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Sun
20
Jul

LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR

Littlefield resident Carl Parker had one question for City Manager Mike Arismendez concerning the possibility of the Bill Clayton Detention Center housing illegal immigrants at Tuesday night’s town hall meeting.

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Wed
16
Jul

2004 SUBARU CRUSHED IN CRASH

An Anton woman and her granddaughter were killed at about 9 a.m. Monday, when this 2004 Subaru Station Wagon was hit head-on by a 2007 GMC SUV, which was traveling on the wrong side of Highway 84 near the intersection with FM 168 east of Anton. Services for both victims are being planned with Broadway Funeral Directors.

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Wed
16
Jul

Two killed in crash east of Anton

Derek Hill, Littlefield Volunteer Fireman, is shown extinguishing the fire on a 2007 GMC SUV that was involved in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning east of Anton. The driver, Jeffrey Howard, 51, of Wolfforth, was pulled from the vehicle, just before it burst into flames. He was airlifted by AeroCare Ambulance to University Medical Center in Lubbock.

Patricia E. Mendez, 62, and her granddaughter, Ava Lucia McWhir-ter, 8, both of Anton, were killed in a two-vehicle crash at about 9 a.m. Monday morning, about a mile east of Anton on Highway 84, near the intersection with FM 168. According to DPS reports from Sgt. Bryan Witt, the two vehicles collided head-on, when a 2007 GMC SUV was being driven westward in the eastbound lane by Jeffrey Howard, 51, of Wolfforth, and crashed into the eastbound 2004 Subaru station wagon, driven by Mendez.

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Wed
16
Jul

IT’S A SCAM!

Mary Collins of Littlefield received these two (fake) $950 Postal Money Order checks in the mail Wednesday, July 2. She is also holding the detailed instruction sheet, as to how to deposit them and transfer, etc. She visited with Littlefield Police Officer Pedro Cruz about the scam, and he is currently investigating the issue.

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Wed
16
Jul

Let’s ‘Celebrate Littlefield’!

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Littlefield’s annual Celebration is here, following several months of planning by members of the Littlefield Chamber of Commerce’s “Celebrate Littlefield” committee. The event will be offering “something for everyone” during the two-day event that is arriving this Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19.

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Wed
16
Jul

NRCS and SWCD hosting work group meeting

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Lamb County and the Lamb County Soil and Water Conservation District cordially invite the public to attend their 2014 Local Working Group (LWG) meeting on Monday, Aug. 4th, at 9 am. The Littlefield USDA Service Center is located at 2431 South Farwell Avenue in Littlefield.

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Sun
13
Jul

Detention Center making local, national news

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
News releases from various news media around the area have spurred a massive concern about the illegal immigrants who are coming into the United States through its southern borders. Most of those stories have involved Littlefield and the prospects for housing them here in the Bill Clayton Detention Center.
 
Sun
13
Jul

INTERIM LISD SUPERINTENDENT

In a special meeting Thursday night, the Board of Trustees of the Littlefield Independent School District appointed Kay Franklin-Powell as the interim Superintendent of Littlefield Schools.
 
Sun
13
Jul

NEWLY DUG POTATOES

These potatoes, along with the rest of the load that was to be added Friday, were on their way to HEB in San Antonio. They were being transported by driver and truck, owned by Saenz Trucking of Brownfield.
 
Sun
13
Jul

Olton’s Sandhills Celebration to start with Gospel singing

The Olton Sandhills Celebration gets underway Wednesday night, July 30, at 6 p.m., when the Olton Volunteer Ambulance Association begins serving hamburgers for supper. At 6:30 p.m., Gospel singing will begin in the Pavilion, followed by the Cake Auction to benefit the Sandcrawl Museum.
 

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