Littlefield Life

Wed
06
May

ACTIVE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERS

ACTIVE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERS—Senior students at Littlefield High School who participated in Monday’s induction ceremony were: front row: Lindsey Duesterhaus, Cortney Clark, Chelsea Arenivaz, Tiffany Almanza, Caitlyn Carroll, Kaitlyn Campbell, Madison Ingle, Alexandrea Rodriquez, and Miranda Muniz. On the back row: Jacob Howard, Kaden Gonzales, Reese Rogers, Abrahm Lucero, Dakota Gage, Jared Parker, and Kolton Gonzales. Not shown is Rhett Butler. 

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Sat
02
May

LIONS CAMP PROGRAM

Norman Padget, right, director for the Texas Lions Camp at Kerrville, was greeted to the Early Risers Lions Club program Tuesday morning by Ronnie Vaughn, secretary and program chairman. Weekly camps are held for children from 7 to 16 years of age, with disabilities, such as diabetes, Downs Syndrome, and other disabilities at no cost to the children or their families. Activities at the camps are swimming, horseback riding, archery, arts and crafts, and more. The first camp of children began in the summer of 1952, after the camp was organized in 1949. 700 children have already been placed, and 1,500 or more are exptected to attend this summer. Ronnie also received a patch for the club after earning first place in district Governor’s competition in Category II activities for the 2014-2015 year. He also received the District Governor’s Achievement pin for serving as the Zone Chairman in District 2-T2.

Sat
02
May

AgriLife Extension debuts ‘Living with Texas Fire’

Texas prescribed fire aficionados now have a series of free educational YouTube videos tailored specifically for the Lone Star State, the project’s leader said. Dr. Morgan Russell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service range specialist at San Angelo, coordinated the project and garnered funding from the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources to produce the series of 20 short how-to educational clips on everything from planning a burn to transporting a drip torch. To access the series go to: http:/ /agrilifeextension.tamu.edu/solutions/ living-with-texas-fire/ . “The Living with Texas Fire video series is meant to showcase the various aspects of both prescribed burning as a cost-effective means of rangeland noxious plant management and for lessening the damage caused by wildfire, known as wildfire mitigation,” Russell said. “The underlying project goal is to empower and encourage Texas landowners to become fire-ready.

Sat
25
Apr

DONATION TO MAKE-A-WISH

Jordan Perry, left, representing the Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas, received a check for $1,122 from the Littlefield High School Student Council Wednesday afternoon. Funding for the donation was raised at their annual cake auction. Announcing the results and the donation to the Student Council members, and other students at Littlefield High School at a gathering in the LHS Library Wednesday afternoon, was Abrahm Luero, Student Council president. Ms. Perry revealed it costs an average of $8,000, for each wish to be granted, and that the majority of wishes are for a visit to Disney World. The age range for those getting their wishes are from 2-1/2 to 18 years old.

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Sat
25
Apr

Littlefield Animal Project begins third rescue year

Littlefield Animal Project (LAP) will be entering its third year as a dog rescue organization in May, and organizers feel their efforts have been successful. LAP is successful because of the many donations it has received. There have been monetary donations, along with blankets, towels, toys, collars, leashes, harnesses, food and shampoos. LAP expressed a deepest gratitude for the donations of everything, which have enabled them to pay the veterinarian bill, to keep the dogs healthy, and for spaying and neutering the dogs so they can be adopted.

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Sat
18
Apr

wedding vows

Kara Mitchell and Armando Silvas, both of Littlefield, have announced their engagement and approaching marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Patrick and Shamarie Mitchell of Littlefield. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Miguel and Wendi Silvas of Littlefield.

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Sat
18
Apr

Kelsie Vest and Brandon Albus to marry in Aug. 8 ceremony

 Russell and Angie Vest of Levelland are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelsie Vest, to Brandon Albus of Littlefield. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Joann Morgan and the late Robert Morgan of Sundown, and the late Johnny and Darlene Vest of Levelland. The prospective groom is the son of Shane and Denise Albus of Littlefield. He is the grandson of Kenneth and Janet Houk and Leonard and Joyce Albus all of Littlefield  

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Fri
10
Apr

67TH ANNUAL FIRE CONFERENCE ATTENDEES

Lt. Kevin Skinner a Firefighter/EMT with Littlefield Fire Department and Littlefield EMS (right), and Jimmie Garcia a Firefighter and current EMT student (left), attended the 67th annual Fire Conference, hosted by Lubbock Fire Rescue at their Fire Training Grounds from April 6th thru 9th.

 

Sat
04
Apr

Members of Littlefield’s

 
Members of Littlefield’s Sacred Heart Catholic Church Knights of Columbus got to meet Texas Tech Red Raider Head Football Coach Kliff Kingsbury while volunteering to cook at the 2015 Ragin’ Cajun, which is a fundraiser sponsoring the Texas Special Olympics held Saturday, March 28th in Lubbbock. Members from the Knights of Columbus shown 

 

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Wed
01
Apr

Saturday, fun day with antique farming equipment

Members of the South Plains Antique Tractor and Equipment Association, and guests, were visiting and watching the plowing action from the west turn row Saturday on the Gordon Graves farm north of Spade.
 

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