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Wed
04
Apr

WOMAN OF THE YEAR

WOMAN OF THE YEAR – Tuesday afternoon, friends of Jan McCrary gathered at the Littlefield Chamber of Commerce Office where she received her “Woman of the Year Award” awarded to her at the recent Chamber Banquet. McCrary was out-of-town on her honeymoon the night of the Chamber Banquet, when she was introduced by Bob Thomas. McCrary said she is both “honored” and “humbled” to receive “Woman of the Year. “I’ve always been what I thought is a big cheerleader for Littlefield,” McCrary said to those at her reception

. “I love our town; and the things we love about it are the people that are here. That’s a hard commodity to sell, because it isn’t a commodity, it’s just the people. Our biggest strength is the people that are here and the caring attitude that they have.” Shown are (from left to right) T.L. Garrett, Jan McCrary-Garrett and Bob Thomas

 

Wed
04
Apr

BIG BRACKET CHALLENGE WINNERS

BIG BRACKET CHALLENGE WINNERS – Brett Neinast was the first place winner in this years Big Bracket Challenge at the Lamb County Leader-News with 148 points. Susan Arenivaz finished second in the challenge with 128 points. Shown are the winners with their brackets: Neinast on the right and Arenivaz on the left, along with Derek Lopez, LCLN Sports Editor presenting them with their checks.

 

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Tue
03
Apr

Lamb County Grand Jury meets in special session

On April 3, 2018 the Lamb County Grand Jury was convened in special session to hear testimony regarding the investigation of the officer-involved shooting that occurred on March 21, 2018. A thorough investigation was conducted by the Texas Rangers.

The Grand Jury no-billed Detective Sergeant Steven Farley of any criminal wrong-doing in the incident.

The Littlefield Police Department is conducting an on-going administrative investigation.

 

Sat
31
Mar

Littlefield City Council discusses water meters

By JOE GONZALES

Tuesday night, the Littlefield City Council met and handled many items on their agenda.

After the minutes from the February 27th meeting were approved and accepted, the council considered and approved the monthly departmental reports.

First item on the agenda was a presentation from Josh Butler, where he explained to the council how he helps businesses save money on their employees’ insurance.

 

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Sat
31
Mar

Primary students color Easter eggs!

PRIMARY EASTER FUN – Students from Mrs. Miles’ First Grade Class at Littlefield Primary were busy working on an Easter Egg craft Thursday morning. The students were coloring their Easter Eggs, then getting ready to cut it out, and then attach a picture of themselves inside the egg. Littlefield ISD students were released from class Thursday at noon, and had off Friday and Monday, April, 2nd.

Classes resumed Tuesday, April, 3rd. Shown are: (Front row, from left to right) Zoe E. Cristan and Mia Guerrero. (Second row, from left to right) Henry Coronado, Elivier Fernandez, Sean Scott, Thomas Saunders and Brenna Lowe. (Third row, from left to right) Reylin Garcia, Chanel Salinas, Anissa Gonzalez, Aaron Pacheco, Jacob Fuentes, Julius Rosales, Trenton Harris, Brandon McMullen, Alana Coronado, Nico Guzman, Clarissa Gonzales and Eric Quintana.

 

Sat
31
Mar

LHS Student Council cake auction raises $6,370

Last year, the Littlefield High School Student Council was able to raise enough money to be able to grant a child’s wish from the Make-A-Wish Foundation, after working at the goal for three years.

The LHS Student Council held their annual cake auction on Wednesday starting towards their goal to grant another wish. It took them three years the first time, but it may not take that long this go around as the school and community came out in full force, raising $6,370.

The varsity football players donate cakes to be auctioned off with the money going towards the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

 

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Wed
28
Mar

Littlefield School Board discusses safety protocols

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Independent School District’s Board of Trustees held their regular meeting Monday evening in the board room of the Administration building.

The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. and the invocation was given by Gary Birkelbach. Members in attendance were Will Williams, Lance Broadhurst, Adrian Solis, Pat Demel, Hervey Valdez Jr. and Birkelbach.

The Minutes were approved as read and the Principals gave updates for each of their respective campuses.

 

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Wed
28
Mar

Shelby’s Bridge remembers Qualls

By JOE GONZALES

Saturday night at the Sudan High School, Shelby’s Bridge, along with people of Sudan and friends and family gathered to remember someone special – Son Qualls.

Shelby’s Bridge, is still working towards their gift and thrift shop that will be located at 110 Main Street in downtown Sudan.

Shelby’s Bridge will serve as a place where adults with disabilities have an opportunity to develop, improve and utilize viable job skills.

 

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Wed
28
Mar

BIRTHDAY PARTY

Members of the Littlefield Rotary Club celebrated the 84 th birthday of Club Secretary, Joella Lovvorn, during the club’s regular meeting Thursday, March 22, in the Atrium of Lamb Healthcare Center.

Members shown left to right, are: Dezi Vargas, Jerry Hernandez, Dr. Jolanta Smyda, Sue Williamson, Dave Gruver, Joella Lovvorn, Jason Hunter, Shawna Wagley, Brandon Jacobson, Kathy Shipp, John Roley and Graham Henley. Birthday cake and strawberries, with Cool Wip, were served to everyone.

 

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Sat
24
Mar

Investigation continues into shooting death

By JOE GONZALES

The investigation continues into the events surrounding the shooting death of 18-year-old Angel Uolla by a Littlefield Police Officer this past Tuesday. That morning, Littlefield Police responded to a 911 call at Our Place Community Center, regarding the need for an ambulance and police because a GED student had stabbed a teacher. In a press release from the Littlefield Police Department, for unknown reasons, Uolla began to intentionally stab members of the Laguna Park Community Center and causing critical and serious injuries to some people. Norma Jean Bartley, 75, a teacher at Adult Learning Center was stabbed multiple times by Uolla. She was transported to UMC by AeroCare.

 

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