Julie grew up in Shallowater, Texas. She joined KCBD in August 2018 after working two years in Midland as a news producer. She graduated from Texas Tech University in May of 2016 with her Bachelors in Broadcast Journalism. She also graduated with an Associate of Arts degree from South Plains College. Julie has a daughter, Lanna. They like to read books, watch movies, dance and spend time with friends and family.
There’s a new clinic in town aimed at helping kids and their families following medical treatment. UMC and Texas Tech University teamed up to start The Children’s Behavioral Health Clinic-- an effort to provide long term
Nearly 240 wind turbines are providing clean energy that could be used across the nation. The “Hale Wind Project” dedication was held this morning, where citizens, Xcel Energy and local city and county leaders celebrated the commencement of operations at the new facility.
Football and volleyball two-a-days are about a month away. By the time the athletes hit the gridiron or court, they have to have their sports physicals done. A new rule from Texas’ University Interscholastic League, or UIL, is requiring another group of students to that list this summer.
We wouldn’t be able to celebrate Independence Day without the sacrifices made by our veterans. We talked to one local veteran about his service more than 65 years ago during the Korean war. Retired corporal Wayne Pete Curtis is 90 years old. He grew up in Meadow and served in the United States Army
Two groups of students from Lubbock’s Southcrest Christian School are back home from Washington, D.C. with the title of National Champions. KCBD met one of the teams in January when they displayed HOTCARS, a device used to help prevent hot car deaths in children.
The owner of Chopped & Sliced BBQ is asking for public help after his restaurant was hit by burglars on Saturday. If you know anything about this incident, you're asked to call Crime Line at 806-741-1000.
Homebound, elderly and disabled Wolfforth residents will have the chance to get a hot meal during the week. Starting Monday, Lubbock Meals on Wheels (LMOW) will start taking up to 20 meals out to the area.
Lubbock Animal Services (LAS) gets many calls a day to come and pick up stray animals, but on Sunday night, they received an unusual call. There was an alligator in the front yard of a Lubbock home. The employees gave her the name of Ally.
Multiple west Texas Fire Departments responded to a fire in Slaton early Saturday morning. The fire involved the landmark Slaton business, Klemke’s Sausage Haus and Antique Shop, as well as the Slaton Family Medical Clinic.
Lubbock County Commissioners authorized the start of increased collection for hotel occupancy and car rental taxes on Monday. The tax increase will fund bonds for the planned Lubbock County Expo Center that was approved by voters in November.
Almost 60 grams of meth, 100 ounces of marijuana and ten grams of cocaine were seized and taken off the street in a four-day operation over the weekend. 121 people were arrested, and some identified as gang members. Many local, state and federal law enforcement agencies worked together
$1,066,216, that’s how much was raised as of 5:30 Sunday afternoon as the 36th Annual Children’s Miracle Network Telethon ended. They’re accepting donations until midnight. This was the 36th year for KCBD’s Karin McCay and Abner Euresti to host the event.
Wednesday, Lubbock County commissioners met to work on a county road map. it was the first of many meetings, coordinating, planning and budgeting the upgrades to the tier one project. The $99.6 million road bond was approved by voters earlier this month.
Lubbock County flood waters are starting to dry up, allowing officials to survey the damage. Friday night’s storm caused lots of damage that spanned North Lubbock County. Chad Seay is the county commissioner for precinct four. He said his precinct and part of precinct three saw the most damage.
Many families will hit the road for a trip this Memorial Day weekend. AAA expects 43 million Americans are traveling 50 miles or more, and 37.6 million people are planning to drive. so how do you prepare your car? Today I talked to experts at both Bolton’s Oil Company, LTD.,and Mcwhorter’s Tire and