Glider planes had an important role in the success of the Normandy Beach Invasion that ended World War II. The Silent Wings Museum is dedicated to preserving the memory, as well as the history, of […]
Lubbock Lake Landmark not only preserves the natural heritage of the land but also provides leadership through stewardship by volunteering, research, and education. Scott Trevey, historic maintenance supervisor at Lubbock Lake Landmark, works on preserving […]
The prairie dog has been around for thousands of years, although little has been recorded of its lifestyle until recent history. Most Americans have heard of the little animal but have never seen one or […]
Creating an altar for deceased ancestors in order to keep their memory alive, families celebrate the long practiced rituals of Dia de los Muertos. Dia de los Muertos was celebrated in the exhibit hall of […]
The Woodrow Manor has a short, tragic history that, some believe, makes it worthy to stand among other haunted houses. Woodrow Manor is located just south of Lubbock, between a few fields, with very few […]
Barbecue. Street tacos. Sweet treats. Among other options, food trucks offer a variety of choices that encourage individuals to try new foods that cannot be found anywhere else. Food trucks are growing in popularity across […]
From teaching the basics of saving lives to putting out fires, the South Plains College Fire Academy provides everything needed to become a certified firefighter. The SPC Fire Academy program started after Lubbock Fire and […]
Palo Duro Canyon offers a variety of sights, history, geology, and exciting family-friendly activities. The state park is located in the panhandle of Texas around, 20 miles from Canyon, Texas. It is 120 miles long, […]
Speckled around the quiet streets of Levelland are various works of art that collectively come together to paint a visual history of Hockley County and the people who worked to make it what it is […]
ALL PHOTOS BY Autumn Bippert CARLSBAD, N.M.– The air is humid, and the underground trail is dimly lit. The atmosphere may be gloomy and damp, but it is full of opportunities to learn and witness amazing […]
In the calm of the night, you can hear the screams of the people who dared to enter Nightmare on 19th Street.
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 […]