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  • 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. 
  • Food for Thought Report: 12.14

    Food for Thought Report: 12.14

    Food for Thought Report: 12.14

    Tuesday, December 19 2017 9:33 AM EST2017-12-19 14:33:28 GMT
    Wednesday, December 20 2017 10:48 AM EST2017-12-20 15:48:53 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought Report: 11.30

    Food for Thought Report: 11.30

    Food for Thought Report: 11.30

    Thursday, November 30 2017 2:34 PM EST2017-11-30 19:34:22 GMT
    Tuesday, December 19 2017 9:33 AM EST2017-12-19 14:33:27 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • 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...
  • Food for Thought: 11/30

    Food for Thought: 11/30

    Thursday, November 30 2017 8:08 PM EST2017-12-01 01:08:07 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    It's an appetizer-sized serving in this week Food for Thought, but it's only good news.

    It's an appetizer-sized serving in this week Food for Thought, but it's only good news.

  • Food for Thought Report: 11.16

    Food for Thought Report: 11.16

    Food for Thought Report: 11.16

    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:01 PM EST2017-11-16 20:01:32 GMT
    Thursday, November 30 2017 2:34 PM EST2017-11-30 19:34:21 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • 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...
  • Food for Thought: 11/16

    Food for Thought: 11/16

    Friday, November 17 2017 3:18 PM EST2017-11-17 20:18:55 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    It's a short order in this week's Food for Thought, but the menu is full of top performers.

    It's a short order in this week's Food for Thought, but the menu is full of top performers.

  • Food for Thought Report: 11.9

    Food for Thought Report: 11.9

    Food for Thought Report: 11.9

    Thursday, November 16 2017 2:16 PM EST2017-11-16 19:16:09 GMT
    Thursday, November 16 2017 3:01 PM EST2017-11-16 20:01:31 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought Report: 11.2

    Food for Thought Report: 11.2

    Food for Thought Report: 11.2

    Thursday, November 2 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-11-02 18:44:59 GMT
    Thursday, November 16 2017 2:16 PM EST2017-11-16 19:16:09 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • 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.

  • Food for Thought: 11/9

    Food for Thought: 11/9

    Thursday, November 9 2017 5:52 PM EST2017-11-09 22:52:11 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    A Japanese restaurant has reopened after Lubbock health inspectors forced them to close their doors and clean up their kitchen.

    A Japanese restaurant has reopened after Lubbock health inspectors forced them to close their doors and clean up their kitchen.

  • 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.

  • Food for Thought: 11/2

    Food for Thought: 11/2

    Thursday, November 2 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-11-02 23:57:25 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Health inspectors checked out the cleanliness of nearly 50 food establishments 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 nearly 50 food establishments this week. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin tells us what they found in this edition of Food for Thought.

  • Food for Thought Report: 10.26

    Food for Thought Report: 10.26

    Food for Thought Report: 10.26

    Thursday, October 26 2017 9:46 PM EDT2017-10-27 01:46:19 GMT
    Thursday, November 2 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-11-02 18:44:58 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Rent-to-own customers face high costs, harassment, few protections

    Rent-to-own customers face high costs, few protections

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 11:50 PM EDT2017-11-02 03:50:39 GMT

    Customers who are late or fall behind in payments can face harassment. Some report employees banging on their doors at all hours or calling their family members.

    Customers who are late or fall behind in payments can face harassment. Some report employees banging on their doors at all hours or calling their family members.

  • 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.

  • Food for Thought Report: 10.19

    Food for Thought Report: 10.19

    Food for Thought Report: 10.19

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 2:25 PM EDT2017-10-25 18:25:35 GMT
    Thursday, October 26 2017 9:46 PM EDT2017-10-27 01:46:18 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought: 10/26/17

    Food for Thought: 10/26/17

    Thursday, October 26 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-10-26 23:01:05 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Out of dozens of inspections no restaurant was bad enough to land on the low performer list, but there were some top performers.

    Out of dozens of inspections no restaurant was bad enough to land on the low performer list, but there were some top performers.

  • Food for Thought Report: 10.12

    Food for Thought Report: 10.12

    Food for Thought Report: 10.12

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-10-24 20:25:37 GMT
    Wednesday, October 25 2017 2:25 PM EDT2017-10-25 18:25:34 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • 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. 

  • Food for Thought Report: 9.28

    Food for Thought Report: 9.28

    Food for Thought Report: 9.28

    Friday, September 29 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-09-30 01:55:34 GMT
    Tuesday, October 24 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-10-24 20:25:35 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • 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. 

  • Food for Thought: 10/19

    Food for Thought: 10/19

    Thursday, October 19 2017 11:18 PM EDT2017-10-20 03:18:50 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    We've got a full menu of good news in this week's Food for Thought.

    We've got a full menu of good news in this week's Food for Thought.

  • 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.

  • Food for Thought: 10/12

    Food for Thought: 10/12

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:17 PM EDT2017-10-13 02:17:14 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    It's a full menu of top performers on this week's Food for Thought.

    It's a full menu of top performers on this week's Food for Thought.

  • 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.

  • Battle of the Bands voting now open

    Battle of the Bands voting now open

    Thursday, October 5 2017 9:34 PM EDT2017-10-06 01:34:59 GMT
    Battle of the Bands bracket as of Oct. 5 (Source: KCBD Graphic)Battle of the Bands bracket as of Oct. 5 (Source: KCBD Graphic)

    Here's who's up for your votes this week at kcbd.com.

    Here's who's up for your votes this week at kcbd.com.

  • 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.

  • Food for Thought Report: 9.21

    Food for Thought Report: 9.21

    Food for Thought Report: 9.21

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:42:02 GMT
    Friday, September 29 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-09-30 01:55:32 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought: 9/28

    Food for Thought: 9/28

    Thursday, September 28 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-09-29 01:17:36 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    We have a mixed menu in this week's Food for Thought. Lubbock Health inspectors checked out the cleanliness of dozens of local eateries. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin tells us what they found.

    We have a mixed menu in this week's Food for Thought. Lubbock Health inspectors checked out the cleanliness of dozens of local eateries. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin tells us what they found.

  • 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.

  • Food for Thought Report: 9.7

    Food for Thought Report: 9.7

    Food for Thought Report: 9.7

    Thursday, September 7 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-09-07 18:21:24 GMT
    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:42:01 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • Food for Thought: 9/21

    Food for Thought: 9/21

    Thursday, September 21 2017 8:25 PM EDT2017-09-22 00:25:34 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    It's a short order in this week's Food for Thought. Out of more than 100 inspections, there are only two stops on the menu.

    It's a short order in this week's Food for Thought. Out of more than 100 inspections, there are only two stops on the menu.

  • 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.

  • Food for Thought Report: 8.24

    Food for Thought Report: 8.24

    Food for Thought Report: 8.24

    Thursday, August 24 2017 2:24 PM EDT2017-08-24 18:24:05 GMT
    Thursday, September 7 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-09-07 18:21:24 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • 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. 

  • Food for Thought Report: 8.17

    Food for Thought Report: 8.17

    Food for Thought Report: 8.17

    Thursday, August 17 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-08-17 21:18:27 GMT
    Thursday, August 24 2017 2:24 PM EDT2017-08-24 18:24:04 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • 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?

  • Food for Thought: 8/17

    Food for Thought: 8/17

    Thursday, August 17 2017 6:06 PM EDT2017-08-17 22:06:09 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Lubbock health inspectors checked out the cleanliness of more than three dozen eateries in this week's Food for Thought. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin tells us what they found.

    Lubbock health inspectors checked out the cleanliness of more than three dozen eateries in this week's Food for Thought. KCBD NewsChannel 11's Christy Hartin tells us what they found.

  • Food for Thought Report: 8.3

    Food for Thought Report: 8.3

    Food for Thought Report: 8.3

    Thursday, August 3 2017 10:36 AM EDT2017-08-03 14:36:54 GMT
    Thursday, August 17 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-08-17 21:18:26 GMT

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

     For a complete overview of the Violations see below.

  • 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.

  • Food for Thought: 8/3

    Food for Thought: 8/3

    Thursday, August 3 2017 6:18 PM EDT2017-08-03 22:18:40 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    There were a lot of health inspections this week, but only one stop made it on the Food for Thought list, and it's at the bottom.

    There were a lot of health inspections this week, but only one stop made it on the Food for Thought list, and it's at the bottom.

  • 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.

  • Food for Thought: 7/27

    Food for Thought: 7/27

    Friday, July 28 2017 9:22 AM EDT2017-07-28 13:22:16 GMT
    Source: KCBD GraphicSource: KCBD Graphic

    Health inspectors checked out the cleanliness of more than 50 food establishments this week. We have four stops that were perfect and one that landed at the bottom of the list.

    Health inspectors checked out the cleanliness of more than 50 food establishments this week. We have four stops that were perfect and one that landed at the bottom of the list.

  • 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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