Former Staff Sergeant Cody Leake served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 10 years, sacrificing so much for our freedom. After facing financial struggles and service-related disabilities, Thursday he and his son received a deserving gift.
As the drought continues across the South Plains, local first responders have been hard at work fighting wildfires. Even with rain in the forecast, experts say it will likely not be enough to keep them from seeing wildfires throughout the region.
An anonymous donor pledged to give Planned Parenthood $9 million dollars to go towards two new health clinics in West Texas, according to the Dallas Morning News. Although a final decision on locations have not been decided yet, the announcement sparked a range of reactions from Lubbock County political members.
When first responders work long hours at a scene, they don't usually have the little things necessary to keep them hydrated and healthy. This is why they have resources to give them extra help, such as their rehab unit.
A local car repair shop is warning drivers to watch out for more than just debris and animals when it comes to driving. They said something we see often in West Texas — tumbleweeds — are damaging local vehicles.