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Wed
29
Oct

Longer hours offered Thursday and Friday

Early voting for the Tuesday, Nov. 4 General and Special Election, is now underway in the Lamb County Clerk’s office in the Courthouse. Voters still have a couple of days to cast their votes early, since the last day to vote early is Friday, Oct. 31.

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Sat
25
Oct

FIRST BALE AT AMHERST

Wednesday morning, Farmers Co-op Gin at Amherst ginned out a module of FiberMax 2011 cotton, grown by Brad Bussey on his dryland field two miles south of Littlefield. The module yielded 10 bales, and he still has more to harvest off of that farm. He credits the success with the timely rain that fell on the crop, after it was planted on May 25, 2014.
 
Sat
25
Oct

Brad Bussey gets first bales for Amherst gin

By JOELLA LOVVORN
 
Brad Bussey of Littlefield harvested a 13,700-pound module of FiberMax 2011 cotton from his dryland farm two miles south of Littlefield, and was the first to take cotton to Amherst’s Farmers Coop Gin. The module yielded 10 bales, and the lint turnout was 35.07%, and the seed averaged 550 pounds per bale, according to gin records. The first bale weighed 524 pounds, and 640 pounds of seed.
 
Sat
25
Oct

Hospital Board reviews reports

By JOELLA LOVVORN
 
The Board of Managers of the Lamb County Hospital heard several reports at their regular meeting Tueday night, Oct. 21 at Lamb Healthcare Center. Presiding for the session was Tony Barton, president. After no one presented anything for the open forum, and minutes of the regular Sept. 16 and special Oct. 7 meetings were approved, the board heard the financial report from Cindy Klein, chief financial officer.
 
Wed
22
Oct

Wildcat Band earns First Division in marching

Saturday, Oct. 18, the Littlefield High School Band competed withthe other bands in the region for UIL Marching Contest, and earned a First Division rating, to bring them closer to the Sweepstakes Award, which all bands work to receive. Without a First Division in marching, the band would not be able to earn the coveted Sweepstakes Award. The Concert and Signt Reading contests will come later.
 
Wed
22
Oct

‘Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ to be performed Nov. 8 and 13

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, so be on time before 7 p.m.
 
Wed
22
Oct

Littlefield’s EMS takes training on Ebola treatment

With the recent cases of Ebola in Dallas, Littlefield’ EMS held a training on Ebola Tuesday, Oct. 14th. Kevin Skinner, Public Relations Officer for Littlefield Emergency Medical Services said they continue to monitor the situation and reevaluate policy and procedure as they are provided with more information.
 
Sat
18
Oct

New Postmaster appointed for Littlefield

Vivian Trotter of Littlefield has been selected as the Postmaster of the Littlefield Post Office. Trotter has recently served as Officer in Charge of the Littlefield office and officially became the Postmaster on Saturday,Oct. 18, 2014.
 
Sat
18
Oct

CARDBOARD FUN

Last week, both the morning and afternoon Pre-kindergarten students at Littlefield’s Shapes Little Steps Head Start, had the chance to use their imagination and build their own cardboard creation during the Global Cardboard Challenge.
 
Sat
18
Oct

LCU SCHOLARSHIP

Littlefield Senior Courtney Clark had her name drawn for a $500 scholarship to LCU Tuesday morning at Littlefield High School. Brad Rogers,
 

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