Lubbock Christian University (LCU) students, staff, and faculty will blitz the city on a community-wide day of service. Today marks the second annual “LCU for LBK” held in coordination with the Volunteer Center of Lubbock and United Supermarkets.
A representative of Bruce Thornton A/C & Plumbing announced the company is providing free tune-ups of home air conditioners for Lubbock’s teachers and education workers. Additionally, the company offers a $50 discount on tune-ups for other Lubbock-area homeowners.
Almost 97% of the students at Brown Elementary live in poverty, with many of the students being food insecure. For the fourteenth year in a row, UMC, with the help of UMC EMS, will deliver 120 food bags to Brown Elementary School this Friday, March 11 between 11:00 a.m. and noon.
SERVPRO of South and Southwest Lubbock is pleased to announce their 17th Annual Golf for Kids’ Sake Golf Tournament on Friday, May 13, 2022, at Lakeridge Country Club (8802 Vicksburg Avenue in Lubbock), with flights arriving at 8:00 am and 1:30 pm, respectively. SERVPRO® ensures 100% of the money raised from the golf tournament benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock.
The Hutcherson Flying Queens Foundation (HFQF) received a generous donation from the Texas Historical Foundation earlier this week, on Tuesday morning, in support of the upcoming Flying Queens Museum that will be housed on the Wayland Baptist University campus.
The City of Lubbock Keep Lubbock Beautiful Program will present, in coordination with the City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation Department and the East Lubbock Art House, the unveiling of the Ernest Butler Park basketball court mural.
Lubbock’s Adult Protective Services has more supplies to support survivors of elder abuse in our area after a special delivery from the TTUHSC Texas Student Nurses Association, the Texas Nurses Association (TNA) District 18, and Covenant School of Nursing.
The Plainview Walk of Fame Committee will host an unveiling ceremony of Joe Garnett’s plaque on Saturday, March 12th at 10:00 a.m. in front of the Fair Theater (717 Broadway). The public is encouraged to attend.
Thirty-four United States presidents will visit All Saints Episcopal School on February 25 during the 38th Hall of Presidents Program at 9:00 A.M. in the school’s Kirby Commons, located inside the All Saints High School campus (3222 103rd St.)
More than 80 crimes against children cases were prosecuted in the West Texas area from 2019 to 2021. The 18 investigations highlighted led to combined results of more than 270 years in federal prison and three life sentences.
This year, the former Lubbock reporter, who is now a meteorologist for WPTZ-TV in Burlington, Vt. has been a popular subject on the other side of the news. While Caitlin’s husband, Leif Nordgren, is representing the United States as a biathlon skier at the 2022 Winter Olympics, his wife gave birth to her first child Astrid Lynae Sunday night.
FirstBank & Trust provided 60 pe-filled bags for the homeless program. The bags include basic necessities and a gift card for a meal. The bank employees provided gifts and books for 12 mothers and 11 children between 5 months and 16 years old.
Greyhound, the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in North America, is providing vital transportation this holiday season with its long-standing ‘Home Free’ program, helping runaway, homeless, and exploited youth between the ages of 12 and 21 reunite with their families (or legal guardians) through a free bus ticket home or to a stable and safe place.
This initiative teams up annually with the South Plains Food Bank to deliver Christmas boxes and up to three age-appropriate toys per child. The program raises approximately $10,000 annually and spends about the same to give back to the community.
Residents at Raider Ranch in Lubbock were looking for a pen pals last week because they love receiving mail, and the organizers at The Isle at Raider Ranch say they have been flooded with joy from the community and would like to thank everyone.
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.
Officials with the United Supermarkets Arena postponed the JoJo Siwa concert in March 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns. As of July 9, 2020, officials have announced a new date for the Nickelodeon star to return to Lubbock.
“It’s exciting to be the first resort to introduce the Margaritaville lifestyle to the Lone Star State, offering a quick, drivable escape from major cities like Houston, Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio,” said Lisa Fasbender, General Manager of Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe | Houston.
The Cluff brothers in Ransom Canyon and the Breedlove siblings in Meadow were awarded free lawn mowers, leaf blowers and weed eaters on Saturday, after they donated their labor and mowed 50 yards for people in need in their community.
Effective June 12, 2020 restaurants may operate for dine-in service up to 75% of the total listed occupancy inside the restaurant. This applies only to restaurants that have less than 51% of their gross sales from alcoholic beverages. Restaurants may continue to provide to-go or delivery services.