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Truck that ‘took out’ traffic signal sought(0)

January 22, 2015

Lubbock police are looking for a tractor-trailer that damaged a traffic signal earlier this month in West Lubbock. The white truck was hauling a large concrete pipe westbound in the 6800 block of 19th Street when the pipe took out the overhanging traffic signal, according to Lubbock police. Police urge anyone with information about the […]

Truck that ‘took out’ traffic signal sought

Frenship trustees seek public input on calendars

By Karen Michael A-J Media Two calendars are being considered at Frenship Independent School District for the 2015-16 school year, but those could be changed if the state Legislature changes state laws to allow districts to start school before the fourth week of August. Andy Penney, director of public relations for FISD, said one of […]

Wolfforth Library opens, dedicates job center

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By Bryan Navarette A-J Media On Monday, the city of Wolfforth Library held a grand opening to dedicate its new Job Research Center in honor of the late Andi Youngblood-Powers, former library director of the Wolfforth Library for nine years, who died two years ago on Dec. 3. Debbie Youngblood-Perkey, mother to Powers, said Andi […]

Area legislators get down to business

By Enrique Rangel A-J Media Austin Bureau AUSTIN — The Texas Legislature was back in session Tuesday and for members of the area’s delegation it was taking care of business right away. In the House of Representatives, for Four Price, R-Amarillo, it was nominating Speaker Joe Straus for a fourth term as leader of the […]

Komarek among most notable area residents lost in 2014

BY GABRIEL MONTE A-J MEDIA They may have been known for their talents and achievements but they will be remembered for their compassion and good deeds. Notable South Plains residents who died in 2014 include: Steve Komarek Komarek was the driving force behind the annual Paint the Sky for Fourth of July fireworks display in […]

FHS senior improves to satisfactory condition

A Frenship High School senior who was hit by a truck while crossing FM 179 to the school on Dec. 17 was recently listed in satisfactory condition at University Medical Center. Kennedy Reeves, 17, had parked at Peoples Bank Stadium across from the school and was crossing the street shortly after 7 a.m. when she […]

Lubbock County elected officials sworn in

BY JOSIE MUSICO A-J MEDIA Justice of the Peace Ann-Marie Carruth fought tears of joy as she swore to fairly represent her new Lubbock County office. Although elected officials have known they had the job since November — and longer in some cases — a ceremony Jan. 1 made it hit home. “It’s still a little […]

Wolfforth to host NSCAA Special Topics Course

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The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) will be holding a Special Topics Diploma course: Coaching Methodologies in Wolfforth, TX. Location: Frenship Turf Room/Fieldhouse, 902 N Dowden Rd., Wolfforth, TX 79382 Course Date & Time: Saturday, January 24 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Special Topics “Coaching Methodologies” Diploma: $80 Description: The NSCAA Academy conducts […]

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