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Christmas for Kids

By JOE GONZALES

The Lamb County Sheriff’s Office’s “Christmas for Kids” toy program is currently underway, and collecting toys for local children.

Sheriff Gary Maddox started the program when he first took office, and this Christmas holiday, it’s entering its 17th year of giving less fortunate families in Lamb County a Christmas morning to remember.

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Wed
20
Dec

Lamb County Library’s Gingerbread House contest winners!

GINGERBREAD HOUSE WINNERS—These youngsters in the 8-years-old and younger age group, placed in the Gingerbread House contest Saturday afternoon at the Lamb County Library.

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Sat
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Dec

Tonya Ritchie seeks re-election bid

Tonya Elaine Roberson-Ritchie has announced that she is seeking re-election to the office of Lamb County Clerk.

She was born in Littlefield in 1958, to the now late Buddy Roberson, and Joyce Roberson, long-time employee of Lamb County and attorneys in Littlefield.

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Sat
16
Dec

CHECK DONATION TO SALVATION ARMY

First Federal Bank of Littlefield donated a check to the Lamb County Unit of the Salvation Army during a special presentation Thursday afternoon in the bank lobby. Representing the Salvation Army, left to right, are Juanita Fortenberry, Retha Williams, and Cindy Muller, Salvation Army Board chairman.

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Sat
16
Dec

MILK DEHYDRATION CONE RAISED

The lower part of a milk dehydration unit, a coneshaped unit, was lifted from the ground where it had stood several months, with the small end on top, was turned by two cranes Tuesday morning, until it could be held by the tallest crane, with what had been the bottom, now facing upward. It took about 2 hours getting it moved from the ground onto the top of the building to the left.

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Sat
16
Dec

Ochoa sentenced to 12 years in prison TCCC patient guilty of tampering with evidence

By JOE GONZALES

Tuesday afternoon, Cebero Ochoa, a patient at the Texas Civil Commitment Center, was found guilty of tampering and fabricating physical evidence, with intent to impair, and sentenced to 12 years in prison.

A jury of six men and six women deliberated for 10 minutes before returning their finding of guilt.

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Wed
13
Dec

Littlefield Board of Trustees meet in regular session Mon

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Independent School District Board of Trustees met in regular session on Monday in the board room of the Administration Building.

The meeting was called to order at 7:01 p.m. with Will Williams giving the invocation to get things started.

Junior High Principal, Mitch McNeese gave his administrative report for the junior high, saying they took second at their UIL competition at Muleshoe.

 

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Wed
13
Dec

RIDING IN THE PARADE

Sal Acevedo and his daughters, Brianna Acevedo (left) and Brinley Acevedo (right) ride in the Littlefield Community Lighted Christmas Parada that took place last Friday, Dec. 8th.

 

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Dec

Band members win places on All-Region Honor Band

This past Saturday, on Dec. 9, 23 Littlefield High School Band students competed in the Region 16 ATSSB All Region Honor Band try-outs on the campus of Levelland High School. The students competing were from schools in classifications 1A through 4A. Approximately 500 students competed at the event. Littlefield Marching Band Director Bonnie Anderson said Littlefield students began preparations for this competition back in August. “They worked with one of the directors once a week,” she said.

 

“This music is a challenge that must be worked out slowly. This try out is a two-step process to earn a seat in the ATSSB Texas All State Band for 2018.” Out of the 23 students participating, 19 earned a seat in this year’s 2018 All Region Honor Band.

 

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Wed
13
Dec

Area women treated to Christmas Brunch

By JOELLA LOVVORN

 

A special message of encouragement through one’s dark days, was presented Saturday morning at the 7th Annual Christmas Brunch, hosted by Littlefield’s First United Methodist Church.

As women were seated around finely-decorated brunch tables, Jodi Barnes, who introduced herself as being a coach’s wife at Shallowater, brought the inspirational message, to go with the “Joy in the Journey” title for the program. Jodi’s message was designed to help anyone with any problem they are facing, by turning it over to The Lord.

 

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