Anita Carmona-Harrison is a lifelong lover of learning.Despite experiencing the racism, segregation and abuse of the 1950s public school system, her passion never wavered. Now she’s the principal of the new school named in her role model’s honor.
The City of Lubbock COVID-19 Dashboard is currently reporting no additional deaths and 219 new cases on Friday, September 24. A total of 127,748 Lubbock County residents have been vaccinated, up 778 from Wednesday’s report, 56.76% of Lubbock County’s population over 12 years old have now received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
One person is moderately injured after an overnight shooting in Central Lubbock. Joe Arredondo was arrested and transported to the Lubbock County Detention Center for Evading Arrest Detention with a Motor Vehicle. Rico Aguilar was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Burglary of Habitation.
Uwadiale Esezobor, 36, was arrested in Lubbock, charged with mail & wire fraud conspiracy. U.S. Attorneys say the majority of the defendants charged in this investigation have ties to a transnational organized crime syndicate originating in Nigeria, law enforcement revealed Friday.
The festival runs Saturday, Sept. 25 through Sunday, Sept. 26 at George & Helen Mahon Public Library. Laughlin estimates 50 authors will be in attendance, along with multiple food trucks from the area.
These students wanted to spend their summer contributing to something bigger than themselves. After working other jobs, taking classes, even studying for the LSAT, they spent hours gathering data to help formerly incarcerated individuals successfully reenter society.
This house will be one of 70 homes planned to be built in the Talkington addition Habitat for Humanity neighborhood in East Lubbock, and has given Lubbock ISD students the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on training.
While most kids spend their time at school or on the playground, for much of Calvin's life he's been undergoing treatment at Covenant Children's. His family is celebrating tonight after a nearly four year long journey.
Two months after Cassie Caudill and her family moved into their home between Lubbock and Tahoka, they are forced to start over after a fire destroyed their home and everything inside, a vehicle... and took the lives of their beloved dogs.
“Women have fought for equality in sports for decades, and they have achieved enormous success along the way. It is not fair to allow boys to compete in girls’ sports because, statistically, boys run faster, jump higher and throw farther. In Texas, we refuse to deny any woman or girl athlete the right to compete on a level playing field, and to be the best in their sport."
While on Patrol a Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office Deputy located a suspicious vehicle and trailer in the 17500 block of CR 1900 at approximately 04:15 a.m. on 9-22-21 parked beside a residence that was under construction.
“These two additional agenda items are crucial to improving the quality of life for all Texans,” said Governor Abbott. “I look forward to working with my partners in the Legislature to pass these additional items that will lower property taxes and keep Texans safe.”