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Wed
02
Aug

Littlefield zeroing in on dilapidated homes

By JOE GONZALES

The City of Littlefield City Manager Mitch Grant wants citizens to know that Operation Dragnet is about to begin.

During last week’s city council meeting, Grant was given the opportunity to begin the task of identifying and demolishing dilapidated houses around the area of Littlefield Primary, Elementary, and Junior High Schools.

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Wed
02
Aug

EMT-Basic Course starts on Aug. 7th

By JOE GONZALES

Littlefield EMS will be hosting an EMT-Basic Course starting Aug., 7 and ending on Dec. 20.

The class is presented by West Texas EMS Resources.

Classes will be held Monday, Wednesday and every other Friday from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.

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Sat
29
Jul

Littlefield City Council tackles tough agenda

Interim Police Chief resigns; operation Dragnet approved

By JOE GONZALES

Littlefield’s City Council met in a regular meeting Tuesday night to handle many items on their agenda.

The meeting began with citizen comments, where the council heard from citizen, Al Omstead.

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Sat
29
Jul

Growing her business

Color Crazy Greenhouse

By JOE GONZALES

Shelby White says when she begins to think about doing something, it can sometimes be a bad thing.

But when she began to think about the possibility of “growing” a new business...she did it.

Because of that, Color Crazy Greenhouse was born.

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Sat
29
Jul

Danny Sanders, new pastor at First United Methodist Church

By DEREK LOPEZ

Danny Sanders is a Lubbock native, who grew up in Brownfield and attended college at Angelo State University.

He started working in Odessa as a risk management specialist for the Texas Department of Transportation before being called into the ministry in 1998.

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Sat
29
Jul

NEW ACTIVITY CENTER

NEW ACTIVITY CENTER—Montes Construction employees were working Thursday afternoon, building a covering over the concreted flooring between the Sacred Heart Catholic Church’s fellowship hall, on the left (west), and the vendor and serving booths to the right (east). Shown in the foreground observing some of the work, is the church’s priest, Fr. Brian Wood, who is beginning his third year at the church. 

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Wed
26
Jul

Amherst’s celebration set for this Saturday

The Amherst Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Amherst Celebration all day Saturday, July 29, in the Amherst City Park, located south of the Amherst School buildings. The first thing on the agenda for the day, will be a line-up for the parade at 9 a.m. on Main Street, south of Amherst’s City Hall, and on the street running to the area near the gin. The parade will start down Main Street at 10 a.m.

A day of fellowship will follow in thecity park, south of the Amherst School building, located at the north end of Main Street. Entertainment and several activities are being offered for the whole family throughout the day at the park. Included at 11 a.m. is a mini-tractor pull for children, ages 3 thorgh 8, on the tennis court.

 

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Wed
26
Jul

Wildcat Marching Band begins practice

BAND PRACTICE – Tuesday morning, Littlefield High School Marching Band’s incoming freshmen and members of the band council were at Wildcat Stadium practicing for the upcoming school year. Members of the marching band met at 8 a.m. and practiced until 10 a.m. Wednesday (today), the marching band was joined by junior varsity football players and volleyball players.

Littlefield Marching Band Director Bonnie Anderson said the practices would take place now until the week before school begins.

 

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Wed
26
Jul

School Board meets; hears updates on renovations

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Independent School District Board of Trustees met in regular session on Monday. The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. and the board approved the previous minutes as they were. School board members present at the meeting were Will Williams, Gary Birkelbach, Johnny Castillo, Pat Demel and Adrian Solis. Superintendent Robert Dillard and Bert Moffitt gave an update on the renovations that have been going on this summer at the Littlefield Primary School and high school field house.

“The Primary is accelerating; I think they are going to have it done on time, not with much to spare, but on time,” Supt. Dillard said. “I don’t think I can say that for what we’ve got going on over here [in regards to the high school field house].

 

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Sat
22
Jul

City continues with pool project

By JOE GONZALES

The City of Littlefield continues to move forward with plans to build the QUAD, Littlefield Aquatic Center.

The center will be located at West 15th Street and Phelps Ave., in between the First United Methodist Church and Prosperity Bank. The project will be centered on a five-acre parcel of land.

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