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Sat
20
Sep

City enters teaming agreement to house prisoners

By JOE GONZALES.
 
Tuesday night at a special Littlefield City Council meeting, the city agreed to enter a teaming agreement with Correct Care L.L.C to possibly house violent sexual offenders at the Bill Clayton Detention Center. City Manager Mike Arismendez said what the agreement means is, the City of Littlefield will be working with Correct Care L.L.C., in hopes of finally getting the BCDC filled.

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Sat
20
Sep

Primary’s Constitution Day presented Wednesday

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Wednesday morning, the Littlefield Junior High School Auditorium was filled with parents and other supporters of the Littlefield Primary students, as they hosted the 9th Constitution Day ceremony. Primary Principal Jan Richards was master of ceremonies for the celebration, and introduced the program participants.

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Wed
17
Sep

FUN RUN PARTICIPANTS

These were five of the seven motorcycle riders who participated in Saturday’s Fun Run for the Relay for Life of Lamb County. They were visiting and drinking coffee outside of the Sudan Community Center, while waiting for other participants to arrive, before starting. Waiting are Jim Ingle, Cotton McElroy, Dan Foley, Evan Maxwell, and Kerry Faver.

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Wed
17
Sep

COUNTY RECEIVES GOOD RAINFALLS

Reports from all over Lamb County reveal that amounts from 1.64 to 3.04 inches have fallen during the month of September, mostly beginning on Sept. 5. For the Sept. 11 and 12 rain in Littlefield, a total of .49 of an inch was received, and rain water was running northward down the curb on Park Avenue, crossing here on West Sixth Street, and into Laguna Park Friday morning, Sept. 12.

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Wed
17
Sep

County’s sales tax average is down 1.95%

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reported Wednesday, Sept. 10, that state sales tax revenue in August was $2.57 billion, an amount that is up 7.5%, compared to August of 2013. Her report also reveals that net payments for this period to Lamb County cities, amounted to a total of $114,303.26, which is down 1.95% from the $116,587.54 they received from the sales in August,
2013.

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Wed
17
Sep

Child safety seat check-ups set for Saturday morning

By MANDI SEATON.
 
Every parent wants the best for their child, but when it comes to keeping their child safe in the car, there is often confusion surrounding which car seat is safest and how to use it correctly. The problem is that keeping them safe in vehicles isn’t as easy as it might appear. Nationally, it is reported that 3 out of 4 car seats are not used correctly.

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Sat
13
Sep

It All Started with Strings. . .

Books could be written about lives radically changed by introduction to strings. Before duct tape, string had endless uses, ranging from Yo-Yos to string cheese. This time, we’ll limit fame’s floodlights to individuals who—at ages 15 and 10, respectively—began pilgrimages toward major world venues—thanks to strings. Of this “twosome,” Everett (Bunny) Martin is farthest down the road. He defeated one hundred others to win the 1950 city Yo-Yo championship in Houston at age 15.
 
Sat
13
Sep

City sets tax rate; is buying swimming pool

By JOELLA LOVVORN
 
Littlefield’s City Council conducted a 3-1/2 hour business meeting Tuesday night, with most of the time spent in executive session, considering “personnel matters”. During the meeting, the tax rate for the new budget was set at 0.7349, and the process for the city’s acquisition of the Crescent Motel swimming pool was set in motion.
 
Sat
13
Sep

Primary School hosting Constitution Day Wednesday

By CENA WALDEN
 
Littlefield Primary students and staff are inviting the community to dress in red, white and blue and join Littlefield Primary School’s biggest celebration of the year, Constitution Day.
 
Sat
13
Sep

APPRECIATION RECEPTION

Members of the Lamb Healthcare Center’s Auxiliary served their annual appreciation reception for the physicians and staffs of the hospital and clinic Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 9, in the Atrium of the hospital.
 

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