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.
Many residents across the South Plains were hit with large hail during Wednesday night’s storms, causing damage to cars and homes. KCBD talked to several repair businesses across Lubbock to find out how busy they have been.
A Littlefield high school student will be starting the new year in a new car. The car giveaway was part of an incentive to help boost attendance at the school. The high school principal teamed up with John Roley AutoCenter in Littlefield, and other community sponsors, to provide a 2019 Chevrolet s
Spectators gathered north of Covenant Medical Center Hospital to watch the flyover Friday. Just before noon, a U.S. Air Force B-1 Bomber flew over the hospital to show their support for those working on the front lines of the battle against coronavirus.
Starting on Monday, May 18, gyms across the state of Texas will be allowed to open their doors but will be limited to the 25 percent occupancy. During Thursday’s City of Lubbock news conference, Dr. Ron Cook said exercise is the best medicine.
Miranda Nale is a high school senior at Whitharral ISD, but last Friday, she graduated with her Associate of Arts degree in General Studies from South Plains College (SPC), two weeks before she’s set to graduate from high school.
Monday night’s severe weather damaged a few areas across the South Plains. Penny Rushing, and her family, were home last night when the rain and hail started: "my son lives right next to me, and he said ‘mom my house is shaking."
It’s been six weeks since Texas Governor, Greg Abbott, issued an executive order mandating restaurant close their indoor dining services and move to drive-thru, pick up or delivery orders for customers. On Monday, Abbott announced restaurants could open their doors to customers, with some rules.
A Lubbock Christian University professor is creating a new way for college students to engage their lab work during quarantine, and now videos of these science experiments have been noticed by a whole new group of children and their parents.
Many businesses and industries are being impacted by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic; several Lubbock realtors talk about if the housing market is feeling the same impact. They say the housing market is incredibly strong and stable, not only here in Lubbock, but across the nation.
Two Lubbock nail salon owners explain how they've been impacted by coronavirus closures, and what they're doing to prepare to open. These businesses will have to wait until at least mid-May to find out if they're able to reopen their doors to their clients.
During this time of social distancing, one local grandpa decided to create a fun-filled, adventure-packed activity for his grandkids. The idea blossomed when he wasn't able to spend time with them during Easter, but the family didn't keep the fun to themselves.
Thursday, the nonprofit organization, Vitalant, announced its new program to treat COVID-19 patients with blood plasma donated by those who have recovered from the virus. KCBD was there as Lee Williams donated his blood plasma. He was diagnosed with COVID-19 and is now recovered.
A current Levelland High school English teacher is celebrating the release of his new children’s book, ‘The Creatures of Caprock Canyons.’ It’s based on his adventures while camping in caprock canyons in Quitaque, which is about an hour and a half northeast of Lubbock.
The American Cancer Society’s ‘Hope Lodge’ has been a place where cancer patients receiving treatment and their caregivers could stay, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, they had to temporarily suspend that program. Instead of closing their doors, they decided to open them to healthcare workers.
social distancing is causing many to think outside of the box when it comes to celebrations. Monday afternoon, the family of Homer Jones surprised him for his 97th birthday but had to do his party a little bit differently this year.
The 'Stages of Recovery' group has been helping people across the South Plains for 12 years. They say they help about 400 people per year with outpatient substance use and mental health services. They explain how their organization is being impacted by COVID-19 concerns.
Thursday morning, The United Family delivered more than 100 bouquets of flowers to the three main hospitals here in Lubbock: University Medical Center, Covenant, and Grace Medical Center. “We are bringing flowers to UMCs nurses.