UMC drive-thru screening not available Saturday

UMC says it will not open its drive-thru screening line on Saturday because they can't get proper tests in windy conditions, a recommendation from Lubbock’s Emergency Operations Center.

U.S. hotspots grow as virus cases surpass 620,000 globally

More than 595,000 people have contracted the virus around the world and about 27,000 have died. While the U.S. now leads the world in reported infections, five countries exceed its roughly 1,700 deaths: Italy, Spain, China, Iran and France.
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This is how much money you could get from the stimulus bill

The income levels are based on tax returns for 2019. For those who have not yet filed their taxes, it will be based on 2018 returns.


  6 cases of coronavirus reported from Lubbock nursing home

Hockley County Sheriff’s Deputies arrest man in narcotics bust

  Banking Community commits $280,000 to COVID-19 response fund for community-based organizations

  Lubbock nonprofits looking for help from city response fund to cope with increased demand

Levelland police searching for woman missing since March 2

Levelland police are searching for 41-year-old Jill Danae Clark, missing since March 2.
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  Trump seeks to force GM to produce ventilators; Infections worldwide top 590,000

Italy, with by far the most deaths from COVID-19, surpassed China and the U.S. to also record the most infections in the world. With numbers rising in the U.S., though, the grim distinction could be temporary.

Emergency crews called to capsized boat at Buffalo Springs Lake

TX Attorney General: Firearm, ammunition sales, gun range operations are essential services

Texas Tech to issue student refunds

COVID-19 case confirmed in Littlefield resident

  How long does coronavirus live on clothes and skin?

  LPD encourages kindness as local association spreads ‘LOVE’

  Lubbock boy switching to virtual piano lessons to keep his skills sharp

Texas Tech student accuses professor of ‘forcible fondling’

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  Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

The House approved the sweeping measure by a voice vote, as strong majorities of both parties lined up behind the most colossal economic relief bill in the nation's history.


  In absence of sports, Tech Athletics releases new podcast

  More West Texans spending time outdoors

With residents out of work and school, a lot have begun to spend more time exploring outdoors. While most residents were out looking for ways to escape the cabin fever of staying home, they were still participating in social distancing.


  United Family donates 100 bouquets of flowers to nurses at Lubbock hospitals

Frenship ISD Bond Election Postponed to November

1 injured in South Lubbock motorcycle crash

1st confirmed case of Coronavirus in Dawson County

Wichita Falls Man Charged for Threatening to Shoot Speaker Pelosi, Government Officials

A Wichita Falls man who posted threats about killing Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and other government leaders has been charged following an investigation by the FBI’s Dallas Field Office, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox.
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  A New York doctor’s story: ‘Too many people are dying alone’

While the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, it can lead to more severe illnesses, including pneumonia and death for some, like those who are older or have underlying health issues.

Lubbock Police bring dinner to truckers

Gov. Abbott ordering quarantine for visitors from New York tri-state area, city of New Orleans

Boil water notice for Springlake

Reward increased for missing person case