Melody Zuniga joined her daughter for a program that identified sixth-grade girls who would be the first generation in their families to go to college. She wanted her youngest child to have opportunities she didn’t. Now, she’s an inspiration to her daughter. The 40-year-old mother is set to graduate in August.
“I don’t want to say it’s everything, because it’s not,” she says. “I’ve become a little bit more humbled. It’s more like a great accomplishment.”
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Drive a short distance east of Interstate 27 on Broadway Street and you’ll come across a relic of earlier times in Lubbock. The old Cliffhouse Restaurant no longer has a roof, windows or doors. But to one Lubbock woman, it’s a small slice of art heaven. Cimmee Hagy is working to turn it into an art gallery and a nearby former RV park into a community garden and kitchen.
“It was incredible looking when it went up and when it was open, and we want it to be incredible looking and...
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