Classes resume in Lockney, Texas Tech offers books

LOCKNEY, Texas - Texas Tech University is offering books and other educational support after Lockney High School was destroyed by a suspicious fire.

Principal Todd Hallmark says trailers, to be used as portable classrooms, should arrive within three weeks.

School resumed Wednesday, with two churches being used as temporary classroom sites in Lockney, located 60 miles northeast of Lubbock.

Laura Heinz, with Texas Tech University libraries, says the school is making arrangements to deliver materials, then pick them up when students are finished with the books.

Tech has teacher and student editions of books available.

Lubbock Cooper High School is collecting donations and offering textbooks. Frenship High School is holding fundraisers to offer assistance after Sunday night's fire.

Two girls were arrested in the felony arson investigation.

Information from KCBD-TV & Lubbock Avalanche-Journal