An Iowa native, Matt moved to Denton, Texas in the Fall of 2013 to attend the University of North Texas, where he majored in converged broadcast media.
While in college, Matt spent many hours with North Texas Television, the university's student-run TV station. Matt's senior year, he interned for CBS 11 Sports in Dallas/Fort Worth as well as with the Dallas Cowboys.
As an avid sports fan, Matt is excited to be in Lubbock and can't wait to watch the Red Raiders in action.
Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport, with approval from the Lubbock City Council, officially accepted a $7.2 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Terminal Building Improvements Project on Thursday.
Texas Tech football player Da'Leon Ward was released from jail overnight. Ward's criminal case was dismissed on Wednesday morning. Ward's attorney explains the cause for the charges and why Ward was eventually cleared by Student Conduct.
With the fallout of the Reagor-Dykes Auto Group bankruptcy, around 700 employees have an uncertain future with the company. So, what resources are available to help these employees if they find themselves looking for work in the near future?
In July, Texas Tech professor Gregory McKenna received a $345,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to head a three-year study of ring molecules with the possibility of creating more fuel-efficient tires.
Honey Haney Smith, Senior Forensic Nurse/Managing Director at the Lubbock County Medical Examiner's Office, is no longer employed with Lubbock County. According to Greg George, the Lubbock County Director of Human Resources, Smith's position was eliminated last week at his recommendation.
"I would say we've been in a trade war with China for the last ten years," said Steve Verett, Executive Vice President of Plains Cotton Growers. "We finally started firing a shot back is what it amounts to."
LPD is still investigating a shooting that happened at a U-haul location on East 50th on Saturday. An employee shot the suspect, who was said in the police report to be acting erratically, possibly on drugs. So what does Texas law say about defending yourself with deadly force?
In 2012, Texas Tech, LISD, and the East Lubbock community were given an almost $25 million grant to support and advocate for kids who may not have the opportunity or have not been encouraged to go to college.