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Lubbock dog parade brings smiles to residents in nursing, rehabilitation facilities

Friday morning, volunteers and employees from Kindred Home Health and Kindred Hospice spread some cheer by holding a dog parade.

Lubbock PD Officer replaces girl’s stolen bike with a Royal Ride of her own

Frenship ISD to continue curbside food, 200,000+ meals for children served since March 23

Raising Cane’s donates 300 box combos to West Texas hospitals

City of Lubbock, Lubbock Area United Way to sell Lubbock Strong shirts

PHOTOS: Last day of COVID-19 home school

  Football field split between two counties forces graduation on visitor’s side

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  Littlefield high school gives away car to student as part of attendance incentive

Musicians Wanted! Perform out loud for Lubbock-area health care, essential workers

  Arrington posts video of virtual tour of Washington

  Lubbock’s Jazz donates wall money to workers

Kids can read with Spur Police K9 Dodger on Facebook live

Evie Mae’s and Las Brisas now available at Lubbock Market Street stores

Local grandfather creates Lubbock-based safari guide

It was a mixture of boredom and creativity that led a Lubbock-area granddad to create a safari guide for his family to enjoy. It also gave them a reason to get out of the house while still social distancing.

Glasheen, Valles & Inderman Injury Lawyers donate $100,000 to area food banks

Glasheen, Valles & Inderman Injury Lawyers have donated $100,000 to area food banks Tuesday morning. That donation includes $20,000 donated to South Plains Food Bank in Lubbock. The South Plains Food Bank’s stated mission is “to alleviate hunger and give hope to the hungry.”

  Family of World War II veteran help him celebrate 97th birthday

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.

United Supermarkets and Market Street donate 11,320 lbs of apples to the South Plains Food Bank

United Supermarkets and Market Street are celebrating a decade of giving to the Take a Bite Out of Hunger™ program with the delivery of 11,320 pounds of apples to the South Plains Food Bank on Tuesday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m.

NOW HIRING! Workforce Solutions of the South Plains releases list of places hiring now

  Covenant School of Nursing holds first ever virtual graduation ceremony

Brad Paisley crashes Miss. teachers’ video meeting

  VIDEO: Deputies, Fire Department offer birthday wishes for Lubbock girl

Covenant asks community to participate in #CrossesforCaregivers this Easter

Muleshoe to host prayer parade Friday

Restaurant supply store creates Lubbock restaurant bingo

Small businesses, mainly local restaurants, still cannot allow customers to dine in. However, that has not stopped a lot of them from offering curbside and carry-out services.

Churches hosting drive-in Easter services at Stars and Stripes Theatre

For the first time in nearly three weeks, churches will be congregating this Sunday... while still practicing social distancing.

  Sheriff’s office leads parade for 103-year-old

We have shared a few stories of communities holding birthday parades for those affected by the coronavirus restrictions. Now, we have a local celebration.

  West Texas family celebrates 104th birthday through window at nursing home

This year, Odee Kemp’s birthday is just a little different. She turns 104 today, April 7. She is celebrating, but is doing so without her friends and family in the room with her.

Schools stay closed but South Plains teachers and students are taking to social media

For many South Plains school districts the end of this week marks the first for online instruction. Some are even finishing up week two.

  Infant officially gets new family through virtual adoption in Lubbock

The first “virtual adoption” in Lubbock County took place Friday morning via Zoom.

Picoso’s pledges to feed 5,000 healthcare workers

Picoso’s Mexican Kitchen is pledging to feed at least 5,000 Local healthcare workers, truckers and first responders for free.

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Company offering year’s worth of Disney Plus in ‘dream job’ giveaway

Reviews.org is offering people a year's worth of Disney Plus and a $200 Visa gift card for what they’re calling the “Disney Plus dream job.”

  Salvation Army to extend Hope Tote initiative to surrounding counties

The Lubbock Salvation Army is now extending its program that brings a box of essential goods to the senior and the vulnerable population outside of Lubbock County to Crosby, Garza and Lamb counties.

Recognizing the class of 2020

What happens for the rest of the school year is not known. Because of that, KCBD is offering a place for your senior to be recognized.

Neighborhoods set up ‘bear hunts’ to pass the time for children

Lubbock and Levelland neighborhoods, and probably more we do not know of, are setting up ‘bear hunts’ to keep their littles entertained during their extended spring break.