Xcel Energy customers in Texas will receive a one-time, $39.4 million refund in their June billing cycle, related to a continued drop in prices for power plant fuel and the increased use of low-cost wind energy resources.
Lubbock-based FirstBank & Trust (FB&T), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (“Heartland”) (NASDAQ: HTLF), and Levelland-based AimBank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AIM Bancshares, Inc. (“ABI”), today jointly announced that their parent companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement, pursuant to which ABI will be acquired by Heartland.
TRUCK WINNER–Gloria Arredondo of Amherst was the winner of the 2019 Chevolet pickup given away at the conclusion of this year’s Sausage Lover’s Festival held in Levelland Sunday, Feb. 9. She is a member of St. Michael’s Parish and bought five tickets after Mass one Sunday. Here she poses with Father Jonathan Phillips, pastor of St. Michael’s Parish; her son, Jacob Arredondo; and the chairman of this year’s festival, Jacob Velardez, as she claimed her prize Monday morning. The festival, which included a German-link sausage meal, live and silent auctions and a kid’s korner, was declared a success for the 35th time. (Photo courtesy Levelland News-Press)
Early voting for the Republican and Democratic Primary Elections in Lamb County will begin Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lamb County Clerk’s Office, Room 103, of the Lamb County Courthouse, 100 6th Drive in Littlefield.
The Littlefield Independent School District’s Board of Trustees held their monthly meeting on Thursday evening in the board room of the Administration Building.