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.
WesTex Federal Credit Union stopped by alamo barber salon after the owner was nominated for this week’s pay it forward. Heather Gentry nominated her family barber, Pete Brewer who is the owner of Alamo Barbershop, for this week’s nomination.
This week, WesTex Federal Credit Union stopped by the Morris Safe House in Lubbock to pay it forward to the nonprofit that has helped tens of thousands of our four-legged dog friends find their fur-ever home.
P.E.T.S. clinic in Lubbock has started a new partnership with a non-profit organization to help emotional support animals helping others. The clinic is teaming up with ‘Open Door’ a non-profit organization that helps victims of sex trafficking.
Monday, Governor Greg Abbott announced the Texas Division Of Emergency Management (TDEM) launched a covid-19 rapid testing pilot program for small businesses in the state. This will help small business owners provide rapid testing to their employees on site.
Wednesday, the City Of Lubbock held a virtual news conference updating everyone on the latest COVID-19 news including the newest quarantine restriction guidelines from the Center For Disease Control and Prevention.
This week, WesTex Federal Credit Union surprises a Lubbock Veterans widow. Josefina Nash was nominated for this week’s Pay It Forward by her friend, Linda. “I nominated her because she's a very hard worker,” said Linda, “she does really good as far as helping others as well.
On this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union surprises a Lubbock baker, and small business owner, who was nominated after falling on hard times due to the pandemic.Melissa Clark is the owner of ‘Plain Jane’s’, formally known as 'Nana’s Kitchen.
This year, Halloween may look a little bit different due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. As all the guys and ghouls across the South Plains prepare, here are some safety tips you can do if you plan to go trick or treating this weekend, provided by the City of Lubbock’s Stay Safe! Program.
This week, WesTex Federal Credit Union stops by the ‘Little Blue Trailer’ food truck to Pay It Forward to the man who is continuing to help others during the pandemic. For almost eight months, The Little Blue Trailer has been helping others, by offering ‘pay what you can.’
“At some point, I think last week, we probably had at least 100 nursing home residents currently positive with COVID. That number has continued to grow this week,” said Public Health Director, Katherine Wells.
Today the families of fallen Firefighter Hill, Lubbock Police Offer Renya, and injured Firefighter Dawson were given $5,000 each by McGavock Nissan. The car dealership presented the families with a check totaling $15,000. Earlier this year, the dealership auctioned off a fire chief helmet signed...
This week, WesTex Federal Credit Union stopped by one Lubbock couple’s home to pay it forward. Andy and Crystal Hunt were nominated for this week’s pay it forward by their friend, Betty Tracy. Tracy said Andy was recently diagnosed with stage IV cancer in several areas of his body at just 31...
This weekend, Lubbock’s Alamo Drafthouse is showing a new movie called 'The Opening Act' followed by a Livestream Q & A. KCBD's Julie Castaneda spoke with writer and director of the film, standup comedian and actor, Steve Byrne.