Mayor Glen Robertson writes General Greg Abbott.
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.
Man dead, woman at UMC
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.
Join Robert Pratt, host of Pratt on Texas, tomorrow at the West Texas Home Builders Association Home and Garden Show at the Lubbock Civic Center.
Pratt will greet listeners as he broadcasts Pratt on Texas live from 5p-7p.