Jan K. Herman, who served as the Navy’s chief medical historian, was brought to Lubbock recently by the Vietnam Center’s Guest Lecture Series to tell the story of how the USS Kirk saved an estimated 30,000 refugees in the chaos accompanying the fall of Saigon. The Kirk’s victory, in a context...

April 26, 2015 - 8:49pm

Dayle Rasberry, Texas Tech graduate and a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who was in military service during three wars, is celebrating his biggest day. He's 100 on Friday.

April 23, 2015 - 4:58pm

Delwin Jones was presented the prestigious George Mahon Award on Thursday by the Lubbock Professional Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications.

April 23, 2015 - 1:32pm

For another year, Jeanie Quest and her brother, Art, will participate in a tree-planting program that honors their parents, A.E. Gene and Audrey Anna Bell Quest, and that also recognizes other cities across Texas.

April 22, 2015 - 11:07am

The Association for Women in Communications will present awards in four categories during its annual Celebrity Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center.

April 21, 2015 - 12:23pm

C.L. Lewis may have seen the virtual start of the cold war while he was serving in the occupation forces in Berlin shortly after World War II.

April 19, 2015 - 10:35pm

Douglas Sanford of Sanford & Tatum Insurance agency will head this year's fundraising campaign for Lubbock Area United Way. The new campaign, which traditionally is an increase over the previous year's donations, would likely be set to exceed the $5.

April 17, 2015 - 5:28pm

The Vietnam Center and Archive Guest Lecture Series has scheduled a presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium of the Museum of Texas Tech by historian Jan K. Herman.

April 17, 2015 - 9:53am

The Stars and Stripes Drive-In will host a fundraiser for the Texas South Plains Honor Flight from Friday through Sunday at 5101 Clovis Road.

April 16, 2015 - 12:22am

There's a certain risk in equipping a secretary's office with a window. Geneva Boren was a secretary to the commander of Reese Air Force Base in the 1950s, and she had reached the top of her classification.

April 12, 2015 - 9:16pm