Littlefield Life

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.
 
Wed
26
Feb

County’s farmers connecting with community

Members of the Lamb County Farm Bureau, Dustin Jennings, Board member; Mike Haines, Farm Bureau Agency manager; Espie Duran, United Supermarket service manager; and Ricky Yantis, Farm Bureau Board vice president; display all kinds of foods that are grown and produced in Texas.

During Texas Food Connection Week, Feb. 16 through 22, Farmers in Lamb County continued reaching out to local consumers, and to join with the two local grocery stores to provide food for those who need it. Farmers and ranchers across the state have organized community activities, donated to local philanthropies and sought to spur conversations with their customers during the week-long program. Friday, Feb. 21, farmer members of the Lamb County Farm Bureau, visited both grocery stores in Littlefield, promoting the “Food Connection Week” project.
 
Wed
26
Feb

Let’s Go, Let’s Grow with Lamb County 4-H

A Clover Kids 4-H meeting will be held Monday, March 3, at 6 p.m. in the Lamb County Ag and Community Center, 1619 Hall Ave., in Littlefield. Clover Kids are for those youth in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. This will be a great time for these children to learn more about 4-H. At this meeting, we will be making a pillowcase. Clover Kids will need to bring ¾ yd. of cotton/poly blend fabric that has been washed.
 
Sun
23
Feb

5th annual Denim Runway kicks off at ACG denim plant

Larry Lundberg demonstrates how a sliver of cotton is spun and transformed into thread. Texas Tech Apparel Design and Manufacturing students watch as he led them on a tour of Littlefield’s American Cotton Growers’ Denim Textile Plant earlier this week. The students later studied different denim options for their upcoming 5th annual Denim Runway competition.

The 5th annual Denim Runway competition, sponsored by Plains Cotton Cooperative Association, kicked off this week with a tour to the American Cotton Growers’ Denim Textile Plant in Littlefield. From raw cotton to a finished pair of blue jeans, Texas Tech apparel design students are learning what it takes to go from crop to clothes line. Elaine Morton, Taylor Dawson, and Kaitlyn McDonald were three of the students touring the mill and selecting their fabric.
 
Wed
19
Feb

LOTS OF RED FOR VALENTINE’S

Many of those attending the special community-wide Valentine’s Saints Ball, held Friday night in the Our Place Community Center, wore red as they celebrated the special dinner and concert. Members of several area churches came together for a fun-time of fellowship together, as friendships were renewed and a lot of laughter was enjoyed. After the catered meal, the congregation enjoyed hearing “love songs” by Rev. Jackie Johnson of Mount Gilead Baptist Church in Lubbock, and the drawing for door prizes from the stubs of their tickets. Master of ceremonies for the event was Rev. Donald Ross, pastor of New Jerusalem Baptist Church of Littlefield.
 
Wed
19
Feb

DRAWING FOR PRIZES

These representatives of area churches participated in the drawing of door prizes for those who attended the Valentine’s Saints Ball Friday night in the Our Place Community Center. After the Danny’s Hens and Fins catered dinner, they drew from ticket stubs. Shown left to right, are Rev. Reginald McDowell, Macedonia Baptist Church of Anton; Rev. Mitch Atkins, pastor of Irvin Street Baptist Church of Littlefield; Rev. Donald Ross, pastor of the New Jerusalem Baptist Church; and James Price, pastor of the New Hope Baptist Church at Amherst. Shown in the foreground, is Pastor Jackie Johnson, Sr., of Mount Gilead Baptist Church of Lubbock, who sang Valentine songs for those attending.
 
Sun
16
Feb

HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES HONORED

A Valentine’s lunch was served at noon Friday in the Atrium of Lamb Healthcare Center, in honor of all of the employees. Hosting the event were members of the hospital’s “Team Builders”, which works to promote fellowship among employees. Some of the employees had just come in to begin “building” their sub sandwiches. After they selected the bun with the meat and cheese already inside, they came around to selected tomatoes, onions, lettuce, spreads, favorite chips, fruits and cookies for dessert.

 

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