Can you spell "onomatopoeia?" What about "quandry?"
These are just some of the words contestants are spelling in round one of the National Spelling Bee Competition in Washington D.C.
Rachel A. Wilson is representing the South Plains at the competition. The 14-year-old is an eighth grader at Borden County Junior High in Gail, just East of Lamesa. Rachel is one of 265 spellers competing for the $12,000 prize.
President Donald Trump is trying to recapture the fervor that helped put him in office with a campaign-style rally in Arizona.
The Central and Northern South Plains will have a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday night. This area includes Lubbock and most of the Central and Northern South Plains.
Three former U.S. health secretaries of both parties say President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Congress should make stabilizing health insurance marketplaces their immediate goal.
In towns and cities along the path of the solar eclipse, some school districts are seizing the opportunity for ready-made science lessons.