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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.
 
Sat
13
Sep

LEDC ‘A’ reviews previous incentive agreement

By JOELLA LOVVORN
 
Wednesday afternoon, the Type “A” Littlefield Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors met in a 30-minute session to receive reports and discuss the change of a previous incentive agreement.
 
Wed
10
Sep

County budget approved; help sought for tax abatement

Monday morning, Lamb County Commissioners conducted two public hearings, related to the 2014-2015 budget. They also voted to enter an engagement agreement for legal services with Wetsel and Carmichael of Sweetwater, to negotiate a tax
abatement agreement on a wind farm in the western part of Lamb County, that is being proposed by an investment group, Blue Cloud Renewable Energy.
 

 

Wed
10
Sep

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH AWARD

Lester B. Griffin of Plainview, left, Director of Missions with the Caprock Plains Baptist Association, presented a plaque, in recognition of Littlefield’s First Baptist Church’s ministry to the Littlefield. 
 

 

Wed
10
Sep

New city treasurer begins duties Aug. 25

Andrew Eisenwine has taken the reigns as the new Treasurer for the City of Littlefield. He takes the spot that was recently
vacated by Chuck Smith who retired. Eisenwine is from Amherst, and graduated in 2005 as the salutatorian of his class.
 

 

Wed
10
Sep

CROWN BEARER AND FLOWER GIRL

Logan Jones, the son of Marty and Amy Jones was the Littlefield Homecoming crown bearer, while Bryndle Ray, the daughter of Neil and Jennifer Ray was the flower girl for Friday night’s homecoming halftime queen coronation activities. 
 

 

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