wacotrib.com / Mon, 04 May 2015 23:35:46 -0500
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Area Catholics unite for farming prayers
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 05 May 2015 05:06:58 +0000
SLATON — They came to pray for rain, but didn’t have to ask very hard.
Bishop Plácido Rodríguez praised the weather Monday night during the Lubbock Catholic Diocese’s annual Rural Life Mass.
“God, our heavenly father, has read our minds,” he said. “He has recognized our prayers before we even asked.”
The bishop led his fellow faithful with prayers for agriculture and its workers. Most South Plains farmers will start dropping seeds within a few weeks.
Boxing match pops up on phones as TV habits change
wacotrib.com / Mon, 04 May 2015 16:18:53 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — It should have been a proud moment for TV: A much-hyped sports event drawing in millions of paying viewers and showcasing the clout still held by traditional media heavyweights.
Our View: Andrews girls golf team shows why it is the dominant sports program in region
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 04 May 2015 16:53:00 -0500
For the Andrews girls golf team. The Drive for Five ended like the previous years for the Andrews girls golf team -- with a state championship.
American Diabetes Association looking for activities suggestions
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 04 May 2015 22:22:41 +0000
The local branch of the American Diabetes Association is forming a Young Professional group, according to a news release from the local chapter.
ADA will host a meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Bahama Bucks to discuss activities for people between 17 and 27 years old living with diabetes.
9 police officers kidnapped in northern Mexico; 1 dead
wacotrib.com / Mon, 04 May 2015 23:00:56 -0500
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — An official says nine police officers were kidnapped by a criminal gang in northern Mexico and later rescued, though one was killed in the confrontation.
Lubbock Lupus Group to recognize World Lupus Day
lubbockonline.com / Mon, 04 May 2015 22:27:03 +0000
The fourth annual Fill the Sky Purple event, sponsored by the Lubbock Lupus Group, will be Saturday.
The event commemorates World Lupus Day.
The event will include a purple balloon release, musical entertainment, activities for kids, information about the disease and food.
Dogs are welcome to participate, according to a news release.
For additional information about the event, visit the Lubbock Lupus Group Facebook page, email email@example.com or call (972) 358-8487.
Sally Beauty probe reports of unusual payment card activity
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 4 May 2015 17:51:31 MDT
DENTON, TEXAS >> Sally Beauty said Monday that it is investigating reports of unusual activity on payment cards used at some of its U.S. stores.
Fox renews ‘The Simpsons’ for 2 more seasons
wacotrib.com / Mon, 04 May 2015 17:22:14 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Simpsons" will keep the satire coming for at least two more seasons.
Volkswagen won’t rush choice of new board chair
wacotrib.com / Tue, 05 May 2015 03:47:36 -0500
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The acting chairman of Volkswagen AG says the company won't rush its choice of a new chair after the resignation of company patriarch Ferdinand Piech.
5th Circuit: 3 Mexican states cannot sue BP over 2010 spill
wacotrib.com / Mon, 04 May 2015 18:27:33 -0500
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's dismissal of a lawsuit against BP and other companies by three Mexican states over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Family of Elton Simpson issue statement
wacotrib.com / Mon, 04 May 2015 20:49:04 -0500
PHOENIX (AP) — Statement from the family of Elton Simpson, issued by Phoenix law firm Osborn Maledon:
Texas Avenue flooding (VIDEO)
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 05 May 2015 01:40:06 +0000
Rio Grande Valley