Construction on one of the largest playgrounds in the country has come to a stop, but it is just for a few days. Legacy Play Village organizers are taking a brief break until October 23rd. One of the project leaders, Julia Camp, says they are taking the week off to get back to their regular jobs. You can still volunteer by calling 791-KIDS. The project ends October 27th.
Texas Tech students are getting ready for this weekends homecoming game. Monday afternoon, the students held a banner contest at the student union. It is one of several things they are doing this week to get ready for homecoming weekend. The football team plays Missouri this Saturday at 6 p.m.
Also at Texas Tech, United Blood Services held a blood drive at the campus Rrec Center until 6:30 p.m. Donors must be at least 17 years-old and weigh no less than 110 pounds. The students also had a karaoke competition Monday night at 8 p.m. in the Allen Theatre.
Hundreds showed up Monday for this years annual "Young Life Roundup" fundraiser at the Civic Center. The dinner raised money for the Young Life Missionary. Young life is a non-denominational organization that helps youth grow in faith. Participants were able to share with adults in the community the glory of the Young Life program.