April 12, 2011
Mac Davis and his “happiness is Lubbock in my review mirror” line to the contrary, the Hub City of the Plains has a lot going for it. There’s exciting college football in the fall, the Buddy Holly museum, the world’s largest collection of vintage windmills and plenty of friendly residents.
As windy as it can be, especially in the spring, Lubbock doesn’t seem like a place that would have any particular appeal to ethereal apparitions, but not according to Rob Weiner, a librarian at Texas Tech University. Speaking at the recent meeting of the West Texas Historical Association, he offered two Lubbock ghost stories and one strange tale of a man who made his amends for a ghastly crime one brick at a time.