Littlefield Life

Sun
16
Mar

OLTON 4-H DONATION

Members of the Olton 4-H Club recently received a $2,500 donation on behalf of LaNell Whitaker through America’s Farmers Grow Communities and the Monsanto Fund. On the right, Monsanto representative, Mike Heath, along with winning farmer, LaNell Whitaker, presented the Olton 4-H Club with a check for $2,500 through America’s Farmers Grow Communities.
 
Wed
12
Mar

Olton residents honored at 57th Chamber Banquet

Honored Saturday night as the “2014 Farm Family of the Year” were these members of the Steve and LaNell Whitaker family. The recognition was presented during the 57th annual Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture Banquet, held in the Olton School Cafeteria.

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Five awards were presented to some of Olton’s outstanding citizens Saturday night, as they were recognized by the Olton Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture at their 57th annual banquet. Besides the special entertainment by Joella and Lanny Hemmings of Anton, and the humor presented by Master of Ceremonies Kurt Kiser of Lubbock, the farm family, teacher of the year, woman of the year, man of the year, and citizen through the years were introduced and applauded.

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Sun
09
Mar

Wildcat Golf Team wins first in Tulia

The Littlefield JV and Varsity Wildcat golf teams participated in play in Tulia this past week. The Wildcats took first place with a score of 184, and Abernathy had a score of 189, and Friona took third with a score of 195.

By JAMIE McNABB.
 
The JV and Varsity Wildcat golf teams were rewarded for their efforts this week in Tulia. The boys competed against the six teams that they will meet later in the season in district play, as well as three other area teams. Due to inclement weather, the teams were only able to play nine brutal holes. Even with the cold, wind and rain, Coach Duncan said the Cats “played great”. As a team, the Wildcats took first place with a score of 184, followed by a 189 by Abernathy.
 
Sun
09
Mar

JV Lady Softball Team remains undefeated

Littlefield Lady Cat Luz Fernandez went for the catch in order to try and tag out a Lubbock Titan base runner in Tuesday night’s home game. The Lady Cats fell to the Lady Titans 18-8.

By JAMIE McNABB.
 
An undefeated JV Lady Wildcat team hosted the Lubbock Titans Tuesday night, and dfeated them 15-5, in softball action. The Lady Cats came out on fire on offense as well as remaining tough on defense. Ashley Arce started on the mound, allowing only two runs in the first two innings. Isa Martinez, Kambri Hanlin, Jamacia Ross, Bailey Bowman and Brittany Trevino scored one run each in the first.
 
Sun
09
Mar

Lamb County 4-H members participate in Decision Contest

Winning second place Intermediate Team at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo Consumer Decision Making Contest, were these local 4-H Club members. Shown, left to right, are David Burt, Andrew Burt, Jett Patterson, and Logan Warren.

By MANDI SEATON Lamb CEA-FCS.
 
Lamb County 4-H members participated in the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo and the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo Consumer Decision Making contests. Consumer Decision Making gives youth the opportunity to make wise decisions when shopping. Consumer Decision Making is a judging contest designed to teach kids to observe, compare and make consumer based decisions based on facts. 4-Hers use their consumer knowledge to rank similarly based products to fit a given scenario. Kids learn to organize their thoughts and to defend their decisions in oral reasons.
 
Sun
09
Mar

Littlefield Primary students make honor lists

Staff members at Littlefield Primary School have been recognized as having perfect attendance for the fourth six weeks of school. Shown on the ront row, left to right, are: Heather Hartley, LaShanda Castillo, Hortensia Bosquez, Peggy Robison, Josie Trugillo, Freda Montgomery, Stephanie Gage, Kathleen Ingram, and Jenny Teafatiller On the back row are: Jan Richards, Mary Jo Huseman, Jan Kirby, Kelly DeLoach, Brandi Gonzales, and Nancy Sewell.

Littlefield Primary School has released its Honor Rolls for the fourth six weeks of the school year.
“A” HONOR ROLL.
First Grade: Buddy Beal, Madison Brown, T’aijae Chambers, Ariel Davis, Hannah Demel, Chloe Diaz, Payton Fleming, Daniel Garza, Brenton Green, Michael Hernandez, Raegan Holmes, Jakob Kirkland, Kimberly Lepez, Brandon Marines, William McNeese, Teagan Miller, Kyra Nesbitt, Isaac Perez, Cassidy Pinon, Natalia Sanchez and Sean Ybarra.
 
Wed
05
Mar

LEADER DOG PROGRAM

Ronnie Vaughn, left, program chairman for the Early Risers Lions Club, thanks James Blackwell, also a member of the Early Risers Lions, for his program. Blackwell serves as chairman for District 2-T2 for Leader Dogs for the Blind. Leader Dogs are also available for the deaf as well.
 
Wed
05
Mar

FUND RAISERS INTERVIEWED

Littlefield High School and Junior High Student Councils were recently interviewed on 96.3 KLLL for their part in raising money for the Children’s Miracle Network. Together the schools raised just under $2,000. Shown, left to right, are Joleene Reid, Jaylynn Reid, the KLLL Disc Jockey, and Kelan Foster. Sponsor of the High School Student Council is Nicole Shelley and their principal is Ricky Hobbs. The Junior High Sponsor is Kathy Richey and the principal is Trevor Edgemon.
 
Sun
02
Mar

Engagement announced

Shelby Dakota Foshee of Littlefield, and Taylon Clay Garrett, formerly of Anton, have announced their engagement and approaching marriage. Shelby is the daughter of Dan and Pam Foshee of Littlefield. Taylon is the son of Mike and Tammy Garrett of Anton. A June 21 wedding is scheduled to be held at the Lake Ransom Canyon Ranch House, near Lubbock.
 
Sun
02
Mar

Littlefield Animal Project plans fund-raising event

Littlefield Animal Project (LAP) met at the West 84 Tobacco Shop to discuss needs and future activities. The organization is a no-kill project to find homes for dogs and cats that have been rescued in Littlefield. They act as a train station to provide a stop between animals living on the street and receiving a permanent home. Plans were discussed for fundraising to continue local work and fulfill needs of the community regarding animals.
 

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