Loan-A-Tubs out through Friday as the city prepares for code enforcement action

Plainview Code Enforcement is conducting sweeps for code violations. The department sweeps the northern portion of Plainview, including 16e St. of Quincy between I-27 and Columbia. Violations the department is looking for include: discarded or unserviceable vehicles, improperly parked vehicles, accumulation of trash, garbage, junk, wood or other materials left behind, obstructed view of street corners, overgrown weeds or grass, and scrap tires. Loan-A-Tubs are for citizens to dispose of furniture, small appliances, household items, trash/debris, tree limbs, grass clippings, electronics (not batteries) such as TVs, microwaves, computers, and other e-waste items. Commercial dumping is not allowed. The baths are on 26e and Quincy, 28e and Houston, 35e and Joliet and 16e and Joliet. They will remain until Friday.

Hale Center is hosting its seventh annual trout fishing family event at Caudle Lake Park on February 4. This is a free family event with free hot chocolate and coffee. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1309 E. 13e St. in downtown Hale. No fishing license is required on the day of the event from 7am to 7pm. The event is sponsored by the Hale Center Parks & Recreation Committee of the Hale Center Beautification Association.

The Plainview Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for Plainview’s Man and Woman of the Year. Nominations must be submitted by February 28.

Donations are now being accepted for the Plainview Chamber of Commerce mini-scholarship program. Each $150 grant helps teachers with classroom projects or with their classroom needs. The money will be paid out on March 20.
The Plainview Lions Club’s annual Pancake Supper takes place February 3 from 5-8 p.m. at PHS.
The West Texas Regional 2023 Scholastic Art Competition is currently on view on the Wayland Baptist University campus. The exhibit, featuring more than 300 artworks created by children in grades 7 to 12 from around the area, is on display at the Abraham Art Gallery. Those interested can view the exhibition at any time from Monday to February 4. The gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The art gallery is located in the atrium level of the WBU Learning Resource Center library of the Plainview campus.
LEARN Inc. in Lubbock offers a variety of vocational skills training and college readiness training for free. The organization provides assistance with applying for GED; academic/financial literacy advice; career guidance; university information; assistance with applying for authorisations; help with applying for student finance; and references to community resources. Call Cesar Rodriguez at (806)763-4256 or email [email protected] to make arrangements. LEARN Inc. is located at 2161 50e St. in Lubbock.
The first Broadway show in Buddy Holly Hall’s 2022-2023 Broadway series is just around the corner. Fiddler on the Roof will take the stage from January 30 to February 1 at the venue. The Tony Award-nominated show will be performed at 7:30 p.m. each of the three days. Tickets for the show go on sale January 17 and range from $40-$90 per night. To get a discount on group tickets (10 or more tickets), email [email protected] Tickets can be purchased online at by calling ETIX at 1(800) 514-3849, and in person at the venue box office at 1300 Mac Davis Lane, Lubbock, TX 79401, open Monday through Friday from 12 noon to 4 pm
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Cheap Trick will be performing at Buddy Holly Hall on March 1 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale January 13 at 10am. Prices range from $39.50 to $109.50, plus taxes and fees.
Tickets can be purchased online at by calling ETIX at 1 (800) 514- 3849, and in person at the venue box office at 1300 Mac Davis Lane, Lubbock, TX 79401, open Monday through Friday from 12 noon to 4 pm
Madagascar The Musical Live! will be coming to The Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts Center on June 9, 2023 next year. The musical is based on the Dreamworks movie with new songs written for the show. Tickets for the show are available from August 12 at 10am. Prices range from $34 to $100 including taxes and fees. Tickets can be purchased at, ETIX at 1 (800) 514- 3849 and at the box office at 1300 Mac Davis Lane, Lubbock, TX 79401.
FRIENDS! The Musical Parody will make a stop in Lubbock in February. The Buddy Holly Hall will host the production on February 2 at 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale July 22 at 10am. Tickets for the musical parody at Buddy Holly Hall range from $29.50 to $49.50, plus taxes and fees. They can be purchased at, by calling ETIX at 1(800)514-3849 and at the box office at 1300 Mac Davis Lane in Lubbock. The box office is open from Monday to Friday from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. For more information about the FRIENDS! The musical parody, visit
The Buddy Holly Hall will host “Dear Evan Hansen” in April as part of the Broadway at The Buddy Holly Hall series. Tickets are currently on sale for the show. Eight performances of the show are scheduled between April 4 and 9. Tickets are available at, or by calling (806)792-8339. Performances are scheduled for April 4, April 5, and April 6, all at 7:30 p.m. each night; April 7 at 8 p.m.; April 8 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and April 9 at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m
The Plainview Dance Club now meets on the first, second, and fourth Thursdays of each month at the Elks Lodge, 908 N. I-27 off Service Road. The groups meet from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. There is live entertainment every night. Smoking is not allowed and there are no snacks. Admission is $5 for members, $7 for non-members, and $10 for year-long memberships.
There are plans to create a Texas Tech Military & Veterans Tribute Walk at Memorial Circle on the Lubbock campus. There will also be a plaque honoring Tech Purple Heart recipients or those injured or killed in action. Those interested in making a purchase for the project can visit
Those interested in making a donation can make the Plainview Area Endowment online or by mail. Donations can be made at Checks can be mailed to The Plainview Area Endowment at 6102 82nd Street, #8B Lubbock, TX 79424 and put Giving Tuesday in the memo line.
Farmers and landowners in Hale County who require areas to be sprayed by the Noxious Weed Control District should visit the board’s website at or contact Lewis Senter, council supervisor, at 806-292-4750.
Show your patriotism by displaying an American flag outside your home or business on eight holidays throughout the year with the Kiwanis Club flag program! The club partners with PHS Band Boosters, PHS Jr. Navy ROTC, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Elks Lodge. Proceeds benefit local fairs. The cost is $40. Make checks payable to the Plainview Kiwanis Club, PO Box 684, Plainview, Texas 79073.
The South Plains AA Group meets at 803 S. Columbia in Plainview. A Big Book Study (open meeting) is held from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Mondays. Private meetings are held on Tuesday at 6:00 PM, on Thursday at 6:00 PM and on Sunday at 10:00 AM.

Loan-A-Tubs out through Friday as the city prepares for code enforcement action

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