City Council review – Anti-smoking ordinance

City Council review – Anti-smoking ordinance

Thursday night's Lubbock City Council meeting offered a glimpse of the future direction of that body and the news is mixed. The anti-smoking ordinance was on Thursday's agenda, at least for those not privy...
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Constable Crash’s crash report

Constable Crash’s crash report

The justification for constables is the need for a bailiff and process server in the justice of the peace courts. If Lubbock County constables confined themselves to this function there would probably be little...
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at Lubbock City Council meeting 9/10/2013

Councilwoman’s votes help pay the rent

City council watchers will remember the North and East Lubbock Community Development Corporation. It encompasses a for-profit corporation owned by a non-profit through which it takes over one quarter million dollars per year that it only partially accounts for. In the larger scheme of things it is a mechanism by which Councilwoman Latrelle Bright Joy helps siphon public dollars into her law firm; dollars which allegedly help develop north and east Lubbock.

NELCDC is an exercise in economic alchemy.… Read more »

Wind Gusts

Sheriff to Constable: Keep your bullet in your pocket, Barney

Lubbock County Sheriff Kelly Rowe has a message for Constable Precinct 2 Joe Pinson: keep your bullet in your pocket, Barney. The sheriff does not want Pinson, who has wrecked three county vehicles, joining in any more high speed pursuits. The Sheriff’s letter reads, in part, “specifically with regard to pursuits I must insist you not interject yourself into any in the future.”

Wrecking vehicles isn’t Crash Pinson’s only offense. According to the Sheriff’s… Read more »