Kelly Plasker is Texan to her core, with roots stretching from the plains of Lubbock down to the San Antonio River. The proud daughter of an Air Force family, Kelly was raised on duty, community, and loyalty. Growing up under the vast West Texas skies, Kelly grew to appreciate the dynamics of weather and listening to 94.5 KFMX. Not just a face on the television, Kelly is an active mother supporting her children in their school and extra-curricular activities. When time permits, she loves soaking up the vibrant West Texas sun poolside, on the golf course, or cheering on the Red Raiders.
Texas 15th State Unemployment Most Affected By Pandemic Last Week
WalletHub, a personal-finance website, released findings this morning which revealed that Texas ranked 15th on a list of states, including the District of Columbia, with the biggest increase in unemployment due to coronavirus.
Study Shows Texas Is the State 11th Most Slowed Down by COVID-19
According to WalletHub, in order to determine which states have slowed down the most during the pandemic they "used Google data to compare the 50 states across six key metrics. Each metric measures the percentage point increase or decrease in visits to various types of places due to coronavirus…
Texas Ranked 22nd In WalletHub Study of Best States For Working From Home
WalletHub says that they used data to "compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 12 key metrics. The data set ranges from the share of workers working from home before COVID-19 to internet cost and cybersecurity."
NASA STEM At Home Activities For Children Keeps Families Occupied
NASA has a dedicated section on its website for families looking for at home activities to do with elementary school-aged children. The STEM activities range from simple coloring pages to building an edible spacecraft.
USPS Issues “Healing PTSD” Stamp To Raise Funds For Veterans
The U.S. Postal Service has issued a new stamp to help raise funds for those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
‘El Paso Challenge’ Sweeping the Country in Wake of Mass Shooting Tragedy
One day after the tragedy, an El Paso mother took to Twitter to share an idea her 11-year-old son came up with in order to encourage random acts of kindness.
WATCH: Horrifying Amusement Park Tragedy Caught on Camera
Lubbock may not have seen a tragedy such as the one that occurred this month in India, but the ride involved in the accident which killed two and injured dozens more is one that South Plains Fair goers may recognize.
Pet Owners Should Remember These Things During Summer Months
Summer time typically brings the best weather to enjoy the great outdoors, but the warmer weather and 4th of July festivities can also bring dangerous conditions for our four legged friends.
Chicago T-Shirt Company Trolls Texas Over Whataburger Sale
Texans are still reeling over the news that Whataburger was sold to a Chicago-based investment firm. This isn't helping.