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.
On this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union wanted to recognize another City of Lubbock Department’s service. Lubbock’s solid waste department’s work usually goes unnoticed, which means a job well done in their case.
A Lubbock father has completed his bicycle tour from one end of texas to another. A couple of weeks ago, KCBD first shared Bruce Bussell’s story, who was riding more than 930 miles across Texas to raise awareness about his business turned nonprofit.
It’s a day one pet owner thought may never come. Three and a half years ago, Harli Phillips’ dog, Princess, went missing. Fast forward to July 2020, when she received a call from a stranger saying Princess had been found. Since December 2011, Phillips and Princess were an inseparable duo.
With the triple-digit temperatures, Lubbock and the surrounding communities, including some of our elderly and disabled population, may be facing the hot weather without an air conditioner; and Lubbock’s Adult Protective Services (APS) wants to help.
For this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union wanted to stop by a city of Lubbock office to pay it forward to a group of workers, working hard to keep you informed with the latest COVID-19 information.
A local father is biking across Texas to save his business turned nonprofit. Nick’s Shaved Ice Paradise started serving up snow cones in June 2018. Their slogan, “differently awesome,” refers to their employees. Nick’s only hires individuals with disabilities or special needs.
Monday the city of Lubbock’s health department is reminding citizens about the many COVID-19 screening sites across the city. Katherine Wells, the Public Health Director for The City Of Lubbock’s Health Department said even though the city lost the largest testing site in the community on Friday, t
A local veteran and his family were honored Thursday morning during an event held by West Texas Hero Homes, Operation Finally Home, and HEB’s Operation Appreciation. Thursday’s event, called “The Notes of Love Ceremony,” allowed community members to write notes on the beams in the frame of a home i
On this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union stops by Hospice of Lubbock to Pay it Forward toa program that helps our local veterans. KCBD received a nomination from Angela Boyd. She said she works at the VA hospital and nominated the program called ‘We Honor Veterans’ through Hospice
After Thursday’s wind damage and May's hailstorm, some Lubbock residents may be looking at getting their roof repaired. KCBD talked to The Lubbock Area Roofing Contractors Association of Texas (LARCA) who shared tips on how to avoid being scammed.
It’s been about three months since the COVID-19 pandemic began, forcing the quarantine of the elderly and those most at risk. These measures require them to avoid direct contact with others, at a time when contact can be critical for mental and emotional health.
On this Week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union visits The Salvation Army in Lubbock to surprise a worker who gives back in more than one way. Tammy Garcia works at The Salvation Army and was nominated by Evangelina Montez. Montez said she’s known Garcia for more than 25 years ...
South Plains College started the culinary arts program four years ago. The coronavirus pandemic impacted the classes, shifting the learning online. And now the school is offering classes to those who were laid off due to COVID-19.