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Some prominent Texas politicians will be in Lubbock on Wednesday, attending the dedication of a memorial statue of former Texas Tech student Timothy Cole. Governor Rick Perry, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, and Senator Wendy Davis are all expected to attend.
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On Saturday, September 27, 2014, the City of Lubbock Municipal Museums, Buddy Holly Center and Silent Wings Museum, will participate in Smithsonian Magazine's 9th annual Museum Day. The Municipal Museums of Lubbock will join participating museums and cultural institutions nationwide to open their doors, free of charge, to all visitors who download the Museum Day ticket from Smithsonian.com .
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2. BEAUMONT Above: Beaumont Police arrest a man in connection with a meth lab bust at the Howard Johnson on Interstate 10. Two other people were taken into custody. 4. LUBBOCK Above: A West Texas cotton grower tills a field north of Lubbock, Texas, Friday, May 30, 2014.
A tropical system that moved through the western U.S. wasn't expected to bring much rain to Lubbock Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service in Lubbock. Jonathan Guseman, an NWS meteorologist, said remnants of the storm moved from the Gulf of California into Arizona and New Mexico, with a piece of the storm breaking off into West Texas.
State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor, and State Sen. Dan Patrick, her Republican counterpart are each making a brief swing through West Texas. Van de Putte, a San Antonio lawmaker, will stop through Lubbock Wednesday before travelling to Amarillo.
Grammy Award-winner Pat Benatar along with her husband, guitarist and songwriter Neil Giraldo, will join Cher for her critically acclaimed "Dressed to Kill" Tour coming to United Supermarkets Arena November 9. The legendary duo began touring with Cher in March to kick of their 35th Anniversary celebration and will continue to share the stage with her through the end of the year. Tickets for the Lubbock show are on sale now at Lubbock area Select-a-Seat outlets, online at www.selectaseatlubbock.com , and by phone at 806-770-2000.
Provided by 13th Annual Hub City BBQ The following downtown streets will be closed for the 13th Annual Hub City BBQ presented by Suddenlink: Broadway from Avenue O to Texas Ave. Ave. J between 13th and Main Street Ave. K between 13th and Main Street Ave. L between 13th and Main Street Ave. M between 13th and Main Street Ave. N between Broadway and Main Street These streets are scheduled to be closed from 6 a.m. Wed., Sept. 17, until 8 a.m. Fri., Sept.
Lubbock police say charges could be possible in the alcohol poisoning death of an 18-year-old Texas Tech student. The Lubbock County Medical Examiner's Office says Dalton Debrick died as a result of acute alcohol intoxication.
The West Texas Home Builders Association will display homes at prices ranging from approximately $1 million down to about $200,000 in its annual Fall Tour of Homes on Saturday and Sunday and Sept. 27-28.
The local lupus support group will host the sixth annual Lubbock Walk to End Lupus at 9 a.m. Saturday. Registration will start at 9 a.m. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. Awards will be given at 11:30 a.m. Individuals who raise money will receive rewards according to how much they raise.
Lubbock business leaders stood alongside Texas Tech administrators on Monday during the Phase One ceremonial groundbreaking of Tech's Research and Technology Park. Phase One of the $29 million project, to be located near Fourth Street and Texas Tech Parkway, establishes the site infrastructure and includes construction of a two-story, 41,000-gross-square-foot building featuring Tech's signature Spanish Renaissance design.
When she arrived at the Lubbock courthouse in 2009, Judge Jim Bob Darnell, who was the prosecutor in Timothy Cole's 1986 aggravated sexual assault case, agreed to meet with her family. More than 20 years after Cole's conviction, Darnell was told about the DNA results that confirmed another man was the rapist.
The Lubbock County District Attorney's office is no longer seeking the death penalty in the capital murder case of Thomas Dixon, according to a spokesperson with the 140th district judge's office. Dixon, 50, is an Amarillo doctor accused in the 2012 murder for hire plot against a romantic rival in Lubbock.
The awards given out by the North & East Lubbock Community Development Corporation are given to individuals and businesses that demonstrate exemplary leadership and service throughout Lubbock. This year, that recognition was given to two individuals and one business, who were honored during NELCDC's 10th annual Community Champion Awards Banquet that took place Monday at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.
Dan Fogelberg spent the last days of his life speaking out about prostate cancer and raising awareness about screenings using his personal three year journey as an example. In December 2007, Fogelberg succumbed to the disease, said Junior Vasquez, co-host and music director of the Lubbock Friends of Fogelber event.
As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 14-20, TxDOT is demonstrating the proper ways to install safety seats and reminding drivers to make an appointment for free child safety seat checks year round at the agency's 25 statewide district offices.
Wednesday's and Thursday's clinics will be from 1:30 to 4 p.m. and the clinic on Friday will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Vaccines for children 2 months through 18 years old cost $15 for one dose and $20 for two or more.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 08:50 am
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