It was 1978 when the first test-tube baby was born. By 2018, 40 years later, the CDC estimates that kind of baby-making science accounts for as many as 4 million births every year. Here’s what’s new today, thanks to the Texas Tech School of Medicine... a patented discovery made by two researchers there could also make an incredible impact among couples trying to have a baby.
More than 5,000 luminaries or small paper lanterns will line the pathways of the 19-acre historic park. They are wheelchair and stroller accessible. Along the way, visitors pass cowboys camped out near their horses, brewing their coffee over the campfire. Visitors can choose in what order they want to see the historic structures, which lighted pathways they want to take.
On Sunday, December 12th, outside the Maggie Trejo Supercenter located at 3200 Amherst in the Arnett Benson area, Pancho Clos will make an appearance before hitching a ride with La Diferencia Car Club.
The First Friday Art Trail promotes art and outreach within the community of Lubbock. Held from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. rain or shine, this progressive art program delights visitors with a plethora of art experiences. It is free admission.
This year would be much different for the band after the tragic November 19 crash that took the life of the band director, Darin Johns, and bus driver, Mark Boswell, as well as injured numerous students.
On Thursday, December 9th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Anderson Bros. Jewelers will be hosting a Christmas Open House benefiting CASA of the South Plains. There will be hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and jewelry on sale, along with the coveted Hearts on Fire Beloved pendant, valued at $4,000.
James Mark Bishop, 49, has been wanted since July 2021, when the Tulia Police Department issued two warrants for continuous sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child. Bishop was a deputy with the Texas County Sheriff’s Office in Oklahoma in 2005 when he was arrested on allegations of sexual exploitations of a child.
The federal vaccine mandate, which would require businesses with more than 100 employees to require employee vaccinations or weekly COVID-19 testing, is currently on hold after the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals issued a stay last month.
The omicron variant of COVID-19, which had been undetected in the U.S. before the middle of this week, had been discovered in at least five states by the end of Thursday, showing yet again how mutations of the virus can circumnavigate the globe with speed and ease.