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Elementary teacher dies in rollover near Ropesville

LUBBOCK, Texas - A teacher from Ropesville died in a crash northeast of the town, southwest of Lubbock late Tuesday night. According to the DPS, a 15-year-old driver fell asleep while driving a pickup eastbound on FM 1585 near Hummingbird Road. The truck ran off the road, the driver woke up and over


HS sports roundup: Monterey boys basketball gets even with Coronado

The Plainsmen broke a standings tie in District 3-5A with Coronado on Tuesday thanks to a game-high 25 points from Qua Butler in a 92-80 home win. Monterey pulled away with a 26-point second quarter for a 43-34 lead at the break and outscored the Mustangs by three points in the second half.


Wolfforth library receives grant aimed at early learning

WOLFFORTH, TX (KCBD) - The Wolfforth Library has been selected to be part of the Family Place Libraries project for 2019, which will help library officials focus on early learning initiatives to prepare children to enter school ready and able to learn.


Wolfforth PD asks for help in vehicle burglary case

WOLFFORTH, TX (KCBD) - The Wolfforth Police Department is asking the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in a vehicle burglary case over the weekend. The department has released a photo of the alleged burglary on its Facebook page. Anyone who has information on the suspect is asked to


Why some people aren't sold on giving Texas teachers a $5,000 raise

Some education groups and school districts aren’t yet ready to embrace a $3.7 billion plan to give all Texas teachers a $5,000 pay raise, citing concerns the plan might not be funded in the long term and will tie the hands of school officials.


Pete Duran: Here I am, Lord

He’s a Levelland, Texas, native but was living in San Antonio, Texas, working as a carpenter in 1967, when Pete Duran’s brother-in-law from Fort Wayne came for a visit. Duran had not previously met this relative, who was on vacation in San Antonio. But by the time he was leaving for his home in Fort


South Plains College to offer Certified Nurse Aide course

LEVELLAND – South Plains College will offer a five-week Certified Nurse Aide course from Jan. 28 through Feb. 27 in Room 120 of the Technical Arts building. Enrollment is limited to 10 students.


Bees come from behind to down Lady Tigers 38-31

The much-anticipated matchup between #13 Stephenville and District 7-4A rival #12 Glen Rose lived up to its billing as the Honeybees dug themselves out of a first-half hole and topped the Lady Tigers 38-31 on the road Tuesday night.


Southern Mesa Ag Conference set for Jan. 15 in Lamesa

The Southern Mesa Agricultural Conference, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Dawson and Lynn counties, will be Jan. 15. The conference will begin with registration at 7:45 a.m. and the program begins at 8 a.m. in the Forrest Park Community Center, 814 S. Houston St., Lame


Christopher Orlina scores 19, helps SPC hold off Howard

LEVELLAND — From South Plains College's 2018 NJCAA championship team, Christopher Orlina's the only returning starter and the lone player back who had a significant role. South Plains coach Steve Green might count on the 6-foot-7 sophomore even more than he realizes to help the Texans' chances of de


Lady Texans down Howard, make win streak 15

LEVELLAND — The South Plains College women shot nearly 56 percent from the field Monday night. It's easier to do with as many layups as the Lady Texans' pressure generated. Using their trademark sticky defense and a 22-point performance from sophomore guard Gabbie Green, No. 8 South Plains put away


South Plains College adds driver training to its continuing education classes

LEVELLAND, TX (KCBD) - South Plains College offers many continuing education and workforce development classes for people of all ages. Recently, the Levelland-based school announced they were bringing back their professional truck driving program when the spring semester begins on January 28.


Hoop Madness Team of the Week: Ropes Lady Eagles

ROPESVILLE, TX (KCBD) - The Ropes Lady Eagles are the Hoop Madness Team of the Week. Currently ranked second in Class 1A, the Lady Eagles are 20-2 on the season. Head Coach Mike McCann and the Lady Eagles came into the KCBD Studios to talk about their play and what’s next for the team.