The city of Lubbock is home to several locations that are known to be “haunted,” according to local lore.
Hockley County has been the site of many historic events that have left a mark on its thriving culture.
Just off a Texas highway, a pile of luxury cars sits nose-first in the dirt, stripped to the chassis, covered in graffiti, and baking in the sun.
by SARA MARSHALL//Editor-in-chief As high quality, artisan alcohols become more popular in the United States, local growers are taking advantage of the booming market in West Texas. Beating out international wines and the top wines in […]
by SARA MARSHALL//Editor-in-chief In an uncertain world, brave men and women train every day to protect America’s borders from potential threats. Jaron Sidwell, a 23 year old U. S. Border Patrol Agent Trainee, is one of […]
by STACY JOHNSON//Editorial Assistant A tumbleweed blows across the sun-drenched hills past the legendary Four Sixes Ranch barn. Scenes reminiscent of the Old West transport visitors back in time. Located in Lubbock, Texas on the […]
[Editor’s note: This story is the first part of the three-part series “Doggone It!” examining the differences between therapy dogs, service dogs and emotional-support animals that begins with Issue #9 and concludes in Issue #11. […]
by STACY JOHNSON//Editorial Assistant For a few hours each month, Lubbock’s downtown area is transformed into a bustling, picturesque landscape of socialization and cultural activity. For the past 12 years, First Friday Art Trail has […]
by CHANISE RAY//Staff Writer Living with a complete stranger may seem like no big deal. But just wait until you want to wear your favorite pair of boots to class and they’re not in the […]
by SARA MASHALL //Editor-in-Chief
A chilly breeze cools the air down to almost unbearable temperatures, after weeks of warm days.
Caprock Canyon offer campers, hikers authentic outdoor experiences
by SARA MARSHALL//Editor-in-Chief
QUITAQUE, TX – Early morning sunlight paints the canyon walls in bright hues of red and pink. A cool breeze shakes the branches of a withered mesquite tree, lifeless in comparison to the surrounding nature.
Research center conducts studies to improve communication
by MATT MOLINAR //Opinion Editor
As technology develops, the way we communicate evolves.
Facilities such as the Center for Communication Research at Texas Tech University are paving the way for the future of advertising, marketing, television, broadcasting and even psychology.
by ALEX PEREZ//Feature Editor
AUSTIN – Imagine being surrounded by a crowd with thousands of people who have the same love for music, all jumping and singing in unison, everyone living in one of the happiest moments of their lives.
PHOTOS BY MICHAELA CHAMBLEE & NOELL LUNA/ PLAINSMAN PRESS
Article by MICHAELA CHAMBLEE/Staff Writer
The students and instructors in the cosmetology program at South Plains College strive to make their clients look and feel better on the inside and out.
SPC has two cosmetology buildings, one in Levelland and one in Plainview. The program has a 100-percent passing rate, meaning all students in the program pass the licensing exam. Instructors want to see the students pass and succeed in their career and in life.
Photos by TOVI OYERVIDEZ and SARA MARSHALL/PLAINSMAN PRESS by SARA MARSHALL//Editor-in-Chief Food on four wheels is the greatest thing since mac’n’cheese. Food trucks are usually associated with metropolitan areas such as Dallas or San Antonio, […]
“Butterfly Alive” exhibit teaches with interactive experience by JENNY GARZA/Entertainment Editor Everything is green, bright colors are flying around the room and children are pointing to the sky screaming and laughing. This is what is […]
Rattlesnake Roundup continues to educate, entertain by MICHAELA CHAMBLEE//Staff Writer SWEETWATER – Rattlesnakes are only as dangerous as you make them. Watching where you step, place your hands when sitting down, and resisting the urge […]
SXSW fills downtown Austin with sound of music by SERGIO MADRID/Staff Writer AUSTIN — No need for anything other than open ears, an empty stomach, and possibly an extra pair of shoes. We’re going to […]
Turbines creating green energy from West Texas winds by: NICOLE TRUGILLO/Editor-in- Chief Electricity is an everyday necessity. Electricity is so important that scientists are developing ways to produce energy without harming the planet. Wind energy […]
Legend of Iconic musician survives test of time by:NICOLE TRUGILLO/Editor-in-Chief The day that the music was born changed the music industry forever. Charles Holley, also known as Buddy Holly, was born on Sept. 7, 1936, […]