Littlefield Life

Wed
29
Oct

SPC slates Texas Concealed Handgun License class on Nov. 1

South Plains College will offer the Texas Concealed Handgun License class on Nov. 1 (Saturday) in the Law Enforcement Technology building in Room 115 on the Levelland campus. Enrollment is limited. Class will begin at 8 a.m., and will include breaks every hour and a one-hour break for lunch. The classroom portion will be completed by 3 p.m. and the length of the range portion will depend on the number of students.

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Sat
25
Oct

FEEDYARD TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION

These Springlake-Earth High School students attended the Equipment Operation and Maintenance portion of the Feedyard Technician Certification Program on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at West Texas A&M University’s Ag Education Learning Lab in Amarillo.
 
Sat
25
Oct

Martha Haynes celebrates her 100th birthday Oct. 1

MARTHA HAYNES of Littlefield celebrated her 100th birthday on Oct. 1, 2014. She was born in Kansas, and has been living in Littlefield since the 1939.

By JENNIFER GARZA
 
Imagine living during the Great Depression, the World Wars, and being a college student in your 50’s. Well, Martha Haynes of Littlefield has indeed done all of these things, and much more in her 100 years on this earth. She was born on Oct. 1, 1914 in Kansas, where she and her family lived until she was 9 years old, when her family decided to move to the small town of Olton.
 
Wed
22
Oct

AMHERST NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

By MANDI SEATON,
 
More than 70 people participated in the Friend to Friend: Staying Well Together Party hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Lamb County in Littlefield, on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. The Friend to Friend program provided up-to-date information on breast cancer and mammograms and on cervical cancer and Pap tests, encouraged women to get regular mammograms and Pap tests for the early detection of breast and cervical cancer, answered questions and concerns about mammograms and Pap tests, debunked myths regarding screenings and procedures, and helped participants get these important screenings free or for a low cost, if they meet eligibility requirements.
 
Wed
22
Oct

NEW CHAIRS FOR CONFERENCE ROOM

Alice Redeker, Betty Kemp and Janice Sokora try out some of the chairs the Lamb Healthcare Center Auxiliary purchased for the hospital’s Conference Room.
 
Sat
18
Oct

Shapes Little Steps Head Start take the Global Cardboard Challenge

Ricky and Daniella Vasquez helped their daughter, Michelle build a cardboard Sponge Bob Square Pants at the recent Global Cardboard Challenge.
 
Sat
18
Oct

Building Strong Families Conference set in Lubbock

Registration deadline is Oct. 20, for those who plan to attend the Building Strong Families Conference in Lubbock. The 19th anniversary of the conference for parents, and those who work with them, is set for Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Region 17 Education Service Center, 1111 W. Loop 289, in Lubbock.
 
Wed
15
Oct

LHS sets open house on Monday, Oct. 20

Littlefield High School will be conducting open house from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday evening, Oct. 20. The community is invited to the come and go event, and visit with the teachers and administration. Last year’s Littlefield High School yearbook will be available to be picked up, for those who haven’t received them yet, and pre-orders for this year’s yearbook will be taken. The cost is $40 for each of issues.
 
Wed
15
Oct

USDA expands access to credit to help beginning family farmers

Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will improve farm loans by expanding eligibility and increasing lending limits to help more beginning and family farmers. As part of this effort, USDA is raising the borrowing limit for the microloan program from $35,000 to $50,000; simplify the lending processes; updating required “farming experience” to include other valuable experiences; and expanding eligible business entities to reflect changes in the way family farms are owned and operated.
 
Sat
11
Oct

CANCER AWARENESS

Lionel Silvas, 21, of Littlefield, an employee at Littlefield’s McDonald’s Restaurant, is wearing his hair in pink, along with a pink neck tie, during the month of October, drawing awareness to breast cancer research.
 

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