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04
May

SMOKER FOR TEXAS BOYS’ RANCH

These Littlefield High School FFA students were among those who built a large smoker for the Texas Boys Ranch at Lubbock. A request for the smoker was made of the Littlefield FFA Chapter in early January, and it was delivered March 25. Since then, it has been used for several cook-outs. Meat was smoked for the cottages, when they cleared out meat from their freezers.

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Sun
04
May

GROUP AT PROCLAMATION

Littlefield’s Leaders of Littlefield students, on the left, who were present for the signing of Mayor Danny Marquez’s proclamation Thursday afternoon, for National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day in Littlefield, were Garrison Johnson, Marina Ramos, Aydin Lucero, and Cynthia Fernandez, who holds the proclamation. Mayor Marquez is shown in the center, while on the right are members of the Littlefield High School Student Council, Jo Reid and Abrahm Lucero.

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Sun
04
May

Early voting closes Tuesday for May 10 city, school elections

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Early voting for Lamb County area City Council and School Board candidates will close Tuesday, May 6. To vote early, go to the respective city and school offices. Election day is Saturday, May 10.

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Sun
04
May

Littlefield FFA builds smoker for Boys’ Ranch

Littlefield FFA students have built a huge smoker for Texas Boys’ Ranch of Lubbock, and personnel of the Ranch have already cooked for several events on the campus. In early January, Michael Nudelman, the Ranch’s Commissary Coordinator, approached Roy Ramirez, teacher of the Littlefield FFA Chapter, about building a smoker for the Ranch.

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Wed
30
Apr

RABIES CLINIC

Dr. Jason Schroeder, DVM, was in Littlefield’s Fire Station Saturday afternoon, delivering vaccinations for 58 animals (three cats and the rest, dogs). For the dogs, he gave Distemper/Parvo, and Rabies vaccinations, and Deworming medicine through the mouths. Cats received Distemper, Rabies, Deworming and Leukemia, if ordered.

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Wed
30
Apr

SATURDAY GRASS FIRE

At about 3 p.m. Saturday, Littlefield Fire Department responded to a huge grass fire within a mile east of Littlefield, on the north side of the railroad along Highway 84. Fire departments from Levelland, Anton, Sudan and Amherst also responded, since more fires along the railroad track further east up the track had caught the dead grass and weeds on fire.

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Wed
30
Apr

County’s unemployment rate dips to 5.3% from 5.8%

AUSTIN -- The seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate in Texas fell to 5.5 percent in March, down two-tenths of a percentage point from February’s rate of 5.7 percent. The unemployment rate in Texas remains well below the national rate of 6.7 percent. For March 2014, Lamb County’s unemployment rate was 5.3%, which is down from 5.8% in February, and down from the 7.1% a year ago in March 2013.

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Wed
30
Apr

Commissioners hold brief meeting Monday morning

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Lamb County Commissioners held a short meeting Monday morning, and mainly considered the consent agenda items, and approved out-of-state travel for County Judge Mike DeLoach. Judge DeLoach will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to a meeting from Friday, May 2 through Wednesday, May 7.

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Sun
27
Apr

SECURITY STATE BANK PROMOTIONS

Security State Bank Board of Directors are pleased to announce recent promotions within its staff. Brad Petty, standing, has been appointed as President; John Richardson as CEO [unavailable for photo]; Kyla Howell has been promoted to Senior Vice President/Lending; and Gary Green, who is currently Senior Vice President, will also serve as head of the Littlefield office.
 
Sun
27
Apr

Local city, school candidates introduced at Rotary forum

These Littlefield City Council and School Board candidates participated in the Littlefield Rotary Club’s candidate forum Tuesday night in the Littlefield High School Auditorium. In the photo on the left, Boyd McCamish, Incumbent candidate for District 3 is shown as he was making his presentation about his candidacy.
 

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