Silver Spurs tradition continues
lubbockonline.com / Sat, 20 Sep 2014 03:19:09 +0000
When former Lubbock High School football player Joshua Romo heard his alma mater would be playing in a different district than Monterey High School this year, he wondered what would happen to the longstanding Silver Spurs tradition.
As he watched his little brother, Lubbock High senior and defensive back Tommy Najera, hit the Plains Capital Park-Lowrey Field on Friday, Romo said he was happy to see the rivalry continue.
Kilgore College receives three applicants for vacant board seat
Three Kilgore residents have submitted applications to fill a vacant seat on Kilgore College’s governing board.
Pine Tree students set to begin work
Pine Tree Middle School sixth-graders will break ground today to stop erosion at their campus thanks to the help of a Keep Longview Beautiful grant they received in May.
Rep. Simpson to give Christian perspective on border in Kilgore
State Rep. David Simpson will present his border tour in Kilgore on Sunday as he shares slides and impressions he took from a tour of the Mexican border in July.
Resident travels to D.C. to speak to lawmakers
Marshall resident Renae Smith, along with 600 cancer patients, survivors and volunteers, traveled to the nation’s capital earlier this week to Congress to take steps to make cancer a national priority
Women files excessive force suit against Lubbock police
amarillo.com / Sat, 20 Sep 2014 03:24:22 +0000
LUBBOCK — A Lubbock woman is accusing a Lubbock police officer of using excessive force against her during a 2010 arrest, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court.
Veronica Hernandez, who was 15 at the time of the encounter, said Officer Adam Garrett Freeman acted maliciously when he assaulted and arrested her without probable cause, the lawsuit states.
Hernandez’s lawsuit names Freeman and the city of Lubbock as defendants in the case.
Pct. 2 vacancy
LMTonline.com / Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:02:50 -0500
A local judge who pleaded guilty to extortion submitted his resignation papers to Webb County commissioners Friday.
Gregg judge says he is monitoring moisture scale, anticipates declaring summer’s first burn ban so
A relatively wet summer is ending on a dry note, and Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt said he is watching a key index to see if the season’s first burn ban might be necessary.
Mavette of the Week
Jacey Wall, is a 16 years old junior who started dancing when she was four years old with Jazzline Dance Studio.
Keep calm and blog on Waskom students learn to write by journaling their thoughts on the web
In teaching English and the mechanics of writing, one still would expect to see spiral notebooks and big blue pencils.
Officials: 706 babies, 43 employees exposed to tuberculosis at El Paso hospital
elpasotimes.com / Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:17:41 MDT
Health officials said that 706 babies from El Paso, New Mexico and Mexico who were born at Providence Memorial Hospital might have been exposed to tuberculosis.
Dean touts Longview feats during final State of the City address
Longview Mayor Jay Dean kept a promise to the people Friday: He didn’t cry while delivering his 10th and final State of the City address.
Voter registration drives set
LMTonline.com / Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:02:51 -0500
The Webb County Elections Office, along with numerous local entities and locations, will host voter registration drives in a nation-wide event to recognize National Voter Registration Day.
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