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  • Midland man killed in 4-wheeler accident

    Midland man killed in 4-wheeler accident

    Thursday, August 9 2012 9:35 PM EDT2012-08-10 01:35:41 GMT
    From Gaines County Sheriff's Office: On August 7, 2012 at 3:08 p.m. the Gaines County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call in reference to a 4-wheeler accident. The Gaines County Sheriff's Officers, Highway
    Daniel Sauls, 20, of Midland was riding a 4-wheeler and it turned over on him,investigators say. Sauls' body was discovered by a coworker in Gaines County.
  • Army veteran Les Traweek, a Hometown Hero

    Army veteran Les Traweek, a Hometown Hero

    Thursday, August 9 2012 9:33 PM EDT2012-08-10 01:33:19 GMT
    This week we honor 86-year old Les Traweek as our Hometown Hero. Traweek was drafted by the Army when he was just 18. "My uncle called me up and told me to go, my Uncle Sam," Traweek said. The end of
    This week we honor 86-year old Les Traweek as our Hometown Hero. Traweek was drafted by the Army when he was just 18.
  • Tax rates may be increased in Lubbock County

    Tax rates may be increased in Lubbock County

    Thursday, August 9 2012 12:09 AM EDT2012-08-09 04:09:41 GMT
    Tax Rates May be increased in Lubbock County The County Commissioners held their annual budget meeting this morning, and amidst the discussion Commissioner Gilbert Flores talked about the possibility
    The County Commissioners held their annual budget meeting this morning, and amidst the discussion Commissioner Gilbert Flores talked about the possibility of increasing taxes.
  • New UIL rules change two-a-day practices

    New UIL rules change two-a-day practices

    The kick off to high school football is fast approaching, as most Lubbock ISD high schools prepare to begin their two-a-day practices next week. Frenship ISD began their's this week. However, the two-a-day
    The kick off to high school football is fast approaching, as most Lubbock ISD high schools prepare to begin their two-a-day practices next week.
  • Lady Raiders release 2012-13 schedule

    Lady Raiders release 2012-13 schedule

    Wednesday, August 8 2012 5:34 PM EDT2012-08-08 21:34:52 GMT
    From Texas Tech Athletics: LUBBOCK, Texas – Lady Raider fans can start marking their calendars – the season begins Nov. 4. The Texas Tech women's basketball program announced its 2012-13 schedule on Monday.
    Lady Raider fans can start marking their calendars – the season begins Nov. 4. The Texas Tech women's basketball program announced its 2012-13 schedule this week.
  • Texas Tech Cheerleaders represent at Olympic Basketball finals

    Texas Tech Cheerleaders represent at Olympic Basketball finals

    Wednesday, August 8 2012 2:06 PM EDT2012-08-08 18:06:37 GMT
    From Texas Tech University: While cheerleading may not be an official sport yet, a group of U.S. cheerleaders is in London to cheer for the men's basketball semifinal and finals as part of a cheer
    A group of U.S. cheerleaders is in London to cheer for the men's basketball semifinal. Texas Tech's cheer team will be represented by one current member and one alumnus.
  • Former Lubbock official sued in Irving, called "petty tyrant"

    Former Lubbock official sued in Irving, called "petty tyrant"

    Wednesday, August 8 2012 10:46 AM EDT2012-08-08 14:46:55 GMT
    Lubbock's former Interim City Manager is accused of being a "petty tyrant" according to the Dallas Morning News. The News quotes a lawsuit filed by the Las Colinas Group against the City of Irving and
    Lubbock's former Interim City Manager is accused of being a "petty tyrant" according to the Dallas Morning News.
  • Low turnout for major highways plan meeting

    Low turnout for major highways plan meeting

    Wednesday, August 8 2012 10:44 AM EDT2012-08-08 14:44:40 GMT
    It's the plan for major highways in Lubbock for the next 30 years, but not many people showed up to talk about it Tuesday evening. The Metropolitan Planning Organization or MPO public hearing was in Downtown
    It's the plan for major highways in Lubbock for the next 30 years, but not many people showed up to talk about it Tuesday evening.
  • NTSB updates info on deadly Levelland plane crash

    NTSB updates info on deadly Levelland plane crash

    Wednesday, August 8 2012 1:01 AM EDT2012-08-08 05:01:39 GMT
    There is an update to the National Safety Transportation Board investigation of a deadly plane crash at the Levelland Municipal Airport in February of 2011. KCBD NewsChannel 11 discovered the update in
    There is an update to the National Safety Transportation Board investigation of a deadly plane crash at the Levelland Municipal Airport in February of 2011. KCBD NewsChannel 11 discovered the update in a routine check of public records on Tuesday.
  • Lubbock housing market improves for six months in a row

    Lubbock housing market improves for six months in a row

    Tuesday, August 7 2012 12:48 AM EDT2012-08-07 04:48:21 GMT
    National Association of Home Builders says Lubbock is now on a list of cities nationwide where the housing market is improving. Although Lubbock home sales never crashed, the numbers did show a noticeable
    National Association of Home Builders says Lubbock is now on a list of cities nationwide where the housing market is improving. Although Lubbock home sales never crashed, the numbers did show a noticeable slowdown...
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