News

Sun
23
Mar

Leader-News editor celebrates 80 years

By JOE GONZALES.
 
For the past 47 years, the Lamb County Leader-News has had one constant, while reporting the news to the surrounding area — it’s news editor, Joella Lovvorn. Joella celebrated her 80th birthday Thursday, and took time to reflect on her career at the newspaper that started back in July of ’67.

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Wed
19
Mar

GROUNDBREAKING FOR SUDAN CLINIC

A groundbreaking ceremony was conducted at the new site of the Sudan Medical Clinic on land donated by the Sudan Economic Development Corporation on the south side of Highway 84, near the RV Park. The groundwork has already begun.
 
Wed
19
Mar

Correcting grass fire damage

SAND DUNES BEING STOPPED—On the left, the ditch on the north side of Highway 54 was filled with dirt from the CRP grass land that had burned Monday, March 10, on the Bud Vann property west of Spade. The fire started again Tuesday, with firefighters again tending the scene.
 
Wed
19
Mar

Special course: ‘City Hall 101’ starts Monday

The City of Littlefield has announced a program that encourages citizens to learn more about the operations of the City of Littlefield, and the decisions made that impact lives. The unique course, City Hall 101, is free, and is being offered as an effort to encourage citizens to learn more about their community. During the nine-session program, which will meet on Monday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., participants will hear from the City Council and key city staff.
 
Wed
19
Mar

Arts and Heritage sponsoring cook-off for June celebration

The Littlefield Arts and Heritage Committee has issued a “WANTED!” poster, seeking participants for its first annual Emil Macha BBQ Cook-off. The cook-off will only be one of the events scheduled for the newly-organized, and first annual Emil Macha Day celebration, June 13 and 14. Entry blanks and rules are available at Macha’s Tire and Garden Center, and at the Lamb County Library.
 
Sun
16
Mar

Annual Chamber banquet served Tuesday

DR. GARY SCHWANTZ
Banquet Speaker

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Littlefield Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will be serving its annual banquet Tuesday evening, March 18, in the Lamb County Ag and Community Center. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the banquet is to begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are still on sale for $18 from Jim Jones at the Chamber office 264-0264, and at all local banks: AimBank, Prosperity Bank, First United Bank, Security State Bank, and First Federal Bank.
 
Sun
16
Mar

MOTIVATING EMPLOYEES

Steve Diggs, a motivational speaker, was secured by Steve and Sudan Credle, owners of McDonald’s Restaurant in Littlefield, for a free seminar for employees and managers of Littlefield Businesses. These are part of those who attended the meeting Friday morning in the Lamb County Ag and Community Center.
 
Sun
16
Mar

CAR CRUSHER

Texas Auto Crushers of Shamrock have been working on Bud Vann’s place the past few days, crushing and hauling off old vehicles that have been sitting there for a while. In the second photo, two of them, stacked on top of each other, were being loaded on a semi trailer, which has taken them to a Midlothian smelter, where they are melted down, so the metal can be used again.
 
Sun
16
Mar

First State Bank, Shallowater to acquire Amherst’s FN Bank

Mark Taylor, president and CEO of First State Bank, Shallowater, and its parent company, South Texas Bancshares, Inc., has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire First Amherst Bancshares, Inc., and its whollyowned subsidiary, the First National Bank of Amherst. The transaction has been approved by the board of directors of each company and is targeted to close during the second quarter of 2014, pending regulatory approval.
 
Sun
16
Mar

$102,638,65 in sales taxes returned to cities

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs reported Wednesday, that Lamb County cities received a total of $102,638.65 in sales tax revenue from January sales. That amount is down by 7.49% from last February, when $110,952.19 was returned. The total received by the five cities for the year is $348,831.72, an increase of 1.50% over the $343.665.93 they had by this period last year. The City of Littlefield’s return was the only one in the county with a decrease for this period.
 

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