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Thu
02
Aug

NEW AMHERST AMBULANCE AND COT

NEW AMHERST AMBULANCE AND COT—Demonstrating the new Stryker Power Load cot Saturday, were Rd Gass (as the patient), and Mickey Brantley (EMS attendant). Gass is also

 

 

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Thu
02
Aug

RAISED MOST MONEY

RAISED MOST MONEY—This chain saw carving of an Amherst Bulldog was won by the $1,000 bid of Crockett Patterson Saturday afternoon, during the auction sale of donated items. Shown with the carving is Rd Gass, who assisted Guyle Roberson with the auction.

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Thu
02
Aug

Pat Demel receives Community Builders Award

By JOE GONZALES

 

Monday afternoon, Pat Demel, Senior V.P. - Littlefield Market President for AimBank, received the Community Builders Award. The award was given to Demel by the Littlefield Masonic Lodge 1161, A.F. & A.M. The Community Builders Award is a Grand Lodge of Texas award established in the early 1900’s designed to enable local Masonic Lodges to formally recognize outstanding Non-Masons. The award is given to individuals who have distinguished themselves through their service to the community, their service to local state and national governments, to their Church or Synagogue or just to humanity. These individuals may be found in Service Clubs, in the public school systems, in religious activities, in public office, military or patriotic organizations and in all sorts of volunteer activities.

 

 

Sat
28
Jul

Council approves plan to handle TCEQ fine

Tuesday night, the Littlefield City Council met in a regular meeting and discussed many items on their agenda.

After the monthly departmental reports were approved, Rich Oller, from Oller Engineering, gave the council a presentation in regards to the recent enforcement action from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on the City of Littlefield’s landfills.

 

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Sat
28
Jul

Kyle Howard named new county extension agent

By JOELLA LOVVORN

A new Lamb County Ag Extension Agent, Kyle Howard, will be assuming his new duties on Sept. 1, filling a vacant spot in the AgriLife Extension Service office in the Lamb County Courthouse.

Agent Howard told the Lamb County Commissioners Monday morning, July 23, that he grew up in 4-H, and his father was an Ag Agent, so he knows quite a lot about what he’s expecting as Lamb County’s Ag Extension Agent.

 

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Sat
28
Jul

Dendy returns home as junior high volleyball coach

By DEREK LOPEZ

Littlefield native, Ashley Dendy, is returning home as the new seventh-grade volleyball coach.

Born and raised in Littlefield, Dendy graduated from LHS in 2014. She attended South Plains College for one year before transferring to Angelo State University for her remaining three years. She earned a degree in Kinesiology and a minor in psychology.

 

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Wed
25
Jul

Celebrate Littlefield draws huge crowd

By JOE GONZALES

Tuesday, officials with Celebrate Littlefield estimated around a little over 4,000 people attended this past weekend’s annual event.

Celebrate Littlefield Chairman Pat Demel said the Celebration was a “team effort” by all involved.

 

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Wed
25
Jul

THE DAMAGE IS DONE

Early Monday morning, Sudan Fire Fighters battled a fire which damaged Montes & Sons Tire Shop located at 203 West Highway 84 in Sudan. The fire is believed to have started due to an electrical issue in the back of the building. Vince Montes, manager of the tire shop said they lost all their equipment and are working to try and salvage the building and anything else they possibly can. The building was uninsured. Montes stands (left) in a doorway at the back of the building where the fire originated. The other photo (right) is some of the damage done by the fire inside of the building.

 

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Sat
21
Jul

BREAKING GROUND

Even with temperatures well over the century mark, workers with Mario’s Concrete out of Lubbock, continued with their portion of work at the new site of Pizza Hut, located on the corner of Highway 84 and Phelps Ave. The  workers were working to set up the future building’s foundation. Caleb Benton, Area Manager with Endeavour Enterprises, said the new location will be a Pizza Hut/Wing Street with a new concept on the design of the building.

 

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Sat
21
Jul

Rotarians hear SPCAA report

By JOELLA LOVVORN

Lamb County is very fortunate to have the assistance for people who need help in various ways.

Members of the Littlefield Rotary Club received an informative report Thursday, from the Executive Director of the South Plains Community Action Association, (SPCAA).

William D. Powell, Jr. (who is mostly known as “Bill” Powell), is also a Rotarian with the Levelland Breakfast Rotary Club.

But his main job for the past 27 years, has been his involvement with the South Plains Community Action Association.

He pointed out that Lamb County’s members of the Board of Directors are Danny Marquez, second vice president; Michael Rangel and Nora Marquez.

 

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