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Wed
03
Jan

County-wide Livestock Show judging begins Saturday

By JOELLA LOVVORN

The Lamb County Junior Livestock Show, will begin at 9 a.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 3, when officials meet to set up the show ring and finalize the entries.

Judging will begin early Saturday morning.

The show is held annually on behalf of 4-H and FFA exhibitors from every community in Lamb County: including Littlefield, Sudan, Amherst, Olton and Springlake-Earth.

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Wed
03
Jan

GETTING READY FOR THE STOCK SHOW

Braelyn Pointer and her brother, Britton Pointer, are two of many Lamb County youth getting ready for this week’s Lamb County Junior Livestock Show.

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Wed
03
Jan

City continues clean-up efforts

By JOE GONZALES

The City of Littlefield continues their clean up by demolishing dilapidated houses throughout the city last week.

Two houses, one in the 1000 block West Ninth Street and the 100 block of Thompson Street were demolished.

The two houses torn down last week were trust properties which are lots and tracts of land which have been foreclosed upon to collect a property tax lien due to the local governmental entities, the City of Littlefield, Lamb County, Littlefield ISD, High Plains Water District.

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Sat
30
Dec

Livestock shows begin next week

By JOELLA LOVVORN

Action for the Lamb County Junior Livestock Show will begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3 when show officials set up the show ring in the Lamb County Ag and Community Center, and finalize entries.

The county-wide show continues through Saturday, Jan. 6, with 4-H and FFA exhibitors from Littlefield, Sudan, Anherst, Olton and Springlake-Earth, showing their lambs, goats, steers, heifers, swine and dairy heifers.

 

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Sat
30
Dec

Workforce Solutions in Littlefield

“We’ve been going to Littlefield for about a year now. We’re there on most Thursday’s and are there from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,” Director Don Hill said. “In the mobile unit, there are computers available for individuals needing to do job searches or unemployment insurance claims online.

 

Wed
27
Dec

Physical Therapy Today seeing patients

By JOE GONZALES

They’ve only been open for a little over two weeks, but Physical Therapy Today and it’s staff are hard at work making sure their patients get the care they need and deserve.

Physical Therapy Today is located in the old location of Onofre Physical Therapy Clinic.

Marray Maddox, who handles marketing for Physical Therapy Today said they heard about this newest location after one of his business partners, Bill Lewis was approached by Onofre. Rick Stepp is the other business partner.

Along with their new location here in Littlefield, they have four locations in Lubbock, which have been open for 14 years. They an independent, locally-owned business.

 

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Wed
27
Dec

Election candidates draw places on election ballots

By JOELLA LOVVORN

Wednesday afternoon, seven candidates for the March 6 Republican Party Primary elections in Lamb County, met in the County Clerk’s Office to draw their places on the ballot.

Conducting the three drawings was Steve Busby, Lamb County Republican Chairman, who held the basket from which the numbers were drawn.

Early voting will begin Feb. 20, 2018, and conclude March 2, with the election set for Tuesday, March 6.

In the event a run-off election is necessary, early voting will be conducted May 14 through 18, with election Day set for May 22.

 

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Wed
27
Dec

ELEMENTARY BIKE WINNERS

The names of Christian Tarwater, third grader, left, and Rachael Martinez, fifth grader, right, were drawn from a list of 71 students at Littlefield Elementary School who had perfect attendance the second six weeks, and are the winners of the bicycles. The other students who had perfect attendance, were recipients of special gift cards, for treats from local businesses. The bike give-aways is a project of the Littlefield Rotary Club, and a group of the members attended the awarding ceremony. Rotarians, left to right, are Dezi Vargas, Dave Gruver, Jessica Longoria, Kathy Shipp, Brandon Jacobson, Jerry Hernandez, Sue Williamson, Nigel Purdon, and Joella Lovvorn.

 

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Wed
27
Dec

PRIMARY BIKE WINNERS

The names of Dereck Lincoln, left, and Jasmine Ortiz, right, were drawn from a list of 111 students at Littlefield Primary School who had perfect attendance the second six weeks, and are the winners of the bicycles. The other students who had perfect attendance, were recipients of special gift cards, for treats from local businesses. The bike give-aways is a project of the Littlefield Rotary Club, and a group of the members attended the awarding ceremony. Rotarians, left to right, are Dezi Vargas, Brandon Jacobson and Shawna Wagley. Santa Claus also stayed for the drawing.

 

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Sat
23
Dec

Career prep class teaching kids life skills

By DEREK LOPEZ

The DCP class, also known as career prep class, is into its 28th year at Littlefield High School.

The class was started by Ronnie Vaughn in 1989. Betty Ingram took over after Vaughn before Kim Moss took over in 2011. Moss is currently in charge of the DCP class.

“We call it DCP, it’s really called career prep,” Moss said. “It just allows them to leave after sixth period, if their schedule lets them.”

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