Cotton fiber quality conference is Thursday
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 30 Jul 2016 03:26:08 +0000
Cotton fiber quality conference Thursday
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold a cotton fiber quality conference Thursday at its research center, 1102 E. FM 1294.
Registration starts at 8 a.m.
Topics include harvest aids, equipment setting and care, irrigation timing, weed control, genetics, fertility, 2016 crop outlook and legislative updates.
Speakers include Doug Steele, AgriLife director at College Station, and Plains Cotton Growers staff.
Lynn County Courthouse renovations to start soon after building’s 100th birthday
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 30 Jul 2016 03:25:09 +0000
TAHOKA — A goal for the Lynn County Courthouse’s new restoration project is to make the building’s appearance similar to that of when it was built.
Coincidentally, the grant award that’s funding the project comes at the centennial anniversary of that construction.
“It’s amazing it happened that way,” County Judge Mike Braddock said. “It should be restored, for the most part, back to where it was in 1916.”
Dressed for a journey: Texas Tech HSC’s first-year medical students receive white coats
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:03:51 +0000
Alyssa Byrd was 13 when her younger sister was diagnosed with Turner Syndrome, a chromosomal disorder.
She doesn’t present many symptoms, Byrd said. The biggest giveaways are her short stature and heart problems.
“Being around that and watching her growing up in the doctor’s office and being around it made me comfortable in the field,” she said.
When Byrd got into high school, she started shadowing doctors and getting an intimate look at the medical world.
Lubbock to hold appreciation night for local law enforcement
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:30:58 +0000
Appreciation night to honor local law enforcement
The city of Lubbock is planning a Law Enforcement Appreciation Night, according to a news release from Mayor Dan Pope.
Details for the event will be released Monday.
Traffic alert: Crews on scene after electrical shortage sparks fire near Tech Parkway
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:49:52 +0000
2 separate outages cause traffic issues
Two separate incidents caused power issues Friday afternoon that caused traffic issues on the Marsha Sharp Freeway.
Traffic lights were out at the intersection of Texas Tech Parkway and Marsha Sharp Freeway when an underground line was hit.
At 12:05 p.m., Lubbock police said they received reports of a power outage in the area after work crews struck electrical wires, causing an electrical shortage.
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