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Sun
06
Jul

Sign-ups being taken for Dash, Tuff Tire

Fortenberry Roofing and Gebo’s are sponsoring the Tuff Tire contests between men, women, teens and kids, in their special age divisions, in Crescent Park immediately after the 5K Color Dash. Sign-ups are currently being received for the 5K Walk/Run Color Dash and Tuff Tire contests, at Fortenberry Roofing, 801 Hall Avenue. Sign-ups will also be taken on www.active.com.
 
Wed
02
Jul

SUBSTATION INCIDENT

Lamb County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a Monday incident that occurred at about 2 p.m. at the Xcel Energy’s Substation south of Littlefield, as an intentional act. Sheriff Gary Maddox said the pickup, driven by Pam Shipley of Littlefield, damaged a pole, and if the high voltage line running across the top of it had come down, it would have been a tragedy.

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Wed
02
Jul

FIREWORKS

Gus McNabb and Rachel Roberson were selling fireworks Thursday afternoon in the TNT Fireworks stand ½ mile north of Littlefield on Highway 385, just outside of the city limits. The stand is owned by Ryan McNabb and Randy Roberson, and is offering a wide variety of fireworks.

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Wed
02
Jul

Area residents urged caution while handling fireworks

By JOE GONZALES.
 
Lamb County citizens are urged to use caution when popping fireworks this Fourth of July, but at the same time, are reminded that lighting fireworks within most of the city limits is illegal. According to the Littlefield Code of Ordinances, the use or sale of fireworks within the city limits is prohibited.

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Wed
02
Jul

Springlake invites public to its July 4th celebration

Springlake is extending an invitation to the public to attend the annual July 4th celebration this Friday. The celebration will begin with the annual celebration parade at 6 pm this Friday, July 4. Line-up for the parade begins at 5 pm on the south side of town, and all entries are welcome.

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Sun
29
Jun

DENTED BY POLE

Luther Sutton of Sundown, shown second from right, was driving his 2010 Chevy Silverado pickup southbound on Highway 385 about a mile south of Springlake Thursday afternoon, when he said he blacked out for a second, and ran off the highway to the left and struck the utility pole on the east side.

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Sun
29
Jun

THURSDAY AFTERNOON DUSTER CRASH

Friday, Federal Aviation Agency investigators were investigating the Thursday afternoon crash of a crop duster plane in an open field near the Tolk Generating Plant.

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Sun
29
Jun

Sales taxes returned to area cities

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
The sales tax revenue to the five Lamb County cities is down an average of 15.86% from May of 2013, according to a report from Texas Comptroller Susan Combs. However, state-wide, she reported that state sales tax revenue in May was $2.45 billion, up 8.5%, compared to May 2013.

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Sun
29
Jun

Have you paid your insurance premiums?

Have you paid your insurance premiums? JoNell Wischkaemper, administrator of Lamb Healthcare Center, in Littlefield, has received information from BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, explaining the insurance policy grace period, and time-line for payment of medical claims. The information deals with the prompt payment of insurance premiums, after a new policy has been issued.

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Wed
25
Jun

RECITED MESSAGE

James Earl Kemp of Littlefield delivered a special “sermon” Friday night during the Juneteenth Talent Show. He quoted several Scriptures in the message, which was delivered in a special rhythm, to deliver God’s promises and requirements for Christian living.

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