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Wed
01
Nov

Denim and Diamonds set for Saturday evening

Littlefield’s Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture’s “Denim and Diamonds Fall Gala” has been set for this Saturday night, Nov. 4, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. , at Zeek’s 54 Event Center, located in the 1403 East Waylon Jennings Blvd., (Hwy 54) in Littlefield.

The Gala is not a “formal” dress-up event.

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Wed
01
Nov

Businesses invited to business fair

Business members of the Littlefield Chamber of Commerce are invited to promote and advertise their businesses at a Business Fair, during the Littlefield Rotary Club’s annual Chili-Stew Supper this Friday night, Nov. 3, in the Lamb County Ag and Community Center.

The Rotary supper begins at 5 p.m., and will remain open as long as someone is being served.

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Wed
01
Nov

Oscar Sanchez wins contest

By DEREK LOPEZ

Oscar Sanchez brought home first place this week in the week nine edition of the Lamb County Leader-News Football Contest.

Sanchez tied with Jim Davis Jr. for first place with 17 points, but nailed the tie-breaker – 48 points – which was the combined score of the Oakland Raiders and Buffalo Bills game. Davis Jr. guessed 38 points, as he took second place.

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Wed
01
Nov

Early voting ends Friday

By JOELLA LOVVORN

Early voting for Lamb County’s Special Constitutional Amendment Election on Tuesday, Nov. 7, will close at 5 p.m. this Friday, Nov. 3, in the Lamb County Clerk’s Office in the Courthouse.

As of noon Tuesday, Oct. 31, only 60 voters in Lamb County had cast their early votes.

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Wed
01
Nov

Leo Ponce retiring after 22 years at Littlefield Police Department

By JOE GONZALES

For the past 22 years, Littlefield Police Lieutenant/Detective Leo Ponce has parked his police cruiser in the same spot each and every morning when he gets to work.

But this past Tuesday, when he parked his cruiser at the usual spot and walked into work, it was going to be last time he’d do this with the Littlefield PD.

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Sat
28
Oct

Food King opening Monday in Littlefield

Lowe’s Supermarket getting name change 

 

By JOE GONZALES

Monday, shoppers in Littlefield will notice a huge change to Lowe’s Supermarket.

The supermarket, which has been a staple in the community of Littlefield for many years, is becoming a Food King.

“Food King is owned and operated by the Lowe’s family, and that’s still who we are all about,” said John Potter, Area Manager with Lowe’s. “They (Lowe’s) are still going to be a huge part of the community, and nothing is changing with that.”

Lowe’s Supermarket will close Saturday (yesterday) and reopen as Food King Monday, Oct., 30th.

 

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Sat
28
Oct

Gary Maddox President of SAT

By JOE GONZALES

Back in August of this year, Lamb County Sheriff Gary Maddox was chosen to serve as President for the Sheriff’s Association of Texas.

Maddox, who is currently in his fifth term as the Sheriff of Lamb County, said it’s an honor to be the association’s president.

“To come from a small area and be able to represent the Sheriffs of the State of Texas, it’s a great honor,” said Maddox. “It really makes me feel good that I was chosen for this position. I get to represent the 254 Sheriffs in the State of Texas.”

 

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Sat
28
Oct

‘Safe Halloween’ to treat youngsters at ‘trunk-to-trunk’

The “Team Builders, a group of employees at Lamb Healthcare Center in Littlefield, are again sponsoring their “Safe Halloween” trunk-to-trunk “trick or treating” candy giveaway on Halloween Tuesday evening, Oct. 31, 2017, in the hospital’s front parking lot.

Members of the “Team Builders” was organized to help boost morale among the employees at work, and give back to the community.

Five years ago, they started promoting a safe Halloween for the children in the community, and the event has grown so that now they see more than 300 children walk through the hospital’s parking lot all dressed up in their Halloween costumes, while filling their bags with lots of treats.

 

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Wed
25
Oct

PILOT INJURED

There were at least two witnesses to the crash of a single engine crop duster in a field about a quarter mile north of the intersection of US 70 and FM1842, near Olton. The crash occurred about 8:30 am, Tuesday, Oct. 24. The men reported that the plane was over a field west of FM1842 and was climbing when they saw black smoke.

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Wed
25
Oct

Littlefield Marching ’Cats advance to area meet

By JOE GONZALES

Area Lamb County Marching Bands competed at the UIL Region 16 Marching Contest this past Saturday at Lowrey Field in Lubbck.

At the competition, the Littlefield Marching ‘Cats punched their ticket to the area marching contest being held this Saturday in Amarillo.

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