News

Sat
27
Sep

School Board handles regular agenda

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Tuesday night, the Board of Trustees of the Littlefield Independent School District conducted a regular meeting, and handled 10 items on their agenda. Following the invocation, the board approved the minutes of the Aug. 12 regular meeting, and the Aug. 28 special meeting, with no additions or corrections. There was no one present who wanted to speak to the board during the open forum. Rick Richards, board secretary, reviewed the financial report.

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Wed
24
Sep

“GOLDEN AXE AWARD”–

Orville Hill, center, is humbled as this special award plaque was presened to him in recognition of the 50 years of service he has provided through the Sudan Fire and EMS Departments to the Sudan area community.
 
Wed
24
Sep

NEW CAR SAFETY SEAT

A.J. Zapata, 3-year-old son of Patty and Angel Zapata of Littlefield, listens to instructions from Lamb County Extension Agent Mandi Seaton Saturday morning, after she had finished buckling him into his new passenger seat. She was encouraging him to be safe, while riding in the car
 
Wed
24
Sep

VISITS LITTLEFIELD SUNDAY

Libertarian candidate for Governor of Texas, Kathie Glass, visited Littlefield Sunday on her tour bus, as part of her “Texas 254 Tour”.
 
Wed
24
Sep

Three tie for first place in fourth football contest

Week four of the Lamb County Leader-News football contest was much better for most contestants. Cooper Cunningham, Floyd Trevino and Oscar Sanchez all tied for first place with 16-4 guesses. The tie-breaker, which was 53 points, the total score of Littlefield’s loss to Denver City, was used to determine first, second and third place.
 
Sat
20
Sep

QUOTING PREAMBLE

Mrs. Duncan, choir director, and these second-grade students stood on the steps to the Junior High School Auditorium stage, and recited the “Preamble of the Constitution”.

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Sat
20
Sep

Joseph Johnson taking trip to Washington, D.C.

(Photo by Courntey Sacco/Odessa American)

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This story about a former Littlefield resident was published in the Odessa American, which has granted permission for the Lamb County Leader-News to publish it here. Joseph Johnson, now 88, is known in Littlefield, and moved to Odessa about five years ago to be nearer his children.)
 
By NATHANIEL MILLER
Odessa American
 
When he was growing up in Colorado City, Joseph Johnson said one of the most important things that a young man could do at the time was serve in the military during World War II. But while the war raged on in Europe and in the Pacific while he was growing up, Johnson worked on a farm, wanting to get away and join the military.
Sat
20
Sep

City enters teaming agreement to house prisoners

By JOE GONZALES.
 
Tuesday night at a special Littlefield City Council meeting, the city agreed to enter a teaming agreement with Correct Care L.L.C to possibly house violent sexual offenders at the Bill Clayton Detention Center. City Manager Mike Arismendez said what the agreement means is, the City of Littlefield will be working with Correct Care L.L.C., in hopes of finally getting the BCDC filled.

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Sat
20
Sep

Primary’s Constitution Day presented Wednesday

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Wednesday morning, the Littlefield Junior High School Auditorium was filled with parents and other supporters of the Littlefield Primary students, as they hosted the 9th Constitution Day ceremony. Primary Principal Jan Richards was master of ceremonies for the celebration, and introduced the program participants.

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Wed
17
Sep

FUN RUN PARTICIPANTS

These were five of the seven motorcycle riders who participated in Saturday’s Fun Run for the Relay for Life of Lamb County. They were visiting and drinking coffee outside of the Sudan Community Center, while waiting for other participants to arrive, before starting. Waiting are Jim Ingle, Cotton McElroy, Dan Foley, Evan Maxwell, and Kerry Faver.

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