of top and low performers.

  • Food for Thought: 3/22

    Food for Thought: 3/22

    Thursday, March 22 2018 7:36 PM EDT2018-03-22 23:36:49 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Christy Hartin tells us what they found in this week's Food for Thought.

    Christy Hartin tells us what they found in this week's Food for Thought.

  • Food for Thought: 3/15

    Food for Thought: 3/15

    Thursday, March 15 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-03-16 00:09:07 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin dishes out the violations in this week's Food for Thought.

    KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin dishes out the violations in this week's Food for Thought.

  • Food for Thought: 3/8

    Food for Thought: 3/8

    Tuesday, March 13 2018 10:20 PM EDT2018-03-14 02:20:51 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    A Lubbock Mexican food restaurant reopened after health inspectors forced them to temporarily close and clean up their kitchen after their latest health inspection.

    A Lubbock Mexican food restaurant reopened after health inspectors forced them to temporarily close and clean up their kitchen after their latest health inspection.

  • Food for Thought: 2/22

    Food for Thought: 2/22

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:21 AM EST2018-02-23 05:21:03 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    It was a busy week for health inspectors in the Hub City. They checked out the cleanliness of nearly 70 Lubbock food establishments.

    It was a busy week for health inspectors in the Hub City. They checked out the cleanliness of nearly 70 Lubbock food establishments.

  • Food for Thought: 3/1

    Food for Thought: 3/1

    Thursday, March 1 2018 8:25 PM EST2018-03-02 01:25:22 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    It's time to check-in on the cleanliness of some Lubbock restaurants in this week's Food for Thought.

    It's time to check-in on the cleanliness of some Lubbock restaurants in this week's Food for Thought.

  • Pay it Forward: Lupe Ledesma

    Pay it Forward: Lupe Ledesma

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-04-11 12:05:26 GMT
    (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)(Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)
    (Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)(Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD)

    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union went to Guadalupe Elementary to surprise a very special library employee. 

    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union went to Guadalupe Elementary to surprise a very special library employee. 

  • Consider this: Council wants to be in the hotel business

    Consider this: Council wants to be in the hotel business

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-04-11 01:12:07 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    The same people who crammed the Ivory Tower down our throat are now about to spend what could end up being another $50 million to go into the hotel business. All without asking us.

    The same people who crammed the Ivory Tower down our throat are now about to spend what could end up being another $50 million to go into the hotel business. All without asking us.

  • Consider This: Voters spoke clearly on Tuesday, is the council listening?

    Consider This: Voters spoke clearly on Tuesday, is the council listening?

    Tuesday, March 13 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-03-13 21:26:06 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Last Tuesday's party primary elections delivered a clear and consistent message that wasn't kind to incumbents. Voters said their elected representatives have forgotten them.

    Last Tuesday's party primary elections delivered a clear and consistent message that wasn't kind to incumbents. Voters said their elected representatives have forgotten them.

  • Consider This: Lubbock is the only city to have ever paid to join ERCOT

    Consider This: Lubbock is the only city to have ever paid to join ERCOT

    Tuesday, March 20 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-03-20 21:45:01 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    It's frustrating to me that Lubbock raised its hand and volunteered to pay $125 million when no one else has.

    It's frustrating to me that Lubbock raised its hand and volunteered to pay $125 million when no one else has.

  • Consider This: If you don't vote, your voice won't be heard!

    Consider This: If you don't vote, your voice won't be heard!

    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    If you believe, like I do, that voting is our sacred privilege as citizens, then I know you will join me at the polls.

    If you believe, like I do, that voting is our sacred privilege as citizens, then I know you will join me at the polls.

  • Food for Thought Report: 3.1

    Food for Thought Report: 3.1

    Food for Thought Report: 3.1

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-04-03 18:28:37 GMT
    Monday, April 9 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-04-09 13:57:38 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought: 4/5

    Food for Thought: 4/5

    Thursday, April 5 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-04-05 20:27:31 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    This week, a low performer with 16 critical violations, charged a reinspection fee due to the number of repeat violations.

    This week, a low performer with 16 critical violations, charged a reinspection fee due to the number of repeat violations.

  • Pay it Forward: Debbie McCall

    Pay it Forward: Debbie McCall

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-04-04 12:39:11 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a Lubbock woman whose son has been dealing with medical issues. 

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a Lubbock woman whose son has been dealing with medical issues. 

  • Consider this: Things I remember from Tom Martin

    Consider this: Things I remember from Tom Martin

    Tuesday, April 3 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-04-03 23:21:28 GMT
    Former Lubbock Mayor Tom Martin (Source: Texas Tech Political Science)Former Lubbock Mayor Tom Martin (Source: Texas Tech Political Science)
    Former Lubbock Mayor Tom Martin (Source: Texas Tech Political Science)Former Lubbock Mayor Tom Martin (Source: Texas Tech Political Science)

    Lubbock said goodbye to a true public servant Monday.

    Lubbock said goodbye to a true public servant Monday.

  • Food for Thought Report: 2.22

    Food for Thought Report: 2.22

    Food for Thought Report: 2.22

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:30 PM EST2018-02-23 03:30:01 GMT
    Tuesday, April 3 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-04-03 18:28:36 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought: 3/29

    Food for Thought: 3/29

    Thursday, March 29 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-03-30 01:29:04 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    A popular Lubbock BBQ spot is back open after it was forced to shut down following their latest health inspection, but they're not the only low performer on the list.

    A popular Lubbock BBQ spot is back open after it was forced to shut down following their latest health inspection, but they're not the only low performer on the list.

  • Pay it Forward: Robert Baker

    Pay it Forward: Robert Baker

    Wednesday, March 28 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-03-28 11:27:41 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a Lubbock man who has been dealing with several medical problems.  Rita Rachels and her husband nominated their friend, Robert Baker, after he spent more than a month in the hospital and had to have part of his foot amputated. Rita says she knows he could use the help, as he has another surgery coming up.  WesTex Federal Credit Union gifted Robert with a financial donation to help with the medical expenses....
    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a Lubbock man who has been dealing with several medical problems.  Rita Rachels and her husband nominated their friend, Robert Baker, after he spent more than a month in the hospital and had to have part of his foot amputated. Rita says she knows he could use the help, as he has another surgery coming up.  WesTex Federal Credit Union gifted Robert with a financial donation to help with the medical expenses....
  • Consider This: Congrats to Texas Tech basketball and Coach Chris Beard

    Consider This: Congrats to Texas Tech basketball and Coach Chris Beard

    Tuesday, March 27 2018 9:58 PM EDT2018-03-28 01:58:49 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    More important than their tournament standing, Coach Beard and his ballplayers were classy and disciplined ambassadors for Texas Tech and for Lubbock.

    More important than their tournament standing, Coach Beard and his ballplayers were classy and disciplined ambassadors for Texas Tech and for Lubbock.

  • Pay it Forward: Patty

    Pay it Forward: Patty

    Thursday, March 22 2018 7:49 AM EDT2018-03-22 11:49:27 GMT
    (Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)(Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)
    (Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)(Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union helped a Lubbock man surprise his friend to make her house a home. 

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union helped a Lubbock man surprise his friend to make her house a home. 

  • Pay it Forward: Marcy Davila

    Pay it Forward: Marcy Davila

    Wednesday, March 14 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-03-14 12:46:48 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a woman who helps the local homeless community.  Rita Flores nominated her friend, Marcy Davila, because of her generosity. Marcy frequently provides $5 haircuts to people, then takes that money to buy pizza, chips, and water for the homeless.  If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward,  you can fill out the form at kcbd.com/pif.  Copyright 2018 KCBD. All rights reserv...
    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a woman who helps the local homeless community.  Rita Flores nominated her friend, Marcy Davila, because of her generosity. Marcy frequently provides $5 haircuts to people, then takes that money to buy pizza, chips, and water for the homeless.  If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward,  you can fill out the form at kcbd.com/pif.  Copyright 2018 KCBD. All rights reserv...
  • Pay It Forward: 82nd Street Rosa's employee

    Pay It Forward: 82nd Street Rosa's employee

    Friday, March 9 2018 1:44 PM EST2018-03-09 18:44:15 GMT

    It's time for Pay it Forward! This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a deserving employee at the 82nd Street location of Rosa's Cafe & Tortilla Factory. 

    It's time for Pay it Forward! This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a deserving employee at the 82nd Street location of Rosa's Cafe & Tortilla Factory. 

  • Pay it Forward: Jackson Elementary

    Pay it Forward: Jackson Elementary

    Wednesday, February 28 2018 8:32 AM EST2018-02-28 13:32:32 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    It's time for Pay it Forward! This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a deserving teacher, Mrs. Chavez. 

    It's time for Pay it Forward! This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a deserving teacher, Mrs. Chavez. 

  • Food for Thought Report: 2.15

    Food for Thought Report: 2.15

    Food for Thought Report: 2.15

    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:02 PM EST2018-02-16 01:02:38 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:30 PM EST2018-02-23 03:30:00 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Pay it Forward: Tamika Mitchell McConic

    Pay it Forward: Tamika Mitchell McConic

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:56 AM EST2018-02-22 14:56:38 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a Lubbock woman who lost her husband. Clinton Hobdy nominated Tamika McConic after her husband, and his friend, passed away.  WesTex Federal Credit Union provided Tamika with an inspirational book and a monetary donation to help her get through these hard times. If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out the form at kcbd.com/pif.  Copyright 2017 KCBD. All rights reserved.&...
    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a Lubbock woman who lost her husband. Clinton Hobdy nominated Tamika McConic after her husband, and his friend, passed away.  WesTex Federal Credit Union provided Tamika with an inspirational book and a monetary donation to help her get through these hard times. If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out the form at kcbd.com/pif.  Copyright 2017 KCBD. All rights reserved.&...
  • Consider This: Time for big changes at Lubbock Animal Shelter

    Consider This: Time for big changes at Lubbock Animal Shelter

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:21 PM EST2018-02-21 00:21:53 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    You were outraged by the KCBD Investigates report about the kill rate at the Lubbock Animal Shelter, and frankly, so was I.

    You were outraged by the KCBD Investigates report about the kill rate at the Lubbock Animal Shelter, and frankly, so was I.

  • Food for Thought: 2/15

    Food for Thought: 2/15

    Thursday, February 15 2018 10:24 PM EST2018-02-16 03:24:25 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Lubbock health inspectors surprised nearly four-dozen Hub City eateries this week, checking out the cleanliness of their kitchens.

    Lubbock health inspectors surprised nearly four-dozen Hub City eateries this week, checking out the cleanliness of their kitchens.

  • Food for Thought Report: 2.9

    Food for Thought Report: 2.9

    Food for Thought Report: 2.9

    Friday, February 9 2018 9:04 PM EST2018-02-10 02:04:42 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:02 PM EST2018-02-16 01:02:38 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Consider This: School board votes against LISD parents

    Consider This: School board votes against LISD parents

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 7:02 PM EST2018-02-15 00:02:42 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    In a move that baffles the imagination, last week LISD's board of trustees voted 4 to 3 to change the school calendar to an earlier start, completely ignoring the wishes of the parents.

    In a move that baffles the imagination, last week LISD's board of trustees voted 4 to 3 to change the school calendar to an earlier start, completely ignoring the wishes of the parents.

  • Pay it Forward: Valentine's Day at the Lubbock Activity Center

    Pay it Forward: Valentine's Day at the Lubbock Activity Center

    (Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)(Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)
    It's Valentine's Day! For this week's Pay it Forward KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union spread a little love to a group of seniors.  WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised the Lubbock Activity Center with cupcakes, cookies, and chocolates. They also hosted Bingo and brought lots of great prizes for everyone to win.  If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out the form at kcbd.com/pif.  Copyright 2018 KCBD. All rights reserved. 
    It's Valentine's Day! For this week's Pay it Forward KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union spread a little love to a group of seniors.  WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised the Lubbock Activity Center with cupcakes, cookies, and chocolates. They also hosted Bingo and brought lots of great prizes for everyone to win.  If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out the form at kcbd.com/pif.  Copyright 2018 KCBD. All rights reserved. 
  • Food for Thought Report: 2.1

    Food for Thought Report: 2.1

    Food for Thought Report: 2.1

    Friday, February 9 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-02-10 01:17:19 GMT
    Friday, February 9 2018 9:31 PM EST2018-02-10 02:31:44 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought Report: 1.25

    Food for Thought Report: 1.25

    Food for Thought Report: 1.25

    Friday, February 9 2018 8:01 PM EST2018-02-10 01:01:19 GMT
    Friday, February 9 2018 8:17 PM EST2018-02-10 01:17:18 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought Report: 1.18

    Food for Thought Report: 1.18

    Food for Thought Report: 1.18

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-02-07 21:45:54 GMT
    Friday, February 9 2018 8:01 PM EST2018-02-10 01:01:19 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought: 2/8

    Food for Thought: 2/8

    Thursday, February 8 2018 8:50 PM EST2018-02-09 01:50:20 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Dozens of inspections, but we only have gold medal performances in this week's Food for Thought. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin serves up the good news.

    Dozens of inspections, but we only have gold medal performances in this week's Food for Thought. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin serves up the good news.

  • Food for Thought Report: 1.11

    Food for Thought Report: 1.11

    Food for Thought Report: 1.11

    Friday, January 26 2018 2:35 PM EST2018-01-26 19:35:07 GMT
    Wednesday, February 7 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-02-07 21:45:53 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Pay it Forward: Chick-Fil-A

    Pay it Forward: Chick-Fil-A

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 9:25 AM EST2018-02-07 14:25:55 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union treated some lucky people to a free lunch. We headed out to Chick-Fil-A on 82nd & University and gave gift cards to people coming to the drive thru. Many people were grateful to receive the free lunch and said they too would pay it forward to someone in the future!  If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out the form at kcbd.com/pif.  Copyright 2018 KCBD. All rights r...
    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union treated some lucky people to a free lunch. We headed out to Chick-Fil-A on 82nd & University and gave gift cards to people coming to the drive thru. Many people were grateful to receive the free lunch and said they too would pay it forward to someone in the future!  If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out the form at kcbd.com/pif.  Copyright 2018 KCBD. All rights r...
  • CONSIDER THIS: Celebrate the Winter Olympics with KCBD

    CONSIDER THIS: Celebrate the Winter Olympics with KCBD

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-02-07 00:43:57 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    For the next two and a half weeks, there'll be something on television we can all feel good about.

    For the next two and a half weeks, there'll be something on television we can all feel good about.

  • Food for Thought: 2/1

    Food for Thought: 2/1

    Thursday, February 1 2018 9:30 PM EST2018-02-02 02:30:02 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Health inspectors checked out the cleanliness of dozens of kitchens this week. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin tells us what they found in this edition of Food for Thought.
     

    Health inspectors checked out the cleanliness of dozens of kitchens this week. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin tells us what they found in this edition of Food for Thought.
     

  • Pay it Forward: Marti Dillon

    Pay it Forward: Marti Dillon

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 9:12 AM EST2018-01-31 14:12:05 GMT
    (Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)(Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)

    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union helped a Lubbock woman pay it forward to her neighbor. 

    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union helped a Lubbock woman pay it forward to her neighbor. 

  • Consider This: Time to take back your government

    Consider This: Time to take back your government

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 8:19 PM EST2018-01-31 01:19:39 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    If you aren't happy with the direction of your city or school district, put your name on the ballot and run. If you want to cut taxes, get in there and show them how to do it.

    If you aren't happy with the direction of your city or school district, put your name on the ballot and run. If you want to cut taxes, get in there and show them how to do it.

  • Food for Thought Report: 1.4

    Food for Thought Report: 1.4

    Food for Thought Report: 1.4

    Friday, January 26 2018 2:34 PM EST2018-01-26 19:34:06 GMT
    Friday, January 26 2018 3:13 PM EST2018-01-26 20:13:27 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought Report: 12.28

    Food for Thought Report: 12.28

    Food for Thought Report: 12.28

    Friday, January 26 2018 2:33 PM EST2018-01-26 19:33:07 GMT
    Friday, January 26 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-01-26 20:09:31 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought Report: 12.21

    Food for Thought Report: 12.21

    Food for Thought Report: 12.21

    Friday, January 26 2018 2:30 PM EST2018-01-26 19:30:17 GMT
    Friday, January 26 2018 3:00 PM EST2018-01-26 20:00:49 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought: 1/25

    Food for Thought: 1/25

    Thursday, January 25 2018 7:35 PM EST2018-01-26 00:35:00 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Lubbock health inspectors made more than two dozen surprise stops this week - checking out the cleanliness of Hub City eateries. Last week it was all low performers. This week it's only two top performers.

    Lubbock health inspectors made more than two dozen surprise stops this week - checking out the cleanliness of Hub City eateries. Last week it was all low performers. This week it's only two top performers.

  • Pay it Forward: 01/24/2018

    Pay it Forward: 01/24/2018

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 8:44 AM EST2018-01-24 13:44:48 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a Lubbock woman who needed help keeping her kids warm in the winter.  Joan Vann nominated her friend Tanisha because she says Tanisha is a hard working, single mother and deserves a little help. WesTex Federal Credit Union gave her new winter coats for all four of her kids, and gift cards to help out with gas and groceries.  If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out...
    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a Lubbock woman who needed help keeping her kids warm in the winter.  Joan Vann nominated her friend Tanisha because she says Tanisha is a hard working, single mother and deserves a little help. WesTex Federal Credit Union gave her new winter coats for all four of her kids, and gift cards to help out with gas and groceries.  If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out...
  • Consider This: Tell the council we want to keep Municipal Coliseum and Auditorium

    Consider This: Tell the council we want to keep Municipal Coliseum and Auditorium

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 5:35 PM EST2018-01-23 22:35:50 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    My message to the city council: I don't trust your decision-making and I want to keep the auditorium and coliseum.

    My message to the city council: I don't trust your decision-making and I want to keep the auditorium and coliseum.

  • Food for Thought: 1/18/2018

    Food for Thought: 1/18/2018

    Thursday, January 18 2018 7:56 PM EST2018-01-19 00:56:20 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Lubbock health inspectors surprised nearly 50 local food establishments this week to see if they're keeping clean, but out of all those inspections - there were no top performers.

    Lubbock health inspectors surprised nearly 50 local food establishments this week to see if they're keeping clean, but out of all those inspections - there were no top performers.

  • Pay it Forward: Bonnie Hunt

    Pay it Forward: Bonnie Hunt

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 9:08 AM EST2018-01-17 14:08:33 GMT
    (Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)(Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)
    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a woman who has dedicated her life to giving back to others. Karen Lindsey nominated her aunt, Bonnie Hunt, because of the work she does for the community. Bonnie volunteers for Hospice of Lubbock and has made baskets and cakes for the members for every holiday for more than 25 years. WesTex Federal Credit Union gave Bonnie a basket, things to fill it with, and gift cards to buy cake baking supplies for Valentine...
    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a woman who has dedicated her life to giving back to others. Karen Lindsey nominated her aunt, Bonnie Hunt, because of the work she does for the community. Bonnie volunteers for Hospice of Lubbock and has made baskets and cakes for the members for every holiday for more than 25 years. WesTex Federal Credit Union gave Bonnie a basket, things to fill it with, and gift cards to buy cake baking supplies for Valentine...
  • Consider This: Hosting schools should put safety first

    Consider This: Hosting schools should put safety first

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 8:59 PM EST2018-01-17 01:59:37 GMT

    The student section lies between the visitor's bench and the tunnel to their dressing rooms. It's a poor layout that deserves to be looked at in the off-season.

    The student section lies between the visitor's bench and the tunnel to their dressing rooms. It's a poor layout that deserves to be looked at in the off-season.

  • Food for Thought: 1/11

    Food for Thought: 1/11

    Thursday, January 11 2018 11:46 PM EST2018-01-12 04:46:47 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    It's a new year and health inspectors are busy checking out the cleanliness of Lubbock kitchens. This week they surprised more than 50 locations, and three of those landed on the Food for Thought list.

    It's a new year and health inspectors are busy checking out the cleanliness of Lubbock kitchens. This week they surprised more than 50 locations, and three of those landed on the Food for Thought list.

  • Pay it Forward: Nick & Yolanda Tello

    Pay it Forward: Nick & Yolanda Tello

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 8:26 AM EST2018-01-10 13:26:33 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union helped a woman surprise her friends with some much-needed relaxation.  Alexis Sistos nominated her friends, Nick and Yolanda Tello. They are taking care of their grandchildren and Nick is battling cancer.  WesTex Federal Credit Union gave them a week's worth of gift cards to restaurants and entertainment around town so they could have a few date nights and to help them have a little fun. If you'd like to...
    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union helped a woman surprise her friends with some much-needed relaxation.  Alexis Sistos nominated her friends, Nick and Yolanda Tello. They are taking care of their grandchildren and Nick is battling cancer.  WesTex Federal Credit Union gave them a week's worth of gift cards to restaurants and entertainment around town so they could have a few date nights and to help them have a little fun. If you'd like to...
  • Pay it Forward: Stocking up for the holidays

    Pay it Forward: Stocking up for the holidays

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 11:03 AM EST2018-01-03 16:03:34 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union gave out gift cards to people at the Amigos Supermarket. WesTex Federal Credit Union wanted to help people stock up their pantries for the holidays and make the season a little brighter.  If you would like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out the form at kcbd.com/PIF.  Copyright 2018 KCBD. All rights reserved. 
    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union gave out gift cards to people at the Amigos Supermarket. WesTex Federal Credit Union wanted to help people stock up their pantries for the holidays and make the season a little brighter.  If you would like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out the form at kcbd.com/PIF.  Copyright 2018 KCBD. All rights reserved. 
  • Pay it Forward: Hold Your Horses Therapeutic Riding Center

    Pay it Forward: Hold Your Horses Therapeutic Riding Center

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 9:52 AM EST2017-12-13 14:52:24 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a woman who works a full time job and runs a non-profit horse therapy center for kids and adults with disabilities.  Debbie Walker nominated her friend, Stephanie Wood, because of how hard she works to help people in the community. Debbie says Stephanie dedicates countless hours to running the Hold Your Horses Therapeutic Riding Center after working her full-time job with LISD. WesTex Federal Credit Union gave S...
    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to a woman who works a full time job and runs a non-profit horse therapy center for kids and adults with disabilities.  Debbie Walker nominated her friend, Stephanie Wood, because of how hard she works to help people in the community. Debbie says Stephanie dedicates countless hours to running the Hold Your Horses Therapeutic Riding Center after working her full-time job with LISD. WesTex Federal Credit Union gave S...
  • Pay it Forward: Children's Advocacy Center

    Pay it Forward: Children's Advocacy Center

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 8:38 AM EST2017-11-29 13:38:57 GMT
    (Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)(Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)
    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to the Children's Advocacy Center in Lubbock. The center is a nonprofit agency designed to provide child abuse victims with a friendly, culturally-sensitive, non-threatening, and neutral environment that offers support and protection. WesTex Federal Credit Union provided the center with a large donation of stuffed animals and toys. The Children's Advocacy Center lets children who come to the center after abuse pick some...
    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to the Children's Advocacy Center in Lubbock. The center is a nonprofit agency designed to provide child abuse victims with a friendly, culturally-sensitive, non-threatening, and neutral environment that offers support and protection. WesTex Federal Credit Union provided the center with a large donation of stuffed animals and toys. The Children's Advocacy Center lets children who come to the center after abuse pick some...
  • Consider This: Support U Can Share Food Drive to help hungry families on the South Plains

    Consider This: Support U Can Share Food Drive to help hungry families on the South Plains

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 7:34 PM EST2017-11-29 00:34:26 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    This marks the 35th year KCBD and the South Plains Food Bank have teamed up to help needy families across 20 counties on the South Plains with the U Can Share Food Drive.

    This marks the 35th year KCBD and the South Plains Food Bank have teamed up to help needy families across 20 counties on the South Plains with the U Can Share Food Drive.

  • Pay it Forward at the pump

    Pay it Forward at the pump

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 8:50 AM EST2017-11-22 13:50:14 GMT
    (Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)(Source: Eli Fierro, KCBD)
    The holiday season is in full swing, and that means lots of holiday travel! This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to people at the pump. We surprised people at the United Supermarkets gas station on 50th Street and Avenue Q by filling up their tanks. This is just one way we can help ease the burden of the expenses of the holidays, and make the season a little brighter.  If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out the form at k...
    The holiday season is in full swing, and that means lots of holiday travel! This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union paid it forward to people at the pump. We surprised people at the United Supermarkets gas station on 50th Street and Avenue Q by filling up their tanks. This is just one way we can help ease the burden of the expenses of the holidays, and make the season a little brighter.  If you'd like to nominate someone for Pay it Forward, you can fill out the form at k...
  • Pay it Forward: Voice of Hope

    Pay it Forward: Voice of Hope

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:13 AM EST2017-11-15 13:13:58 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)
    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union pay it forward to a group that helps many people in need in Lubbock.  Voice of Hope provides victims of sexual abuse, sexual assault and/or sex trafficking in Lubbock County and the surrounding communities with free, confidential crisis assistance, advocacy, and support. The organization also promotes public awareness of the realities of sexual victimization and strives towards its elimination through outreach, activism, and co...
    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union pay it forward to a group that helps many people in need in Lubbock.  Voice of Hope provides victims of sexual abuse, sexual assault and/or sex trafficking in Lubbock County and the surrounding communities with free, confidential crisis assistance, advocacy, and support. The organization also promotes public awareness of the realities of sexual victimization and strives towards its elimination through outreach, activism, and co...
  • Consider This: Plan to shop local and give local

    Consider This: Plan to shop local and give local

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:40 PM EST2017-11-15 01:40:35 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    This is a season where we look to help others who are less fortunate. Plan to give back right here in our community.

    This is a season where we look to help others who are less fortunate. Plan to give back right here in our community.

  • Pay it Forward: Levelland Building Blocks

    Pay it Forward: Levelland Building Blocks

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 10:22 AM EST2017-11-08 15:22:15 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    It's Fall, and it's the perfect time to visit the corn maze! For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a group of children at At'l Do Farms.

    It's Fall, and it's the perfect time to visit the corn maze! For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a group of children at At'l Do Farms.

  • Consider This: Time to bring the Baylor game back to Lubbock

    Consider This: Time to bring the Baylor game back to Lubbock

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 8:19 PM EST2017-11-08 01:19:42 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    it's time for Texas Tech to be a team player and support the community that supports it so generously and so well.

    it's time for Texas Tech to be a team player and support the community that supports it so generously and so well.

  • Shirley Green Pays it Forward

    Shirley Green Pays it Forward

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-11-01 20:56:48 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a woman who is working to get her education and support her family.

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a woman who is working to get her education and support her family.

  • Consider This: Mike Leach may be wrong, but he's not all wrong

    Consider This: Mike Leach may be wrong, but he's not all wrong

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 8:29 PM EDT2017-11-01 00:29:01 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    I'm a Mike Leach fan, but coach is going about this all wrong.

    I'm a Mike Leach fan, but coach is going about this all wrong.

  • Pay it Forward: Breast Cancer Survivor

    Pay it Forward: Breast Cancer Survivor

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 10:06 AM EDT2017-10-25 14:06:22 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union honored Breast Cancer Awareness month by paying it forward to a local breast cancer survivor. 

    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union honored Breast Cancer Awareness month by paying it forward to a local breast cancer survivor. 

  • Vicki Perez Pays it Forward

    Vicki Perez Pays it Forward

    Friday, October 20 2017 11:24 AM EDT2017-10-20 15:24:47 GMT
    Vicki Perez Pays it Forward to Melissa Cervantez (Source: KCBD)Vicki Perez Pays it Forward to Melissa Cervantez (Source: KCBD)

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union provided a wheelchair and walker to a woman in great need of these devices. 

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union provided a wheelchair and walker to a woman in great need of these devices. 

  • Consider This: Your generosity sends West Texas veterans on 7th annual Honor Flight

    Consider This: Your generosity sends West Texas veterans on 7th annual Honor Flight

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-10-17 21:28:24 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Last weekend your donations paid the way for more than 80 West Texas veterans to see Washington, D.C. They were the guests of The Texas South Plains Honor Flight.

    Last weekend your donations paid the way for more than 80 West Texas veterans to see Washington, D.C. They were the guests of The Texas South Plains Honor Flight.

  • Paying it Forward to Alderson Elementary

    Paying it Forward to Alderson Elementary

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:35 AM EDT2017-10-11 15:35:07 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union pay it forward to a classroom at Alderson Elementary. 

    This week, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union pay it forward to a classroom at Alderson Elementary. 

  • Consider This: A moment of silence for Officer Floyd East, Jr.

    Consider This: A moment of silence for Officer Floyd East, Jr.

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-10-11 00:55:24 GMT
    Texas Tech Police Officer Floyd East, Jr. (Source: Officer Down Memorial Page)Texas Tech Police Officer Floyd East, Jr. (Source: Officer Down Memorial Page)

    The face of last night's murder of a Texas Tech police officer is not a mug shot or a perp walk. The face of last night's tragedy is this one, Texas Tech Police Officer Floyd East.

    The face of last night's murder of a Texas Tech police officer is not a mug shot or a perp walk. The face of last night's tragedy is this one, Texas Tech Police Officer Floyd East.

  • Consider This: Grieving for lives lost in Las Vegas

    Consider This: Grieving for lives lost in Las Vegas

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 7:46 PM EDT2017-10-03 23:46:40 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Consider this: We cannot prevent evil in the world, but perhaps for just a moment, we can stop politicizing other people's tragedies and concentrate instead on healing the wounded.

    Consider this: We cannot prevent evil in the world, but perhaps for just a moment, we can stop politicizing other people's tragedies and concentrate instead on healing the wounded.

  • Nita Ellerd Pays it Forward

    Nita Ellerd Pays it Forward

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-10-03 21:09:15 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union headed out to Petersburg, Texas to surprise Judy Hollums.

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union headed out to Petersburg, Texas to surprise Judy Hollums.

  • Consider This: Wrong time, place for NFL controversy

    Consider This: Wrong time, place for NFL controversy

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 7:32 PM EDT2017-09-26 23:32:40 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    What is happening between the NFL and the President of the United States is the wrong time and place, if for no other reason than no dialogue of any kind appears to be taking place.

    What is happening between the NFL and the President of the United States is the wrong time and place, if for no other reason than no dialogue of any kind appears to be taking place.

  • Cynthia Quintanilla Pays it Forward 9/20

    Cynthia Quintanilla Pays it Forward 9/20

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:20 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:20:07 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised Marisa Gonzalez with toys and gift cards to buy things she needs for her new baby.

    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised Marisa Gonzalez with toys and gift cards to buy things she needs for her new baby.

  • Consider This: Council ends NELCDC funding after years of KCBD reporting

    Consider This: Council ends NELCDC funding after years of KCBD reporting

    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    The Council's actions came after more than three years of reporting by KCBD's Investigates team on the reckless spending, insider dealings and theft at NELCDC.

    The Council's actions came after more than three years of reporting by KCBD's Investigates team on the reckless spending, insider dealings and theft at NELCDC.

  • Consider This: Stop the madness of public debt, spending

    Consider This: Stop the madness of public debt, spending

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-09-13 00:03:00 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    It's that time of year when the city and county set their tax rates then break their arms patting themselves on the back for the fine job they've done.

    It's that time of year when the city and county set their tax rates then break their arms patting themselves on the back for the fine job they've done.

  • Consider This: Tell council to put police before their palace

    Consider This: Tell council to put police before their palace

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 10:21 PM EDT2017-09-06 02:21:45 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    The Lubbock City Council is poised to spend $64 million borrowed dollars to put themselves in an Ivory Tower that is two times over budget before it starts.

    The Lubbock City Council is poised to spend $64 million borrowed dollars to put themselves in an Ivory Tower that is two times over budget before it starts.

  • Consider This: Tune in and help out with the KCBD West Texas Cares Telethon

    Consider This: Tune in and help out with the KCBD West Texas Cares Telethon

    Thursday, August 31 2017 8:16 PM EDT2017-09-01 00:16:27 GMT
    West Texas Cares Final (Source: KCBD Graphic)West Texas Cares Final (Source: KCBD Graphic)

    This Thursday, 5 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. you can tune in to KCBD, call the number on the screen and make a donation of $10 or more that will go directly to relief efforts. Make a donation, do your part, help your fellow Texans.

    This Thursday, 5 a.m. through 6:30 p.m. you can tune in to KCBD, call the number on the screen and make a donation of $10 or more that will go directly to relief efforts. Make a donation, do your part, help your fellow Texans.

  • Kassandra Ford Pays it Forward 8/30

    Kassandra Ford Pays it Forward 8/30

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 2:17 PM EDT2017-08-30 18:17:58 GMT
    (Source: KCBD)(Source: KCBD)

    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union Pay it Forward to a single grandmother, Annie Benitez, who looks after her three grandchildren. Her relative, Kassandra Ford, nominated Annie because of her caring nature and selflessness. 

    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union Pay it Forward to a single grandmother, Annie Benitez, who looks after her three grandchildren. Her relative, Kassandra Ford, nominated Annie because of her caring nature and selflessness. 

  • Alexis Sistos Pays It Forward 8/23

    Alexis Sistos Pays It Forward 8/23

    Thursday, August 24 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-08-24 17:23:33 GMT

    Alexis Sotos nominated her friend, Celestina (Tina) Serrano, because she said she is a caring, selfless person who would do anything for anyone.

    Alexis Sotos nominated her friend, Celestina (Tina) Serrano, because she said she is a caring, selfless person who would do anything for anyone.

  • Consider This: Stop funding the NELCDC money pit

    Consider This: Stop funding the NELCDC money pit

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-08-22 23:47:02 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    What kind of program proposes to spend $354,000 improving a neighborhood without buying a can of paint or a sack of concrete?

    What kind of program proposes to spend $354,000 improving a neighborhood without buying a can of paint or a sack of concrete?

  • Pay it Forward: Dusty Puddles Dachshund Rescue

    Pay it Forward: Dusty Puddles Dachshund Rescue

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 3:04 PM EDT2017-08-16 19:04:34 GMT
    (Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)(Source: Daniel Alvarado, KCBD)

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union headed out to Dusty Puddles Dachshund Rescue in Lubbock.

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union headed out to Dusty Puddles Dachshund Rescue in Lubbock.

  • Consider This: Do your part to Dance Away Diabetes

    Consider This: Do your part to Dance Away Diabetes

    Dan Jackson dances away diabetes (Source: Facebook Video)Dan Jackson dances away diabetes (Source: Facebook Video)

    I would like to challenge everyone to Dance Away Diabetes, so post your video to your favorite social media outlet, make your donation and challenge your friends to do the same.

    I would like to challenge everyone to Dance Away Diabetes, so post your video to your favorite social media outlet, make your donation and challenge your friends to do the same.

  • Terri Hernandez Pays It Forward: 8/9

    Terri Hernandez Pays It Forward: 8/9

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 2:24 PM EDT2017-08-09 18:24:13 GMT
    Cruz Trevino will use her new stove to feed children she cares for (Source: KCBD Video)Cruz Trevino will use her new stove to feed children she cares for (Source: KCBD Video)

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a Lubbock woman who looks after several children.

    For this week's Pay it Forward, KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union surprised a Lubbock woman who looks after several children.

  • Pay it Forward: Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest

    Pay it Forward: Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest

    Thursday, August 3 2017 10:54 AM EDT2017-08-03 14:54:32 GMT

    This week on Pay it Forward KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union headed out to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest to give back to families in need in our area. 

    This week on Pay it Forward KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union headed out to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest to give back to families in need in our area. 

  • Consider This: City council has forgotten its core mission

    Consider This: City council has forgotten its core mission

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-08-01 21:30:11 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    When city councils, whether this one or the last one, become enchanted with fine new offices downtown ahead of public safety, they have forgotten their core mission.

    When city councils, whether this one or the last one, become enchanted with fine new offices downtown ahead of public safety, they have forgotten their core mission.

  • Pay it Forward: Meals on Wheels 7/26

    Pay it Forward: Meals on Wheels 7/26

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-07-26 19:45:15 GMT

    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union headed out to Meals on Wheels in Lubbock to Pay it Forward and help hungry people and pets!

    This week KCBD and WesTex Federal Credit Union headed out to Meals on Wheels in Lubbock to Pay it Forward and help hungry people and pets!

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  • Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

    Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'

    Saturday, June 23 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-06-23 13:45:14 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:26:46 GMT
    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt. (Source: AP Photos)Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt. (Source: AP Photos)

    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt.

    Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt.

  • Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

    Saturday, June 23 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-06-23 04:26:10 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:26:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File). FILE - In this July 31, 2014, file photo, an artificial turf soccer field sits in the middle of the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas. The immigration detention facility has been retooled to house adults ...

    The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

    The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • US moves 100 coffins to inter-Korean border for war remains

    US moves 100 coffins to inter-Korean border for war remains

    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:16 AM EDT2018-06-23 09:16:27 GMT
    Saturday, June 23 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-06-23 21:26:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this May 14, 1999, file photo, U.N. honor guards carry a coffin containing the remains of the American soldiers after it was returned from North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Kore...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File). FILE- In this May 14, 1999, file photo, U.N. honor guards carry a coffin containing the remains of the American soldiers after it was returned from North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Kore...

    The U.S. military says it is moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing...

    The U.S. military says it is moving "assets" to a U.S. air base near South Korea's capital and to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War.

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