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Wed
12
Nov

Wildcat Bands entertain at Thanksgiving dinner

Wildcat Bands entertain at Thanksgiving dinner
 
Wed
12
Nov

19,814 bales ginned by six county gins as of Tuesday a.m.

By JOELLA LOVVORN
 
Lamb County cotton producers have begun in earnest to harvest their 2014 cotton. Last week’s rain has caused a delay in stripping, as well as the gins’ module- getter trucks being able to get into the fields to pick up the modules that had already been stripped.
 
Sat
08
Nov

ACG Plant shutting down

BY JOE GONZALES
 
Friday afternoon, American Cotton Growers announced they are closing down their Littlefield denim mill. Bryan Gregory, vice president at ACG, told a room full of city dignitaries that included the Mayor and City Manager among others, told the group that the denim mill would be closing its doors in 60 days. The plant will shut its doors on Jan. 6th. In a press release from ACG, President and CEO Robert Fowler said the following.
 
Sat
08
Nov

THE BBQ JOINT

Will Wright took ownership of The BBQ Joint, located at 135 East Marshall Howard Blvd., and had his first day of business this past Tuesday.
 
Sat
08
Nov

Grand Jury returns 36 indictments

By JOELLA LOVVORN
 
The Lamb County Grand Jury returned 36 indictments on 34 individuals when they met for Judge Felix Klein’s 154th District Court Tuesday, Oct. 28. Of those, 23 persons of the 25 indictments have been arrested on the respective charges, and 11 had not been arrested by press time Friday. Two individuals were indicted on two different charges each.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Presbyterian Church celebrating Centennial Sunday

On Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, the First Presbyterian Church in Littlefield will celebrate its Centennial. The day will begin at 10:30 am with an informal fellowship. Worship begins at 11 am and will feature friends from the choir at First Presbyterian Church in Lubbock.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Health Fair open to the public this Saturday

Littlefield’s Lamb Healthcare Center is sponsoring a community-wide Health Fair on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon in the Lamb County Ag and Community Center. The Health Fair’s purpose is to increase health and safety awareness through education and prevention. LHC sponsors this Health Fair, to provide a valuable service to the community, and they
want all vendors to participate.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Amherst Chamber welcomes new restaurants

Steve Graham has opened the Texas Chili Parlour in Amherst, at 923 Main Street, and was welcomed by Amherst Chamber of Commerce president, Gayla Gonzalez.
 
Wed
05
Nov

Wizard of Oz’ play presented Saturday

The Littlefield High School Theatre Company 2014 will present its Fall Show, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” at 7 p.m. Saturday night, Nov. 8 and Wednesday night, Nov. 13. Performances will be presented in the Littlefield High School Auditorium, and doors will be locked, once performances begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $1 for students, and $3 for adults.
 
Sat
01
Nov

Olton gin gets its first bale Monday

Steven Decker, left, brought the first 2014 bales of cotton to Ag Producers Co-op’s Olton Gin, and it was ginned out at 4:47 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27. Chris Williams, gin manager, right, congratulated Decker for getting the first bale.

A historic moment took place at Ag Producers Co-op’s Olton Gin unit at 4:47 p.m., Monday, Oct. 27 as the facility turned out its first bale of cotton for the 2014 season. In addition to being the first bale of the season, it is the gin’s first bale under the new Ag Producers Co-op name. The former Olton Co-op Gin was involved in a multi-cooperative merger that was completed Aug. 1, this year.
 

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