Lubbock's mayor will run unopposed, District 1 Councilman Victor Hernandez will have two challengers, District 5 Councilwoman Karen Gibson will have one challenger, and three people will try for the District 3 seat being vacated by Todd Klein.
Two people arrested in connection with the trafficking ring received hefty sentences, and another received a much lighter sentence.
The No. 26 ranked Red Raiders dipped to 8-2 on the season, suffering its second shutout of the season. Houston remains undefeated with an 8-0 pitching record.
LSO deputies were called out to a home near the intersection of Woodrow Road and Indiana Avenue just before 10:20 p.m. Thursday.
Three City employees now have an increased salary, a board will look into alternative and renewable energy sources, and a settlement for the family of a motorcyclist killed last year were approved by the Lubbock City Council.
The University will name the Michael Herd Fracturing and Production Laboratory, located in the new Petroleum Engineering Research Building in his honor.
Lubbock Police Sergeant Jason Lewis confirmed that 15-year-old Noemi Velazquez has been located and a suspect is in the custody of Lubbock Police.
All in all, Lubbock-area Freemasons have distributed more than 3,600 dental hygiene kits to the first graders across West Texas in February.
Together, LISD secondary students earned a total of 1,220 First Division medals.
Texas Governor Rick Perry has proclaimed March 2nd through 8th of this year as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Texas.