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Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Newspaper) - January 23, 2007, Lubbock, Texas LUBBOCK y ia r V B COUNT Extra chances Lady Raiders take it into double overtime against See how they fared against the 01 TUESDAY JANUARY The best of the worst Find out what actors and movies were handed a Razzie award for B3 98 50 CENTS Council to consider camera contract BY ELLIOTT BLACKBURN The cameras perched at city intersections this spring are not a Lubbock could ink a deal Thursday to have the camera based ticket system up and Lubbock running on This story first appeared on our Web site at MORE AN ONLINE POLL about the cameras can be found at The Lubbock City Council will con sider a contract with Aus based Traffic Systems to handle the billing and ticket collection on cameras around the Hub receives up to a month per intersection under the fiveyear contract to be considered by the If the 12 sites planned for 2007 go online as the com pany would receive more than for the Lubbock does not pay out of pocket for the but only adds revenue if violators run up more than the fee at each Hart He had little doubt the city would The city needs to only catch two red light runners per inter SEE PAGE A4 Event offers latest ag info BY LANCE LUNSFORD For three years the Southwest Farm and Ranch Classic has showcased an array of farm and ranch exhibits and entertainment The Classic is also a base of valuable fanner the show will bring together fanners and ranchers for events and presentations at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Organizers said the purpose of the event is to provide tural producers and landowners an opportunity to meet with com pany representatives to see new as well as the latest developments in A breakfast sponsored by the Lubbock Chamber of Com will feature a presenta tion on cotton policy and market outlook by Gary Adams of the National Cotton The Classic also hosts continu ing education f SEE PAGE A4 Lubbock our Web sits at JIM WATKINS T Reprints at Alternative energy developers cash in on areas idea breezy conditions BY LANCE LUNSFORD Its not that Windy the concrete struc ture that state officials once planned put around bock its the nonstop howling variety that more and more bringing money to the In see potential in what people here have known for a long time about the South Plains and Pan handle Some of the best wind in Texas hits ridge lines in the Davis Mountains and mesas in Taylor County near Thats hundreds of miles of But theres a small stretch of ideal wind pockets along the Caprock in Motley and Briscoe We have a lot of developers call us up and Wheres nobody looking said David assistant director at the I dont think theres going to be that magic but if there is thats a pretty hot spot At a height of about 90 wind in the Lubbock area is generally measured at to according to the Alterna tive Energy Institute at West Texas University in A little farther counties fall into a higher class of Where speeds measure to 1 But in those four Panhandle coun ties there are even stronger winds to We have a lot of developers right now that are leasing land in this said Dora executive director of SEE PAGE A4 PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY JIM JOE LANDIN f Windmills might soon become as much a part of the West Texas skyline as the sky itself as construction on developing wind farms In West Texas counties break ground to become a major part of energy Best area counties for wind Wind power class Class 3 Class 4 I Class 45 LJ Wind for wind 50 meters above ground n i Hartley Moore Hutchmson Potter Carson Gray Smith s Armstrong I CKtro j Hall Ballsy Lamb Wit Floyd I i Cochran HodOsy j I Crosby J King f wry lynn Sarza Kent Stonewall j j Borden j Scurry Mitchell Nolan Source MM University Energy JOE LANDIN V Gas prices dip below mark BY CHRIS VAN WAGENEN AJ BUSINESS EDITOR Motorists had a reason to smile on Monday as gasoline prices drifted below a gallon for regu lar I havent seen it as low as this in a long I never thought it would go below said who was filling up his truck at a Murphy Oil station off Fourth Matt who was filling up his truck at the same said I used to spend filling Trevino I spend hate to be but I dont think it will go much Many gasoline outlets across Lubbock began selling regular unleaded for a gallon on average by late Just how much further prices will fall is Its really a classic case of supply and What it boils down to is we have an dance of so prices are drop said Eddie director of communication for United Supermarkets which had been steadily lowering its prices in recent The Energy Department re ported Monday that crude inven tories were at their highest level in more than four months Lub were paying a gal lon for regular unleaded as gaso line rode into record Oil prices on the New York Mer cantile Exchange at the time were above a On the price for sweet crude for SEE PAGE A4 if I LISD names Gaines as new athletic director Ortiz Lubbock This story first appeared on our Web site at BY GEORGE WATSON Gary Ector County ISD athletic director and former Odessa Permian football is the new athletic director for the Lub bock Independent School Gaines replaces Ines and will take over his new duties next Its always a doubleedged Youre sad leaving good friends inside and outside the but at the same time you look forward to the Gaines Ive always had a lot of respect for the Lubbock Pete to Greg Sherwood and Coach Theyve been character people and I admire them for LISD Superintendent Wayne Ha vens said Gaines was the only per son the district had contacted about the opening since Perez announced his retirement on effective at the end of and LISD officials first met in Seminole SEE PAGE A4 Lubbock story first on our Web site at NSK TODAYS Annies T TOONS PRAYER T B3 Help oh gracious to live each moment to the fullest and to do our best in all that we Grant us strength and courage and guide us ever in thy Rll us with thy tove and gentle Hope Lubbock ON THE WEB A7 M MotHy cloudy High 18 Tomorrow Some High of Ou i Exhibits and Ag January 23 January 25 Lubbock Memorial Civic See our ad on pag TEXAS
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