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Sun
09
Mar

Extension promoting Groundwater Awareness Week

Paul G. Young, longtime Bula area farmer, celebrated his 103rd birthday Thursday, and was honored with a special party at the Harmonee House in Amherst.

Just as you check your furnace or smoke detector batteries seasonally, spring is a good season to have an annual water well check-up before the peak water use season begins, according to the National Ground Water Association (NGWA). An annual check-up by a qualified water well contractor is the best way to ensure problem-free service and quality water.
 
Sun
09
Mar

Deputy Quintela retires

Marie Quintela, nine-year employee as Lamb County Civil Deputy with the Sheriff’s Department, retired Friday, Feb. 28. She was treated to a reception at Jalisco’s Grill, with members of her family, many friends, and co-workers wishing her well on her retirement.

Lamb County Civil Deputy Marie Quintela retired from the Sheriff’s Department Friday, Feb. 28, and was treated to a reception at Jalisco’s Grill in Littlefield.She was joined in the honors by family, friends and co-workers. Deputy Quintela served the Sheriff’s Department more than nine years, and before that, had worked at the Lamb County Courthouse more than 17 years, bringing the total years of service to more than 25 years.
 
Wed
05
Mar

Three County incumbents win races

By JOELLA LOVVORN
 
A total of 1,560 Lamb County voters turned out to cast their ballots for the March 4 Republican and Democratic Primary Elections. Of that total, 1,463, or 93.78% of the votes were cast by Republicans, while 97 Democrats cast 6.22% of the total votes.
 
Wed
05
Mar

CHAMBER LUNCHEON

Littlefield City Manager Mike Arismendez, standing at right, is shown addressing those who attended the monthly Chamber of Commerce luncheon at noon Tuesday at Jalisco’s Mexican Grill. He advised he is still working on securing prisoners from Bernalillo County, N.M., at Albuquerque, to be housed in Littlefield’s Bill Clayton Detention Center.
 
Wed
05
Mar

EARLY SATURDAY FIRE

Littlefield Fire Department was dispatched at 12:43 a.m. to a fire at a residence at 14th and Farwell Avenue. Fire Chief Jamie Grey reported that the cause was not of a suspicious nature, but a possible electrical shortage. The fire caused damage to a garage and the kitchen area of the house.
 
Sun
02
Mar

Primary elections set Tuesday for voters

By JOELLA LOVVORN
 
Lamb County voters will be going to their polling places Tuesday, to vote for their choices in the Democratic and Republican Primary elections. Early voting was closed late Friday, and by Friday afternoon, a total of 362 Lamb County voters had voted early. Voting will be conducted from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in each of the voting precincts across the county. Polling places are identified below.
 
Sun
02
Mar

Tickets on sale now for Chamber Banquet

By JOELLA LOVVORN
 
Littlefield Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will be serving its annual banquet for 2014 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 now on sale for $18 from Jim Jones at the Chamber office 264-0264, and at all local banks: Prosperity Bank, First United Bank, Security State Bank, AimBank, and First Federal Bank.
 
Sun
02
Mar

115 years of history recorded by DeLoach family

By JOELLA LOVVORN
 
Wanda Swart of rural Sudan, is following the example of her grandfather, William G. DeLoach, who kept a diary for 50 years on daily events from 1914 to 1964. She has her own record of keeping diaries, and as of Jan. 1, 2014, she had recorded events of her own life for 65 years.
 
Wed
26
Feb

Black History program recognizes former, present community leaders

Members of a community choir from several area churches, gathered to sing during the 18th Annual Black History Celebration Saturday afternoon at New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Littlefield.

By JOELLA LOVVORN.
 
The 18th annual Black History Celebration was held Saturday afternoon at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, with members of several area churches participating. February is Black History Month, and theme for the program Saturday was: “The Crossroads of Freedom and Equality.” Master of Ceremony was Johnny Rosemond, who welcomed everyone to the celebration, and invited John McCarty to open the program, with the reading of the Scripture: Isaiah 43:18-19.
 
Wed
26
Feb

Wildcat Band qualifies for state

These members of the Littlefield High School Wildcat Band came home with medals Saturday, Feb. 22, after winning first divisions in their respective UIL Solo and Ensemble Contests in Lubbock. All 40 of them qualified for the State Solo and Ensemble Contests, to be held in Austin on May 24, on the camus of Hendricks High School.

Saturday, Feb. 22, 40 Wildcat Band students participated in UIL Solo & Ensemble Contests in Lubbock on the campus of
Coronado High School, and came home with medals. They qualified for the State Solo & Ensemble Contests to be held on the campus of Hendricks High School in Austin, on May 24, 2014. “This is the first time since I have been in Littlefield, that every student attending, came home with a medal,” complimented Bonnie Anderson, band director. “I’m in my 21st year, and we had only first divisions, nothing lower,” she explained.
 

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