Sisters Leah and Megan Bynum, and their family, bought the Ratliff building after a lot of prayer in November 2018. After a major renovation, they opened the Mosaic Sandwich and Coffee Co. a year later. The coffee company is on the south side of the downtown square in Levelland.
With the current drought across the South Plains, and repercussions from the pandemic, it’s been a slow year in Levelland, but City Manager Erik Rejino says there’s plenty of commercial interest in the area and the city has plenty of growth to look forward to.
In may of 2019, a $40 million bond was passed, allowing Brownfield ISD to build a new high school. They broke ground in may of this year, and construction is expected to be completed in about a year, august 2021.
The first courthouse was built in 1906- a wooden building at the present location. The current courthouse was built in 1925 of brick and concrete. Officials say the jail was on the third floor of that building until 1999.
Another famous face from Snyder is Powers Booth. He is a Hollywood actor who starred in “Tombstone,” “Deadwood,” and “Red Dawn.” He also won an Emmy for his portrayal of Jim Jones in “The Guyana Tragedy.”
The Heritage Village in Snyder is a free outdoor history museum featuring a collection of old buildings and worn out treasures that have been carefully moved to create this imaginary neighborhood that gets better with age.
Snyder is home to Western Texas College, a community college founded in 1969 and serves around 2,500 students. The higher education facility provides dual credit courses to 43 area high schools and provides college-level coursework to inmates in three West Texas prisons.
Superintendent Eddie Bland says Snyder adapted well to online learning in the spring, but now the district plans to delay the start of school until September 8 to allow for faculty and staff training, and hopefully a decrease in COVID-19 cases.
On this week’s Pay It Forward, WesTex Federal Credit Union surprises one young man selflessly helping a Lubbock family. Erma Jasper sent in a nomination form, wishing to pay it forward to a young man they say has helped them out, so much, during the pandemic.
The Floyd County Historical Museum is a source of pride for Floydada. The museum hoses exhibits and genealogical records for Floyd County. Some of these artifacts are from the 1540 Francisco Vázquez de Coronado expedition in the Blanco Canyon.
Plainview became a Main Street city in 1981 and, aside from a couple of years, has remained one since then. The city was one of the first five Texas cities to be considered a Main Street City and is one of 89 Texas cities to receive this distinction.
Remember the days of overhead projectors? They were in every classroom. Wayland Baptist University saved all of those clear, plastic sheets, also known as transparencies. It is a good thing they saved them, because they have now become useful in the fight against COVID-19.
Right outside of the Fair Theatre in Plainview, you will find the the Downtown Plainview Walk of Fame. The sidewalk with black stones features Plainview natives that have gone on to achieve national and international success.
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.
Due to the severity of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Community Partners of Lubbock is announcing the cancellation of its annual Strike for Tykes fundraiser event scheduled for 7:00 p.m., August 8, 2020 at Whitewood Lanes.
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.
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
The City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the South Plains Food Bank to feed children up to age 18 and seniors ages 60 and older from Noon until 1 p.m. Monday through Friday at locations across the city.
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 ...
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