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Wed
04
Jun

PLANTING COTTON

Many Lamb County farmers are just now getting their cotton planted, since the drought had delayed it. The lack of moisture in the ground did not allow seeds to germinate and come up. This rig was working Tuesday morning on the New Agri, Inc. farm, a mile west of Littlefield.
 
Wed
04
Jun

IRRIGATING POTATOES

A circular sprinkler was irrigating a field of blooming potato plants early Tuesday morning, in the sandhills north of the Springlake Potato Offices. Potatoes are in full bloom all over Lamb County, where they are being grown, mainly in the Sandhills, and they need to have plenty of water.
 
Wed
04
Jun

WHEAT SILAGE

Many producers across Lamb County are harvesting their wheat crops, by turning them into silage. The picture of this harvest was captured on a farm south of Springlake, along Highway 385, just before the rains came. Silage is still being cut, since the rains.
 
Wed
04
Jun

‘Celebrate Littlefield’ schedule taking shape

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
The Littlefield Chamber of Commerce’s Celebrate Littlefield Committee is working on the schedule for this summer’s “Celebrate Littlefield”, to be held July 18 and 19, and is finalizing details at every meeting. Indoor and outdoor vendors are now being signed up for the event. To receive indoor or outdoor packets for information, contact the Chamber of Commerce by calling 806-729-9522, or visit the website: celebrate.lfdvendor@gmail.com
 
Wed
04
Jun

Barbecue Cook-off seeks entries for next weekend

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
The Littlefield Arts and Heritage Committee is seeking participants for its first annual Emil Macha BBQ Cook-off. The event will be conducted for the first annual Emil Macha Day celebration, which is scheduled this year for June 13 and 14. Entry blanks and rules are available at Macha’s Tire and Garden Center, and at the Lamb County Library.
 
Sun
01
Jun

BRIGHTENING UP HER DAY

Littlefield Elementary student Ami Devaughn fell and broke her ankle during Thursday’s end of school water fun celebration. The Littlefield Fire Department was spraying streams of water at the students when the accident happened. Later that evening, Littlefield Fire Fighters which included Lt. Joe Don Sierra, Lt. Jonathan Salazar and Fire Fighter Heath Lowe, paid Devaughn a visit with bags of goodies to raise her spirit.

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Sun
01
Jun

RECOGNITION AWARD

A special award was presented by Littlefield High School Principal Ricky Hobbs, Thursday morning to Sara Moreno of Lubbock. The plaque reads: “In grateful appreciation of your dedication to the students of Littlefield High School, we would like to commend SARA MORENO for service that went to ‘Infiniti and Beyond’.” Signed this 20th day of May, 2014. Ricky Hobbs, Principal.

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Sun
01
Jun

County’s voters also favor state-wide choices

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
Of the 8,256 registered voters in Lamb County, only 364 (4.41%) of them turned out to vote on the Republican and Democratic Primary Run-off election candidates. Winners of the Lamb County races were also the winners of the state-wide contests. There were a total of 351 Republicans (96.43%); and 13 Democrats (3.57%) who voted early and on election day, Tuesday. There were 77 votes cast early, which included 71 Republican, and 6 Democratic.

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Sun
01
Jun

Tickets now available for Relay For Life’s ‘Pancake Breakfast’

The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Lamb County will be sponsoring its first annual Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast Saturday morning, June 14. Tickets are now available at $5 each, and proceeds will go to the Relay For Life of Lamb County, for research and services provided to the county’s residents by the American Cancer Society.

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Wed
28
May

211 seniors to receive diplomas

These Littlefield High School seniors are among the 78 students in their 2014 graduating class, who are looking forward to Friday night’s ceremony, when they get their diplomas, and get to move their tassels to the other side. Shown having fun in the shade Tuesday, were Mandi Arce, Berta Gercia and Elijah Cervantez, seated; and Byron Cervantez, Heather Lowe, Elizabeth Styron and David Simpson, standing.

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
As of Tuesday morning, 211 high school seniors from the Lamb County area will be receiving their diplomas in graduation ceremonies Thursday or Friday nights.
 

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