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Sun
06
Apr

Anton Post Office damaged

REPLACING DOORS, WINDOWS—Tim Frye of Wolfforth, employee with the U.S. Postal Service maintenance department, was working after 5 p.m. Wednesday, to replace windows and doors at the front entrance to the Anton Post Office. Postal employees were at work at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday, when they heard the crash of a pick-up through the front entrance.
 
Sun
06
Apr

Young cotton farmer prepares for planting

By REBECCA RIVERS.
 
“Well, every night I’m just praying, just sitting there praying that maybe we might get some rain,” Britton Pointer said. Britton Pointer’s prayers were answered last week when the new season brought its first spring shower. The 11-year-old who farms cotton in Lamb County, is no doubt thankful for the quarter inch of moisture they received, but he’d like to see a lot more where that came from between now and planting.
 
Sun
06
Apr

City working on acquiring Prison management contract

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Thursday evening, Littlefield’s City Council extended a conditional bid award on a proposal for the operation, management and maintenance of the Bill Clayton Detention Center (BCDC) in Littlefield. The City of Littlefield is currently negotiating with a governmental entity (Bernalillo County, New Mexico), for the securing and detention of inmates to be housed here.
 
Sun
06
Apr

Grand Jury returns 22 indictments on 21 people

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
The Lamb County Grand Jury for District Judge Felix Klein’s 154th District Court of Lamb County, returned 22 indictments on 21 individuals when they met Wednesday, April 2. Four of the individuals had not been arrested at press time Friday. Two of five of those indictments was returned against the same individual.
 
Wed
02
Apr

CITY HALL 101

The City of Littlefield continued its City Hall 101 courses Monday night with a presentation from Littlefield’s Chief of Utilities Officer Michael Williamson. Williamson, who’s been with Littlefield for 15 years, explained to those attending, the duties his department undertakes on a daily basis.

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Wed
02
Apr

REPAIRING THE WATER LINE

Monday morning, two employees with Hanson Pipe out of Lubbock, along with City of Littlefield Water Department employees, were busy repairing a 24-inch water line that blew out on the northeast side of Littlefield. The two employees from Hanson Pipe are shown welding on the piece. In all, 64 feet of total pipe was replaced.

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Wed
02
Apr

Mayor Pro-tem Spencer seeks re-election to seat

LOTTIE SPENCER
Seeks District 1 re-election

Littlefield City Council’s Mayor Pro-tem Lottie Spencer is asking residents in Littlefield’s Voting District 1, to re-elect her to her seat on the City Council. “I now serve as City Council member and Mayor Pro-tem for the City of Littlefield, and am very passionate about my city.

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Wed
02
Apr

City, School candidates seek votes to win races May 10th

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
City Council and School Board candidates are out campaigning for the local May 10 elections. The deadline for being registered to vote for a favorite candidate in the May 10 city and school board elections is April 10, 2014. To register to vote, Lamb County voters are urged to go by the Lamb County Voter Registrar’s office (also the Lamb County Tax Assessor Collector’s office) in the Lamb County courthouse.

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Wed
02
Apr

Senior Companions being honored during Natl. Volunteer Week

The Points of Light Foundation has set the week of April 7th through the 12th as National Volunteer Week. One such program of volunteers is the South Plains Senior Companion Program, and several Lamb County volunteers are being honored and recognized during that week.

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Sun
30
Mar

WATER MAIN REPAIR

City of Littlefield employees were busy working on a water main break in the 200 block of East 11th Street and LFD Drive Thursday afternoon. Littlefield’s Chief Utilities Officer Michael Williamson said Atmos employees were replacing a gas line in the area, and accidently hit a four inch water main.

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