The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department says don’t believe it if you read on social media that the 2020-21 hunting and fishing season has been canceled. Stay up-to-date on information by following the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department website at https://tpwd.texas.gov/
Lubbock County judge Curtis Parrish has released a statement from Lubbock County on the Coronavirus spread, saying officials are monitoring the situation and, following the declarations by President Donald Trump and Governor Greg Abbott, has decided to approve a local emergency declaration.
The IT Division of Texas Tech University is warning people to stay cautious about cyber activity looking to take advantage of people using the Coronavirus, and offering some tips for west Texans to protect themselves online.
A report from the HCPH says a man and a woman from the unincorporated area of northwest Harris County, outside the City of Houston, tested positive for COVID-19. They add these cases are travel-related and, at this time, there is no evidence of community spread.
Dr. John Hellerstedt, the DSHS commissioner says: “This travel-related case reinforces the fact that we should all be taking basic hygiene steps that are extremely effective in limiting limit the spread of COVID-19 and all respiratory illnesses.”
The current Commander of Pacific Air Forces and 1984 Texas Tech Graduate, General Charles Q. Brown, Jr., has been nominated to serve as the Air Force’s 22nd Chief of Staff, according to Sec. of Defense Mark Esper. If confirmed, he will become the first black service chief of the U.S. Air Force.
The man who was driving the car in Garza County in 2019 when neo-Nazi Aiden Bruce-Umbaugh was arrested on gun crimes, has himself been arrested by federal agents, among a group of “racially motivated violent extremists,” who allegedly targeted journalists and activists.
Hale County 4-H member Bryleigh Beyers of Abernathy presented the Breed Champion Spot Barrow in the Junior Market Barrow Show, bringing home a $10,000 scholarship and Belt Buckle. She is the third student from the South Plains who will be leaving San Antonio with a Breed Champion award.
The event will present four questions on statewide public education issues such as school funding, high-stakes testing, teaching, and vouchers, as well as questions crafted by community members on the issues they believe to be most relevant to their districts.
The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office joined the Lubbock Police Department on Wednesday to begin partnering their enforcement actions with a focus on speeding and violations of the Texas Move-Over law.
The Texas Department of Public Safety issued a thank you for the level of support provided for the trooper who was injured in December when a semi-truck crashed into several emergency officials and stopped cars on Highway 84.
The Texas Department of Transportation has released a crash report on Saturday’s fatal crash in which two first responders died, one firefighter was hospitalized in critical condition and a driver suffered serious injuries.
After the loss of two first responders this weekend, several representatives from various First Responder organizations across the country are asking drivers across the country to “pay attention and move over.”