Catherine Royalty: Lubbock's oldest WW2 vet
Catherine Royalty: Lubbock's oldest WW2 vet

You could describe Catherine Royalty in a number of ways. At 104-years-old, she is the oldest living World War II veteran in Lubbock. 

West Texas leaders tour Innovation Hub, discuss state of Texas Tech Vet School
West Texas leaders tour Innovation Hub, discuss state of Texas Tech Vet School

In support of education and business development in West Texas, Mayor Pope joined Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson to remind the state of West Texas' contributions.

High Point Village partners with Texas Tech Athletics for World Down Syndrome
High Point Village partners with Texas Tech Athletics for World Down Syndrome

On World Down Syndrome Awareness Day, student athletes from a variety of Texas Tech Athletics teams spent the afternoon with some of High Point Village's villagers. 

Lubbock-Cooper Education Foundation awards more than $100,000 in grants
Lubbock-Cooper Education Foundation awards more than $100,000 in grants

The Lubbock-Cooper Education Foundation surprised educators on all eight of its campuses by awarding more than $100,000 in grants.

Vista Bank: FirstCapital Bank 'sealed the demise' of Reagor-Dykes with fraudulent agreement
Vista Bank: FirstCapital Bank 'sealed the demise' of Reagor-Dykes with fraudulent agreement

Vista claimed Rick Dykes placed $7.5 million in a FirstCapital account in exchange for $2.1 million in capital; the court documents indicate Bart Reagor transferred an unknown amount of mutual fund assets for a similar agreement, but FirstCapital never extended any additional capital to the dealership.

Anthony Hall
Slaton Police and Lubbock SWAT responding to person barricaded inside home
Slaton Police and Lubbock SWAT responding to person barricaded inside home

The Slaton Police Department and the Lubbock County SWAT team are responding to reports of a barricaded subject inside a home in South Slaton.  

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise visits Lubbock for agriculture briefing
House Minority Whip Steve Scalise visits Lubbock for agriculture briefing

Lubbock Congressman Jodey Arrington rolled out the red carpet for a house leader today. It was to provide House Minority Whip Steve Scalise with a briefing on agriculture research. 

Jon Sokoloff
TTU System Board of Regents elect new Chairman and Vice Chairman
TTU System Board of Regents elect new Chairman and Vice Chairman

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents elected today (March 21) Christopher M. Huckabee and J. Michael Lewis chairman and vice chairman, respectively, during a special-called meeting of the board by telephone conference this afternoon.

Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees approves Dunbar Prep becoming a charter school
Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees approves Dunbar Prep becoming a charter school

The Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees unanimously passed a motion to keep Dunbar College Prep Academy, the only middle school in East Lubbock, in the district. 

Mendoza completes Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence
Mendoza completes Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence

Director of Membership Development, Laura Mendoza, recently received a Certificate of Completion in Advanced Chamber Management from a three-year regional professional development program through the Center for Chamber of Commerce Excellence.

Tech professor sworn in to US Air Force Science Advisory Board
Tech professor sworn in to US Air Force Science Advisory Board

Robert V. Duncan, the President’s Distinguished Chair in Physics and a professor in the Texas Tech University Department of Physics & Astronomy, was sworn in as a member of the U.S. Air Force Science Advisory Board (SAB) today (March 21). 

Governor Abbott appoints three to Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Board
Governor Abbott appoints three to Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Board

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Cassandra “Cassie” Bering, Richard Dean, and Ryan Dollinger to the Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Board for terms at the pleasure of the Governor.

Texas Tech receives $750,000 Grant to support disaster recovery
Texas Tech receives $750,000 Grant to support disaster recovery

The funds Texas Tech received are part of a larger $7.25 million grant distributed to communities throughout the State of Texas.

UPDATED: Stand-off ends when suspect falls through ceiling
UPDATED: Stand-off ends when suspect falls through ceiling

A suspect involved in a stand-off in central Lubbock nearly fell right into the lap of police. 

Texas Tech: no involvement in largest college admissions scandal in U.S. history
Texas Tech: no involvement in largest college admissions scandal in U.S. history

Nine universities have been named so far in the largest college admissions scandal prosecuted in U.S. history.

Jonah Tuls
LP&L: Smart meters provide more accurate billing
LP&L: Smart meters provide more accurate billing

In April, Lubbock Power and Light will begin the installation of advanced meters across Lubbock. They'll replace meters that are three to four decades out of date.

Cassie Carlson
Ribbon cutting ceremony kicks off 2019 Lemonade Day
Ribbon cutting ceremony kicks off 2019 Lemonade Day

Some young entrepreneurs can now officially load up for Lemonade Day. The campaign kicked off with a ribbon cutting at the YWCA. 

UPDATED: Fire Marshal's Office investigates structure fire near 78th and Ave. U
UPDATED: Fire Marshal's Office investigates structure fire near 78th and Ave. U

Fire units are responding to a reported structure fire near 78th and University. 

Congressman Arrington delivers remarks at Texas Tech School of Law
Congressman Arrington delivers remarks at Texas Tech School of Law

Texas Tech agricultural law students now have an author's perspective on the Farm Bill. Congressman Jodey Arrington gave an in-depth lecture on all 12 titles of that landmark legislation.

Trinity Christian School announces new varsity Head Football Coach
Trinity Christian School announces new varsity Head Football Coach

Trinity Christian School announced the hiring of Dr. Kevin Spiller as Head Football Coach.

700 Reagor-Dykes customers still have unresolved TT&L, trade-in
700 Reagor-Dykes customers still have unresolved TT&L, trade-in

About 700 Reagor-Dykes customers still have unresolved tax, title and license or trade-in issues. An attorney for the Auto Group provided the information during a hearing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court Wednesday.

Muleshoe man indicted on charges of kidnapping two children
Muleshoe man indicted on charges of kidnapping two children

A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment today charging a Texas man with two counts of kidnapping a minor, one count of coercion and enticement of a minor into illegal sexual activity and one count of cyberstalking. 

Man indicted for bank robbery near Tech
Man indicted for bank robbery near Tech

A federal grand jury indicted a man for the robbery of the Wells Fargo near Texas Tech.  

Road closures tomorrow
Road closures tomorrow

From LPD: On Thursday, March 21st, the Lubbock Police Department Major Crash Investigation Unit will be conducting a follow up scene investigation for a March 15th fatal crash at North Loop 289 and North Slide Road. 

Kristin Carol
This week's Good Day Good Dog
This week's Good Day Good Dog

Sarah from 4Legged Friends of Lubbock brought in Ty. He's a 4-year-old mix, very sweet and adventurous. Give him a good home!

Kristin Carol
Lubbock Police investigating several cases of fraud, phone scams targeting senior citizens
Lubbock Police investigating several cases of fraud, phone scams targeting senior citizens

Reports show about five million elderly Americans are financially exploited each year by phone scams.

Jonah Tuls

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