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Wed
10
Jan

And the winners are...

SUPREME DAIRY HEIFER shown by Liliana Jimenez of Amherst. They are shown with judge, Joe D. Brand.

 

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Sat
06
Jan

12 individuals indicted by Lamb County Grand Jury

By JOELLA LOVVORN

The Lamb County Grand Jury returned indictments on 12 individuals when they met Thursday, Jan 4, for Judge Felix Klein’s 154th District Court. One of those 12 individuals, Horace Burnett, 50, of Littlefield, was indicted on two charges. The first was on a charge of assault on a security officer, which occurred on Dec. 12, 2017. Bond was set for $10,000.

The second indictment on Horace Burnett, was on a charge of knowingly causing bodily injury to an elderly victim, which occurred Dec. 12, 2017. Bond for that charge was set at $10,000. Jose Ramirez Tafolla, 59, of Muleshoe, was indicted on a charge of driving while intoxicated, the third or more time, which occurred Dec. 6, 2017. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

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Sat
06
Jan

WAY UP HIGH

Technicians and Certified Divers with Ron Perrin Water Technologies out of Fort Worth were in the City performing annual interior and exterior inspections of the City’s Elevated and Ground Water Storage Tanks.

Early Thursday, they were high atop the water tower located on Delano Ave.

 

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Sat
06
Jan

Ready for the show!

TIME FOR THE MUZZLE – Jett Patterson, a member of the Amherst FFA and a junior at Amherst High School, was busy putting a muzzle on his goat Friday afternoon inside the barn of the Littlefield Ag and Community Center.

Patterson said the muzzle keeps the goat from eating the wood shavings. The Countywide Jr., Livestock Show took place Saturday (yesterday).

 

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Sat
06
Jan

It’s showtime!

By JOE GONZALES

 

January’s four weeks of livestock shows kicked off Saturday (yesterday) with the County-wide Jr., Livestock Show at the Littlefield Ag and Community Center’s barn. FFA exhibitors from Littlefield, Amherst, Sudan, Olton, and Springlake-Earth trotted their respective animal around the ring in hopes of catching the judge’s eye.

But, what some might not know is, the work done by the exhibitors to get their animals ready for the show.

 

 

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Wed
03
Jan

County Clerk receiving requests for mail ballots

Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 was the first day to apply for a ballot by mail using the form ABBM (Application for a Ballot by Mail); or a Federal Postcard Application (FPCA).

Since Jan. 1 was the New Year’s Day holiday, the Lamb County Clerk’s Office was not open to receive applications, but is now receiving applications during normal business hours.

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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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