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Wed
08
Oct

Sudan celebrates Harvest Festival

BIKE WINNERS – Parade winners of the motorcycle division at Sudan’s Hornet Harvest Festival Saturday morning were, left to right, Christian Madden of Portales, N.M.
 
Wed
08
Oct

Homecoming queens crowned

AMHERST HOMECOMING – Jocelyne Cardenas, the daughter of Antonio and Maria Cardenas and Fernando Villa, the son of Argelia and Ramon Villa were named the 2014 Amherst Bulldog Homecoming Court at last Friday night’s football game  gainst
Wellman-Union.
 
Wed
08
Oct

Stabbing assault at Denim Plant is investigated

By JOELLA lOVVORN
 
Investigation is continuing into a stabbing at American Cotton Growers’ Denim Textile Plant Friday afternoon. The Lamb County Sheriff’s Department responded to an assault call at 3:25 p.m., when deputies began investigation into an assault that had occurred, involving two females.
 
Sat
04
Oct

Sudan High School wins Blue Ribbon Award

By JOE GONZALES
 
Sudan was one of four high schools in the State of Texas, and one of 337 schools to be recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2014. They were also one of 48 high schools in the entire nation to receive this honor. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan made the announcement live via the Department’s USTREAM channel Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
 
Sat
04
Oct

REFINISHING DOORS

Michael Villanueva was busy carefully painting the pinstripes on one of the front entrance doors at First Baptist Church Wednesday afternoon.
 
Sat
04
Oct

Littlefield man found guilty of felony domestic violence

By JOELLA LOVVORN
 
Casey Posada, 35, of Littlefield, was found guilty of a third-degree felony charge of domestic violence, Thursday evening, following three days of jury trial in Judge Felix Klein’s 154th Lamb County District Court. Judge Klein will pronounce the punishment sometime this week
 
Wed
01
Oct

Secure facility assured for offenders at BCDC

By JOELLA LOVVORN and JOE GONZALES
 
Two representatives of Correct Care Recovery Solutions, who are working with the City of Littlefield in a teaming agreement to possibly house violent sexual offenders in the Bill Clayton Detention Center, were here Monday night for a town hall meeting. Mayor Danny Marquez opened the meeting, and introduced the special guests, and members of the Littlefield City Council and City Manager Mike Arismendez.
 
Wed
01
Oct

Dispatch moves back to police station

By JOE GONZALES
 
Beginning Wednesday night, the Littlefield Police Department will once again have their dispatch center back at the Police Department. The City of Littlefield combined the Littlefield Police dispatch with the Lamb County Sheriff’s Office on Oct. 1st, 2012. “Our volume was a lot more than the sheriff’s office expected,” said Littlefield Chief of Police Thomas Esparza. “The traffic we were generating was overwhelming for them, and they weren’t really prepared for that, and that was one of the situations.
 
Wed
01
Oct

Junior Garcia wins fifth football contest

Junior Garcia took the top spot in this week’s Lamb County Leader-News football contest by going 17-3. Kay Cloninger, Gayla Cowan, Jan Smith and Dwight Lewallen all went 16-4. The tie-breaker score of 45 points was used to determine second and third place.
 
Sat
27
Sep

Two city zones changed Thursday

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Littlefield’s Planning and Zoning Commission, and Littlefield’s City Council, conducted a 15-minute joint meeting Thursday night. Rick Richards presided for the Planning and Zoning Commission, in the absence of president, James Esty; and Eric Turpen, mayor pro-tem of the Littlefield City Council, presided in the absence of Mayor Danny Marquez.

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