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Wed
09
Jul

Classic Livestock Show being judged Friday and Saturday

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
The 2014 Lamb County Classic Livestock Show will get underway at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Lamb County Ag and Community Center, when the barns open to receive all livestock. Heifers, steers, lambs and goats, from a wide area around Lamb County are expected to be here for the show, which is being sponsored by the Littlefield FFA and Amherst FFA Chapters.

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Wed
09
Jul

Amherst working out plans for its annual celebration

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture is again sponsoring its annual Amherst Celebration, which will get underway at 10 a.m. with a parade Saturday, July 26, in downtown Amherst. The day will be filled with activities, all the way though the barbecue supper and the dance that will conclude the day’s activities.

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Sun
06
Jul

RAINY MORNING

Clouds in the sky in the Olton area have been dropping rain during the early-morning hours the past few days. Rainfall reports kept at the Olton City Hall reveal 2.33 inches had fallen before Thursday. On July 1, .48 of an inch; July 2, .85 of an inch; and July 3, 1.00 inch. At about 10 a.m. Wednesday morning, these clouds, shown over the Olton Country Club, were releasing rain in a downpour.
 
Sun
06
Jul

‘Celebrate Littlefield’ plans nearly complete

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Littlefield Chamber of Commerce’s “Celebrate Littlefield” will be arriving in a couple of weeks, and the public is invited to put it on your calendars, and make plans to attend. A lot of activities have been scheduled for the enjoyment of all age groups, during the two-day event, Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19.
 
Sun
06
Jul

Sign-ups being taken for Dash, Tuff Tire

Fortenberry Roofing and Gebo’s are sponsoring the Tuff Tire contests between men, women, teens and kids, in their special age divisions, in Crescent Park immediately after the 5K Color Dash. Sign-ups are currently being received for the 5K Walk/Run Color Dash and Tuff Tire contests, at Fortenberry Roofing, 801 Hall Avenue. Sign-ups will also be taken on www.active.com.
 
Wed
02
Jul

SUBSTATION INCIDENT

Lamb County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a Monday incident that occurred at about 2 p.m. at the Xcel Energy’s Substation south of Littlefield, as an intentional act. Sheriff Gary Maddox said the pickup, driven by Pam Shipley of Littlefield, damaged a pole, and if the high voltage line running across the top of it had come down, it would have been a tragedy.

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Wed
02
Jul

FIREWORKS

Gus McNabb and Rachel Roberson were selling fireworks Thursday afternoon in the TNT Fireworks stand ½ mile north of Littlefield on Highway 385, just outside of the city limits. The stand is owned by Ryan McNabb and Randy Roberson, and is offering a wide variety of fireworks.

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Wed
02
Jul

Area residents urged caution while handling fireworks

By JOE GONZALES.
 
Lamb County citizens are urged to use caution when popping fireworks this Fourth of July, but at the same time, are reminded that lighting fireworks within most of the city limits is illegal. According to the Littlefield Code of Ordinances, the use or sale of fireworks within the city limits is prohibited.

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Wed
02
Jul

Springlake invites public to its July 4th celebration

Springlake is extending an invitation to the public to attend the annual July 4th celebration this Friday. The celebration will begin with the annual celebration parade at 6 pm this Friday, July 4. Line-up for the parade begins at 5 pm on the south side of town, and all entries are welcome.

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Sun
29
Jun

DENTED BY POLE

Luther Sutton of Sundown, shown second from right, was driving his 2010 Chevy Silverado pickup southbound on Highway 385 about a mile south of Springlake Thursday afternoon, when he said he blacked out for a second, and ran off the highway to the left and struck the utility pole on the east side.

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