Lubbock ISD officials say they're proud of the progress demonstrated in 2010/2011 TAKS results. However, LISD concedes that some of the results are not acceptable.
With temperatures in the triple digits, there is no doubt that it is hot outside and the playground is no exception. Playground surfaces can become very hot during hot weather.
Gov. Rick Perry has vetoed a bill that would have outlawed sending or reading text messages while driving.
Convicted bank robber Carlton Ray Taylor, 55, was sentenced Friday to 41 months in federal prison for robbing the Lubbock National Bank on New Year's Eve 2010.
West Texas Hay Exchange will host an adopt-a-thon for local horse rescue associations Saturday.
Juneteenth festivities begin Friday evening at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. A reception is scheduled for 6 p.m. with a historical family movie scheduled for 7:30 p.m.