Littlefield Life

Sun
13
Apr

City Hall 101 Classes continuing on Mondays

Monica McGee, director of Emergency Medical Services, is shown as she began her presentation about the EMS and its operations in the community, and into the northern part of Hockley County. The mission statement of the department reads: “Littlefield EMS is dedicated to providing the highest quality pre-hospital care at the lowest possible taxpayer burden.” She commended the staff and volunteers, for their dedication to their jobs.
 
Wed
09
Apr

DONATION FOR HOSPITAL

Two leaves were placed on the tree in the hallway of Lamb Healthcare Center, in honor of Fortunato and Ventura Rangel, parents of Elisa Saenz of Arlington, and Dolores Sarinana of Andrews. Money raised through the purchase of the leaves, goes to the Lamb Healthcare Center Foundation, to purchase equipment for the hospital, which is not budgeted.
 
Wed
09
Apr

Retha McCarty-Williams honored for 70th birthday

The theme was “Denim & Diamonds - A Fun but Elegant event” as more than 140 family and friends gathered at Our Place Saturday night, April 4, to celebrate the 70th birthday of Retha Williams. Her birthday is actually April 8, so she was able to celebrate also on the real day. Retha (accompanied by her husband Rufus Williams) was presented to her guests as the song, ‘Isn’t She Lovely’ by Stevie Wonder was played and the theme was displayed on the big screen.
 
Sun
06
Apr

Lamb County 4-H members participate in Fashion Show

These Lamb County 4-H members entered the 4-H Fashion Show March 24 at the First Baptist Church in Olton, and came home with first places. On the left, Rebecca Burt placed first in the Senior Buying Fantastic Fashions Under $25 category. In the center, Brogan Steward placed first in the Senior Buying Special Interest category. On the right, Peyton Warren received first place in the Senior Construction ReFashion category.

By MANDI SEATON Lamb CEA-FCS.
 
Nine Lamb County 4-H members participated in the Lamb County 4-H Fashion Show, Monday, March 24, at the First Baptist Church in Olton. In the Junior Division, Lydia Burt received 1st place in the Casual Everyday Living category. Abigail Burt placed 1st in the Junior Construction ReFashion and Embellished/Recycled category. Olivia Montes, received 1st place in the Junior Buying Special Interest category.
 
Wed
02
Apr

Courthouse maintenance man honored on retirement

Ray Quintela was honored with a retirement reception Monday afternoon in the Lamb County Courtroom, where many of his friends gathered to wish him a happy retirement. Lamb County Judge Mike DeLoach presented him with his crystal trophy, “in appreciation for your years of service and dedication to the citizens of Lamb County, Texas. 10-28-1986 to 3-31-2014.”

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Following 27 years and five months of working in the Lamb County Courthouse, Ray Quintela is laying down his tools and retiring from his duties in housekeeping, heating and air conditioning, and general maintenance. He began on Oct. 28, 1986 in the housekeeping department, and was promoted to heating and air conditioning, and is retiring as the maintenance department head.

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Sun
30
Mar

Lfd. Jr. High Honors Band rates high in concert, sight reading

These members of the Littlefield Junior High School Maroon Honors Band came home with top ratings, following the Regional UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contests at Frenship. Nine other junior high bands competed at the contests, including Lubbock, Brownfield, Shallowater, Seminole, Plainview, Levelland, Denver City, Frenship and Idalou. Names of the students are found in the accompanying story.

The Littlefield Junior High Maroon Honors Band earned top ratings at the Regional UIL Concert and Sight reading contest on March 5 at the Frenship Performing Arts Center. Competing were middle school bands from Littlefield, Lubbock, Brownfield, Shallowater, Seminole, Planiview, Levelland, Denver City, Frenship, and Idalou. The concert contest performance was judged by Joey Ashbrook from San Angelo Central High School, Mike Devenport of Gatesville, and Cheryl Hopkins from Greenville High School.

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Wed
26
Mar

BEST TECHNICAL CREW

Zach Cantu and Jacob Parker present award for Best Technical Crew at District competition Thursday, March 20, in Tulia, to Ricky Hobbs, high school principal, center, back row. The award is a first for the On-Act Play Crew in many years. Zach Cantu and Jacob Parker were the key members who ran lighting and sound at the competition last week.

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Wed
26
Mar

CAKE AUCTION

The Littlefield Student Council held their annual cake auction Friday inside the Wildcat Gymnasium. The cakes were provided by members of the 2013 Wildcat football team. Student Council Advisor Nicole Shelley said $1,500 was raised at the auction. She said the money goes towards the purchase of scantron forms for teachers to use on tests.

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Sun
23
Mar

ACTIVE NHS MEMBERS

Participating in the induction ceremony for the new National Honor Society inductees, were these active Joe C. Hutchinson Chapter of the National Honor Society mem at Littlefield High School. On the front row, left to right, are Faith Sanders, Heather Lowe, Desenia Fuentes, Elizabeth Styron, and Peyton Warren. On the second row are Jayde Elliot, DJ Martinez, Jaylynn Reid, Andrea Are, Katherine Palma, Cody Wllace, Luis Marquez, Adam Rucker,Taylor Upchurch and JT Bowman. Standing in back are Hunter Richey, Meritt McGehee, Joleene Reid, Richard Likes, Jacob Parker, Sydney White, Sela Bryant, Stephani Hernandez, Strait Pope, Carson Carroll, and Michael Flournoy.
 
Wed
19
Mar

One-Act Play competing; then to perform for public

Shown on the back row are Miguel Contraras, Zach Cantu, Levi McKinnerney, Jamacia Ross, Denzel Moore, Juan Hernandez, Jacob Parker, and Jason Gronewald. On the center row are Devon Lopez, Robert Vasquez, Anisia Cantu, and Rhett Butler. Seated in front are Shawn Cristan, Davian Moore and Kori Klein.

Littlefield High School’s One-Act Play Company 2014 will be competing Thursday in District competition at Tulia High School, where six other schools will be performing their one-act plays. Saturday night, they will present Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart”, in the first of two performances for the local public.
 

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