LNB: Archived headlines from the A-J

Some headlines from each quarter of the century:

1919: Rent houses scarce in town

1965: Parking meters to go in 90-day ‘trial run’

1972: Ceremonies mark opening of Texas Tech med school

1999: Tech’s United Spirit Arena opens to glowing reviews



1970 Deadly twister: Emergency crews respond to devastation after tornado roar through city

A massive tornado ripped through the heart of downtown Lubbodk late Monday nigh — leaving death, destruction in th emillions, and a city badly crippled.

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1998: Methodists embrace merger vote; clears way for Covenant

MIDLAND — The cross-and-flame symbol on Methodist Hospital will come down, and a symbol representing a new hospital system forged by the merger of Methodist and St. Mary Hospital will take its place.

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1972 Ceremonies mark opening of Texas Tech med school

One of the most momentous occasions in the 46-year history of Texas Tech University took place today as the one-time cow pasture college formally opened its own school of medicine.

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1939: Westerners bring home state title

COTTON BOWL, DALLAS, Dec. 30 – It is the first time this has happened and it is quite a spot for a Lubbock sports writer — because it is the first time Lubbock High school ever won a state football championship.

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