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Sound the sirens: Lubbock eyeing outdoor warning system

Lubbock is one of the most-populated cities in the 16-state tornado alley that does not have an outdoor siren system, a 2014 citizens advisory committee reported. That’s likely to chan ge under next year’s city budget. Jay Leeson has advocated for an outdoor warning system for years. He was on that 2014 committee that sugges ted Lubbock invest in one. “I f I recall correctly in the Lubbock City charter, it says that the city shall provide for protection of life and property," Leeson said. ...

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Daughter documenting talks with mother in nursing home

“July 18, 2020. ‘When are you coming to see me?’ ‘I can’t come see you because of the virus that’s going around,’ I told her, again. ‘I’ll be there when they let me come through the door.’ ‘I wish you could walk through the door any minute,’ she said.” Jerry Montgomery reads from the journal she keeps to note conversations with her 91-year-old mother Carol, who lives in a nursing home two hours away and has Alzheimer’s. Jerry has been recording their conversations since January - before COVID...

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Lubbock confirmed 51 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths today. This brings the total case count for the county to 6,110, with 1,714 listed as active, 80 deaths, and 4,316 listed as recovered.

 

From the City of Lubbock;

“As of 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 9, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 51 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and 17 additional recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 6,110: 1,714 active, 4,316 listed as recovered and 80 deaths. 

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Lubbock confirmed 41 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths today. This brings the total case count for the county to 6,059, with 1,680 listed as active, 80 deaths, and 4,299 listed as recovered.

 

From the City of Lubbock;

“As of 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 8, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 41 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and 20 additional recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 6,059: 1,680 active, 4,299 listed as recovered and 80 deaths. 

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Lubbock confirmed 59 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths today. This brings the total case count for the county to 6,018, with 1,658 listed as active, 80 deaths, and 4,279 listed as recovered.

 

From the City of Lubbock;

“As of 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 7, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 59 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and 122 additional recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 6,018: 1,659 active, 4,279 listed as recovered and 80 deaths. 

Sound the sirens: Lubbock eyeing outdoor warning system

Aug 7, 2020
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Lubbock is one of the most-populated cities in the 16-state tornado alley that does not have an outdoor siren system, a 2014 citizens advisory committee reported. That’s likely to change under next year’s city budget. 

Jay Leeson has advocated for an outdoor warning system for years. He was on that 2014 committee that suggested Lubbock invest in one.  

Lubbock confirmed 148 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths today. This brings the total case count for the county to 5,959, with 1,722 listed as active, 80 deaths, and 4,157 listed as recovered.

 

From the City of Lubbock;

“As of 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 148 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and 133 additional recoveries. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 5,959: 1,722 active, 4,157 listed as recovered and 80 deaths. 

Lubbock confirmed 60 new cases of COVID-19 and 1 additional death today. This brings the total case count for the county to 5,811, with 1,707 listed as active, 80 deaths, and 4,024 listed as recovered.

 

From the City of Lubbock;

“As of 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 60 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 193 recoveries and an additional death. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 5,811: 1,707 active, 4,024 listed as recovered and 80 deaths. 

President of Lubbock's NAACP, Milton Lee, address Levelland residents regarding complaints over mayor.
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After failing to collect enough signatures to recall Mayor Barbra Pinner, Levelland residents met Tuesday night to talk about next steps.

Manuel Mendez Jr. addressed the crowd of 23 in L.G. Griffin park on Tuesday evening. “I know a lot of you are disappointed,” he said following an opening prayer. He was a major driving force behind the movement. He filed a complaint last week with Lubbock’s NAACP. Milton Lee, the president of the organization, met with citizens of Levelland to answer questions.
 

Lubbock confirmed 99 new cases of COVID-19 and 1 additional death today. This brings the total case count for the county to 5,751, with 1,841 listed as active, 79 deaths, and 3,831 listed as recovered.

 

From the City of Lubbock;

“As of 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, the City of Lubbock confirmed 99 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), 128 recoveries and an additional death. The total number of cases in Lubbock County is 5,751: 1,841 active, 3,831 listed as recovered and 79 deaths. 

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